PNW Veg: 100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local Bounty of the Pacific Northwest

PNW Veg: 100 Vegetable Recipes Inspired by the Local Bounty of the Pacific Northwest

by Kim O'Donnel


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This vegetable-forward cookbook celebrates the bounty of the Pacific Northwest with more than 100 original recipes perfect for home cooks of all stripes. 

Simply delicious, healthy “vegetable-forward” recipes are at the heart of this cookbook that highlights seasonal ingredients of the PNW. From simple weeknight meals to on-the-go snacks and sweet-tooth satisfying desserts, this book gives you over 100 ways to celebrate seasonal produce, with recipes like Sweet Corn and Red Lentil Soup, Baked Pasta and Greens Casserole, Cherry Fro-Yo, and more. Vegetarians and omnivores alike will be eager to eat their vegetables, and the convenient gluten-free and dairy-free symbols make navigating the book a breeze for reader with dietary restrictions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632170538
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication date: 05/09/2017
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 944,799
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

For the past 18 years, journalist and chef KIM O’DONNEL has dispensed cooking advice for numerous publications, including the Washington Post and USA Today. The first Meatless Monday blogger on record, O’Donnel is the author of The Meat Lover’s Meatless Cookbook and The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations. She lives in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Starters & snacks 1

Fiddle head Fern Fritters with Ad Hoc Green Sauce (gf, v) 3

Silken Tofu Chive Dip (gf, v) 5

Papas con Rajas Quesadillas 6

Rapini Panini 8

Refried Lentil Nachos (gf) 10

Rhubarb Salsa (gf, v) 13

Cornmeal Crackers (v) 14

Roasted Squash Toasts with Spiced Nut Dust (v) 15

Baked White Wheat Focaccia 18

Fried White Wheat Focaccia 22

Soups 25

Velvety Asparagus-Mint Soup with Lavender-Lemon Goat Cheese 27

Puree of Black Beans and Rice (gf, v) 30

Pureed Broccoli-Ginger Soup with Mustard-Cheese Toasts 34

Brothy White Beans with Garlic and Rosemary (gf) 36

Creamy Sunchoke-Potato Soup (gf, v) 39

French Onion Soup with a Miso Twist and Cheese Croûtes 41

Lemony Tomato Broth with Chickpeas, Escarole, and Pastina 44

Smoky Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup (gf) 47

Sweet Corn and Red Lentil Soup (gf, v) 48

Smooth Zucchini-Poblano Soup (gf) 50

Salads 53

Celery Root-Apple Slaw with Tahini Dressing (gf, v) 54

Chicory Caesar with Japanese Turnips (gf) 57

Purslane-Potato Salad (gf, v) 58

Cucumbers, Purslane, and a Trio of Seeds (gf, v) 59

Fennel Chopped Salad (gf) 60

Kale Salad with Savory Granola (v) 62

Kohl(rabi) Slaw (gf) 64

Roasted Nightshade Salad (gf, v) 66

Rubied Cabbage Salad (gf, v) 69

Sea Bean Three-Bean Salad (gf, v) 71

Simply Dressed Beets (a.k.a. Beets for Beginners) (gf, v) 75

Summery Radish Salad (gf, v) 77

Sides 81

Baked Sunchoke-Potato Crisp 82

Ellise's Mushroom, Leek, and Sweet Potato Hash (gf) 84

Fava Succotash (gf) 86

Grace's Mixed Mushroom Stir-Fry (v) 89

Oven-Fried Eggplant in Curried Tomato Sauce (gf) 91

Bitter Greens and Potato Fry (gf, v) 93

Oven-Spiced Carrots and Parsnips with Blue Cheese Yogurt Sauce 95

Planked Artichokes with Lavender-Rosemary Crumbs and Miso Butter 97

Roasted Glazed Turnips with Honey-Thyme Butter (gf) 99

Roasted Cauliflower with Salsa Verde (gf, v) 100

Wilted Greens with Balsamic and Walnuts (gf, v) 102

Wilted Greens with Lemon, Peanuts, and Red Pepper (gf, v) 103

Savory pancakes, patties & tarts 105

Green Cabbage and Scallion Pancakes 106

Cherry Tomato Cobbler with Cheddar Biscuit Topping 109

Kate's Asparagus and Morel Galette 111

Pan-Fried Quinoa Patties with Miso Yogurt Sauce (gf) 117

Spinach Pancakes with Feta "Butter" (gf) 119

Zucchini-Corn Patties 122

Grains & pastas 125

Baked Pasta and Greens Casserole 126

Emmer Farro with Scallion Oil and Leafy Herbs 128

Black Barley Scented with Star Anise and Ginger Oil (v) 130

Fava Brown Rice Pilaf with Mint Gremolata and Pecorino (gf) 132

Egg-Fried Brown Rice with Cabbage and Apples 134

Israeli Couscous, Olives, and Preserved Lemons with Garlicky Romanesco 137

Houdini Zucchini Bulgur (v) 139

Quinoa, Balsamic-Soaked Cherries, and Herby Lentils (gf) 140

Spaghetti with Slow-Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Skillet Onions 143

Short Pasta with Sage Pesto and Roasted Winter Squash 147

Stinging Nettle Pesto Pasta 149

Wild Rice with Roasted Cranberries, Chile Oil, and Toasted Sunflower Seeds (gf, v) 153

Olive-Oiled Polenta (gf) 155

Protein 157

Barbecue-Braised Collards and Chickpeas (gf) 158

Black Bean and Beet Burgers (gf) 160

Viet-Style Herb Salad with Crispy Salt-and-Pepper Tofu (gf) 163

Cheesy Beans and Greens (a.k.a. Beanie Mac) 164

Chicken-Fried Tofu (v) 166

Crispy Salt-and-Pepper Tofu Caprese (gf, v) 169

Curried Chickpeas and Brussels Sprouts (gf, v) 171

Potato-Only Frittata with Smoky Sweet Pepper Sauce (gf) 175

Potato, Onion, and Stinging Nettle Frittata (gf) 177

Poached Eggs with Roasted Potatoes and Nettle-Sorrel Chutney (gf) 179

Mayocoba Beans in Tomato Sofrito (gf, v) 182

Orca Bean Chili Verde (gf, v) 184

Rosemary Egg Salad with Seasonal Spears (gf) 186

Too-Hot-to-Cook Lentil Bowl (gf, v) 188

Warm Chickpea Smash with Skitter Greens (gf) 191

Snap Bean and Potato Stew (gf, v) 193

Sweet things 195

Blackberry Tofu Pud (gf, v) 197

Chocolate Hazelnut Butter with Vanilla Roasted Pears (gf, v) 199

Chocolate Beet Bundt 203

Cherry (and Maybe Chocolate) Fro-Yo (gf) 207

Coffee "Cherry" Biscotti 208

Cranberry Caramel-Baked Apples with Honeyed Mascarpone (gf) 211

Huckleberry Polenta Cake (gf) 213

Tequila Northwest Sunset with Lavender Syrup (gf, v) 215

Lulu's Surprise Cookies 217

Parsnip-Apple-Spice Cake 221

Pear-Quince Oat Crumble 223

Pear Sauce Loaf Cake 225

Rhubarb-Apple Crisp with Hazelnut Streusel 228

Fridge & freezer pantry items 231

The Best Cranberry Juice You've Never Had (gf, v) 233

Fennel-Ginger Kraut for Russ (gf, v) 234

Freezer Marinara (gf, v) 236

Caramelized Onions (gf) 237

Preserved Lemons (gf, v) 238

Rhubarb-Vanilla Bean Jam (gf, v) 241

Diane's Mushroom Bolognese (v) 243

Robin's Mushroom Conserva (gf, v) 244

Sourcing Ingredients 247

Giving Thanks 249

Index 251

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