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Homemade Cilantro Chutney

Enjoy this homemade cilantro chutney alongside any Indian meal! It’s delicious with snacks like samosas and pakoras, and great with any dal, subzi, or curry. I’ve always loved cilantro chutney. It’s spicy, fresh tasting, herbaceous, citrusy, gingery, and garlicky. And it’s often a touch creamy and sour to balance all those flavors out. It’s probably …

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Homemade Salsa Verde (tomatillo salsa)

Homemade salsa verde is made with tomatillos, a cute husk-covered relative of the tomato. They make a flavorful and complex tasting salsa with just a handful of other ingredients, and lend themselves well to spicy and bold flavors. It’s smoky, tangy, spicy, and just the right amount of sweet–perfect for topping tacos, burritos, or dipping …

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Roasted Jalapeño and Cilantro Hummus

This roasted jalapeño and cilantro hummus is light and creamy and full of delicious smoky, spicy, peppery flavor. It’s quick and easy to make, and the perfect dip for snacks, appetizers, or to incorporate into a meal! If you enjoy hummus, are looking to switch up your normal hummus routine, or have never made hummus …

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Curried Chickpea and Mango Salad with Vegan Queso Fresco

There’s nothing quite like the pairing of cool sweet mango and curry-spiced cream. Throw in some chickpeas, minced red onion, and baby greens and you have a delicious protein-packed salad. It’s perfect for stuffing in a wrap, or layering with some fresh summer tomatoes to make a sandwich, or having as a side to your …

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Mexican Pinto Beans and Tomatillo Cilantro Lime Rice

You know those theoretical questions that ask you what cuisine you’d choose if you could only eat one for the rest of your life? They’re along the lines of “what 3 things would you bring to a desert island-“type questions. Mostly I eschew these types of questions, because what crazy dystopian world would have to …

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Afghan Chutneys 2 Ways: Coriander Chutney and Red Pepper Chutney

Every good cook needs an arsenal of sauce recipes to take their dishes to that next level in terms of flavor. Every culture has their own versions, from mole and salsa in Mexico, to Europe’s mustard and America’s ketchup. There’s Korean gochujang and Chinese hoisin. Greek tzatziki, Japanese ponzu, and seemingly endless versions of hot sauce …

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