Recipes — vegetables

Matt Curmi

Hippie Gold Rubbed Cauliflower

Hippie Gold Rubbed Cauliflower

All you need for this one are the ingredients, an oven, and a cast iron skillet. Serves – 4 Total Time – 45 minutes Tip – Leave the garlic cloves in the skin so they develop a deeper flavor and don’t get overcooked and bitter. Ingredients For the Cauliflower 2 Tbsp. Hippie Gold Rub 1 Large head Cauliflower 1 bulb Garlic, separated into cloves ¼ cup Olive Oil For the topping 1 large Tomato, diced 4 Tbsp. Chives, chopped 1 Shallot, diced 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Lemon, juice and zest Method Preheat the oven to 375°F. Trim the cauliflower...

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Matt Curmi

Red Oak Roasted Baba Ganoush

Red Oak Roasted Baba Ganoush

This Vegetarian recipe is full of flavor and can be easily prepared in advance. Serves – 4 Total Time – 1 hour Tip – To preserve lemon, simply quarter the fruit, pack into a clean jar, and pack with salt and a little water to cover, wait a month and you’re all set. If that’s too long to wait, just use lemon zest! Ingredients Red Oak Grilling Planks 2 medium Eggplants ⅓ cup Olive Oil, plus extra for brushing Kosher Salt 2 Tbsp Tahini paste 6 Garlic cloves, whole and in the skin Pinch ground Cumin Dash Smoked Paprika 1 Tbsp...

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Cedar Planked Tomato Soup

Cedar Planked Tomato Soup

This classic soup has a bit of a Moroccan Twist with the added taste of cedar. Serves - 4 Total Time – 45 minutes Tip – You don’t have to remove the tomato skin, but it will make for a smoother texture if you do. Ingredients For the soup Cedar Grilling Planks 8 medium Tomatoes 1 Cup Vegetable Broth, hot ½ Cup Greek Yogurt, plus extra for garnish Kosher salt 2 Tbsp. Flat leaf Parsley, chopped For the chickpeas 1 Can Chickpeas, drained 2 tsp. Kosher Salt 1 tsp. ground Cumin Method Preheat grill or oven to 425°F. Soak the...

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Matt Curmi

Cedar Wrapped Root Vegetable Salad

Cedar Wrapped Root Vegetable Salad

This dish can be served hot or cold, so if you are strapped for time the veg can be easily cooked up in advance. Serves: 4 Total Time: 45 minutes Tip – I used carrot, parsnips, beets and squash but any root vegetables will work for this recipe. Ingredients Cedar Grilling Wraps 2 large Carrots, peeled 2 large Parsnips, peeled 2 large Beets, peeled (I used both golden and red beets) 1 large Turnip, peeled 1 Butternut Squash, peeled and deseeded Olive oil Salt and Pepper For the dressing ¼ Cup Orange Juice ½ Cup Olive Oil ¼ Cup Honey...

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