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How to make Khoresh Sabzi without meat?

I love khoresh sabzi, but sometimes I want to make it vegetarian. I've had veg versions that have been great. Any tips for a meatles khoresh sabzi?

asked by Rivka over 5 years ago

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Louisa Shafia
added over 5 years ago

Hey Rivka! In my book, I have a recipe for khoresh sabzi, aka ghormeh sabzi, aka green herb and kidney bean stew. I use tofu that's been frozen, then thawed and baked, to give it a meaty, toothsome texture, and it works really well. If you don't want to bother with all that, I would just make it as is, the kidney beans are a great protein, and then top it with fried/caramelized onions. There's so much flavor in the dish, I think it's a great one to make without meat.

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Rivka
added over 5 years ago

Thanks Louisa! Great to know. I'll check it out.

krusher
added over 5 years ago

Loving your work in preserving and celebrating your heritage and your food. Fantastic. Thanks.

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Louisa Shafia
added over 5 years ago

Thank you krusher, that is so kind!