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Nicely Spiced

Flavor and spice are my first thoughts when I am considering recipes. I will be looking for recipes that deliver flavor, spice and are healthy to boot. I love the spice combinations that are the hallmark of regional food from around the world.

(34 Recipes) Created by CALCLEMAFIT

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Cookbook creator says: Great flavor when hot fish is served on top of a slightly warm salad. The fresh mint is wonderful!

Submitted by PLISANDR

Carbs: 21.4g | Fat: 37.4g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 60.8g | Calories: 531.9
Kitchen Basics: Vegetable Stock
Very Good 4.6/5
(24 ratings)

This veggie stock has a stronger, richer flavor than most.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 18.8
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A vegan version of a dish from one of my favorite Pakistani restaurants


Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 138.7
Curried Lentil and Brown Rice Salad (or Side Dish)
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)


Carbs: 25.7g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 126
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Hearty winter soup, easy to make and perfect for a lazy day. Accompany with crusty bread for a full meal, or use smaller portions for lunch or appetiser.

This recipe makes heaps of serves, but can easily be divided by 2 or 3 for a smaller group. Keeps for several days with an even better flavour on the 2nd day.

Submitted by JARICHAUST

Carbs: 41.9g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 10.7g | Protein: 16g | Calories: 265
Very Good 4.1/5
(30 ratings)

Vegetarian Indian Dish


Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 148.5
Very Good 4.8/5
(8 ratings)

Easy, low fat, high fibre

Submitted by PRAIRIEGIRL4

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 7g | Calories: 125.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(6 ratings)

serve these as a side dish with a nicve indian curry, or lentil dal for dinner, with a large salad for lunch, or leftover with fruit preserves for breakfast the day after making them. They are very simple, but very good.


Carbs: 44g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 7.3g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 219.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(9 ratings)

Cook's Illustrated Serve with Basmati Rice Pilaf (see related recipe), passing yogurt and at least one type of chutney or relish at the table, (see related recipes and tastings).

Submitted by LITTLEMEDEE

Carbs: 29.9g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 6.7g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 225.4
Beef Stew in Ethiopian Berebere Sauce
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This hearty stew is low in calories, high in protein, and easy to make! Add a dash of Cayenne pepper if you like it spicy! Served traditionally with Injera bread, but also tastes beautiful with brown rice or ladled over spaghetti squash. We buy Berebere at Cost Plus World Market. It can also be purchased online. We have included instructions to make your own Berebere if you are unable to find it. Definitely worth the trouble to make!

Submitted by KKS5369

Carbs: 11.8g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 22.6g | Calories: 205.5
Very Good 4.4/5
(7 ratings)

This salad travels well for picnics and work lunches, and keeps for several days in the fridge. Makes a great stuffing for pita pockets, or over cooked bulgur or brown rice.

Submitted by JO_JO_BA

Carbs: 35.3g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 13.2g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 207.7
This recipe has been marked private.
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Found on kaboodle:
The author said, "This is a recipe that I've tweaked to perfection and everyone asks me to bring to any pot-luck or party. If you can find a market that sells berere (a spice blend) it will taste more authentic. You can find recipes for the spice blend online or see the recipe for substitutes if you are in a hurry. This is usually served with injera, a flat pancake-like bread. If you can't find that you could serve this with rice or pita bread. "

Submitted by ZIGWEEGWEE

Carbs: 80.5g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 16.7g | Protein: 21.6g | Calories: 426.6
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This bread is used to serve/eat ethiopian food.

Submitted by BREEAK

Carbs: 78.6g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 11g | Calories: 373.7
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From the Whole Foods recipe site, very delicious!

Submitted by BROOKE152

Carbs: 44.4g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 8.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 218
This recipe has been marked private.
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This spicy and flavorful fish stew is a traditional North African dish that I've eaten at Jewish holidays in Israel

Submitted by YIYEHTOV

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 11.8g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 29.9g | Calories: 244.9
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

There are many different variations on this theme. You can add the eggs whole one at a time or you can beat them all together and pour each portion into it's own hole. Please
feel free to add your favorite herbs. If you like it hot add cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes. Saute a sliced sweet green or red pepper with the onions and garlic if you like peppers.

Submitted by HOTSOSLIL

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 181.1
agassifan pakistani stovetop casserole (keema)
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This recipe is an adaptation of SP user QUILTBUGI's keema. This is a low sodium recipe, feel free to increase or decrease the spices...can be served over rice or pasta....I like this without the pasta or rice...VERY filling.
If you don't want to use the marsala, I would substitute some balsamic vinegar or fresh lemon juice.

Submitted by AGASSIFAN

Carbs: 28.4g | Fat: 12.7g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 14.8g | Calories: 306.8
Brazilian Baiao de Dois
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

This is a typical noon-meal dish found all over Brazil. I make it the way many people do in the Northeast, especially in the state of Ceara. It's a poor man's dish that has been fancied up and served in many restaurants. I like to make it with no meat and serve it on our Meatless Mondays. I'm sharing my simple recipe and adding optional ways at the bottom to spice it up! Sprinkle a little ground cumin for some extra taste and add some chopped fresh cilantro on top before serving!


Carbs: 31.9g | Fat: 11.7g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 17g | Calories: 290.5
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