5 meat-free meals that aren’t salad

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5 meat-free meals that aren’t salad

We South Africans love our meat. The benefits of a few meat-free meals, however, include a reduced water footprint, and a bit more change in your wallet.

You don’t have to be a vegetarian to enjoy the rich flavours of these meat-free meals.


Cook’s note: “On a visit to India eight years ago, I tasted dhal curry and all my childhood memories came flooding back and I missed my mom terribly. After that trip, I found myself embracing lentils again.” Dorah Sitole

Try our dhal (lentil curry) recipe here.


Samp-and-bean risotto with poached eggs and Parmesan corn shards recipe

Cook’s note: You’re going to love this risotto-style pan of samp and beans. It’s quick and delicious.

Try our samp-and-bean risotto recipe here.


Beetroot tarte tatin recipe

Pair with: Delheim Pinotage Rosé 2017.

Try our beetroot tarte tatin recipe here.


Mushroom-and-chestnut phyllo pie recipe

Cook’s note: There’s no better way to get everyone into the idea of eating more vegetarian dishes than with this substantial, mouthwatering pie featuring three types of mushrooms.

Try our mushroom-and-chestnut phyllo pie recipe here.

THE falafel

Cook’s note: If dosas aren’t your thing, try Woolworths Carb Clever cauliflower wraps instead. Toast in a dry pan.

Try our easy dosas with falafel recipe here.

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Melissa Wentzel Article by: Melissa Wentzel

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