Portobello "Steak" with Garlic Butter
Inspired by a recipe of the same name in Cooking for Yourself , a cookbook for those of us who need that perfect recipe for one, this was an unusual meat-substitute and potatoes meal for me.
While not much of a recipe in the way of a vegetarian protein dish, it was, never-the-less, quite satisfying. I significantly cut the suggested allocations of olive oil and butter (from 1.5 tbsp olive oil to 1 tsp, and 2 tsp butter to 3/4 tsp), although I did add some pesto after the fact (see pic below). Basically, you cook the portobello whole in a frying pan with oil and garlic and butter. Then slice.
Baked the fingerlings in the micro (2 minutes) and prepped the baby spinach by placing it in a colander and pouring boiling water over it. That "cooks" it, but allows it to retain it's spinachy shape.
Definitely not a vegetarian cookbook, but the Baked Goat Cheese Salad with Tomato Bruschetta looks like a winner as does the Spring Vegetable Stew with Couscous. If you're not a vegetarian and are looking for a range of recipes for one, you may want to check this one out.