Broccolini and Chickpea Dal Recipe Here's how to make some masala magic–on the healthy side. With the right seasonings, a potentially plain bowl of legumes becomes supremely flavorful and comforting. The broccolini is not at all traditional to India–but delicious.
6 of 11Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Chicken Laksa Recipe This spicy Chicken Laksa is a Malaysian soup that may have a long list of ingredients, but it's super easy. Malaysian kitchens weave Chinese, Indian, and Malay culinary strands into a complex cuisine.
7 of 11Photo: Peden & Munk; Styling: Amy Wilson
Smoky Beef-and-Bacon Chili
Smoky Beef-and-Bacon Chili Recipe Bacon, fire-roasted tomatoes, and spicy smoked paprika give this easy-to-make chili recipe a deep, complex flavor. While it's great right after you make it, it's even better the next day. Serve with warm cornbread for a complete meal.
The charm of this Tortilla Soup lies in the toppings, which guests can customize to their liking. This soup recipe is a simple, yet popular weeknight dinner favorite that will never disappoint on a chilly winter evening. It's the perfect touch of spice to add some excitement to your dinner routine. This soup can be as rich or as simple as you want it to be. It can be made as a crock pot soup recipe or with a regular large soup pot.
9 of 11Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Fresh Herb and Tofu Curry
Fresh Herb and Tofu Curry Recipe Santa Cruz, California, cookbook writer and cooking teacher Andrea Nguyen based this fragrant, creamy coconut-milk curry on one from James Syhabout's Hawker Fare, in Oakland. Use asparagus or green beans instead of bok choy if you like, and serve it with steamed jasmine rice—or a warm baguette.
10 of 11Annbelle Breakey
Lentil Stew with Winter Vegetables
Lentil Stew with Winter Vegetables Recipe Western farmers grow all manner of lentils, including the green ones called French or lentilles du Puy, which cook up firm and nutty. Combine them with root vegetables, kale, and squash for a deeply satisfying winter meal.
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The Sunset Essential Western Cookbook
Take in all the West has to offer with even more best-loved classics and fresh new favorites from The Sunset Essential Western Cookbook.