You don’t have to give up your favorite recipes when you become a vegetarian, you just have to tweak them some!  I have been making a version of Picadillo which I really enjoy. You start out by sauteing onions, garlic, green pepper and if you like some red peppers too.

Then you add some Morningstar or Boca meatless crumbles followed by a jar of mushrooms and a can of chopped tomatoes.  I season with kosher salt and hot sauce and add some raisins. When the rasins are plump and the dish is almost ready to eat, I add sliced green olives and slivered almonds. Serve over rice. Yum.

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