Online Class

Big Bowls: Hearty Vegetarian Meals


Make six vegetarian one-bowl wonders that are healthy, filling and bursting with flavors that delight any night of the week!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Martha Rose Shulman
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Cook your way through six different kinds of whole grains and add six new vegetable and bean dishes to your vegetarian cooking repertoire. James Beard Award-winner Martha Rose Shulman will be your guide as you build a farro bowl with savory mushroom ragout, a Mexican rice bowl with seasoned black beans, a bulgur bowl with Moroccan-spiced vegetables and much more. Discover new techniques for achieving tender beans and your fluffiest rice yet. Then learn how to poach an egg, make marinated baked tofu and even throw together fresh salsa in minutes, for flavor-boosting additions to these meals and beyond. Make everyday cooking a little easier and a lot healthier with delectable dishes that will fill you up and please your palate!

Lesson Breakdown

1. The Iconic Big Bowl
Meet your instructor, cookbook author and New York Times online columnist Martha Rose Shulman, and learn more about the hearty vegetarian dishes you'll make in the class. Martha discusses the different kinds of grains that form the base of each dish and covers the ingredients you can stock in your pantry for quick assembly. Not vegetarian? You can enhance your bowls with chicken or steak. Most of the bowls are also gluten-free and are easily made vegan.
2. Mexican Rice Bowl With Black Beans & Greens
3. Farro Bowl With Savory Mushroom Ragout
4. Quinoa Bowl With Mediterranean Beets & Greens
5. Black Rice Bowl With Mediterranean Peppers
6. Wild Rice Bowl With Winter Vegetables
7. Moroccan Bulgur Bowl With Vegetables

Taught by

Martha Rose Shulman
Martha Rose Shulman
Martha Rose Shulman is a renowned cookbook author and James Beard Award-winning chef. Her food combines pleasure and health, drawing largely from the cuisines of the Mediterranean and Mexico, which are inherently healthy and packed with big flavors. She shares her passion for healthy cooking in her daily “Recipes for Health” feature on and through the more than 25 cookbooks she has authored.
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