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with Martha Rose Shulman
Online Class

Big Bowls: Hearty Vegetarian Meals

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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!


  • intermediate
  • 7 episodes
  • 2h2m

Included in this Class

1. The Iconic Big Bowl

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

2. Mexican Rice Bowl With Black Beans & Greens

Begin your big-bowl adventure with a tried-and-true Mexican dish. Brown rice, black beans rich in antioxidants and hearty greens are topped with salsa fresca and crumbled cheese. Martha shows her tricks for getting deliciously fluffy rice and perfectly cooked beans to build this crowd-pleaser.

3. Farro Bowl With Savory Mushroom Ragout

3. Farro Bowl With Savory Mushroom Ragout

Nutty, wholesome wheat grains form the base for a savory mushroom ragout topped with wilted spinach. Learn how to prepare farro, cook three kinds of mushrooms and make a rich gravy with their liquid.