Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Classic Beef Kabobs

Ingredients 8 12-inch metal skewers* 1 lb. boneless beef top sirloin or beef tenderloin steaks, cut 1 inch thick 8 oz. medium mushrooms 2 medium red, yellow or green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces Salt Seasoning: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed 2 cloves […]

Grilled Peppery Top Round Steak with Parmesan Asparagus

Ingredients 1 beef top round steak, cut ¾ inch thick (about 1 lb.) 1 lb. asparagus, trimmed 1 teaspoon olive oil 3 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese Salt Marinade: 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 2 large cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons steak seasoning blend 1 teaspoon crushed red […]

Strawberry Bread

Ingredients 2 cups fresh strawberries 3 1/8 cups flour 2 cups white sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 1/4 cups vegetable oil 4 eggs, beaten 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Butter and flour two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans. Slice strawberries, and […]

Frosted Strawberry Squares

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup butter 2 egg whites 1 cup white sugar 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped Directions Preheat oven to 350 °. Stir together first four ingredients. Spread evenly in a shallow […]

Strawberry Swirl Cake

Ingredients 1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix 1 pkg. (4 serving size) strawberry flavored gelatin 2/3 cup sour cream 2/3 cup powdered sugar 1 (8 ounce) tub whipped topping, thawed 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans; set aside. Prepare cake […]

Sweet and Silky Strawberry Sorbet

Ingredients 1 lb. ripe strawberries, hulled and chopped 1/2 cup white sugar 1 pinch salt 1 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch 1 1/2 teaspoon cold water 3 tablespoons lemon juice Directions Place berries in work bowl of a food processor and puree until smooth. Combine berry puree, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan. Heat until melted […]

Strawberry Brownies

Ingredients 1 egg 1 cup melted butter, cooled 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 pound sliced fresh strawberries, divided 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups cake flour, more as needed Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate. Whisk together egg, melted butter, and vanilla in large bowl. Puree […]

Chicken Strawberry Spinach Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Ingredients 2 teaspoons corn oil 1 skinless, boneless chicken breast half – cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 2 teaspoons milk 2 cups fresh spinach, stems removed 4 fresh strawberries, sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons slivered almonds Freshly ground black pepper to taste […]

Spinach and Hazelnut Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar-free strawberry preserves Freshly ground black pepper to taste 3 1/2 cups torn fresh spinach 3 1/2 cups romaine lettuce leaves 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup plain mini shredded wheat […]

Strawberry Chops

Ingredients 1/4 cup strawberry preserves 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 2 pork chops 1 tablespoon butter 1 pinch cayenne pepper 4 fresh strawberries for garnish Directions In small saucepan, combine strawberry preserves, minced garlic, soy sauce and horseradish. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently until heated through. […]

Double Strawberry Milksicles

Ingredients 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberry halves in syrup 1 cup low-fat milk 1/2 cup fat free strawberry frozen yogurt or strawberry sorbet 1 popsicle tray (holding eight 2.5-ounce popsicles) 8 popsicle sticks Directions Partially thaw strawberries. Place partially frozen strawberries with liquid in blender. Add milk and frozen yogurt or strawberry sorbet. Cover; […]

Cherry Tomato Mozzarella Sauté

Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped shallots 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 4 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes Directions In large skillet, sauté shallots, garlic and thyme in oil until tender. Add tomatoes, salt […]

Barbecue Green Bean Bake

Ingredients 6 bacon strips, diced 1 small onion, chopped 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cut green beans, thawed Directions In large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings. Sauté onion in drippings […]

Strawberry Sherbet

Ingredients 4 quarts fresh strawberries, sliced 4 cups sugar 2 2/3 cups milk 2/3 cup orange juice 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, optional Directions In large bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; let stand for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until very juicy. Process in small batches in blender until pureed. Strain seeds; pour strawberry juice into […]

Zippy Potato Chunks

Ingredients 4 medium baking potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/3 cup butter, melted 1 envelope herb and garlic soup mix 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce Blue cheese or ranch salad dressing Directions Place potatoes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine butter, soup mix and pepper sauce; drizzle over potatoes. Bake, uncovered, […]

Berry Tossed Salad

Ingredients 1 package (10 oz.) ready-to-serve salad greens 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons slivered almonds Creamy Raspberry Dressing: (This dressing makes a great gift!) 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons plus 2 tsp. sugar 1 tablespoon raspberry vinegar 1 […]

Luscious Fruit Platter

Ingredients 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 medium honeydew, peeled, seeded and cut into wedges 1 1/2 cups halved fresh strawberries 1 1/2 cups cubed seeded watermelon 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 medium firm banana, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 […]

Refreshing Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained 1 medium ripe banana, sliced 1/2 cup halved seedless grapes 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup flaked coconut, optional Directions In serving bowl, combine fruits. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, […]

Spinach, Chicken and Penne Toss

Ingredients 1 pkg. (5 oz.) baby spinach or spinach blend 2 cups cooked penne pasta 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked deli-roasted chicken or deli-sliced chicken or turkey, cut into bite-sized strips 2/3 cup slivered, drained, oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts or slivered almonds 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup bottled red […]

Creamy Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 (11oz.) can mandarin oranges 1 (3 oz.) pkg. lemon gelatin 1/2 cup orange juice 2 beaten eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, cubed and softened 1 medium banana, sliced 1/3 cup chopped walnuts Lettuce Directions Drain orange sections, reserving syrup. Add enough water to syrup to measure 1 […]

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