Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

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 […]

Baked Potato Salad with Dill

Ingredients 4 baking potatoes 4 ounces fresh bean sprouts 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 4 celery, thinly sliced 4 radishes, sliced 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill weed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 teaspoons Dijon-style prepared mustard 1/4 teaspoon curry powder Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Pierce potatoes […]

Winners Circle Citrus Salad

Ingredients 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup grape seed oil 2 ounces arugula, cleaned 2 heads radicchio, cleaned Salt and pepper, to taste 5 oranges, peeled and sliced Directions Whisk orange juice, vinegar and oil together to create dressing. Place arugula and radicchio in large mixing bowl, coat with dressing, and […]

California Chicken Salad

Ingredients Dressing: 6 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon rice wine (or apple cider) vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt Salad: 3 boneless, skinless whole chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon sweet chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Vegetable oil […]

Curried Carrot Salad

Ingredients 3/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1 large green onion, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 to 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 pound carrots, peeled, coarsely grated 1/4 cup dried currants Directions Whisk first 5 ingredients in large bowl. Add carrots and currants; toss to coat. Season to […]

Antipasto Salad

Ingredients 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pkg. (5 oz.) baby garden blend or baby romaine (or other salad mixture) 1 jar (6 oz.) artichoke hearts, packed […]

Tomato and Avocado Egg Salad

Ingredients 6 hard-cooked eggs, sliced* 2 avocados, chopped 1 cup chopped tomato 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley or cilantro Spinach or lettuce leaves Dressing: 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce Directions Mix dressing ingredients in small […]

Italian Vegetable Custard

Ingredients 4 eggs 1/2 cup flour 2 cups coarsely shredded yellow summer squash 1 cup coarsely shredded zucchini 1 can (2.25 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained, divided 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 6 very thin tomato slices 1 small onion, thinly sliced, separated into rings 1/2 […]

Farmers Market Omelets

Ingredients 4 eggs 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons butter Filling: 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow summer squash 1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 2 tablespoons water Directions Combine filling ingredients in 7 […]

Pear Butter

Ingredients 6-7 lbs. pears (about 20 medium pears) yields 4 pints butter. Directions Wash pears. Do not peel. Add small amount of water to start cooking. Cook until very soft. Press through sieve. To each cup pulp, add ½ cup sugar. (Spices may be added ? ½ tsp. cinnamon to 3 cups pulp.) Cook until […]

Pecan Orange Slaw

Ingredients 4 oranges, small 1 cabbage head, small 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Peel oranges and cut into small pieces. Shred cabbage. Combine cabbage, orange pieces and pecans. Mix remaining ingredients together, pour over slaw and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate 20-30 […]

Sautéed Dandelion Greens

Ingredients 3 lb. dandelion greens, tough lower stems discarded and leaves cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 5 large garlic cloves, smashed 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried hot red-pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Directions Cook greens in 10-to 12-quart pot of boiling, salted water (3 T. salt for 8 […]

Creamy Asparagus Soup

Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter 1 bunch green onions, (about 6 to 8) thinly sliced, with about 2 to 3 inches of green 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lb. white asparagus, peeled and cut in 1/2- to 1-inch pieces 1 to 1 1/2 cups diced potato (Yukon gold or red-skinned, peeled) 4 cups chicken broth 1 […]

Carrot Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. carrots 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar Juice of 1 lemon 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped Pinch of black pepper Pinch of paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped Directions Cut carrots lengthwise into four quartered sections. If they?re very long, cut across so that […]

Bacon ?n Sour Cream Quiche

Ingredients 1 9? unbaked pie crust 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup finely chopped onion* 3 tablespoons finely diced red and green bell peppers* 1/2 cup diced mushrooms 3 large eggs 8 oz. sour cream 5 slices crisp, crumbled bacon** 1 1/2 cups grated Swiss cheese 1 cup grated mild cheddar cheese Dash salt & pepper […]

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