Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Slow Cooker Cherry Crisp

Ingredients: 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling 2/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup butter, softened Directions: Lightly butter a 3-1/2 quart slow cooker. Place cherry pie filling in the slow cooker. Combine dry ingredients with vanilla and mix well. Cut in butter with a […]

Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 2-1/2 cups cooked rice 1-1/2 cups scalded milk (or evaporated milk) 2/3 cup white or brown sugar 3 eggs, beaten 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 to 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 to 1 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins 3 Tbsp. soft butter Directions: Combine all ingredients. Pour into lightly greased slow cooker. Cook […]

Baked Apples **

Ingredients: 6-8 medium unpeeled baking apples 2 Tbsp. raisins 1/2 tsp. cinnamon (to taste) 1/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. butter Directions: Remove core from apples and place in slow cooker. Mix raisins and sugar; fill center of apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon and dot with butter. Add 1/2 cup water. Cover and cook on low overnight […]

Creamy Scalloped Potatoes **

Ingredients: 2 lb. potatoes (about 6 medium) 1/4 tsp. pepper 3 Tbsp. butter 1 small onion, thinly sliced 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp. salt 4 slices American cheese Directions: Peel and thinly slice potatoes. Toss slices in 1 cup water and 1/2 tsp. cream of tarter. Drain. Put half […]

Creamy Ham and Potatoes

Ingredients: 8 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices 2 medium onions, finely chopped 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham 2 Tbsp. butter OR margarine 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. ground mustard 1/2 tsp. each salt & pepper 1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted 1-1/3 cups water 1 cup […]

Jambalaya

Ingredients: 1 pound cooked smoked sausage, sliced 2 cups cooked ham, diced 2 onions, chopped 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/2 green pepper, diced 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes 1/4 cup tomato paste 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon parsley, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 whole cloves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound medium to […]

Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 6 cups water 1/4 cup parsley (chopped fresh, or 2 Tablespoons dried parsley optional) 2 teaspoons beef bouillon (or 2 cubes beef bouillon) 1 1/2 cups lentils (dry) 2 carrot (medium, sliced) 1 onion (medium, chopped) 2 celery stalk (sliced) Directions: Mix all ingredients together in slow cooker. Cook on LOW for 8 to […]

Beef Stew

Ingredients: 2 pounds stew meat (cut into 1 inch cubes) 1/4 cup flour (all purpose) salt and pepper (to taste) 2 cups water 2 teaspoons beef bouillon (2 cubes) 1 garlic clove (finely chopped) 3 carrots (sliced) 3 potatoes (diced) 2 onions (chopped) 1 celery stalk (sliced) Directions: Place meat in slow cooker. Mix flour, […]

Cornish Hen in Fig Preserves

Submitted by Dawn Lichtenwalner of Dandelion Lane Farm in Leetonia, OH Ingredients: 1 Cornish game hen Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 sprigs fresh rosemary or thyme 1/4 cup fig preserves Directions: Coat the inside of a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray, if desired. Sprinkle the hen liberally with salt and pepper. Insert […]

Spicy Baked Squash

Ingredients: vegetable cooking spray 1 acorn squash 1 dash salt 2 tablespoons margarine 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ginger Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat the baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray. Wash the squash. Cut it in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds. Cut the squash […]

Spinach Stuffed Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 potatoes (baking) 1/4 cup sour cream, light 1/4 cup tofu, silken soft 1 package spinach (10-ounce frozen, thawed and drained) 1/4 cup green onion 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (grated) 1 garlic and herb seasoning (example: Mrs. Dash) Directions: Thaw the spinach before you cook this recipe! After it thaws, […]

Ten Minute Corn Chowder

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon oil 1/2 onion (chopped) 1 teaspoon garlic (minced) 4 tablespoons flour (all purpose) 3 cups non-fat milk 2 teaspoons mustard 1/4 teaspoon thyme (dried) black pepper (to taste) 2 cups corn kernels (frozen) 4 tablespoons cheddar cheese, shredded reduced fat Directions: Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil […]

Delicious Stuffed Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 potatoes (medium, baking) 3/4 cup cottage cheese (low-fat 1%) 1/4 cup milk (low-fat 1%) 2 tablespoons margarine (soft tub) 1 teaspoon dill weed 3/4 teaspoon herb seasoning 4 drops hot pepper sauce 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese (grated) Directions: Prick potatoes with fork. Bake at 425°F for 60 minutes or until fork is easily […]

20-Minute Chicken Creole

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 chicken breasts (whole, skinless, boneless) 1 can diced tomatoes (14 1/2 oz., with juice) 1 cup chili sauce (low sodium) 1 green pepper (chopped, large) 2 celery stalks (chopped) 1 onion (chopped, small) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon parsley (dried) 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

Broccoli Rice Casserole

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice 3 1/2 cups water 1 onion (medium, chopped) 1 can cream of mushroom, or chicken, or celery or cheese soup (10 3/4 ounce, condensed) 1 1/2 cups milk (1%) 20 ounces broccoli or cauliflower or mixed vegetables (frozen, chopped) 1/2 pound cheese (grated or sliced) 3 tablespoons magarine (or butter) […]

Breakfast Parfait

Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple, canned and chopped 1 cup berries, frozen (thawed) 1 cup yogurt, low-fat vanilla 1 banana (peeled and sliced) 1/3 cup raisins Directions: In glasses or bowls, layer pineapple, berries, yogurt, banana, and raisins. Nutrition Information for 1/4 of recipe: Total Calories 190, Total Fat 1 g.

Apple Celery Salad

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon orange juice 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise 2 cups apples (diced) 1 cup celery (diced) 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup peanuts (chopped) Directions: In a large bowl, mix orange juice with mayonnaise.  Add apples, celery, raisins, and peanuts to the dressing mixture and stir well.  Serve at room temperature or chilled. 1 serving (about ¾ […]

Roasted Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 4 medium root vegetables (choose a variety from potatoes, rutabagas, turnips, beets, sweet potatoes, etc.) 2 carrots (chopped) 1 onion (medium, chopped) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut vegetables into large chunks. Place in a medium bowl and pour oil over top. Add seasonings or […]

Spanish Rice

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped) 1/2 cup onion (chopped) 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground red pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup rice (uncooked) 1 can canned chopped tomatoes (15.5 ounces, undrained) 2 cups water Directions: Brown green pepper and onion […]

Turkey Pinwheel Appetizers

Ingredients: 1 package cream cheese, low-fat (8 oz, garlic and herb) 6 flour tortillas (8 inch) 6 slices turkey 3 Roma tomatoes (small, chopped) 3 cups baby spinach leaves (fresh) Directions: Place tortillas on microwaveable plate or paper towel; microwave uncovered on HIGH 10 – 15 seconds to soften. Spread about 2 Tablespoons cream cheese […]

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