Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Cabbage Fruit Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cabbage, shredded 2 oranges, sectioned and seeded 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained 2 medium apples, chopped 4 tablespoons plain low fat yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts and/or raisins (optional) Directions: Wash and prepare cabbage, oranges, and apples as directed. Mix all ingredients. Top with peanuts and/or raisins.

Red and Green Bell Pepper Boats

Ingredients: 1 medium green bell pepper 1 medium red bell pepper 1/4 cup sliced almonds 4 ounces low-fat cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon pepper seasoning blend 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice Directions: Cut each bell pepper in half lengthwise; discard the stems, ribs, and seeds. Cut each half into six pieces. Arrange the […]

Asparagus Guacamole

Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp. lime juice 1/4 cup canned, chopped green chilies 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tbsp. onion chopped 1/2 cup tomato, chopped and seeded Directions: Cook asparagus. Drain well and place in blender. Add all ingredients except onion and tomato. Blend until smooth. Stir […]

Asparagus with Gremolata Sauce

Ingredients: 2 pounds asparagus (washed and trimmed) 2 tablespoons margarine (or butter) 2 teaspoons lemon peel (grated) 1 garlic clove (large, minced) 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh) Fresh chopped parsley Directions: Cook asparagus in a large pot of boiling water until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain: rinse with cold water to cool quickly, and drain […]

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh asparagus 8 to 10 strips bacon Directions: Wash and trim asparagus spears. Cut bacon strips in half crosswise. Wrap one-half strip bacon around each asparagus spear, leaving tip and end exposed. Lay on a cookie sheet with sides. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until […]

Pasta Salad with Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 pound pasta 1‐2 cups cooked asparagus 2‐3 cups seasonal chopped raw vegetables (radishes, bell peppers, green onions, tomatoes) 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: Cook the pasta according to package direction. Rinse in cold water. Chill. Cook […]

Asparagus with Tomato Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 1 pound large asparagus spears, trimmed 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar Salt and pepper to taste 1 small tomato, finely chopped 1/4 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley 1 hard‐boiled egg, finely chopped Directions: Cook asparagus using the method […]

Asparagus with Sole

Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus, tough ends trimmed 1 lb. Sole fillets (4 pieces, approximately the same size) 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. grated lemon or lime peel 4 T. lemon or lime juice, freshly squeezed 1/8 tsp. black pepper 1 T. chives, finely chopped 1 tsp. mustard Directions: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spray 1 9×13-inch […]

Chile-Spiced Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 bunches asparagus, touch ends trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 Tablespoon water 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, or 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons sherry vinegar, or red-wine vinegar Directions: Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus […]

Basic Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 teaspoon low-sodium chicken bouillon granules 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon vinegar 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons cornstarch 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3/4 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin pieces or small cubes 8 cups fresh or frozen vegetables, chopped 1 tablespoon minced ginger (optional) […]

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