Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Confetti Vegetables in Foil Pockets

Ingredients 8 to 10 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 1/2 cups sweet corn, cut from the cob 1 sweet red pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 medium green pepper, thinly sliced 1 small onion, sliced 1 Tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind Salt and pepper to taste 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine Directions Combine […]

Lemony Pasta Spring Vegetable Salad

Ingredients 1 (1 lb.) package medium pasta shells 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 2? pieces 1 (16 oz.) package frozen baby peas 1 orange bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 1 (8 oz) container lemon yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup milk 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/8 teaspoon white pepper […]

Spicy Pecans ‘N Cranberries

Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 3 s pecan halves 1 1/2 s dried cranberries Directions Combine first six ingredients in large bowl. Add pecans and mix well. Spread in ungreased 13 x 9 […]

Harvest Stuffed Squash

Ingredients 3 (1-lb.) acorn squash, cut in half, seeds removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 (20-oz.) pkg. lean ground turkey 1/2 onion, chopped 1 (16-oz.) jar salsa 1 cooked rice 1 frozen corn, thawed 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 shredded queso fresco or Monterey jack cheese 1/2 chopped cilantro sour cream, […]

Garlicky Spinach With Raisins And Peanuts

Ingredients 1 tablespoon peanut oil 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 pinch dried, hot red pepper flakes 1 small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into thin strips 2 lbs. fresh baby spinach*, rinsed and spun dry 1/4 golden raisins 1/4 dry roasted peanuts, chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions In large […]

Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 1 lb. bulk sausage 2 tablespoons chopped sweet onion 1 (4 oz.) sauerkraut, drained 4 ozs. cream cheese 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon dry mustard sea salt freshly ground pepper 2 s milk 3 egg, slightly beaten 2 s dry, unseasoned bread crumbs vegetable oil for frying Directions Cook sausage […]

Granola-Stuffed Acorn Squash (Pressure Cooker)

Ingredients 1 granola 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 apple juice or water 1 acorn squash (about 1-3/4 pounds), well washed and halved horizontally 1 to 2 tablespoons honey cinnamon salt to taste, if desired 1 tablespoon sweet butter, cut in two Directions Garnish: 4 to 6 carrot slices, (optional) cranberries In small bowl, […]

Green Beans With Roasted Red Peppers

Ingredients 2 medium red sweet bell peppers or small jar of red peppers (drained)* 1/2 lb. fresh green beans (to yield 3 1/2 cups) or canned or frozen equivalent* 1/2 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar ground black pepper, to taste Directions Wash whole peppers and place over flame on grill […]

Extreme Zucchini

Ingredients 1 zucchini, with skin, cut into 1″ cubes 1 medium tomato, chopped into 1″ chunks 1/4 yellow bell pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 1/2 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise Directions Combine first 4 ingredients in small saucepan. Cook on MEDIUM-LOW heat until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from stove top and mix […]

Frozen Applesauce And Fruit Cup

Ingredients 1 chunky or regular applesauce 1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen strawberries, thawed 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin orange segments, drained 1 grapes, if desired 2 tablespoons orange juice concentrate Directions In medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Spoon fruit mixture into individual dishes or paper cups. Freeze until firm. Remove from freezer about 30 minutes […]

Italian Vegetable Medley (For Microwave)

Ingredients 2 s zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 tablespoon snipped parsley 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried basil, crushed 1 cherry tomatoes, halved Directions In 1 1/2 quart casserole, combine all but tomatoes, cover and cook on […]

Braised Young Vegetables

Ingredients 1 medium beet olive oil 2 s rich meat or vegetable stock 4 zucchini (4 in. long) with flowers 12 baby or 8 small potatoes 1 celery stalk 8 baby carrots, peeled 4 baby white onions, peeled 5 oz. mushrooms, cleaned and trimmed 1 1/2 s shelled green peas salt and pepper to taste […]

Traditional Stuffed Cabbage

Ingredients 1 large white cabbage 2 onions, chopped 2 tablespoons white rice 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef or veal 1 tablespoon chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 6 tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste juice of 1/2 lemon 3 cloves garlic, chopped Directions Break off cabbage leaves and cut out hard spines with knife. Boil […]

Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) pkg. large marshmallows, halved 3 egg yolks, beaten 1/2 milk 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard 1 heavy whipping cream 2 teaspoons confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained 1 (15 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained 3 s fresh strawberries, sliced 1 fresh blueberries 1/2 chopped pecans […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges With Rosemary

Ingredients 3 large sweet potatoes 2 to 3 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary leaves salt and coarsely ground black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Cut potatoes lengthwise into 3/4-inch thick slices. In large shallow baking pan, melt butter in oven. Add sliced sweet potatoes, tossing to coat well. Sprinkle with rosemary, salt, […]

Greens In Potlikker

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb. smoked ham hocks or hog jowls 2 medium onions, chopped 6 large garlic cloves, slivered 12 whole black peppercorns 2 dried hot red peppers 1 teaspoon thyme 1 imported bay leaf 20 sprigs parsley 3 lbs. greens (collards, kale, mustard or turnip), trimmed of tough stems and coarsely […]

Dilly Pickled Asparagus

Ingredients 6 lbs. fresh asparagus 3 large garlic cloves, halved 6 teaspoons dill seed 6 teaspoons mustard seed 36 whole peppercorns 2 quarts water 2 1/2 s white vinegar 1/2 sugar 3 tablespoons canning salt Directions Wash, drain and trim asparagus; cut into 4 1/2-inch spears. Discard ends or save for another use. Place asparagus […]

Asparagus With Mustard Sauce

Ingredients 2 lbs. fresh asparagus, trimmed 3 tablespoons butter, cubed salt and pepper to taste 1 (8 ozs.) sour cream 1/4 Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Directions Place asparagus in shallow baking dish; dot with butter. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and bake […]

Asparagus Supreme

Ingredients 1/2 onion, minced 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 lbs. fresh cooked or 2 (14 oz.) cans asparagus spears, drained 2 tablespoons oleo 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 sour cream 1/2 grated Cheddar cheese Directions saute onion in oleo until golden. Add flour, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook until blended. Add […]

Crispy Onion Veggies

Ingredients 1 to 2 medium zucchini, cut diagonally into 1/4-inch slices or 1 (10 oz.) pkg. whole button mushrooms, wiped clean 1 1/3 s French’s Original or Cheddar French Fried Onions 1/4 all-purpose flour 1 egg, beaten Directions Heat oven to 400°. Place French fried onions into plastic bag. Lightly crush with hand or rolling […]

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