Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Fruit Pizza

Ingredients Cookie Pie Crust: 1/2 margarine 1/2 sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 2 s flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Cheese Spread: 8 ozs. cream cheese, nonfat or light 1/2 sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Fruit Topping Ideas: 1 strawberries, sliced or kiwi, bananas, pears, peaches or blueberries Directions Preheat oven to 375°. […]

Swiss Potatoes

Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped 3 ozs. Swiss cheese slices, torn into small pieces 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 lbs. baking potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 milk 2 tablespoons butter, cut into 1/8-inch pieces Directions Layer half the potatoes, 1/4 cup onion, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 […]

Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients 8 medium potatoes, peeled 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 butter 10 saltine crackers, crushed cubed ham to taste salt and pepper to taste 2 s milk Directions Chop peeled potatoes. Place all ingredient in layers into greased baking dish, except milk. Pour milk over top and bake 1 […]

Stuffed Peppers In A Slow Cooker

Ingredients 3 green bell peppers, medium size 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can diced tomatoes with oregano, basil and garlic 1 lb. lean ground beef 1/2 long grain white rice, uncooked 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 (46 oz.) can tomato juice Directions Wash your hands. Lightly coat inside of slow cooker with […]

Scalloped Potatoes With Ham

Ingredients 6 s raw potatoes, cut into small cubes 1 medium onion, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 lb. cooked ham, cubed 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 2 s milk 1 1/2 s shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Layer potatoes, onion, 1 teaspoon salt and ham into slow cooker. Melt butter in saucepan. […]

Broccoli And Cauliflower With Cheese

Ingredients 5 s raw broccoli and cauliflower 1/4 water 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 milk 1 shredded Cheddar cheese Directions Cook broccoli and cauliflower in saucepan in water until just crispy tender. Set aside. Make white sauce by melting butter in another pan over low heat. Blend in […]

Peppered Tomatoes

Ingredients 3 Roma tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions In medium bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover and set aside. Roasted Peppers: 2 red bell peppers 2 garlic cloves, sliced thin Char peppers over gas burner or under broiler. Turn […]

Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) pkg. strawberry gelatin 1 small box instant vanilla pudding 1 small box tapioca pudding 2 1/2 s water 1 box frozen strawberries, or fresh 2 s whipped topping. Directions Bring first four ingredients to boil, stirring. Cool. Add 1 box frozen strawberries, or fresh. Add 2 cups whipped topping.

Strawberry Conserve

Ingredients 5 quarts strawberries, hulled orange peel, grated from 3 oranges orange juice, from 3 oranges lemon peel, grated from 1 lemon sugar, 3/4 of weight of berries 1 almonds, blanched and quartered Directions Weigh berries to determine amount of sugar needed. Combine berries, orange peel, orange juice and lemon peel in large pan. Pour […]

Sesame Asparagus

Ingredients 1 1/2 s asparagus, sliced into half-inches. 1/2 bean sprouts 1/2 red bell pepper 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 1 tablespoon ginger, grated 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 tablespoon shallot, minced juice of 1 freshly-squeezed lime Directions In frying pan, heat sesame oil until it is smoking. […]

Stir Fried Asparagus

Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus 1 1/2 s mushrooms, freshly sliced 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon instant chicken boullion pinch salt. pinch freshly ground black pepper. 1/2 + 1 teaspoon water Directions Cut the asparagus spears into one-inch pieces and steam them lightly. Mix half cup water with the dry boullion; reserve. […]

Asparagus And Tomato Skillet

Ingredients 3 slices bacon, fried, drained and crumbled 1/4 (4 to 6) green onions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons vinegar 1 tablespoon water 2 teaspoons sugar 3 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 lbs. asparagus 2 medium tomatoes Directions Fry bacon; remove from pan. saute onions in bacon drippings until tender. Add bacon, vinegar, water, sugar and salt. […]

Oriental Eggplant With Eggs

Ingredients 3 small eggplants, about 3 inches in diameter at widest part 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 all-purpose flour 1/2 peanut oil 6 eggs 1/2 scallion, finely chopped 1/2 soy sauce 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Directions Wash and peel eggplants; slice 3/4 inch thick, discarding stem and bottom end pieces. Sprinkle slices with salt; place in […]

Baby Potatoes With Garlic And Rosemary

Ingredients 1 lb. baby red or white potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon garlic, minced or pressed 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped salt and pepper to taste Directions Steam potatoes until tender (about twenty minutes). saute garlic in olive oil for a minute or two, then add rosemary and saute another minute. Toss drained […]

Broccoli With Parsley Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup fresh parsley 1 small onion, minced 2 tablespoons part-skim Ricotta 1/2 buttermilk 1 lb. broccoli florets Directions In food processor, finely chop parsley with onions and Ricotta. With the motor running, pour in buttermilk and continue to process just until combined. Steam broccoli until tender, about 8 minutes. Drizzle sauce over broccoli.

Spinach With Pistachios

Ingredients 3 tablespoons pistachios 1 lb. spinach 1/4 chicken stock 2 large red onions, thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese Directions In large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, stir pistachios until fragrant and lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Set aside. Wash spinach in plenty of cold water to remove […]

Oven French Fries

Ingredients 4 large potatoes 2 tablespoons peanut or safflower oil Directions Scrub potatoes and cut into long strips, about 1/2-inch wide. Drop into ice water, cover and chill 1 to 2 hours in refrigerator. Remove strips from water and dry thoroughly. Place strips and oil in deep bowl and toss until all potatoes have a […]

Baked Potato Skins

Ingredients 8 russet (baking) potatoes (about 1/2 lb. each), scrubbed, patted dry, and rubbed with olive oil olive oil for brushing potato skins sweet paprika for sprinkling potato skins fine sea salt or coarse salt for sprinkling potato skins sour cream as an accompaniment if desired Directions Prick potatoes a few times with fork and […]

Tomato Slices With Feta And Chopped Herbs

Ingredients Strong Vinaigrette: 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 heaping teaspoon green-peppercorn mustard 1/2 (scant) teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil Directions Whisk all ingredients together. Makes about 1/2 cup. Cut tomatoes in half crosswise and fish out the seeds. Place on a […]

Green Chilies

Ingredients 2 cans green chilies 1 egg 1/4 flour sharp cheese, grated 1 cup milk salt Directions Combine egg, milk, flour and salt. Layer chilies and cheese and pour sauce over layers. Bake at 325° on hour or longer until set. Cut in finger-sized portions.

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