Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

Spicy Nutmeg Carrots

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) pkg. baby carrots* 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper Directions Cook carrots as directed on package. Mix butter, nutmeg, garlic salt and red pepper. Pour over carrots; toss to coat well. Serve immediately. * Use 2 to 3 pkgs. carrots […]

Cranberry Apple Relish

Ingredients 1 (12 oz.) can frozen apple juice concentrate 2 3-inch cinnamon sticks 1 (12 oz.) bag cranberries, washed 3 to 4 medium Golden Delicious apples, peeled and sliced Directions Heat apple juice and cinnamon sticks to boiling over high heat. Add cranberries and cook until most pop. Stir in apples and return to boil. […]

Apple Meringues

Ingredients 2 Jonagold or Golden Delicious apples, peeled, halved and cored 2 s apple juice or water 1/2 orange marmalade 2 large egg whites 2 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons chopped, toasted almonds Directions In small saucepan, poach apples in apple juice 8 to 10 minutes or until barely tender; drain. Spoon 2 tablespoon marmalade into […]

Spinach With Feta And Olives

Ingredients 4 (10 oz.) pkgs. spinach, cleaned 1 (6 ozs.) crumbled feta cheese 1/2 chopped canned pitted olives 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste Directions Poke a few wholes in spinach bags and microwave on high (2 at a time) 4 minutes, until spinach is wilted; drain. While spinach is cooking, […]

Orange-Spiced Poached Pears

Ingredients 2 (30 oz.) cans pear halves in heavy syrup 2 s orange juice 2 cinnamon sticks 3 cloves 9 black peppercorns 1 tablespoon dried orange peel (optional) Directions Drain pears, reserving liquid in small saucepan. Add orange juice, cinnamon, clove, peppercorns and orange peel. Boil until liquid is reduced to about 2 cups. Add […]

Caramelized Onions And Mushrooms

Ingredients 6 large Spanish onions, peeled and cut in 8 wedges with root end attached nonstick olive oil spray salt and pepper to taste 2 (8 oz.) cans whole button mushrooms, drained and dried 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons minced garlic, jarred or fresh 1/4 chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley Directions Preheat oven to […]

Pear Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients 2 (15 oz.) cans pear halves in heavy syrup, drained 1/2 white wine 1 (16 oz.) can whole berry cranberry sauce salt to taste Directions Combine everything in saucepan and heat to simmering. Simmer until harshness of wine dissipates, about 3 minutes. Serve at room temperature.

Apple-Glazed Baby Carrots

Ingredients 3 s baby carrots (about 1 1/2 bags) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon low-calorie margarine 3 tablespoons apple juice concentrate 2/3 low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons cornstarch or arrowroot powder 1 teaspoon water Directions In steamer over 2 inches of boiling water, steam carrots, covered, 3 minutes. Sprinkle with […]

Coleslaw Toss

Ingredients 6 s (1 lb. pkg.) coleslaw blend 2/3 canned pineapple tidbits, drained, reserving 4 tablespoons juice 1/2 light salad dressing Directions Toss all ingredients in bowl; cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving. Makes 4 cups. 15 minute italian chicken and

Rice With Vegetables

Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 3 s cut-up fresh vegetables (broccoli, carrots and red pepper) 1 (14 1/2 oz.) can fat free reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 s quick cooking white rice, uncooked 1/4 zesty Italian dressing Directions Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; […]

Dilled Green Tomatoes

Ingredients 5 lbs. green tomatoes, small, firm 3 1/2 s vinegar 3 1/2 s water 1/4 canning salt 6 cloves garlic, or as needed 6 sprigs fresh dill, or as needed 6 bay leaves, or as needed Directions Wash and core tomatoes; cut into halves or quarters. Combine vinegar, water and salt in large sauce […]

Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 4 tablespoons margarine 1 onion, chopped 1 1/3 s ham or spam, chopped 1/2 clove garlic, minced 4 tablespoons flour 1/2 sauerkraut broth* 3 s sauerkraut, drained and chopped 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped 1 egg 2 s milk soft bread crumbs Directions Melt margarine in frying pan and brown chopped onion slightly. Add chopped […]

Oven-Fried Potatoes With Oregano

Ingredients 3 medium baking potatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons malt vinegar Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Scrub potatoes thoroughly. Cut each potato lengthwise into 6 wedges. Place wedges in medium bowl and cover with cold water. Let stand 30 minutes. Drain and pat […]

Garlic Mashed Potatoes And Peas

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. baking potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 8 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 s frozen peas 1/2 buttermilk 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 scallions, thinly sliced Directions In large saucepan, combine potatoes, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and water to cover by […]

Pan-Roasted New Potatoes With Indian Spices

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 8 large cloves garlic, unpeeled 3 slices (1/2 inch thick) fresh ginger, unpeeled 1 1/2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric 1 1/2 lbs. small red-skinned potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions In large nonstick skillet […]

Easy Oven French Fries

Ingredients 2 large baking potatoes (about 1 lb.), peeled and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges 2 1/2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon malt or red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 375°. On lightly greased baking sheet or 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch jelly roll pan, spread potatoes […]


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