Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

Red Cabbage With Granny Smith Apples

Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed through a press 1 large head red cabbage (about 2 lbs.), finely shredded 2 medium Granny Smith or other tart green apples, quartered, cored and thinly sliced 2 tablespoons tarragon wine vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

Green Bean And Potato Puree

Ingredients 1 lb. boiling potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 lb. green beans, halved 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper Directions Preheat oven to 450°. In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes over moderate heat 10 minutes. Add beans, cover partially; cook until beans […]

Shredded Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients 2 pints brussels sprouts 1 stick (4 ozs.) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions With small sharp knife, cut each sprout into 3 or 4 slices. (The sprouts can be sliced, covered and refrigerated 1 day ahead […]

Baked Cranberry Apples

Ingredients 1/2 cranberries 1/4 brown sugar 1/4 chopped almonds 1/4 raisins 4 apples, cored 1/4 butter, melted Directions Combine first 4 ingredients in small bowl and mix well. Place apples in shallow baking dish. Evenly distribute cranberry mixture into each apple. Pour 1 tablespoon melted butter on top of cranberry mixture. Bake at 375° 30 […]

Baked Pineapple Oranges

Ingredients 6 large navel oranges 4 cups crushed pineapple with juice juice of 1 lemon 1/2 granulated sugar 1/4 light brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 sherry 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 finely chopped walnuts Directions Cut oranges in half and scoop out pulp; reserve orange shells and pulp. Scallop edges or orange shells. Preheat oven […]

Glazed Baked Onions

Ingredients 4 medium onions chicken broth 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen green peas, cooked 1/2 soft bread crumbs 5 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/4 grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard butter or margarine, melted pimiento strips to garnish Directions Peel and halve onions. Place in large saucepan in 2 […]

Baked Pineapple Oranges

Ingredients 6 large navel oranges 4 cups crushed pineapple with juice juice of 1 lemon 1/2 granulated sugar 1/4 light brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 sherry 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 finely chopped walnuts Directions Cut oranges in half and scoop out pulp; reserve orange shells and pulp. Scallop edges of orange shells. Preheat oven […]

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