Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Cabbage Greens

Ingredients 2 heads cabbage 6 strips bacon, sliced into small pieces water black pepper seasoning salt garlic powder to taste Directions Wash cabbage and cut into strips around the core. Turn Dutch oven on over medium heat and add bacon. The bacon will begin to brown in about 5 minutes. Add half a cup of […]

Dilled Green Beans

Ingredients Directions Clean beans; snip ends; pack into 5 pint jars. Add one head of dill to each jar. Combine 2 cups vinegar, 2 cups water and 1/4 cup pickling salt and heat to boiling. Pour hot liquid into jars within 1/2 inch of top. Seal and process. Can add garlic or hot pepper flakes. […]

Frozen Sweet Corn

Ingredients 18 to 20 cups fresh cut sweet corn 1 pound butter 1 pint half-and-half Directions Cut corn off cob and put into large roaster. Add butter and half-and-half. Place, uncovered, in 325° oven. Bake for one hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven. Cool down by dividing corn into two (9 x 13-inch) pans and […]

Pickled Beets

Ingredients 1 sugar 2 s vinegar 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 teaspoon horseradish Directions Seal jars. Cold pack 20 minutes. Patricia Holland Malvern, Ohio For each quart of cooked sliced beets, add mixture of:

Canned Hot Peppers

Ingredients 1 vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 sm. onion 1 tablespoon cooking oil 2 s water 1 clove garlic 1 teaspoon mixed spices Directions Put spices, garlic, onion and salt in bottom of jar. Fill with peppers that have been cut lengthwise and seeds removed. Fill jar with vinegar solution. Add oil last. Seal tight. […]

Italian Vegetable Saute

Ingredients 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 1 head cauliflower, divided into florets 3 small zucchini, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced thin 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 yellow onions, peeled and sliced salt and pepper to taste 1/4 beef stock 2 tablespoons fresh-grated Directions Parmesan or Romano cheese In pot of boiling water, blanch carrots […]

Eggplant-Tomato Compote

Ingredients 1 small onion, minced 1/2 extra-virgin olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 large eggplant, cut into 1/4-inch dice 6 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped or 1 (28 oz.) can Italian peeled tomatoes, drained and chopped 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch dice 1/4 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch […]

Honey-Mustard Sprouts

Ingredients 10 fresh or frozen brussels sprouts, halved 1 1/2 teaspoons butter, melted 1 1/2 teaspoons honey 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard dash each onion powder and dill weed Directions Place brussels sprouts in steamer basket. Place in saucepan over 1 inch of water; bring to boil. Cover and cook 8 to 12 minutes or until […]

Pea Pods With Onion

Ingredients 1/2 lb. fresh pea pods 2 tablespoons water 1/4 onion, chopped 3 tablespoons butter, divided salt and pepper to taste Directions Place pea pods and water in microwave-safe bowl; cover and cook on high 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in small skillet, cook onion in 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat […]

Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 2 large green peppers 1/2 lb. ground beef 1/4 onion, chopped 1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce, divided 1 cooked rice 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions Cut tops off peppers and remove seeds. Place peppers in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil; cook 3 minutes. […]

Cottage Cheese Pudding

Ingredients 1 pint cottage cheese 1 (3 oz.) pkg. orange gelatin Mix together, then add: 1 small can mandarin oranges, drained 1 small can crushed pineapple, drained 8 ozs. whipped topping Directions Mix together. Erma Miller Spartansburg, PA

Quaker Coleslaw

Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cider vinegar 1/4 water 1/2 sugar 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 (8 oz.) carton commercial sour cream 1 medium cabbage, shredded Directions Combine first 7 ingredients in top of double boiler; bring water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cook until mixture thickens. […]

Melon Salad

Ingredients 1/4 honey 1 teaspoon grated orange or lemon peel 1/2 orange juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped 6 s assorted melon balls or cubes Directions In small bowl, combine all ingredients except melon balls and whisk thoroughly. Place melon balls in large serving bowl and pour honey mixture over. […]

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 […]

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