Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

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 […]

Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 1 cup fine corn flake crumbs 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 fine cornflake crumbs 1 cup sauerkraut, squeezed and cut up 2 whole eggs, beaten 2 to 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Mix together all except butter and 1/2 cup crumbs. Form into 18 balls. Roll in crumbs. Brown in melted butter […]

Baked Buttercup Squash

Ingredients 1 buttercup squash (approximately 2 lbs.) 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon butter salt and pepper Directions Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Place in baking dish cut side down in about 1 inch water. Bake at 350° 40 minutes or until tender. Remove from oven; fill each cavity with brown sugar, butter […]

Cauliflower With Parsley-Mustard Dressing

Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 head cauliflower (1 1/4 lbs.), cut into florets 1 large red bell pepper, cut into slivers 3 tablespoons parsley, chopped Directions In small saucepan of boiling water, blanch garlic 2 minutes; drain. When cool […]

Baked Onions

Ingredients 4 medium sweet onions 3/4 water 1/4 balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 tablespoons water Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Peel onions. Place side by side in small casserole. Pour water and balsamic vinegar over and around onions; bake 2 hours. When softened, thicken remaining juices with arrowroot or cornstarch mixture. Serve onions with […]

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 […]


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