Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

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 or orange shells. Preheat oven […]

Easy Potatoes

Ingredients 12 medium potatoes (not Idaho) 1 1/2 pints heavy cream salt pepper Directions Boil potatoes. Peel and grate while warm, into 3 quart souffle or 3 quart flat baking dish. Salt and pepper. Pour over heavy cream. Refrigerate overnight. Bake 1 hour at 350° uncovered.

Carrot Puree

Ingredients 3 medium carrots, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 small clove garlic 1/3 low-sodium chicken broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1 teaspoon unsalted butter Directions Simmer carrots, garlic, broth and salt in 1 to 2 quart heavy saucepan, covered, until carrots are very tender, 12 to 14 minutes. Pur?e […]

Cran-Apple Sauce

Ingredients 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1 large Granny Smith or other tart apple, peeled and chopped (about 2 cups) 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/2 sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Bring cranberries, apples, corn syrup, sugar and cinnamon to boil over medium heat in medium saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes […]

Lemon Pecan Green Beans

Ingredients 1 lb. fresh green beans 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 green onions, sliced 1/4 chopped, toasted pecans 2 teaspoons fresh or dried rosemary finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind lemon slice and fresh rosemary sprigs for garnish Directions Wash beans and remove […]

Sweet Potato Pecan Souffle

Ingredients 3 cups fresh sweet potato, cooked and mashed 1/2 sugar 1/3 milk 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 butter, melted Topping: 1 cup light brown sugar 1/3 all-purpose flour 1/3 butter, melted 1 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Mash potatoes in large mixing bowl. While still warm, fold […]

Tenderloin Spinach Spirals

Ingredients 2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1/2 raisins, coarsely chopped 1/2 egg substitute 1/4 beef broth 1/4 green onions, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 whole beef tenderloins (2 1/2 to 3 lbs. each) 2 tablespoons olive oil […]

Spinach Puff

Ingredients 1/2 of 10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach, thawed 4 teaspoons fine dry bread crumbs 1 cup cream-style cottage cheese 3 eggs 1 1/2 s shredded Swiss or Cheddar cheese 1/2 all-purpose flour 1/4 margarine or butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon onion salt 1/8 teaspoon lemon peel, finely shredded Directions Drain spinach well in colander, […]

Creamed Spinach

Ingredients 6 (6 oz.) pkgs. baby spinach 1/4 butter, cubed 1/4 all-purpose flour 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped salt and white pepper to taste Directions Wash and trim spinach, leaving water that clings to leaves. Place in Dutch oven. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and steam just […]

O-Bachan’S Sesame Spinach

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) bag pre-washed spinach leaves 1 tablespoon white sesame seeds soy sauce Directions Add spinach to 6 cups of rapidly boiling water in medium saucepan 2 1/2 or 3 minutes at most. Immediately pour into colander, gently rinse with cold water; drain. Take about half the cooled spinach at a time and […]

Green Beans With Bacon

Ingredients 4 bacon strips, diced 1/2 onion, chopped 8 cups fresh green beans, trimmed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions In large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp and onion is tender. Meanwhile, place beans in large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil. Cook, uncovered 8 […]

Au Gratin Potatoes And Ham

Ingredients 10 potatoes, thinly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon pepper, optional 1/2 lb. processed cheese, cubed 1/2 milk 1 lb. cooked ham, cut into 1/4-inch strips Directions Combine all ingredients in slow cooker. Cover. Cook on low 7 to 8 hours.

Pickeled Pears

Ingredients 3 lbs. firm Bosc or Anjou pears, peeled quartered and cored 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 3 cups sugar 2 cups cider vinegar 2 thin slices lemon 1 tablespoon whole cloves 1 tablespoon allspice berries 2 pieces of dried stem ginger or 3 quarter-size slices of fresh ginger 2 cinnamon sticks Directions Put pears […]

Acorn Squash Stuffed With Cornbread

Ingredients Cornbread: 3/4 yellow cornmeal 1/2 whole wheat flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 skim milk 1/4 egg substitute* 1 tablespoon honey 1/4 chopped pecans Squash: 2 large acorn squash 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 apple juice Directions Cornbread: In large bowl, mix cornmeal, flour and […]

Sausage Sauerkraut Supper

Ingredients 4 cups carrots, cubed 4 cups red potatoes, cubed 2 (14 oz.) cans sauerkraut, rinsed and drained 2 1/2 lbs. fresh Polish sausage, cut into 3-inch pieces 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 cups chicken broth or 1 (12 oz.) can beer 1/4 brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 […]

Tomato Preserves

Ingredients 1 tablespoon mixed pickling spices 1 piece ginger root 4 cups sugar 2 lemons, thinly sliced 3/4 water 1 1/2 quarts small, firm, yellow, green or red peeled tomatoes (about 2 lbs.) Directions Do not core tomatoes. Tie spices in cheesecloth bag; add to sugar, lemon and water. Simmer 15 minutes. Add tomatoes; cook […]

Tomato Butter

Ingredients 5 quarts ground ripe tomatoes 3 medium onions, ground 1 pint vinegar 3 cups brown sugar 2 cups white sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon allspice 1 tablespoon salt Directions Peel and grind tomatoes and onions. Combine vinegar, sugars, spices and salt in heavy saucepan; bring to boil. Add vegetables and […]

Broiled Tomatoes With Herbs

Ingredients 4 not-quite-ripe beefsteak tomatoes extra virgin olive oil salt and black pepper fresh minced herbs – parsley, basil, oregano, dill or a mixture Directions Preheat broiler. Core and seed tomatoes and cut in half. Rub cut side with oil and season with salt and pepper. Place tomato halves, cut-side-up in baking dish. Place tomatoes […]

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Ingredients 2 lbs. ripe Italian plum or large cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 (28 oz.) cans low-sodium crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons dried marjoram olive oil, to cover Directions Preheat oven to warm, below 200°. Remove seeds from tomato halves but not the fibrous tissue. Place tomatoes, cut side […]


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