Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Squash and Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 bacon strips, diced 1 large potato, peeled and diced 1 small onion, diced 1 medium zucchini, diced 1 medium yellow summer squash, diced 1 tablespoon fresh minced dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions: In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a […]

Spaghetti Squash and Sausage Casserole

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash (about 4 pounds) 4 (about 12 ounce) Italian-style sausage links, casings removed 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons (salt-free) garlic and herb seasoning, such as Mrs. Dash 1 medium tomato, diced 1 cup chopped baby spinach Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9 by 13 baking pan with nonstick cooking […]

Spaghetti Squash with Lemon and Capers

Ingredients: 2 large spaghetti squash 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper 8 tablespoons sweet butter 2 tablespoons capers, drained 1/4 cup diced zucchini (rind only) 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper 4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 4 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves 1/4 cup tomato (peeled and seeded) Directions: Preheat the oven to 400°. […]

Gingered Spaghetti Squash

Ingredients: 1 small spaghetti squash cut in half, deseeded 2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 tablespoon minced ginger Salt and black pepper to taste Directions: Pre-heat oven to 375°. Place squash on baking dish and add the butter, honey, ginger and seasoning. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes until squash is al dente. Do […]

Winter Squash Soup

Ingredients: 4 pounds sorted winter squash 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced 2 tablespoons minced shallots 4 to 5 cups chicken/vegetable stock 1 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg Salt and white pepper to taste Sour cream for garnish Directions: Preheat oven to 325° and line a baking sheet with foil. Quarter […]

Stuffed Squash with Pears and Cheese

Ingredients: 2 medium acorn squash 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium pears (2 cups), cored 4 green onions sliced (1/2 cup) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 (15-ounce) container ricotta cheese 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup raisins chopped 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg […]

Sweet Southern Squash

Ingredients: 1 (12-ounce) package frozen butternut squash, thawed 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 egg whites Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Coat a 1-quart casserole dish with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients then pour into prepared casserole dish. Bake, covered, for 40 to […]

Fruit Pizza

Ingredients: 10 ounces roll refrigerated sugar cookie dough  1/8 teaspoon cinnamon  1 package (8-ounce) reduced calorie cream cheese  1/4 cup skim milk  2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 3 or 4 varieties of fresh fruit in season (enough to cover a 14-inch pizza)  1/2 cup all-fruit apricot jam or jelly  […]

Creamy Peaches

Ingredients: 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in extra-light syrup, drained 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) fat-free cottage cheese 4 ounces fat-free cream cheese, cubed Sugar substitute equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar  Directions: Thinly slice four peach slices; set aside for garnish. Place remaining peaches in a food processor; add cottage cheese. Cover and process […]

Chunky Peach Spread

Ingredients: 7 medium peaches (2 to 2 1/2 pounds) 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1/4 cup cold water 1/3 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Directions: Fill a large saucepan two-thirds with water; bring to a boil. Cut a shallow “X” on the bottom of each peach. Using tongs, place peaches, a few at a time, […]

Peach Cobbler Bread

Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup diced peeled peaches 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup chopped pecans Topping: 2 tablespoons chopped pecans 2 tablespoons brown sugar Directions: […]

Peach Pie

Ingredients: 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches) 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed 6 cups sliced peeled fresh peaches Directions: Brush egg white over pastry shell; set aside. In a small bowl, combine flour and sugars; cut in butter […]

Fresh Peach Salsa

Ingredients: 4 medium peaches, peeled and pitted 2 large tomatoes, cut into wedges and seeded 1/2 sweet onion, cut into wedges 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies 4 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon lime juice 1/4 teaspoon pepper Baked tortilla chip scoops […]

Peaches and Cream Muffins

Ingredients: 1 egg 1/2 cup milk or sour cream 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped fresh or frozen peaches, thawed  Directions: In a bowl, beat egg; add milk and oil. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; stir into […]

Peachy Cream Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar 5 teaspoons cornstarch 1 1/2 cups cold water 1 package (3 ounces) peach, apricot or orange gelatin 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened peach slices, thawed 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon milk 1 1/2 cups whipped topping 1 extra-servings-size graham cracker crust (9 ounces)  […]

Peach Cobbler

Ingredients: 6 medium ripe peaches, peeled and sliced (about 4 cups) 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Dash salt 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup cold water Vanilla ice cream Directions: Arrange peaches in a greased 11-inch by 7-inch baking dish. […]

Peach Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 large peach, sliced and unseeded 1/2 cup of peach yogurt 1/2 cup of whole milk 6 ice cubes Directions: Blend the peach slices with the ice cubes and milk first until slushy texture is formed. Then add the yogurt and blend for another minute on low setting.

Crispy Wings in a Peach Sauce

h4>Ingredients: 1 “party pack” of chicken wings, about 2.5-3 pounds Seasonings for chicken: salt, pepper, chili powder 2 medium peaches, ripe, peeled, pitted and quartered 1 teaspoon spicy chili powder, or up to 1 tablespoon of a milder one 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 3 tablespoons soy sauce Directions: For wings: […]

Beef Kabobs with Peaches

Ingredients: 3 peaches, peeled, pitted and halved Juice from peaches being peeled and cut 1/2 cup cooking or salad oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons instant minced onion 1 teaspoons salt Few grains black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 1/2 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, […]

Baked Chicken with Peaches

Ingredients: 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup brown sugar 4 fresh peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly grease a 9 by 13 inch baking dish. Place chicken in the prepared baking dish, and sprinkle with […]

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