Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Balsamic Roasted Tomato-Spinach-Bacon Pie

Ingredients: 1 refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box 9 medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, halved lengthwise, seeded 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or pure olive oil 3 eggs 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese (4 […]

Lemon Rosemary Zucchini

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced 2 teaspoons finely minced fresh rosemary 2 cups chopped zucchini (2 medium) 1-3 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice, or to taste Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Directions: In medium nonstick skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add yellow […]

Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon butter 1 cup chopped onion 4 small zucchini, thinly sliced 2 medium tomatoes, chopped Freshly ground pepper Directions: In a large nonstick skillet, melt margarine over medium heat; add onions and cook, stirring until softened. Add zucchini and cook for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or […]

Spiced Chocolate Zucchini Cake – Submitted by D. Flinner, of Canton, Ohio.

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups unsifted flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup margarine, softened 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 eggs 2 cups grated, unpeeled zucchini 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk Cream Cheese […]

Zucchini Pineapple Bread – Submitted by D. Flinner, of Canton, Ohio.

Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 cup oil 2 cups sugar 3 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 cups grated zucchini 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 cup chopped nuts 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained Directions: Grease a bundt pan. […]

Zucchini Scrambled Eggs – Submitted by D. Flinner, of Canton, Ohio.

Ingredients: 2 small zucchini, shredded 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green peppers Cooking spray or butter 6-8 eggs scrambled or egg beaters Salt and pepper to taste 1 cup diced ham, sausage or bacon Directions: Heat skillet sprayed with cooking spray or butter melted over mild heat. Sauté zucchini, onion and green pepper […]

Sautéed Zucchini

Ingredients: 1 cup frozen corn (or canned, drained) 2 cups diced green chilies (roasted and peeled, fresh or frozen) 4 medium zucchini, sliced 1 cup chopped onion 2 small cloves garlic, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large frying or medium saucepan. Cook […]

Chilled Garlic Soy Cucumbers

Ingredients: 2 large seedless cucumbers, sliced into 1/2-inch thick rounds 2/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil 5-6 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar Directions: Place cucumber rounds in a large plastic bag. Whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, and sugar. Pour mixture over the cucumbers in the plastic […]

Grilled Pineapple

Ingredients: Glaze 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 4 slices fresh pineapple, each about ½ inch thick 1 teaspoon cracked green or black peppercorns 4 scoops vanilla ice cream Directions: In a small saucepan combine the glaze ingredients and whisk until smooth. Bring to a […]

Grilled Spicy Corn

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 4 ears corn with husks 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning mix Directions: Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Mix butter and taco seasoning mix. Carefully pull back husk of each ear of corn; remove silk. Spread butter mixture over corn. Pull husks back over ears; tie husks […]

Grilled Black Bean- and Rice-Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed 3/4 cup cooked white rice 4 medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large bell peppers, cut lengthwise in half, seeds removed 1 plum […]

Strawberry Honey Butter

Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/3 cup honey 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup hulled and coarsely chopped fresh strawberries 2 tsp of orange zest Directions: Using an electric mixer set to high, beat butter, honey, and salt until light and fluffy. This should take about one minute. Add strawberries and orange […]

Florida Strawberry Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped 3/4 cup sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract Directions: Combine the strawberries and 1/2 cup sugar in a small bowl. Set aside for one hour. […]

Strawberry & Gorgonzola Salad

Ingredients: 6 cups of fresh spinach 1 cup of fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1 apple, sliced thin 4 tbs of your favorite vinaigrette Directions: Toss all ingredients and serve immediately.

Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

Ingredients: Fruit: 3 cups fresh rhubarb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup water 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled Cream: 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons sugar Strawberry halves, if desired Directions: Place rhubarb, 1/2 cup sugar and water in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until rhubarb is very […]

White & Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ingredients: 1 cup HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips 4 cups (2 pt.) fresh strawberries, rinsed, patted dry and chilled 2 cups(12-oz. pkg.) HERSHEY’S Premier White Chips 2 tablespoons shortening (do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil) Directions: Cover tray with wax paper. Place white chips and 1 tablespoon shortening […]

Strawberry and White Chocolate Buttercream Cake

Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter recipe yellow cake mix (about 1 2/3 cups) 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1 egg Filling and Topping: 8 oz white chocolate baking bars or squares, chopped 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces, softened 2/3 cup whipping cream 2 cups fresh […]

Strawberries and Cream Dessert Squares

Ingredients: Crust: 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling: 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened Topping: 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/3 cup water 10 to 12 […]

Watermelon, Lime, Mint and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 1 small watermelon, seedless or seeded, and diced 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup agave nectar 1 tbs. white rum, optional 2 tbs. chopped basil, chopped 2 tbs. chopped mint, chopped pinch salt 6 oz. feta cheese crumbles Directions: Place watermelon cubes on platter. Mix the lime, agave, rum and pinch salt. Drizzle […]

Cabbage Fruit Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cabbage, shredded 2 oranges, sectioned and seeded 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained 2 medium apples, chopped 4 tablespoons plain low fat yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts and/or raisins (optional) Directions: Wash and prepare cabbage, oranges, and apples as directed. Mix all ingredients. Top with peanuts and/or raisins.

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