Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Beef Stew

Ingredients: 2 pounds stew meat (cut into 1 inch cubes) 1/4 cup flour (all purpose) salt and pepper (to taste) 2 cups water 2 teaspoons beef bouillon (2 cubes) 1 garlic clove (finely chopped) 3 carrots (sliced) 3 potatoes (diced) 2 onions (chopped) 1 celery stalk (sliced) Directions: Place meat in slow cooker. Mix flour, […]

Cornish Hen in Fig Preserves

Submitted by Dawn Lichtenwalner of Dandelion Lane Farm in Leetonia, OH Ingredients: 1 Cornish game hen Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 sprigs fresh rosemary or thyme 1/4 cup fig preserves Directions: Coat the inside of a 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray, if desired. Sprinkle the hen liberally with salt and pepper. Insert […]

Spicy Baked Squash

Ingredients: vegetable cooking spray 1 acorn squash 1 dash salt 2 tablespoons margarine 3 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ginger Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat the baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray. Wash the squash. Cut it in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds. Cut the squash […]

Spinach Stuffed Potatoes

Ingredients: 6 potatoes (baking) 1/4 cup sour cream, light 1/4 cup tofu, silken soft 1 package spinach (10-ounce frozen, thawed and drained) 1/4 cup green onion 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (grated) 1 garlic and herb seasoning (example: Mrs. Dash) Directions: Thaw the spinach before you cook this recipe! After it thaws, […]

Ten Minute Corn Chowder

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon oil 1/2 onion (chopped) 1 teaspoon garlic (minced) 4 tablespoons flour (all purpose) 3 cups non-fat milk 2 teaspoons mustard 1/4 teaspoon thyme (dried) black pepper (to taste) 2 cups corn kernels (frozen) 4 tablespoons cheddar cheese, shredded reduced fat Directions: Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil […]

Delicious Stuffed Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 potatoes (medium, baking) 3/4 cup cottage cheese (low-fat 1%) 1/4 cup milk (low-fat 1%) 2 tablespoons margarine (soft tub) 1 teaspoon dill weed 3/4 teaspoon herb seasoning 4 drops hot pepper sauce 2 teaspoons Parmesan cheese (grated) Directions: Prick potatoes with fork. Bake at 425°F for 60 minutes or until fork is easily […]

20-Minute Chicken Creole

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 chicken breasts (whole, skinless, boneless) 1 can diced tomatoes (14 1/2 oz., with juice) 1 cup chili sauce (low sodium) 1 green pepper (chopped, large) 2 celery stalks (chopped) 1 onion (chopped, small) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon parsley (dried) 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

Broccoli Rice Casserole

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice 3 1/2 cups water 1 onion (medium, chopped) 1 can cream of mushroom, or chicken, or celery or cheese soup (10 3/4 ounce, condensed) 1 1/2 cups milk (1%) 20 ounces broccoli or cauliflower or mixed vegetables (frozen, chopped) 1/2 pound cheese (grated or sliced) 3 tablespoons magarine (or butter) […]

Breakfast Parfait

Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple, canned and chopped 1 cup berries, frozen (thawed) 1 cup yogurt, low-fat vanilla 1 banana (peeled and sliced) 1/3 cup raisins Directions: In glasses or bowls, layer pineapple, berries, yogurt, banana, and raisins. Nutrition Information for 1/4 of recipe: Total Calories 190, Total Fat 1 g.

Apple Celery Salad

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon orange juice 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise 2 cups apples (diced) 1 cup celery (diced) 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup peanuts (chopped) Directions: In a large bowl, mix orange juice with mayonnaise.  Add apples, celery, raisins, and peanuts to the dressing mixture and stir well.  Serve at room temperature or chilled. 1 serving (about ¾ […]

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