Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Tomato Tart

Ingredients: 12 sheets phyllo dough (14 inches by 9 inches) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs 2 tablespoons prepared pesto 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese, divided 1 medium tomato, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 large yellow tomato, cut into 1/4-inch slices 1/4 teaspoon pepper 5 to 6 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced […]

Italian Stuffed Tomatoes

Ingredients: 8 medium tomatoes 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup chopped zucchini 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 cups […]

Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

Ingredients: 2 pounds plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise 2 medium sweet red peppers, quartered and seeded 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 carton (32 ounces) chicken broth 3 slices day-old French bread (1 inch thick), crusts removed and cubed 1 […]

Country-Style Tomatoes

Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup bread crumbs 1 egg 1 tablespoon 2 percent milk 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive […]

Tomato-Cucumber Mozzarella Salad

Ingredients: 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 English cucumber, quartered and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 small green pepper, chopped 1/4 cup thinly sliced onions 12 pitted Greek olives, sliced 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar […]

Feta Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4 cup olive oil 10 slices French bread (1-inch thick) 1 package (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped Directions: In a small bowl, combine butter and oil; brush onto […]

Country Corn

Ingredients: 6 green onions, chopped 3 tablespoons butter 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 cup half-and-half cream 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved Directions: In a large skillet, sauté onions in butter for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Stir in […]

Gazpacho Recipe

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups tomato juice 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce or to taste 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon lemon juice Vegetables garnishes: 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup […]

Tomato Quiche

Ingredients: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup shortening 4 to 5 tablespoons cold water Filling: 2 cups chopped plum tomatoes 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup chopped green onions 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 2 […]

Freezer Salsa

Ingredients: 3/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1/3 cup finely chopped sweet red or green pepper 1 to 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 12 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped (about 6 cups) 3 cans (6 ounces each) tomato paste 1/3 cup […]

Creamy Zucchini

Ingredients: 4 medium zucchini, julienned 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, cubed 1 cup half-and-half cream 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper Dash ground nutmeg Shredded Swiss cheese Directions: In a large skillet, sauté zucchini in oil for […]

Dilly Zucchini Casserole

Ingredients: 1 cup biscuit/baking mix 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon dill weed 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup canola oil 3 cups chopped zucchini 1 large onion, chopped Directions: In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, Parmesan cheese, dill, salt and pepper. Add eggs and oil. […]

Zucchini Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 cup mashed ripe bananas 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 teaspoon banana extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup shredded zucchini 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Directions: In a large […]

Zucchini Cupcakes

Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 1/3 cups sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini Caramel frosting: 1 cup packed brown sugar […]

Zucchini Dessert

Ingredients: 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups cold butter Filling: 8 to 10 cups cubed, seeded, peeled zucchini (4 to 5 pounds) 2/3 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg Directions: In a large bowl, combine the […]

Zucchini Pancakes

Ingredients: 1/3 cup biscuit/baking mix 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups shredded zucchini 2 tablespoons butter Directions: In a large bowl, combine the biscuit mix, cheese, pepper and eggs just until blended. Add the zucchini and mix well. In a large skillet, melt butter. Drop batter by […]

Zucchini Supreme

Ingredients: 4 cups water 6 cups sliced zucchini 1 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon salt 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper 4 cups seasoned stuffing croutons 1/2 cup butter Directions: In a Dutch oven […]

Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients: Vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 of 1-ounce package ranch-style dip mix 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded zucchini Directions: Fill a deep-fat fryer or skillet with oil to a 2-inch depth. Heat to 375°. Meanwhile, combine milk and egg in a […]

Fresh Summer Squash

Ingredients: 2 yellow summer squash 2 zucchini 1 sweet red pepper 1/3 cup diced onion 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dill weed 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon celery seed (powder or whole) 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions: Thinly slice or julienne summer squash, zucchini […]

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 […]

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