Fruits and Vegetables Recipes

Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients: 5 sweet potatoes (cooked) 4 apples 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup margarine 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup hot water 2 tablespoons honey Directions:   Boil 5 sweet potatoes in water until they are almost tender. After the sweet potatoes cool, peel and slice them. Peel the apples. Remove the cores, […]

Country Style Potato Salad

Ingredients: 3 potatoes (medium) 1 cup celery (chopped) 1/2 cup onion (minced) 1 cup peas (frozen) 1 tablespoon mustard (prepared) 1/2 cup mayonnaise, low-fat 1/2 cup yogurt, non-fat plain black pepper (fresh cracked, to taste) lettuce and tomato (Garnish:) Directions:   Wash potatoes, leave skin on and cut in bite-size chunks. Place in pan and […]

Curried Potatoes

Ingredients: 1/4 cup margarine or butter 1 onion (small, finely chopped) 3 cups potatoes (cubed) 3/4 cup chicken broth 1/2 tablespoon curry powder 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice Directions:   Peel the onion, and chop it into small pieces. Peel the potatoes, and chop them into 1 inch cubes. Boil the potatoes in a medium saucepan […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons 1% low fat milk 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup quick cooking oats, dry 1 can low-sodium sweet potatoes, drained and chopped Directions:     Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, and oatmeal. Mix well and set aside. In […]

Potato Soup

Ingredients: 1 cup diced potatoes 1/2 cup sliced carrots 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup water 1 can cream style corn 1 can evaporated skim milk 1/2 cup shredded low fat cheddar cheese Directions:      Remember to wash your hands!   Combine potatoes, carrots, celery, onion and seasonings […]

Dutch Potato Soup

Originally printed in Farm and Dairy August 13, 1943 Ingredients: (Use left-over boiled or baked potatoes) 3 slices bacon, chopped (if available) 6 medium potatoes, diced 2 onions, chopped fine 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley 2 cups of boiling water 2 cups of milk Salt and pepper Directions: Fry the bacon; when it is crisp, […]

Hungarian Escalloped Potatoes (Learkott Krumpli)

From Gaye V. Ochs of Leeper, PA Ingredients: 6 medium-sized potatoes, boiled in skins 8 eggs, hard boiled 1/4 lb. butter bread crumbs 1/2 pint sour cream salt and pepper to taste Directions: Melt butter and line casserole with about two tablespoonfuls. Sprinkle with bread crumbs. Put layer of sliced potatoes, layer of sliced hard-boiled […]

Fried Green Tomatoes

Ingredients 3 firm green tomatoes, sliced Salt ½ cup cornmeal ½ cup flour ½ tsp Cajun seasoning ½ cup buttermilk 1 egg 3 Tbsp vegetable oil for frying Directions Spread tomato slices on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Allow 15 minutes resting for salt to remove excess water from tomatoes. Blot each side dry with […]

Sweet Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 cup complete pancake & waffle mix (or 1 8-ounce package) 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 cup pumpkin (baked or canned) 1/4 cup chopped nuts (optional) Directions: Combine all ingredients and stir just until large lumps disappear. Over-stirring will cause tough pancakes. Pour slightly less than […]

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese for One

Ingredients: 3/4 cup cooked pasta (in any shape) 1 1/2 tablespoons cheddar cheese soup (from can) 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1 1/2 tablespoons milk, 1% 3/4 tablespoon cheese, low-fat 1 teaspoon deli mustard Directions: Boil a pot of water and cook the pasta for 8 to 10 minutes; drain when finished and let cool to […]

Baked Pumpkin

Ingredients: 1 pumpkin (small, peeled and cut into cubes) 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Place pumpkin cubes in a baking dish and sprinkle with sugar and salt. Cover pan with foil and bake until soft. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin Sauce

Ingredients: 1 pkg.  (16 oz.) penne pasta 1 pkg.  (8 oz.) cream cheese, cubed 1/2 cup  grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup  (1 stick) butter or margarine 1/2 cup  milk 1 cup  canned pumpkin 1/2 tsp.  ground red pepper (cayenne) Ground nutmeg to taste Directions: Cook pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, cook cream cheese, Parmesan, […]

Creamy Curried Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp.  olive oil 1 small  onion, finely chopped 1 can  (29 oz.) pumpkin 1 can  (14 oz.) chicken broth 2 cups  water 3 Tbsp.  brown sugar 3/4 tsp.  curry powder 1/2 tsp.  salt 4 oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, cubed Directions: Heat oil in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; […]

Pumpkin Fluff Dip

Ingredients: 1 can  (15 oz.) pumpkin 1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) vanilla flavor instant pudding 1 tsp.  pumpkin pie spice 1 tub  (8 oz.) whipped topping, thawed Directions: Mix pumpkin, dry pudding mix and spice in large bowl with whisk until blended. Stir in whipped topping. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Reader Recipe: Gaye V. Ochs of Leeper, PA Ingredients for Cake: 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 cup salad oil 2 cups pumpkin 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. cinnamon 2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt Ingredients for Icing: 1 stick butter 1 1-lb. box powdered sugar 8 oz. softened cream cheese 2 tsp. […]

Pumpkin Raisin Cake

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin 3/4 cup vegetable oil 2 cups bran cereal (not flakes) 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup raisins powdered […]

Pumpkin Pie Cake

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 1 (29 oz.) can pumpkin 1 (13 oz.) can evaporated milk 4 eggs 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 yellow cake mix 1 cup melted butter 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1/4 cup brown sugar whipped topping or ice cream Directions: […]

Pumpkin Pie Bars

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2/3 cup margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts, divided 1 (16 oz.) can pumpkin 1 3/4 cup flour 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle brand milk 1/4 cup light molasses 2 eggs, beaten 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract powdered […]

Pumpkin Bread

Reader’s Recipe: D. Flinner of Canton, OH Ingredients: 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 3 cups pumpkin 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup water Directions: Cream sugars and oil. Sift dry ingredients together. Add pumpkin to creamed […]

Peanut Butter Streusel-Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Crunchy Peanut Butter 3/4 cup  old-fashioned or quick-cooking oats 1/2 cup  packed brown sugar 3  eggs 1-1/2 cups  mashed fully ripe bananas (about 4) 1/3 cup  oil 1 pkg.  (12 oz.) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 1 pkg.  (2-layer size) yellow cake mix 1 pkg.  (3.4 oz.) Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding Directions: Heat oven […]

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