Archive for 'Side Dishes'

Spinach and Roasted Pepper Stuffing

(Serves 6) Enjoy this colorful stuffing as an entree or a side dish. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1/4 cup minced onions 1/8 cup minced celery 2 roasted bell peppers, seeded and diced 3/4 cup cooked spinach, drained and chopped 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup cooked grains (barley, […]

Apple and Raisin Stuffing

(Serves 8) Savor the tangy flavor of sour apples and sweet raisins. 1 cup chopped onions 2 Tablespoons chopped green onions 2 Tablespoons chopped celery 1/2 cup vegetable stock 4 cups peeled, chopped green apples (any tart variety) 1/2 cup raisins or currants 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 2 cups dry bread crumbs 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg […]

Fruited Bread Stuffing

(Serves 6) Make the most of dried fruit with this delicious stuffing. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, peeled, diced finely 1/2 teaspoon sage 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots or peaches 1/8 cup chopped […]

Chock-Full-of-Corn Stuffing

(Serves 10) Use several different corn products to make one delicious menu item. Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan) 1/4 cup vegetable stock 1 cup chopped green onions 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup whole hominy kernels (canned or cooked) 1/2 cup corn (canned or cooked) 3 cups crumbled cornbread 1 […]

Goodies-From-the-Garden Stuffing

(Serves 4-6) Capitalize on vegetables in season for this texturally-satisfying stuffing. 2 cups uncooked bulgur (medium or fine texture) 1/2 cup uncooked soy grits 3 1/2 cups vegetable stock or vegetable juice 1 Tablespoon oil 1/2 cup chopped onions (use several different types) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup chopped raw zucchini 1/2 cup chopped […]

Oatmeal-Walnut Stuffing

(Serves 8-10) Make this dish savory with onions and poultry seasoning or sweet with leftover fruit and cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg–an anytime-of-the-day dish! 1/4 cup walnut pieces 21/2 cups rolled oats (uncooked) 1 Tablespoon egg replacement or other powdered starch 1/2 cup soy or rice milk 1 medium onion, diced fine 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning […]

Eggplant-Tomato Stuffing

(Serves 6-8) Enjoy the Mediterranean influence of this dish! 1 large eggplant 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons chopped yellow onion 4 Tablespoons chopped bell pepper, assorted colors 1 Tablespoon carrots, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped celery or fresh fennel (sweet anise) 1 cup chopped fresh tomato (can substitute low-sodium canned tomatoes) […]

Broccoli Baked Potatoes

Preparation Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Ingredients: 6 medium Idaho potatoes 3 stalks broccoli 1/4 cup skim milk 1 cup shredded light cheddar cheese 1/8 tsp pepper Directions: Scrub potatoes. Make shallow slits around the middle as if you were cutting the potatoes in half lengthwise. Bake at 350°F for 30 […]

Asparagus with Lemon

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Number of Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 lbs asparagus, tough ends trimmed 2 tsp olive oil 2 Tbsp lemon juice Place asparagus in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 5 minutes or until bright green and tender. Rinse asparagus under cold water and drain thoroughly.   Combine oil and […]

Sweet Potato Pancakes

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8 INGREDIENTS 6 cups peeled and finely shredded sweet potatoes 1 cup finely shredded onions 1 tsp salt-free herb seasoning 1-2/3 cup unbleached flour 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 cups finely shredded zucchini 1/4 cup lemon juice 1-1/2 cups egg substitute 6 tsp canola oil, divided […]

Lemon-Walnut Green Beans

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Number of Serving: 8 Cups of Fruits & Vegetables Per Person: 1 Ingredients: cooking spray 2 cups sliced green onions 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1-1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh or 3/4 Tbsp crushed dried rosemary 5 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1-1/2 Tbsp grated lemon rind

Baked Buttercup Squash

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 50 minutes Number of Servings: 2 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1 buttercup squash (approximately 2 lbs) 1 Tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp butter salt and pepper Directions: Cut squash in half and remove seeds. Place in baking dish cut side down in about 1 inch of […]

Fresh Orange Compote with Granola

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 15 minutes Number of Servings: 6 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 2 navel oranges, peeled, separated into segments 1 apple or pear, diced 1/2 cup halved seedless red or green grapes 1 banana, peeled, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup low-fat granola cereal […]

Fruit Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 20 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.50 Ingredients: 1/2 cup sliced banana 1/2 cup chopped apple 1/2 cup chopped papaya 1/2 cup grapes 1/2 cup orange juice Directions: In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients. Serve. Nutrition Facts Fruit Salad Serving Size 1/4 of […]

Pomegranate and Banana Salad

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 45 minutes Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 pomegranates, chilled 4 bananas 1 Tbsp palm sugar or brown sugar 2 limes, juiced (or 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice) Directions: Mix together the juice of the lime and the tablespoon of sugar. Adjust […]

Berry Blast Smoothie

Recipe Summary: Preparation Time: 5 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 1.00 Ingredients: 2 cups blueberries 2 cups raspberries 2 cups strawberries 2 cups blackberries 1 cup 100% cran-raspberry juice 1 cup low fat blueberry yogurt 2 cups ice Directions: Place all items into blender and blend until smooth. […]

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