Archive for the ‘Fruits/veggies’ Category

Yams for Health

4 md Yams, peeled and sliced 1/2 t Finely shredded orange peel 1/2 c Orange juice 1 T Brown sugar 1/4 t Salt 1/4 t Cinnamon 1/8 t Allspice |In a large skillet, bring 1″ of water to a boil. Add yams. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until they are tender. Drain. In […]

Baked or Grilled Onions

6 medium onions, — peeled 6 tablespoons butter or oil Salt Freshly ground black pepper |Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Halve the onions and arrange them in a greased baking dish or on a greased grill rack, dot with butter, and cook until tinged with black and brown, nearly charred, for 45 minutes to 1 […]

Baked Stuffed Peppers

1/2 c Long-grain brown rice 1 x Salt 4 x Large sweet peppers, * 3 tb Butter or margarine 1 x Medium onion, chopped 1/2 c Finely diced celery 1/2 c Sunflower seeds 1/4 c Minced parsley 2 ea Eggs, slightly beaten 1/4 ts Dried oregano leaves,crumble 1/4 c 4 oz. chopped green chiles 1 […]

Curried Rice

3 c Rice, cooked 1 ea Egg yolk 1 ts Curry powder 1 ea Green pepper, chopped 1/4 ts Salt 1/4 ts Pepper 2 tb Butter 1/4 ts Cayenne 1 ea Onion, chopped |Saute’ onion and green pepper in butter until onion is tender. Stir in curry powder, slightly beaten egg salt, pepper and cayenne. […]

Chocolate-dipped Strawberries

12 oz Semisweet chocolate pieces 6 tb Butter or margarine 1/2 ts Vanilla Strawberries with stems |Melt chocolate pieces in top of double boiler. Blend in butter and vanilla. Dip strawberries in chocolate, swirling to coat evenly. Place on waxed paper and set in cool dry place.

Amaretto Apples

2 md Golden Delicious apple 1 1/2 tb Unsalted butter 2 tb Sugar 2 tb Raisin 2 tb Amaretto liqueur 2 tb Sliced toasted almonds -whipped cream |Peel apples, core, cut into 1/2-inch dice and set aside. Melt butter in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples, sprinkle with sugar and saute until tender, about […]

Rice Tarragon

1 c Rice, uncooked 1/2 ea Onion, chopped 2 ea Cubes bouillon 2 ts Tarragon, crushed 1/4 c Butter 1/4 ts Pepper 2 c Water, boiling |Heat butter in a deep skillet. Add rice and onions and saute’, stirring frequently until rice is light brown and onions are transparent. Dissolve bouillon in boiling water and […]

Almond Rice Pilaf

3/4 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup slivered almonds 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups uncooked instant rice|In a saucepan, saute onion and almonds in butter until the onion is tender and teh almonds are lightly browned. Add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and cover. Remove from the […]

Vegetable Rice Medley

1 cup uncooked long grain rice 2-1/4 cups water 2 to 3 tablespoons onion or vegetable soup mix 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups frozen corn, peas or mixed vegetables|In a saucepan, combine the rice, water, soup mix, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Cook until rice and […]

Broccoli and Pasta in Dijon Sauce

1 cup uncooked anelli (tiny rings) pasta (4 ounces) 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt |Cook and drain pasta and broccoli as directed on packages. Toss pasta, broccoli and remaining ingredients. Serve warm.