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Vegetable Dishes

A collection of recipes where vegetables are the main ingredient.

Kale with Raisins and Almonds

Asparagus and Carrots with Lemon Sauce

Sweet Potato Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
This healthy sweet potato salad features a low-fat honey mustard dressing, and would make a great change of pace from more traditional potato salads.

Triple Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Garlic is used three ways in this triple garlic mashed potatoes recipe. Some is boiled with the potatoes, some is sautéed in the butter, and a little is added raw at the end.

Six Recipes for Fresh Bell Peppers
Here are six recipe suggestions to try when large, sweet, and colorful bell peppers are at their abundant best. Red, yellow, green, orange - no matter which you select, these recipes will bring out their true colors.

Five Fresh Recipe Ideas for Sweet Summer Corn
There is nothing better than freshly boiled corn, slathered in butter, sprinkled with salt, and eaten right off the cob. It's truly one of life's great pleasures. But, by the middle of summer it's starting to lose it's magic - a classic case of too much of a good thing. Here are a few fresh ideas for enjoying this sweet summer treat.

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fresh, Ripe, Summer Tomatoes
Here's a top 10 countdown of recipes and preparations using one of the stars of summer eating; the sweet, and perfectly ripe tomato. After suffering with pink, mealy supermarket tomatoes all winter, there's nothing that says summer like a beautiful, just picked tomato.

Sweet Potato Steak Fries
So simple and delicious, these sweet potato fries are a great way to enjoy one of nature's most nutritious foods. Since these are done in a hot oven, they don't need lots of oil to "fry." These sweet potato fries are great with burgers, steaks and almost anything else you would serve with regular fries.

Green Bean Salad with Fresh Mint
This quick and easy green bean salad recipe is very low fat thanks to a light, simple rice vinegar dressing. Rice vinegar has a natural sweet and tangy flavor that pairs perfectly with the fresh mint. A cold green bean salad is a very refreshing side dish served next to richer entrees.

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Garlic Butter
This very simple asparagus recipe really brings out the fresh flavor of the spears. Lemon and garlic butter is great on anything, but especially tender, grilled asparagus!

Roasted Asparagus Recipe with Toasted Hazelnuts
Roasting asparagus in a hot oven is an easy, and flavorful way to enjoy these delicious green spears. The flavor is concentrated as the asparagus turns a deep, dark green. A topping of hazelnuts toasted in butter and olive oil finishes this earthy dish.

Mushroom Ragout on Garlic Toast
This easy and elegant mushroom ragout (stewed mushrooms) is as versatile as it is delicious. It can be served as a first course, a main course, or even as a sauce for chicken or meat. You can also use wild mushroom when available.

Pan-roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic
No need to blanch the asparagus first in this easy and delicious asparagus recipe. Asparagus cooked in this style is more flavorful, and keeps more of the valuable nutrients. This asparagus recipe is great for a first course or as a vegetable side.

6 Deliciously Different Ways to Enjoy Fresh Asparagus
Asparagus is America's favorite spring vegetable for a reason; it's delicious, packed with nutrients, fast to prepare, low calorie, and can be enjoyed in a huge array of recipes. Here are 6 easy asparagus recipes that really show off the versatility of this succulent spear.

Pickled Grilled Vegetables
These pickled grilled vegetables should be a regular fixture on your picnic table during cookout season.

Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes are a popular favorite, but there are plenty of other recipes to make use of green tomatoes.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Streusel Topping recipe

Roasted Vegetable Tart

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