Category Archives for Vegetables

Savory Mixed Greens

15 oz can greens (collards, turnip, mustard, kale or mixed greens) 1 tablespoon margarine 2 tablespoons vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon sugar or honey 1 teaspoon dry onion Open up the greens. You can use any type of greens that you like. You could use spinach too, I guess, although I […]

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Candied Carrots

6 to 8 medium carrots, peeled and sliced 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon margarine 2 tablespoons sugar or honey 1/4 teaspoon salt Good Dash pepper First prepare the carrots, cutting them into thin rounds. Place them in a saucepan with the water, margarine, sugar, salt and pepper. Bring the carrots to a boil over high […]

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Harvard Beets

15 oz can of sliced beets drained, reserve juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 tablespoons vinegar 1 tablespoon or margarine 1/4 teaspoon salt, if desired In a quart size saucepan combine the sugar and cornstarch. Measure the beet liquid. You need 3/4-cup, add water if necessary to bring the amount of liquid to […]

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Vegetables Lo Mein

8 ounces dry spaghetti 3 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 pound package of frozen stir-fry vegetables or 3-1/2 cups fresh chopped veggies 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions. When it is tender, drain it well and […]

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Tomato Rice Pilaf

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, sliced 1 cup dry, long-grain brown rice 14 oz can chopped tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1-1/2 cups water To make this dish, you will need a sauce pan with a tightly fitting lid. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the onion and sautè it […]

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Tomato Juice from Tomato Paste

1 can tomato paste 4 cans of tap water Use any size can of tomato paste. Usually they come in 12-oz or 6-oz sizes. Open the can and scrape the thick concentrated tomato paste into a large jar or juice pitcher. Fill the can with water 4 times, and pour the water in with the […]

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