Browsing Category VEGETABLES

Roasted Vegetables with Shrimp and Sausage

Healthy and Delicious Roasted Veggies with Shrimp and Sausage is an EASY, quick dish to prepare!  I used chicken sausage, but use any type sausage you want. Sausage gives a great flavor to this dish. The important thing to remember is to cut the different vegetables into the correct sizes so they all finish cooking at the same time. Root vegetables are cut up into…

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Tzimmes

This delicious, colorful, sweet, fall vegetable casserole dish is one I get requested to make at Thanksgiving! I originally got a similar recipe from my sister, Annie who introduced me to this great dish! Then my co-worker SaraGail made this every fall for a teachers’ luncheon during Rosh Hashanah. And she served the traditional beef brisket with it. A sweet New Year, Happy Rosh Hashanah…

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Linda’s Fried Sweet Potatoes

Here is a recipe with a video of my friend Linda making her famous FRIED SWEET POTATOES.  NOT Sweet Potato Fries! It’s  Fried Sweet Potatoes!  LOL These are a family favorite and they are so delicious! The ingredients are simple and so is her technique.  See the steps how Linda makes it in the video below.    Enjoy! INGREDIENTS:

Falafels

“Salwa, a dear co-worker of mine from Egypt got me hooked on falafels! Falafels are small chickpea patties that are sold in the streets throughout the mid-east. They are famous here in New York too. Salwa’s homemade falafels are so amazing! She knew how much I loved them and made them for me often when we worked together. They are a great non-meat source of…

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Sweet Potato Latkes

   For Sweet Potato Latkes, just follow my recipe for Basic Latkes at  angiesopenrecipebox.com/2018/02/25/basic-latkes but substitute 1 large sweet potato for the 3 large potatoes.   Here is the recipe for Sweet Potato Latkes with the sweet potato already substituted: INGREDIENTS: 1 large sweet potato, peeled 1 large onion 1 small celery stalk, with fronds  5 sprigs fresh parsley 1 egg, beaten ¼ cup flour…

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Basic Latkes

“Latkes are traditionally served at Hanukkah with applesauce or sour cream but everyone eats them all year round!  They are just too good to eat only once a year!  There are many variations of latkes: adding vegetable combinations, adding cheese, or using sweet potatoes. To change them up my favorite veggies to add are zucchini and carrots!  Sometimes broccoli. Try sweet potatoes, they are so…

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Zucchini Patties

“I tried!  We liked!  I recommend!  From Allrecipes, I adapted these and they are really delish! My husband Bill raved about them!  Zucchini patties with mozzarella cheese and red pepper, they make a great appetizer or a little snack.  I added red pepper to the recipe. You can substitute the red pepper for any other vegetable you like or use just the zucchini.  We like…

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Basmati Rice with Minced Vegetables

     “Basmati rice sautéed with tiny bits of veggies is a side dish everyone seems to love. It is simple to make and because of all the added veggies and so little oil, it does not give you that heavy feeling that happens when you eat other rice dishes. The secret to this dish is to mince the vegetables the same size as the…

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Low-Calorie Stuffed Peppers with Ketchup, Basmati Rice and Ground Beef

“There are so many versions of stuffed peppers!  Only ketchup, Basmati rice,  onion,  salt and pepper make up the flavor for the inside of this easy, tasty, low-calorie version.   I think the ones with tomato sauce are kind of bland and need more kick in them.  But I don’t like them very spicy or with other vegetables in the filling either.   Using ketchup and Basmati rice makes a…

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Colcannon

          “Cabbage, potatoes, leeks, and kale together make colcannon, that delicious traditional Irish dish people love around St. Patrick’s Day, or any day!  It goes really well with lamb chops or anything lamb, and corned beef.  I think the leeks make it so-o good!  There are many variations for colcannon.   You can also make it a complete one-dish meal with chunks…

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Eggplant Parmigiana

               “Years of watching my mom and my relatives make eggplant with their various little deviations led me as a teenager to try my hand at it! I love it so much! This is my family’s way to make it. I prefer using the milder grated Romano cheese, but if you like Parmigiana cheese, or a mix of grated cheeses, use whatever you like!…

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Sautéed Cabbage and Bread (Bonard? Bonarde? Bonartte?)

 An old-world Italian vegetable side dish recipe that is made in less than 10 minutes! It is so delicious! It is just sautéed cabbage and bread! It was called Bonard in my family, and that is purely the phonetic spelling. That’s what I hear it sounds like. I even asked my Aunt Gloria to try to spell it, and this is was how she spelled…

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