Vegetables & Side Dishes

Cabbage a la Chine

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceDaphne Hsueh (1974)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
5 minutes
Total time
25 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2
cabbage head (medium)
3 clv
garlic
3 t
corn oil
1 T
vinegar
1 T
soy sauce

Instructions

Wash cabbage and cut into bite-size pieces. Place oil and garlic in skillet. Heat for about a minute. Add cabbage and stir; cook about 2 minutes. Add vinegar and soy sauce and cook for another minute. Season with salt.

Baked Sauerkraut

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceDr. Ruth Browning (1992)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour, 35 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 50 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄4 c
onion (diced)
3 T
butter
1⁄4 t
black pepper
1⁄4 c
water
2 c
sauerkraut

Instructions

Cook onion in buffer until yellow. Add pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes, adding 1 or 2 tablespoons of water, if needed. Add sauerkraut and remaining water. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Bake in a preheated 300° oven for 1 hour. Add water, if needed. Yield: 4 to 6 servings.

This recipe was adapted from The Cookbook of the United Nations.

White Turnip Pudding

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceKay Jones (1983)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

8
white turnips (medium, peeled, sliced)
2 T
onion (chopped)
1⁄2 c
milk (skim or 2%)
 
salt
 
pepper
2
egg whites (beaten stiff)

Instructions

Cook turnips and onions in steamer or boiling water until just tender. Drain. Whip thoroughly or put into blender. In large saucepan, heat milk and add turnips. Cook until milk is absorbed. (Watch and stir.) Cool. Add salt and pepper to taste. Fold into beaten egg whites. Pour into lightly buttered casserole. Bake at 350° until puffed and lightly browned. Even turnip-haters like this.

Party Squash

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1989)
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
25 minutes
Total time
55 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
frozen cooked squash (10-oz)
2 T
butter (melted)
1⁄2 c
pecans (coarsely chopped)
1⁄4 c
honey
1 t
salt
1 t
nutmeg

Instructions

Thaw frozen squash in buffered casserole. Stir in butter, 1/4 cup pecans, honey, salt and nutmeg. Sprinkle top with remaining pecans. Dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Bake in 350° oven for 25 minutes. Nice accompaniment for holiday dinners.

Acorn Squash Stuffed with Sausage

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1991)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients

2
acorn squash (about 1 lb each)
1⁄2 c
brown rice
1 lb
sausage meat
1
egg
1 cn
sliced mushrooms (3-oz)
1 T
maple syrup
1⁄2 t
salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Slice squash lengthwise in half, removing seeds. Place squash, cut side down, in 12 x 18-inch baking dish. Bake 45 minutes. Prepare rice according to package directions. Cook sausage over medium heat until well browned, stirring frequently. Drain sausage well and place in a medium bowl. Toss sausage with egg, mushrooms, brown rice and syrup. Turn squash, cut side up, in baking dish and sprinkle with salt. Divide sausage mixture equally between the squash halves. Cover with foil and bake about 15 minutes at 350°, or until squash is tender.

Creamed Corn Casserole

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceMary Ellen Jenkins (1999)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 cn
cream-style corn
1 cn
whole corn (not drained)
3
eggs (mixed well)
1⁄2 c
margarine (room temp)
1⁄2 pk
Jiffy corn muffin mix
18 oz
sour cream
2
green onions (chopped)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325°. Mix all ingredients together well and bake approximately 1 hour. Makes 1 large casserole.

Zucchini Crescent Pie

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceSandi Snider (1985)
Prep time
40 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

4 c
zucchini (thinly sliced, unpeeled)
1 c
onion (coarsely chopped)
1⁄4 c
butter (or margarine)
1⁄2 c
parsley (chopped, or 2 T dried flakes)
1⁄2 t
salt
1⁄2 t
pepper
1⁄4 t
garlic powder
1⁄4 t
basil
1⁄4 t
oregano
3
eggs
2 c
Muenster (shredded, or mozzarella or brick cheese)
1 pk
Pillsbury crescent rolls (8-oz)
2 t
Dijon mustard

Instructions

Heat oven to 375°. In 10-inch skillet, cook zucchini and onions in butter until tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in parsley and seasonings. In a large bowl, blend eggs and cheese. Stir this into vegetable mixture. Separate crescent roll dough and place the triangle-shaped pieces into an 11-inch quiche pan. Or use a 12 x 8-inch baking dish and unroll segments side by side. Press over bottom and up sides to form a crust. Spread crust with mustard. Pour vegetable mixture evenly over crust. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until knife comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. To reheat, cover loosely with foil. Heat at 375° for 12 to 15 minutes.

Tasty Zucchini Casserole

Summary

Yield
1 Servings
SourceToni Tessman (1982)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
50 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes

Ingredients

6 c
zucchini (sliced)
1⁄2 c
onion (chopped)
1 cn
cream of chicken soup
1 c
sour cream
1 c
carrots (shredded)
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)
1⁄2 pk
herb-seasoned stuffing mix (8-oz)

Instructions

Cook zucchini and onions together over low heat 5 minutes. Drain well. Combine remaining ingredients together. Add zucchini and onions. Place in buttered 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Cover with foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Zucchini Bake

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceMeribah Howarth (1980)
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
1⁄2 c
cottage cheese
4
eggs (beaten)
3 T
parsley (minced, fresh)
1 1⁄2 t
salt
1⁄4 t
pepper (freshly ground)
1⁄4 lb
zucchini (sliced into 1/4-inch rounds)
3⁄4 c
bread crumbs
1⁄4 c
Parmesan cheese (grated)
1⁄4 c
butter (1/2 stick, or margarine)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°. Grease 2-quart baking dish. Combine first 6 ingredients. Place layer of zucchini in baking dish. Alternate with layers of cheese mixture. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Then sprinkle over casserole. Dot with butter. Tent with foil and bake 25 minutes at 375°. Remove foil and bake an additional 20 minutes, until top is browned. Serves 6 to 8.

Carrot & Zucchini Julienne

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceGale McLinn (2001)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
50 minutes

Ingredients

5
carrots (medium, peeled)
4
zucchini (medium, scrubbed)
1 1⁄2 t
salt
5 T
butter
1 T
lemon juice
1⁄2 t
sugar
1⁄4 t
pepper (freshly ground)
1⁄8 t
nutmeg

Instructions

Cut carrots and zucchini into 3 x 1/8-inch strips. Bring 2 quarts of water to boil. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Put zucchini in strainer and immerse in boiling water for 2 minutes only. Remove and rinse in cold water; drain on paper towels. Repeat with carrots, but boil for 3 minutes. Cover the vegetables and let stand at room temperature for not more than 6 hours. Using a large skillet, melt butter. Add lemon juice, sugar, pepper and nutmeg; combine well. Add vegetables and heat through.

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