Healthy Vegetable Dishes
Mom always said, "Eat your vegetables." These vegetable recipes make it easy, with healthy main dishes and sides that are bursting with healthy veggie variety.
Cut carbs not flavor by using turnips in place of potatoes in this creamy, low-calorie side dish that's simple enough to serve for a weeknight dinner.
Add dried Italian seasoning or a combination of dried herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or rosemary for added flavor to this roasted vegetable side dish.
A hint of fish sauce (don't knock it 'til you try it!) lends a nice salty quality to the marinade for these Asian grilled vegetables.
Yuca is a mild-flavored starchy root vegetable with a tough dark skin that is peeled like a potato. Here, cut-up yucca is boiled and tossed with rosemary and garlic.
In place of deep-fried potatoes, serve these crispy vegetable fries as a side to your sandwich.
Parmesan-dusted whole-wheat bread slices stand in for the fat-laden pastry crust in this vegetable-packed pot pie dinner.
This simple stir-fry enhances the natural goodness of summer vegetables with a generous sprinkling of fresh, fragrant herbs and just a dab of butter.
Delicata squash has skin that's so thin and tender, you'll have no trouble eating it after it's roasted.
Just a drizzle of cream is required to make this carrot and potato soup cream. Most of the decadent texture is the result of blending just prior to service.
Seasoned cooked carrots add color, style, and a healthy dose of vitamin A to mashed potatoes.
Roasted cherry tomatoes steal the show in this rustic bread salad.
For a tasty grilled appetizer or side dish, top summer's finest tomatoes with fresh herbs.
Because roasting accents the sweetness of asparagus, you need only a hint of chervil.
Spices like garam masala and tumeric give these vegetable kabobs flavor that's similar to tandoori chicken.
Low in carbs, salt, and fat, this chili dish will fuel you up without weighing you down. Top it with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt for a creamy finish.
If you can't find acorn squash, try butternut squash or even small pumpkins instead.
Cotija cheese is the key ingredient that takes corn on the cob south of the border.