More Vegetables

Want to eat more vegetables? These easy recipes make veggies the stars of everything from salads to side dishes to quick breads. You'll discover that eating more vegetables is an easy task.

Gingery Sugar Snap Peas

Better Homes and Gardens

This quick, low calorie vegetable side dish is slightly sweet due to a peach preserve glaze.

Total: 15 mins

Mustard Seed Relish

Better Homes and Gardens

This low-calorie vegetable relish recipe is zesty and sweet to serve on hot dogs, Polish sausage, and brats.

Beet and Apple Soup with Horseradish Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Combining fresh beets and apple create a mellow, slightly sweet soup recipe. Pureeing in a food processor or with an immersion blender makes it smooth and luscious.

Total: 50 mins

Parsnip-Potato Mash with Leeks and Hazelnut Browned Butter

Better Homes and Gardens

Parsnips are a slightly sweet root vegetable that adds depth to this potato mash. Make sure to wash the leeks well as they tend to be grittier than other vegetables.

Chive Butter, Breadsticks, and Radishes

Better Homes and Gardens

When time is short, you can throw together this five-ingredient side dish in a jiffy.

Total: 15 mins

Peppercorn-Crusted Steak with Baked Parsnip Fries


Enjoy a restaurant-quality meal of peppercorn-crusted filet mignon and baked parsnip fries at home in around 30 minutes.

Mediterranean Parsnips

Better Homes and Gardens

This vegetable side dish goes well with grilled or roasted pork or beef.

Roasted Beets, Fennel, and Parsnips

Better Homes and Gardens

This roasted vegetable side dish is an easy accompaniment to beef roast or burgers when entertaining.

Mini Vegetable Cakes


Zucchini and beets are baked into corn muffins to make a great side dish for chili, soups, or beef roast.

Scalloped Root Veggies

Diabetic Living

The Parmesan topping on this side dish offers the perfect crunchy, cheesy partner for the layered parsnips and celery root.

New Mexico Beef Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

This spicy beef and vegetable stew can be made in the slow cooker.

Hoppin John with Grits Polenta

Better Homes and Gardens

This Southern dish, traditionally served on New Year's Day, has black-eyed peas, brown rice, carrots, corn, hominy grits, polenta, and sweet peppers. It's no wonder that eating it brings good luck.

Herbed Leek Gratin

Better Homes and Gardens

A bread crumb mixture tops this creamy vegetable casserole. This side-dish recipe can be made for a special occasion or for any weeknight meal.

Fennel Braised with Artichokes

Family Circle

Simmer layers of fennel slices, artichokes, and an onion mixture in a slow cooker to create this side-dish recipe sensation.

Sweet Ginger Roots

Diabetic Living

For a slow cooker side dish that can't get much easier, try this ginger- and pomegranate juice-infused vetetable medley.

Overnight Cucumber Pickles

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this easy recipe for refrigerated cucumber pickles when you have an abundance of fresh vegetables in your garden.

Prawn Fritters with Cucumbers and Peanuts

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet prawns or shrimp fried in a vegetable-filled batter are the stars of this dinner, which is served on a cool cucumber salad.

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