5 Delicious Vegetable Recipes

Are you looking for some healthy and delicious vegetable recipes? How about some easy to prepare vegetable recipes? Then, here are five recipes to enjoy your vegetables.

Take a look how ordinary vegetables have some twists. And they are also easy to serve.

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Sweet Maple Green Beans

If you’re being good and eating your green beans, you may as well make a treat of them. These beans sauteed in butter and maple syrup is tender, sweet and delicious.

Ingredients

2 cups green beans

2 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons maple syrup

salt and pepper

 

Instructions

1. Steam green beans until softened.

2. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat.

3. Add the maple syrup and green beans saute for a few minutes.

4. Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

 

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Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs are best with this recipe. Nevertheless, you can certainly use their dried counterparts as another option. Just use a pinch of each herb if you’re using dried.

Ingredients

1 eggplant

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 cloves minced garlic

¼ cup fresh basil, finely chopped

¼ cup fresh thyme, finely chopped

¼ cup fresh dill, finely chopped

¼ cup fresh oregano, finely chopped

salt and pepper

 

Instructions

1. Cut the eggplant into slices and salt them lightly. Let them sit for about 15 minutes, so the salt can bring out the moisture of the pieces. Wipe them dry with a bit of paper towel.

2. Meanwhile, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic herbs, salt, and pepper. Let it sit to absorb the flavors for about 15 minutes.

3. Brush eggplant with oil and herb mixture all over, ensuring that the herbs get distributed well.

4. Place on a lightly greased grill and grill for about 15-20 minutes, flipping half way through.

 

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Oven-Baked Summer Squash Fries

A summer squash has a strong resemblance to a zucchini in flavor and texture. In fact, you can substitute zucchini in this recipe. It will probably bake a bit more quickly.

Ingredients

1 medium summer squash

2 eggs

1 ½ cups breadcrumbs

(try panko breadcrumbs for a crunchier texture)

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon mustard powder

salt and pepper

olive oil

 

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Grease a large baking sheet with olive oil and set aside.

2. Cut your summer squash into wedges. Remove the seeds if they are quite large and set wedges aside.

3. Whisk the eggs in a dish and set aside.

4. In another dish, combine the bread crumbs, paprika, mustard powder and salt and pepper.

5. Start by dipping the wedges, one by one, into the egg mixture and then the breadcrumb mixture. Place each wedge on the greased baking sheet. Continue until all the wedges are done.

6. You can bake the wedges as is for about 30-40 (until soft inside and golden brown on the outside). But if you want a more golden texture, drizzle or spray some olive oil on top of the wedges. Flip half way through baking.

7. Serve with ranch or another favorite dip.

 

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Simple Grilled Fennel

Fennel has a very distinct licorice flavor and when it’s grilled becomes a tender, melt-in-your-mouth experience you don’t want to miss. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare and around 45 minutes to cook.

Ingredients

fennel

olive oil

salt and pepper

Instructions

1. Trim the tops off the fennel. The stringy parts can be used as a herb in your cooking, but aren’t needed for this recipe.

2. Trim the bottom of the bulb and then cut the remaining bulb lengthwise into quarters. Rub with olive oil, salt, and pepper.

3. Place grill over medium heat to sear the fennel.

4. Move to indirect heat, with the cut side up, and cook covered for about 45 minutes or until fennel is very soft.

5. You can tell when it’s done by texture, rather than time. You definitely want to make sure it’s tender.

 

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Simply Delish Vegetarian Dinner

If you’re looking for a meatless meal that satisfies, look no further. This isn’t exactly a recipe but is meant to inspire you for our next veggie-only dish.

Instructions

1. All you do is preheat your oven to 350 F.

2. Then chop up some veggies, herbs and toss them in some olive oil. You can have pattypans, peppers, onions, and tomatoes.

3. Add some fresh herbs like basil, parsley, and oregano or whatever you like. Mushrooms, eggplant, garlic and plenty of other veggies also work well.

4. Mix all your ingredients and wrap everything in foil in a baking dish.

5. Bake at 350 F for about 40 minutes or so.

6. Drizzle with your favorite balsamic reduction and serve over rice, quinoa or just have it by itself.

Wow! Aren’t these veggie-terrific! Be creative in preparing your vegetable dishes for everyone to love and enjoy.

 

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