The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Special Sections

July 17, 2012

Cook’s Corner

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 — If you like vegetables, you will love these recipes.

Squash and Pepper Skillet

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil

5 medium zucchini, sliced

3 medium yellow summer squash, sliced

1 small sweet red or green pepper, julienned

1 garlic clove, minced

Salt and pepper to taste



In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the zucchini, yellow squash, red pepper and garlic; stir-fry for 12-15 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 8 servings

Garden Veggies Casserole

2 cups cooked rice

1 cup (4 ounces) grated cheddar cheese, divided

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 cup cauliflower florets

1 cup chopped broccoli

1/2 cup sliced celery

1/2 cup sliced carrots

1/2 cup sliced zucchini

2 cups pasta sauce

1 clove garlic, minced

2 teaspoons dry basil

Preheat over to 350 degrees. Combine rice and half of cheese; mix well. Place in bottom of 10 x 6 x 2-inch baking dish. Meanwhile, steam vegetables, 5-7 minutes until tender-crisp. Spoon vegetables over rice-cheese mixture. Combine pasta sauce, garlic and basil. Pour over vegetables. Top with remaining cheese. Bake for 30 minutes.

Mexican Okra

1/2 lb. ground meat

1 small onion, chopped

1 (#2) can tomatoes

3 cups sliced okra

1 cup watter

1 teaspoon chili powder

Garlic power

Salt and pepper to taste

Brown meat and onions. Add chili power, stir; add all other ingredients and simmer until okra is tender.

 

1
Text Only
Special Sections
  • Dr. Larry Bridge Chiropractic and a healthy you

    Throughout the last year I wrote about the many musculoskeletal ailments people experience and how chiropractic can play a role in alleviating some of the aches and pains associated with daily living.

    February 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • Partner with healthcare provider for better results

    Healthcare today is changing. With more access to information, more information available, and more choices about our health care, we are becoming smarter health care consumers.

    January 30, 2013

  • Jeannie Langston Characteristics of an abuser

    If you are in a relationship or beginning a new relationship there are signs to look for to determine if your significant other is a potential abuser.

    January 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • Happy Yoga Yoga, meditation are tools to control anxiety, stress

    Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing when they heard the news on Sept. 11, 2001.

    January 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ann Hudson Cook's Corner

    All of these are my favorites, but the pancake recipe is the best pancake I have eaten.

    January 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • Dr. Christina Adams Simple things help make healthy aging possible

    Have you noticed that the numbers in the phone book seem smaller and harder to read? Is getting down on your knees to look under the bed more difficult? Do you reach for support to stand?

    January 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • John Foutz Yoga for hair loss

    I was inspired to write about how yoga can help with hair loss when a friend told me that he had begun losing his hair during a stressful time in his life and since he has started a consistent yoga practice, his hair has come back in thick and healthy.

    January 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Daniel Brown Mental health expert shares ways to handle tragedy

    Whether you or your loved ones have been directly impacted by disaster or you have been deeply affected by tragic events that occur miles and miles away, coping with crisis and working to overcome tragedy can be overwhelming.

    December 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • Yoga for Teens Yoga for teens

    When I was a 16, I found an article in a magazine about yoga, meditation and repeating mantras.

    December 19, 2012 1 Photo

  • Ann Hudson Cook's Corner

    Favorite flavors for the holidays.

    December 17, 2012 1 Photo

House Ads
Featured Comment
Facebook
Twitter Updates
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide