The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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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.

 

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