Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Sweet Pepper Cabbage Slaw

A simple cooked dressing and red pepper give this cabbage mixture a delightful sweet flavor. It’s perfect for parties and pairs well with any grilled meat. —Jackie Deibert, Klingerstown, Pennsylvania

Grilled Peppers and Zucchini

5 reviews

This versatile side dish is so simple and quick that I had to share it. Grilling the colorful veggies in...


Rustic Tuscan Pepper Bruschetta

If you love sweet red, yellow and orange peppers, pair them with fresh mint for a cold kitchen appetizer. Marinate...


Broccoli with Red Pepper

Karen Davies of Wanipigow, Manitoba shares this colorful side dish. The crisp snap of water chestnuts adds to its great...


Pickled Bell Peppers

5 reviews

Everyone around here knows me for this colorful, tasty dish. I serve the peppers with a lot of meals and...

Three-Pepper Veggie Tray

In no time at all, you can put together this colorful platter of crisp vegetables. Instead of typical veggie dip,...


Maple-Glazed Kabobs

1 review

I recently received this recipe from a friend who makes his own maple syrup. My family often requests these slightly...

Zippy Chicken Chili

3 reviews

Loaded with hearty beans and chicken, this zippy chili really warms us up on chilly winter nights.


Veggie Chicken Chili

Because this chili freezes well, I like to keep some on hand for dinner on busy days or for last-minute...


Creamy Pepper Penne

1 review

A flavorful sour cream sauce nicely coats every bite of penne pasta in this pleasing side dish. To turn it...


Pepper Ricotta Primavera

9 reviews

Garlic, peppers and herbs top creamy ricotta cheese in this meatless skillet meal you can make in just 20 minutes....

Grilled Peppers and Zucchini for Two

"This side dish is so simple and quick that I had to share it," notes Karen Anderson of Fair Oaks,...


Creamy Red Pepper Veggie Dip

I received this, my go-to veggie dip recipe, from a college roommate. Thick and creamy with just a touch of...


Green Beans and Red Peppers

1 review

I believe that simple sides are best. These basic, but beautiful beans prove my theory correct!—Betty Ellis, Boaz, Alabama


Pineapple Pepper Salsa

The contrast of sweet and heat makes for a flavorful salsa that both friends and family enjoy. For a spicy...


Layered Summertime Salad

2 reviews

Luscious layers of pasta and veggies make up this super summer salad that can be prepared ahead of time for...

Grilled Veggies with Mustard Vinaigrette

2 reviews

I make this healthy and inviting side dish whenever friends come over for a cookout. The honeyed vinaigrette lets the...


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Grilled Vegetable Platter

38 reviews

The best of summer in one dish! This pretty grilled vegetable recipe is meant for entertaining. Grilling brings out their...


Chili-Lime Shrimp Kabobs

2 reviews

Lime and chili add a kick that really make this recipe pop. Plus, the grilled peppers are a great way...


Rainbow Pepper Appetizers

2 reviews

Company will quickly polish off this colorful pepper medley from Marion Karlin of Waterloo, Iowa. The crisp-tender veggies are topped...


Sweetheart Slaw

1 review

I named this salad "sweetheart slaw" because of the fruit and the fact that all the sweethearts in my life...


Peppered Tuna Kabobs

When we barbecue, we like to wow our guests, so dogs and burgers are out! We make tuna skewers topped...


Grilled Summer Squash

4 reviews

Grilling food in foil packets creates steam so food cooks in its own juices, which makes the contents flavorful and...


Green Beans with Peppers

This festive-looking side dish is a snap to make for a holiday menus or an everyday meal. —Taste of Home...

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Pesto-Corn Grilled Peppers

5 reviews

We grill almost daily and enjoy using fresh produce from our garden. These pepper halves filled with a basil-seasoned corn...


Squash and Pepper Skillet

Mom knew how to get us to eat our vegetables - she'd serve this colorful blend of fresh zucchini, summer...


Refrigerator Garden Pickles

6 reviews

Canning isn't necessary for these crisp-tender, tangy pickles. Keep them in the fridge and eat them up within a month....


Roasted Chicken Thighs with Peppers & Potatoes

7 reviews

My family loves this dish! There's nothing better than oven baked boneless chicken thighs for dinner. It looks and tastes...


Balsamic Pork Scallopine

31 reviews

I developed this delightful dish by tweaking my veal scallopine recipe—thinly sliced pork is an economical alternative and a tasty...


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Chicken Pepper Fajitas

2 reviews

"This spicy entree is fun to serve sizzling at the table, just like they do in restaurants," relates Lucinda Price....