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Tofu Stir-Fry with Brussels Sprouts

1 review

I love cooking with Brussels sprouts. This tofu stir-fry recipe is the perfect quick and healthy weeknight meal. Make a scrumptious hoagie by stuffing toasted rolls with this tasty mixture. —Joseph Sciascia, San Mateo, California

Tofu Salad

To make the tofu extra crispy in this tofu salad recipe, we recommend draining some of the liquid and cooking...


Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

2 reviews

These balsamic Brussels sprouts couldn't be easier to make—and you need only a few ingredients! —Kallee Krong-McCreery, Escondido, California


Veggie-Cashew Stir-Fry

6 reviews

Getting my meat-loving husband and two sons, ages 5 and 7, to eat more veggies had always been a struggle...


Creamy Mashed Potatoes

4 reviews

I love potatoes, mashed ones especially. This company-worthy version is a superb accompaniment to the beef roast I serve at...

Broccoli Squash Bake

3 reviews

My grandmother made this when she cooked for our farmhands years ago. I've cut her recipe down to serve fewer...


Rosy Potato Soup

"Chives, parsley and paprika delicately season this distinctive soup," shares Holly Youngers of Cunningham, Kansas.

Garlic Green and Wax Beans

"Even non-garlic lovers like this fresh-tasting salad," shares Marilou Robinson of Portland, Oregon.


Carrot Parsnip Stir-Fry

Orange carrot slivers and yellow parsnips make a pretty and different side dish. If parsnips aren't available, you could substitute...


Tomato Cabbage Stir-Fry

"I've been serving this dill-seasoned side dish for more than 30 years," shares Agarita Vaughan of Fairbury, Illinois. "I fix...


Broccoli with Mustard Sauce

2 reviews

"Broccoli is among the vegetables that we are able to grow well, so we eat a lot of it," shares...

Stir-Fried Asparagus

2 reviews

This recipe is a fresh-tasting, nicely seasoned vegetable side dish that's a cinch to prepare. It puts to good use...


Garlic Cauliflower Stir-Fry

1 review

Garlic and lemon-pepper give pleasant flavor to this special side dish while parsley adds a splash of color. It's a...


Asparagus Cashew Stir-Fry

6 reviews

When I'm in the mood for Chinese food, I turn to this snappy recipe. The colorful nutty dish is sure...


Broccoli with Red Pepper

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


Spicy Green Bean Saute

Perk up everyday green beans with this snappy saute recipe from Mary Tallman of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin. "It's great alongside...

Ginger Veggie Stir-Fry

Green beans blend nicely with the broccoli, carrots, red onion and sweet potato in this well-seasoned side dish. "I created...


Asparagus Tomato Stir-Fry

2 reviews

The recipe for this pretty medley comes from Elizabeth MacAulay in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. "Last spring, when asparagus was...


Ginger Plum Stir-Fry

"Here's a great way to get in your vegetables," promises Evelyn Joan Brewer of Bluffton, Indiana. "I lightened up the...


Asparagus Eggs Benedict

2 reviews

This is a favorite springtime Sunday brunch item at our house. If I'm not in a time crunch, I will...


Vegetable Trio

2 reviews

Mary Lou Wayman of Salt Lake City, Utah sent in the recipe for Vegetable Trio with its pretty mix of...


Egg Foo Yong with Sauce

1 review

"I'm trying to cut back on meat and have to watch my cholesterol, so I eliminated the meat in this...


Broccoli Stir Fry

Broccoli Stir-Fry is a great way to dress up a nutritious vegetable. Reports Susan Davis of Vernon Hills, Illinois, As...


Saucy Brussels Sprouts

2 reviews

Brussels sprouts are extra special dressed up for the holidays in a mild white sauce and dotted with pimientos. Washington...

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Stir-Fried Green Beans

In no time at all, Lapeer, Michigan's Heidi Wilcox stir-fries everyday green beans with garlic and a variety of herbs...


Almond Vegetable Stir-Fry

25 reviews

While broccoli florets and chunks of red pepper give these stir-fry vegetables plenty of color, it's the fresh gingerroot, garlic,...


Squash and Pepper Saute

This side dish is tasty and beautiful, plus it's a great way to use your zucchini harvest.—June Formanek, Belle Plaine,...


Flavorful Carrots

When my mom passed away, I went through her cookbooks to find the favorite recipes she prepared for our family...


Spinach and Garbanzo Skillet

1 review

Whipped up by our Test Kitchen, this colorful combination of beans, summer squash, tomatoes and spinach makes a bright addition...


Stir-Fried Asparagus with Sliced Almonds

2 reviews

"Here's one of my very favorite recipes for that first early-spring asparagus," writes Marie Hattrup from Sparks, Nevada. "Stir-frying keeps...