A lot of nutrition for a few calories, that's the zucchini. This favorite summer squash is packed with vitamins C and A and is 95 percent water. Try our healthy recipes starring zucchini in everything from tacos to muffins to slaw.
A colorful mix of vegetables takes center stage in this collection of meat-free dishes. From main courses to sides, with nods to both the decadent and virtuous, there's a vegetable casserole in here to suit any need.
Roasting is a great way to prepare broccoli. The tips of the flowers char lightly while the stems stay nicely crisp. Plus, roasting brings out the sweetness in this favorite nutritious cruciferous vegetable. We've cooked up several recipes for roasted broccoli that use almost every flavor imaginable, including citrusy, nutty, cheesy, and spicy.
It doesn't take long to make the filling, but if you'd like to do so in advance, mix the ingredients and stuff the peppers one day ahead. The dish can be made with or without a slow cooker; oven instructions follow.
Our new favorite jams, jellies, and pickles are every bit as delectable as old-fashioned state-fair winners, but we’ve streamlined the process of making them. Forget what you’ve been told you need -- an enormous pot, boiling-water baths, sterilization guidelines, and so on. Instead, turn out small batches with the fruits and vegetables you find at the farmers’ market on any given day. These pickles and preserves all keep in the fridge or freezer for months -- and each is worthy of a blue ribbon of its own.