Vegetables & Side Dishes

Crockpot Green Bean Casserole

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceDot Bowser (1980)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time7 hours
Total time7 hours, 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 lb
fresh green beans (washed and cut up)
1 cn
10 1/2-oz. cream of mushroom soup (undiluted)
1 cn
French-fried onion rings
1 c
cheddar cheese (grated)
1 cn
water chestnuts (thinly sliced)
 
slivered almonds (optional)
 
Salt and pepper (to taste)
1⁄2 c
water

Instructions

Spread in layers as listed above, making about 3 layers. Save enough French- fried onion rings to crumble and sprinkle over top about 20 minutes before serving. Add 1/2 cup water and cook on High for 7 to 10 hours or on low 12 to 18 hours. If using frozen green beans, use 4 packages of cut-up green beans. Cook on High 4 to 5 hours or on low 8 to 10 hours.

Russian Beets

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourcePeg Craigland (1978)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time45 minutes

Ingredients

10
beets (medium size)
1 pk
sour cream (small)
2 T
sugar
2 T
vinegar

Instructions

Cook beets until tender and peel. Put through food chopper. Season beets with salt and pepper. Season sour cream with sugar and vinegar. Pour over beets. Heat until hot and serve over mashed potatoes.

Welsh Rarebit (AKA Rabbit With Noodles)

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceDr. Ruth Browning (1991)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

1 T
butter (or margarine)
2 c
cheddar cheese (grated)
1⁄4 t
salt
1⁄4 t
dry mustard
3⁄4 c
milk
1⁄2 lb
noodles (freshly cooked, drained)

Instructions

Melt butter or margarine and Cheddar cheese in a small pan. Stir over low heat until the cheese is completely melted. Stir in salt and dry mustard. Remove from heat. Add milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. When hot, stir in freshly cooked, drained noodles. Serve over hot toasted bread or crackers.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceAnnette Heffernan, Main Library (2006)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

3 c
sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
1⁄2 c
white sugar
1⁄2 c
margarine
2
eggs, beaten
1 t
vanilla
1⁄2 c
milk
1⁄2 c
brown sugar
1⁄2 c
flour
1⁄2 c
margarine, melted
1 c
nuts, chopped

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Thoroughly mix sweet potatoes, white sugar, 1/2 cup margarine, eggs, vanilla and milk. Pour into baking dish.

Mix brown sugar, flour, melted margarine and nuts; sprinkle on top of sweet potato mixture. Bake for 25 minutes.

Green Peas

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourcePeg Craighead (1978)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time20 minutes
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
heavy cream
1 pk
frozen peas (10-oz)
2 T
chopped onion
2 T
dill (snipped, fresh)
1 1⁄2 T
butter

Instructions

In a heavy skillet, heat butter until it is foaming. Sauté onions for 1 minute, stirring, then add frozen peas. Stir until coated with butter. Add cream, salt and pepper. Simmer until peas are tender and the cream slightly thickened.

Chilean Spicy Potato & Tomato Casserole

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceMarcia Baum (1999)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time1 hour, 15 minutes

Ingredients

2 T
vegetable oil
1
onion (medium, thinly sliced)
1 clv
garlic (minced)
 
salt (to taste)
5
potatoes (medium, cooked, peeled and sliced, about 1 1/2 lbs)
4
tomatoes (peeled and sliced)
2
serrano chilies (or jalapeno chilies, seeded and finely minced)
2 T
Parmesan cheese (freshly grated)
1⁄4 c
Gouda cheese (grated)
1 c
half and half (or whole milk)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Oil a medium baking dish. In a small skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté, stirring occasionally, until softened but not brown, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute more. Season with salt. Scatter half of the onions on the bottom of the casserole dish. Cover with half of the potatoes and half of the tomatoes; salt lightly. Sprinkle half of the chiles and cheese on top. Repeat the layers, ending with the cheese. Pour the half-and-half evenly over the vegetables. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until the liquid has been absorbed and the cheese is brown. Serve at once.

Spanish Rice

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceBarb Apel (2003)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time45 minutes

Ingredients

8 sli
bacon
1
onion (chopped)
1
green pepper (chopped)
1 c
rice (uncooked)
1 cn
tomatoes (large, diced)
1⁄2 c
tomato juice (up to 1 c)
1 1⁄2 t
salt
1⁄8 t
pepper

Instructions

In a skillet, fry bacon until crisp; remove from skillet. Add onion and green pepper to the bacon fat and cook over medium heat until onion is yellow. Add remaining ingredients and cook until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Crumble bacon into rice. 

Veggie Quick-Fix

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceCarol Deshler (1996)
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time25 minutes

Ingredients

1
onion (medium, chopped)
1
green pepper (seeded and chopped, small)
1
zucchini (medium, chopped)
2 clv
garlic (minced)
2 T
olive oil
1 cn
14.5-oz. chili-style stewed tomatoes
1 cn
15-oz. dark red kidney beans
1⁄2 t
oregano
1⁄4 t
salt
1⁄4 t
pepper

Instructions

Cook first 4 ingredients in olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until tender. Stir in tomatoes and next 4 ingredients. Top each serving with shredded cheese. Serve over brown rice.

Party Squash

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceHeather Phalen (1989)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time55 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
frozen cooked squash (10-oz)
2 T
butter (melted)
1⁄2 c
pecans (coarsely chopped)
1⁄4 c
honey
1 t
salt
1 t
nutmeg

Instructions

Thaw frozen squash in buffered casserole. Stir in butter, 1/4 cup pecans, honey, salt and nutmeg. Sprinkle top with remaining pecans. Dot with 1 tablespoon butter. Bake in 350° oven for 25 minutes. Nice accompaniment for holiday dinners.

Kidney Beans a la Sour Cream

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceAnita Ward (1978)
Prep time15 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

3 T
salad oil
3⁄4 c
onion (chopped)
1⁄3 c
celery (chopped)
1 cn
tomato sauce (8-oz)
 
salt (to taste)
1⁄2 c
dairy sour cream
2 cn
red kidney beans (1-lb. 1-oz. cans, drained)
1 1⁄3 T
Worcestershire sauce
1 ds
Accent (optional)

Instructions

In hot oil in large skillet, sauté onion and celery until golden and tender, about 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce, sour cream, beans, Worcestershire sauce, salt and Accent; stir to mix well. Cook, covered, over low heat about 10 minutes, or until thoroughly hot. Makes 4 to 5 servings.

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