Vegetables & Side Dishes

Baked Spinach with Three Cheeses

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceLenore Mastracci (1997)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
25 minutes
Total time
45 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
onion (finely chopped)
1⁄2 c
feta cheese (crumbled)
1⁄2 c
Edam cheese (grated)
1⁄4 c
Roquefort cheese (crumbled)
2 T
dill (chopped, fresh)
2 T
breadcrumbs (fresh)
1
egg yolk (large)
3 T
olive oil
2 pk
ready-to-use spinach (10-oz, coarsely chopped)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly butter 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking dish. Mix first 7 ingredients in large bowl. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add spinach; sauté until wilted and juices evaporate, about 3 minutes. Transfer spinach to strainer; drain well. Arrange spinach over bottom of prepared dish. Sprinkle with cheese mixture. Bake until heated through, about 20 minutes. Preheat broiler. Broil spinach and cheese until cheese is golden on top, watching closely, about 2 minutes. 

From Bon Appetit magazine, February 1997.

Spinach Bake

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceLucy Tammen (1988)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
35 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
frozen spinach (10-oz, cooked and drained)
1 pk
Lipton onion soup mix
1 1⁄2 c
sour cream
1 c
Parmesan cheese (grated)

Instructions

Put all the ingredients except cheese in an ungreased 2-quart casserole dish. Cover with Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Cauliflower Supreme

Summary

Yield
4 Servings
SourceJoan Howison (1989)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
15 minutes
Total time
35 minutes

Ingredients

1⁄2 pk
noodles (4-oz, fine)
6 T
parsley (chopped)
3 T
butter
1⁄4 t
salt
1⁄2 c
mayonnaise
1 T
onion (grated)
1
cauliflower (fresh)
1 T
lemon juice
1
egg white (beaten stiff)

Instructions

Cook cauliflower just until tender; do not overcook. Drain it and keep it hot. Cook noodles. Drain, mix with parsley, margarine and salt. Turn into baking dish and top with cauliflower. Combine mayonnaise, onion and lemon juice and fold into whipped egg white. Spread on top of cauliflower. Place under broiler for 3 to 4 minutes, until puffed and brown.

Cauliflower & Broccoli with Cheese Sauce

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceDaisy Harvey (1977)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
frozen broccoli spears (10-oz)
1
head cauliflower (small, broken into flowerets)
1 cn
cheddar cheese soup (11-oz)
1⁄2 cn
milk
1 t
salt
1 t
sugar
1 ds
pepper

Instructions

Cook separately the broccoli spears and cauliflower in very small amount of water with salt and sugar. Drain. Arrange in serving dish together. Heat cheddar cheese soup with milk and pour over vegetables in dish. Serve at once. An added gourmet touch, small, sliced pieces of cooked carrots and a small can of drained onions or small fresh onions may be included before the sauce is added.

Broccoli & Cheese Delight

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceDr. Ruth Browning
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
40 minutes

Ingredients

1
frozen broccoli (bag, or 2 boxes)
8 oz
Velveeta cheese
4 T
margarine
 
Ritz crackers (crushed)

Instructions

Cook and drain broccoli. Put broccoli and cheese in a greased baking dish. Top with crackers. Cut margarine over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Broccoli Casserole

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceCindy S. Koehler (1983)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
broccoli (10-oz, chopped)
1 c
mayonnaise
4 T
lemon juice
3
hard-boiled eggs (chopped fine)
 
water chestnuts (chopped)

Instructions

Cook broccoli. Drain and put in casserole dish. Mix mayonnaise and lemon juice in saucepan and heat until blended. Mix sauce in casserole with broccoli. Sprinkle eggs and water chestnuts over the top. Serves 6 to 8.

Portuguese Green Beans

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceGale McLinn (2001)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
35 minutes
Total time
55 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 lb
green beans (fresh)
2 T
olive oil
1⁄2 lb
bacon (chopped)
1⁄2 c
ham (chopped)
2 clv
garlic (chopped)
2
onions (small, chopped)
10
stuffed green olives (sliced)
1⁄2 c
dry white wine
1⁄4 t
nutmeg
 
salt (to taste)
 
pepper (to taste)

Instructions

Place green beans in hot salted water. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes, or until stiff a bit crisp. Drain and place in cold water. Sauté bacon, ham, garlic, onions and sliced olives in olive oil. Add white wine and nutmeg. Drain beans well and add to wine mixture. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Epicurean Green Beans

Summary

Yield
6 Servings
SourceRobin Obetz (1978)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 5 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb
green beans (fresh, cut in 1-inch pieces)
1 c
mushrooms (fresh, sliced)
1 T
onion (chopped)
2 T
butter
3 T
all-purpose flour
1⁄2 t
salt
1⁄4 t
thyme (crushed)
1 ds
pepper
2 c
milk
4 sli
bacon (crisp cooked crumbled)
1 pk
frozen pattie shells (10-oz ctn of 6, baked, or may use shells from the bakery)

Instructions

Cook beans, covered, in small amount of boiling salted water until tender, about 15 minutes. In 2-quart saucepan, cook mushrooms and onions in butter until tender. Blend in flour, salt, thyme and pepper. Add milk, all at once. Stir constantly until mixture thickens and bubbles. Stir in beans. Heat through. Add bacon. Put hot mixture into prepared pattie shells and if desired, garnish with additional bacon. Can be served as a Main Course.

Swiss Beans

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceJean Ross (2002)
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
40 minutes

Ingredients

2 pk
frozen French-style green beans
1⁄2 c
butter
1 T
onion (minced)
1⁄3 c
flour
1⁄2 t
dry mustard
1 t
salt
1⁄4 t
pepper
2 c
milk
1⁄4 lb
Swiss cheese (cubed or shredded)
1⁄4 c
cashews (chopped)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook beans until just tender; drain. Melt butter. Add onion and brown lightly. Stir in flour, mustard, salt and pepper. Gradually add milk; cook and stir until thickened. Add cheese and stir until melted. Combine sauce and beans. Pour into greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with cashews. Bake about 20 minutes.

Crockpot Green Bean Casserole

Summary

Yield
8 Servings
SourceDot Bowser (1980)
Prep time
15 minutes
Cooking time
7 hours
Total time
7 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.

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