Browse our vegetable recipes for a dish using asparagus, broccoli, and other types of vegetables as the main ingredient.
Marinating and grilling the eggplant slices before placing them into the tortilla is what takes this fantastic eggplant fajita recipe to the next level.
Along with pumpkin, the vegetables in this chili are onion, green bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, stalk celery, stewed tomatoes and red kidney beans.
This Pasta Primavera recipe, created at Sirio Maccioni's Le Cirque restaurant in New York City, uses mascarpone or ricotta cheese, is very popular.
For a refreshing greens stir-fry delight, cook up this Yow Choy Sum With Ginger & Lemon. If you can't find Yow Choy, substitute broccoli rabe or collard greens.
For all you corn lovers, this easy side dish recipe for wine and butter steamed corn-on-the-cob is a flavorful alternative to plain boiled corn.
This exotic Wild Rice With Jerusalem Artichokes and Papaya recipe combination also makes a tasty stuffing for chicken or pork chops.
This recipe for Wild Bill's Nearly Famous Pork Tenderloin is loaded with roast vegetables which cook along with the pork.
This tasty Whipped Sweet Potatoes recipe is easy to make and may even be prepared a day ahead.
Savor this exotic, easy, and healthy recipe for fresh Watermelon and Chicken Salad.
Fresh broccoli, red bell peppers, olive oil and balsamic vinegar salad dressing are the main ingredients to this warm salad.
Moussaka is a layered oven casserole dish usually made with vegetables and meat. This is a vegetarian version using tofu.
Serve sour cream and guacamole on the side of these veggie burger fajitas. It's a wonderful vegetarian recipe.
A vegetable side dish with eggplant, zucchini, red, yellow and and orange bell peppers, portobello mushrooms, and shredded Jarlsberg cheese and tomato juice.
This hearty Vegetable and Lentil Stew is a recipe that can be made a day ahead of time.
The colorful red peper and zucchini stuffing make these grilled portabellas look interesting and taste good too.
Honey-glazed baby carrots are a quick, easy, tasty and some might say healthy way to make a side dish of vegetables for dinner.
This recipe is a vegetable only version of a tamale pie as typically served in the Southwestern area of the U.S.
Jacques Pepin creates an unusual hot sandwich with layers of eggplant, cheese, and tomato. It is a perfect sandwich for your vegetarian guests.
You can serve Jacques Pepin's Braised Sour Cabbage vegetable side dish with your favorite roasts.
If you are blessed with an abundance of fresh porcini, double the recipe and serve the zucchini with porcini mushrooms as a main course spooned over polenta.
This zucchini and carrot muffins recipe gets a boost from spices such as allspice and nutmeg - a perfect companion for your morning coffee.
This quick, colorful recipe for Fall Sweet Onion Sauté makes use of fall's bounty of sweet onions and sweet potatoes.
Quick, simple and low-calorie, this Asian Cole Slaw recipe can be fortified with chicken.
Serve this watermelon salsa as a bed for grilled fish or chicken or mix with canned black beans for a quick bean salad.
Light and simple, this Asian Cucumber Salad recipe is a cool delight. If Japanese cucumbers are unavailable, substitute 1 English cucumber.
This Tofu and Vegetable Salad recipe can be made with any leftover raw or cooked vegetables you might have, including broccoli, cauliflower or mushrooms.
Mushroom lovers will love this Wilted Cabbage Salad recipe with an Asian twist. You can use any type of dried mushrooms, but shiitakes would work particularly well.
Savor the flavor in these dumplings in this Mushroom and Spinach Potstickers recipe.
Mushroom lovers will savor this Asian recipe for Porcini-Stuffed Ravioli.
For a succulent Asian style meat dish, enjoy this Vegetable-Topped Flank Steak recipe.
As comfort for your palate, serve this Squash and Plantain Puree as a side dish recipe to roast chicken or pork. Use plantains that have ripened to brownish-black for this recipe.
Vegetable lovers will enjoy this tasty recipe for Broccolini Pasta. You could also use regular broccoli to make this dish, just cut into 1 inch florets.
Adorn your broccolini with this delicious sauce. This recipe for Broccolini With Three-Cheese Sauce can also be served over cut, cooked florets of regular broccoli or cauliflower.
Vegetable lovers will enjoy this recipe for Belgian Endive Swiss Gratin. Keep the endive wrapped in dry paper towels in the refrigerator until ready to cook, as they discolor when exposed to light.
Savor the taste with this recipe for Braised Fennel with Pancetta. Pancetta is the Italian version of bacon, although less smoky.
Mushroom lovers will savor this recipe for Braised Fennel With Shallots and Mushrooms. You can use just about any type of dried mushrooms for this dish.
Tangy and healthy, this recipe for Celery Root, Green Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Salad will wake up your taste buds. Celery, also called celeriac, discolors as soon as it is cut, so do not skip the step of placing it in lemon juice.
Colorful and healthy, this meatless Chopped Salad With Black-Eyed Peas is a refreshing recipe.
Onion lovers will relish this recipe for Cipolline Onion and Green Bean Salad.
You can substitute an equal amount of another type of mushrooms, such as porcini, crimini or white in this fresh mushroom fondue recipe.
Enjoy a broiled vegetarian main dish with this recipe for broiled vegetable kebabs. If using wooden skewers, soak in water for about 20 minutes before adding the vegetables to avoid flameups under the broiler.
Tantalize your tastebuds with this recipe for garlic and dried tomato bruschetta. To soak the sun-dried tomatoes, place in a bowl with boiling water to cover and let soak until softened.
This recipe for grilled asparagus with camembert sauce is a cheesy delight. The original recipe called for purple asparagus, but you could also use green or white.
Served as a tangy side dish to roast beef or grilled steaks, this horseradish mashed potatoes recipe will delight your taste buds.
For an exotic Asian flavor, savor this mushroom salad dish. This hot salad could be a first course or a side dish to chicken or fish.
For a delicious appetizer, enjoy this recipe for Japanese vegetable tempura. Serve with soy sauce or purchased tempura sauce for dipping. Make sure all the vegetables are cut in bite-sized pieces for quick frying and easy eating.
For a warm, healthy dish, try this recipe for vegetable minestrone. When buying broccoli rabe for this soup, look for full green heads with no yellow buds.
This minted Swiss chard dish would make a great accompaniment to roast leg of lamb or lamb chops.
For a unique salad, try this recipe for parsley root salad with lemon vinaigrette. Parsley root looks like a cream-colored carrot and is usually sold with the parsley leaves still attached.
Served alone as a first course or with some grilled chicken to make a luncheon main course, this recipe for radicchio and greens salad with orange-sage vinaigrette is delicious.
A delightful combination of flavors, this recipe for red onion and sugar snap pea salad is sure to please.
Tantalize your taste buds when you stir up this recipe for sauteed Jerusalem artichoke medley. Jerusalem artichokes, also called sunchokes, discolor quickly after cutting so keep them in the water-lemon juice mixture until you're ready.
Serve this recipe for steamed dandelion greens as a side dish to ham or roast pork. Dandelion greens have a sharp flavor similar to mustard greens or collard greens.
Serve this steamed kohlrabi recipe with lemon butter as a side dish recipe to chicken or pork. Kohlrabi have a sweet, cabbage-like flavor and are generally available in summer and fall.
Served with roast pork or another favorite, this recipe for salsify with curry sauce will salsify. Salify has a light brown skin with a creamy interior and is slightly larger than a carrot. If unavailable, this recipe could be made with parsnips.
A garden delight, this recipe for sweet and sour rhubarb and spinach salad will delight your senses: lightly cooked slices of rhubarb are spooned atop spinach leaves and veiled with a warm sweet-and-sour dressing
For an Asian flavor, enjoy this recipe for Chinese long bean and spinach salad. Chinese long beans can be a foot in length or longer. For an interesting presentation, cut in slightly longer pieces and tie in knots once cooked.
Appaloosa beans are a relative of the kidney bean. They have a deep burgundy surface with white spots, but the spots fade when cooked. Served as a side dish to pork or chicken, this recipe for Appaloosa beans and corn will please the palate.
Comfort your taste buds when you prepare this recipe for broccoli and wild rice casserole.
This Chilaquiles recipe is Mexican comfort food. It can be served as a main course at lunch or dinner.
This recipe for yuca and chayote saute will tempt the palate. If the chayote is small, the skin does not need to peeled. Larger chayote with tougher skin can be peeled with a vegetable peeler
For a special touch in this recipe for Gazpacho, garnish with some cooked shrimp or crabmeat.
Serve these Chick-Pea Tostadas with small bowls of salsa, sour cream and guacamole - a satisfying recipe.
Served as a side to chicken or fish, this jicama salad with cilantro dressing is an exotic and spicy salad. Choose jicama that are uniformly light brown and firm with no blemishes.
Serve this roasted corn and chile relish recipe as a vegetable, side salad, or as an accompaniment to meat or chicken.
Malanga, also known as yautia, is a starchy tuber found in Latin markets. It has a brown exterior with creamy white or yellow flesh. Serve this casserole as a side dish to roast pork or chicken.
The Sweet Dumpling squash is about 8 ounces, with a ridged exterior and a sweet, creamy, orange flesh. For sweet and satisfying individual treats, this recipe for baked Sweet Dumpling squash with herb butter is a keeper.
Use half of a 3 to 4 pound Hubbard squash for this hearty autumn recipe. Bake the other half of the squash and use later in the week for a puree or soup.
Served as a side dish to pork, chicken or your Thanksgiving turkey, this recipe for Corn Pudding-Stuffed Acorn Squash is sure to please.
Maui onions add a wonderfully rich, sweet flavor to this savory Fresh Mushroom-Onion Tart recipe. Cut the pie into thin wedges for an appetizer, or serve as a sensational first course.
The aromatic flavor of ginger and orange add an exotic flavor to this recipe for gingered squash and carrot soup.
Kabocha squash are a winter squash variety, with a dark green to black skin and weigh about 3 pounds. Try this easy recipe for Kabocha Squash topped with tomato, olives and mozzarella.
For a unique appetizer or side dish, enjoy and share this recipe for marinated pearl onions. Make this recipe fancier by serving the marinated onions on skewers.
For a succulent pizza option, try this recipe for potato and artichoke pizza. Cut the potatoes lengthwise to get long, oval slices to top this pizza.
Use a heartier winter squash to pair with the robust flavor of the blue cheese in this roasted squash recipe.
For a sweet and satisfying side dish or snack, savor this recipe for sauteed plantains and sweet potatoes. Use plantains with skins that are mostly black, with some yellow spots remaining.
Combine these favorite fall comfort flavors with this scalloped squash and potatoes recipe. Serve as a side dish to chicken or pork, or as a main course with a green salad.
A delightful variation on a favorite pie, enjoy this creamy and delicious recipe for Southern Squash Pie. Serve as a finale to a Thanksgiving or Christmas meal. The pie can be made earlier in the day, but make the topping at the last minute.
Mushroom lovers will enjoy this recipe for spaghetti squash with creamy mushroom sauce. Serve as a vegetarian main course with a green salad.
Serve squash-stuffed peppers as a light vegetarian main course or as a side dish recipe to roast chicken.
This recipe for Butternut Squash Fritters can be made with any type of sweet winter squash including acorn, Kabocha, Hubbard or sugar pumpkin. Serve with spicy chutney for dipping.
Each squash is an individual serving for a vegetarian main course in this Squash Provencal recipe. You could also serve half a squash for a side roast chicken or pork.
You can use any type of pureed winter squash for this squash souffle recipe, including Butternut, Acorn or a more unusual variety, such as Delicata or Carnival. Serve as a side dish to an elegant holiday meal or as a light dinner entree.
Cucuzza is an Italian variety of winter squash. If you can't find it, substitute another firm squash. Serve this stewed cucuzza squash as a side recipe to a hearty fall meal like pork chops, roast chicken or turkey.
Serve this a side to a hearty fall meal like pork chops or roast chicken. Jerusalem artichokes, also called sunchokes, do not need to be peeled before cooking, but scrub them well. This can be made up to a day ahead and reheated in a microwave.
For a tangy alternative to traditional potatoes, enjoy this recipe for horseradish twice-baked potatoes. Fresh horseradish is quite pungent. You can substitute drained, bottled horseradish, but double the amount called for here.
Serve this Stir-Fried Eggplant, Tomatoes and Shallots recipe as a side to fish or chicken or toss with pasta for a quick dinner.
For a colorful and delicious dish, enjoy this Thai Eggplant Stir-Fry recipe. Thai eggplant are about the size of a small plum and can be a variety of colors, including green, red or white.
Enjoy a refreshing stir-fry vegetable delight with this Chinese Broccoli With Ginger and Lime recipe. If Chinese broccoli is unavailable, substitute broccoli rabe instead.
For a savory vegetarian main dish, serve your family and friends this Ginger Vegetable Stir-Fry recipe.
Savor the flavors over rice or couscous with this Soy Nut, Shrimp & Broccoli Stir-Fry recipe. If you can't find soy nuts, substitute unsalted cashews or pecans.
For a vegetarian delight, serve this recipe for Squash Stew Picante as you would ratatouille.
Vegetarians will savor this recipe for a stew with yellow-eye beans and squash. Serve it with warm tortillas or cornbread.
Serve this savory vegetarian recipe for eggplant tofu casserole as a main course with a green salad and crusty bread.
A ground meat substitute enriches this meatless recipe for four cheese vegetarian lasagne.
These small mushroom and polenta sandwiches make perfect appetizers. You can also prepare these open-face; one recipe of filling will use half a roll of polenta. Enjoy and share this recipe with your friends and family.
Serve these delicious morsels of spinach-stuffed polenta as a first course, or an unusual side dish recipe with a meat, poultry or fish entree. If serving as a first course, you can make it more elegant by spooning some heated marinara sauce.
Using prepared veggie burger patties cuts down the preparation time for this recipe for quick vegetarian potstickers.
You can make creative substitutes when you enjoy this recipe for Sweet Corn and Pork Skewers.
Create a tangy spin on a tradition with this recipe for corn on the cob with barbeque butter.
This one-dish meal recipe for corn-sausage skillet dinner can be as mild or spicy as you like. For extra heat, add a diced jalapeno pepper and use hot salsa. Serve the dish with warm flour tortillas.
Try this recipe for Spicy Corn Tomato Relish for an easy way to dress up prepared pickle relish. Serve the relish with grilled meats and poultry.
Our updated corn succotash uses black instead of lima beans, and zucchini cooked just until crisp tender. For succotash with a Southwestern accent, garnish the finished dish with some chopped, fresh cilantro.
Use your favorite herbs to flavor the butter in this recipe for herbed butter. Use the butter compound on freshly cooked ears of corn for a classic summer side.
This one-dish Mexican corn and shrimp skillet dinner recipe can be ready in under 15 minutes.
Serve this quick seafood stew recipe for a clambake with fresh corn with plenty of crusty French bread to mop up the sauce.
Bring your senses alive with this recipe for Asparagus Frittata with Parmesan and Mint. You can serve the frittata warm or at room temperature.
A hearty and tasty treat, this recipe for butternut squash soup with amaretti and prosciutto will please the taste buds. The richness of this soup comes from slowly roasting the squash and then cooking it in a small amount of chicken stock.
Nick Stellino notes that you may also cover this dish and refrigerate overnight, but don’t add the extra virgin olive oil until serving time. Before serving, bring to room temperature and stir in the olive oil.
Serve this recipe for sweet pepper salad as a quick lunch with some crusty bread or warm pitas or as a first course for an Italian-themed dinner party.
Taleggio is an Italian dessert cheese, but here Nancy Harmon Jenkins uses it to make a rich sauce for a savory three onion tart.
Nothing says springtime like fresh asparagus, and nothing is easier or prettier than this platter of bright green asparagus with yellow and white egg. Enjoy this recipe for Asparagus with Cooked Egg.
Although a recipe well suited to accompany a summer barbecue meal, the aroma of these Smoky Baked Beans baking will welcome anyone coming in from the winter chill.
Have some leftover pork roast? Dice and stir into this warming recipe for Pork and Lentil Soup. Serve with green salad and sourdough bread.
Vegetables will never be the same when you savor this recipe for Roast Broccoli with Lemon Garlic Butter and Toasted Pine Nuts.
This Graham Kerr recipe for Roasted Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Broiled Tomatoes adds color and texture to any roast meat, poultry or fish.
Graham Kerr bakes potatoes in an onion gravy to create a healthy side dish for your roast meats.
This is a classic shepherds' pie complete with mashed potato topping. Since it is a Graham Kerr recipe, you know it is going to be good and healthy.
This healthy Graham Kerr recipe for Creamy Peas is a wonderful accompaniment to roast meats and poultry.
Healthy vegetables are a great side dish to meats and poultry with this delicious Graham Kerr recipe for Broccoli and Cauliflower au Gratin.
This Graham Kerr vegetarian entrèe recipe for Whole-Grain Island on a Parsnip Sea is a wonderful combination of grains served with a light puree.
Enjoy the wide-spaced eyes and nutty flavor of a special cheese when you enjoy this recipe for Warm Spinach Salad with Jarlsberg Cheese.
This easy and low-fat recipe for JoAnna Lund's Shrimp Caesar Salad only has 9 ingredients.
This JoAnna Lund side dish recipe for Breezy Green Beans is creamy and low-fat too.
You'll never miss the fat from the traditional dip when you prepare this delicious JoAnna Lund recipe for Vegetable Dip.
Enjoy a “a garden in a glass” when you savor this JoAnna Lund recipe for Almost Instant Gazpacho.
If you like kidney beans and pasta, you will love this JoAnna Lund quick recipe for Italian Kidney Bean Salad.
The smoke from the grill gives the garlic added flavor in this recipe for Caramelized Garlic.
The herbs and spices liven up the flavors and add an interesting spin on basic roasted corn in this delicious recipe for Hirsch's Grilled Corn On The Cob.
This easy George Hirsch spinach side recipe for Garlic Spinach with Pine Nuts is great to serve with your favorite grilled meats and vegetables.
George Hirsch uses cilantro for this recipe for Grilled Tomatoes, but you can use any fresh herb.
This George Hirsch mock Thai recipe for Thai Noodles With Tofu is chockfull of vegetables.
This George Hirsch recipe for Stuffed Eggplant is a great way to use up left over baked or mashed potatoes.
A combination of grilled, fresh and dried mushrooms are cooked together to form a hearty and healthy stew in this George Hirsch recipe for Mushroom Chowder.
Use a variety of mushrooms to savor the flavor of this earthy stew recipe-George Hirsch's Mushroom Stew.
The addition of beer to this classic George Hirsch recipe for Beer and Onion Soup adds another dimension of flavor which compliments the caramelized onion.
Spices and tomatoes combine for wonderful flavor in this George Hirsch recipe for Risotto with Sun-Dried Tomatoes.
Jacques Pepin suggests mashing the apples and potatoes by hand for a chunky texture in this recipe for Apple and Potato Puree.
George Hirsch uses peppers, mushrooms and eggplant to fill this pizza but you can use your own veggie and meat combinations in this recipe for Grilled Vegetable Pizza.
This simple recipe for Haricots Verts with Red Pepper and Mint from George Hirsch showcases the flavors of the tender French green beans, red pepper and mint by heating them briefly in a dash of white wine.
For a special salad or light lunch, this George Hirsch recipe for Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms with Cream over Arugula will entice mushroom lovers.
Using leftover cooked rice and canned beans makes this classic dish doable in just 20 minutes.
This tasty George Hirsch recipe for George Hirsch's Quick Broccoli Slaw makes a nice alternative to the usual shredded cabbage slaws.
Leftover mashed potatoes make a convenient base for crisp-one-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside potato pancakes in this recipe for George Hirsch’s Mashed Potato Patties .
Nick Stellino serves this Potato and Garlic Soup for dinner. It's a wonderful recipe accompanied by a green salad and a glass of hearty red wine.
This Kaiso Toybox Seaweed Salad is presented in a box created with white asparagus - a unique recipe.
This recipe for Caprese Antipasto is a perfect appetizer or side salad when you have fresh tomatoes from the garden or from the store.
This Recipe for Canning Tomatoes & Tomato Juices makes Raw-Packed Tomatoes with No Added Liquid.
The secret to this recipe for Chile Rellenos is choosing a good poblano pepper and preparing it properly.