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Dec
09

Veggies

Duncan asked for some veggie recipes soooooo these are for you. I hope you like them. If there is something you would like to see let me know. I really love the sweet potato fries they are really good!!! My kids like the twice baked potaotes!! I can’t do the cheese but love to fix for them.

Sweet potato fries
1 serving View Nutrition Facts
Ingredients
1  small sweet potato, peeled and cut into long 1/2-by-1/4-inch-thick fries
1  tsp. olive oil
1  tsp. mild curry powder
3/4  tsp. salt
1/4  tsp. finely grated lime zest, plus a lime wedge for serving
Directions
Preheat the oven to 425 F. Combine all ingredients in a large zip-top bag; toss until fries are well coated. Spread in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet; bake until fries are golden brown, about 20 minutes. Serve with a lime wedge. (Fries can be reheated in the oven or a toaster oven.)


Hummus, Spinach, and Tomato Wrap

4 servings View Nutrition Facts
Ingredients
4  12-inch whole wheat tortillas
2  cups prepared hummus
2  cups cherry tomatoes, finely chopped
2  cups baby spinach leaves
  Kosher salt
  Freshly ground black pepper
Directions
Heat the tortillas, covered with a paper towel, in the microwave for 30 seconds, or until warm.

Spread 1/4 cup of hummus over the bottom end of each tortilla.

Top with 1/4 cup of tomatoes and 1/4 cup of spinach leaves.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Tuck in the right and left sides of the tortilla, and roll it over the filling away from you.

Slice in half horizontally, and place seam side down on a serving plate.

Repeat with the remaining tortillas.


Twice-Baked Potato with Melted Cheese and Broccoli
 
4 servings View Nutrition Facts
Ingredients
2  medium baking potatoes, halved lengthwise and baked
1/2  teaspoon kosher salt
1/2  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1  cup steamed broccoli florets
1/2  cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Put the potatoes cut side up on a baking sheet; use a knife to cross-hatch the potato flesh.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top each half with broccoli and cheese.

Place in the oven and bake until the cheese is melted and golden, about 10 minutes

Asian Spring Rolls

4 servings View Nutrition Facts
Ingredients
8  8-inch round spring-roll wrappers (available in grocery stores)
2  cups shredded Bibb lettuce
8  ounces fresh or frozen cooked, peeled, and deveined shrimp, coarsely chopped
1  cup shredded carrot
1/4  cup sliced scallion
2  tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
5  tablespoons bottled peanut sauce
2  tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
Directions
Fill a shallow dish with warm water. Dip each spring-roll wrapper in water; place between damp paper towels for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, shrimp, carrot, scallion, cilantro, 2 tablespoons peanut sauce, and 1 tablespoon rice vinegar. Toss.

In a small bowl, stir together the remaining 3 tablespoons peanut sauce and 1 tablespoon rice vinegar; set aside. Place 1/2 cup of the shrimp mixture half an inch from the bottom edge of a wrapper. Fold bottom edge of the wrapper over the filling. Fold sides over and roll up. Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers. Cut each in half; serve with dipping sauce

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10 Responses to “Veggies”


  1. December 29, 2009 at 2:22 am

    Great recipes but who is going to cook it for me?

  2. December 29, 2009 at 2:25 am

    BTW…you have now completed the requisite number of comments on my blog that you now achieved blog roll status…haha

  3. December 29, 2009 at 2:31 am

    Oh yeah!!!! that’s cool thanks a lot bearman!!!! Have a great day!

  4. December 29, 2009 at 4:11 am

    I will write all this deliciuos recipes in a copy-book and i will cook one recipe/day 😉
    After i will taste it i will tell you my opinion 🙂

    Have fun,my friend!

  5. December 29, 2009 at 6:55 am

    I love french fried sweet potatoes. My wife is Seventh-Day Adventist, and they are all vegetarian, so I can use some of these recipes to help liven up things around the house. Thanks for the heads-up! 🙂

  6. December 29, 2009 at 8:25 am

    You are so welcome george!! Enjoy!

  7. December 30, 2009 at 8:57 pm

    These look great, Terri

    Never been a great fan of sweet potato but will give these fries a try

    Thanks !

  8. December 30, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    They are very good…I’m not really a fan of sweet potatoes either but I really love these!!


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