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Zucchini Miso

Zucchini Miso

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"Thin slices of fresh zucchini are tossed with a fragrant Asian-style dressing in this delicious summer salad." — by AMY BARTHELEMY 
Soft Polenta with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Soft Polenta with Spicy Tomato Sauce

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"Stone-ground cornmeal and quinoa star in this creamy polenta recipe. It's served with a homemade portobello mushroom tomato sauce and topped with cheese. The polenta can be served soft from the pot, or chilled and then pan-fried." — by jen 
Beets

Beets

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"Sliced beets and a tart green apple simmered in lemon juice and brown sugar." — by Michele O'Sullivan 
Bangan ka Bhurta (Indian Eggplant)

Bangan ka Bhurta (Indian Eggplant)

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"This is a very simple, quick and more importantly authentic Indian side dish of grilled eggplant and tomato. Best served with naan or roti. It should have a consistency of, um, well, 'mush' when finished, but it's good." — by CARTHA 
Herbed Eggplant Slices

Herbed Eggplant Slices

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"Eggplant slices are twice baked for this delicious offering. First with lots of salt and pepper until they are tender and golden, and then with a sprinkling of herbs, just before they 're slipped under the broiler for a few moments to sizzle and get even crispier." — by NIBLETS 
Curried Peas

Curried Peas

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"First you saute onion with cinnamon and cumin. A very happy beginning. Then you stir in tomatoes, fresh shelled peas and coconut milk perfumed with chili powder, coriander, and turmeric. Simmer until peas are tender." — by HARINI 
Melitzanes Imam

Melitzanes Imam

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"This is a great Greek/Turkish aubergine (eggplant) dish flavored with cinnamon. Delicious on its own or with rice or couscous." — by MRSFORROW 
Mom's Smoked Salmon Fried Rice

Mom's Smoked Salmon Fried Rice

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"The technique for making fried rice is adapted with non-traditional ingredients such as smoked salmon, peas, green and yellow onions in this easy, main dish recipe." — by Annie Y. 
Delicious Greens and Ham

Delicious Greens and Ham

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"As a side dish or a meal, greens lovers will enjoy this healthy concoction of meat, turnip greens, tomatoes, and onions. Serving size is for a side dish, so double it for a one-dish meal." — by Margy 
Chinese Peppered Green Beans

Chinese Peppered Green Beans

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"Bright, crisp and spicy with crushed green peppercorns, fresh red chile pepper and garlic, these green beans will add lots of flavor and color to your meal. If you can't find Chinese yardlong or 'snake' beans, then regular green beans will do just fine." — by HEIDI WRIGHTSMAN 
Honey Parsnips

Honey Parsnips

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"Sweet parsnips baked in a honey glaze." — by christina1786 
Roasted Parsnips with Mint and Sage

Roasted Parsnips with Mint and Sage

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"Parsnip sticks are tossed with honey, garlic, and olive oil, roasted, then tossed with fresh herbs in this tasty side dish." — by M.Fede 
Veggie Quinoa

Veggie Quinoa

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"Here's a quinoa dish that even non-vegetarians will love. Quinoa is cooked in vegetable broth and mixed with sauteed garlic, tofu, broccoli, mushrooms, and spinach." — by plaidpenguin 
Orange-Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole

Orange-Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole

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"This classic sweet potato casserole delicately sweetened with orange juice, also uses fresh ginger, orange zest, and a pecan topping to add taste and textural appeal." — by Grover P. 
Pasta Peas

Pasta Peas

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"Elbow macaroni with peas, tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese." — by JANDEE 
Yellow Squash and Zucchini Delight

Yellow Squash and Zucchini Delight

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"Need a new way to cook all that summer squash? This recipe combines zucchini, yellow squash, cabbage and onions, cooked in chicken broth. Easy and delicious!" — by KINGSLADY 
Shortcut Refried Beans

Shortcut Refried Beans

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"Forget to soak your beans, but will want to have burritos? Simply grind them in your wheat grinder and boil some water. In about 15 minutes it's time to eat." — by ACHOCOCAT 
Garlic Spaghetti II

Garlic Spaghetti II

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"This is a light and garlicky spaghetti sauce. This is delicious and easy to prepare! A variation on the original garlic spaghetti. I like to serve it with a glass of red wine. My husband's favorite! Serve with a heated sourdough baguette and dip in 6 tablespoons olive oil and 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar if desired." — by Amanda Skellenger 
Black-Eyed Peas Spicy Style

Black-Eyed Peas Spicy Style

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"A spicy twist on black-eyed peas." — by Angela 
Kasha and Bowties (Kasha Varnishkas)

Kasha and Bowties (Kasha Varnishkas)

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"Kasha (toasted buckwheat groats) is mixed with onions and egg noodles to make this very simple and traditional Western European side dish." — by Lobbylady 
 
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