Blue Ribbon Vegetable Recipes

Eating your veggies has never tasted so good! Browse this collection of deliciously creative side dish recipes featuring vegetables of all kinds.


Broccoli Crunch Salad With a Parmesan Twist

By Mary Kay Nugent
Light, crisp, savory, and sweet are the words that come to mind when I describe this...

Bacon Fried Corn

By Jenny Powers
As a child, I would go to my grandmothers garden and pick fresh corn for dinner....

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

By Susan Din
Veggies marinated in balsamic vinegar and soy sauce and cooked in a grill basket until smoky,...

Zucchini Chips

By Patti Rahilly- Jones
With all the surplus zucchini at this time of year, this can be a side dish...

Slap Your Mama It's So Delicious Southern Squash Casserole

By Sherri Jackson
This is a tried and true Southern recipe that can be modified by adding meat or...

Zucchini or Summer Squash Fritters

By Rose Abrams
We all have an abundance of both yellow summer squash and zucchini. Here's a recipe that...

Sauteed Parmesan Zucchini & Yellow Squash

By Lynelle Caldwell
Every summer no matter how few plants we plant it seems like we have too much...

Bacon Wrapped Grilled Asparagus

By Danielle Matthews
LOVE this! It's a little time-consuming because the asparagus has to be cooked slow and turned...

Grilled Fresh Green Beans

By Lynn Socko
This bean and veggie combination is even more delicious cooked outside on the grill. Leave...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Zucchini and Tomatoes Foil Packets

By Natalie Loop
My second favorite after zucchini boats. Something about squash is so satisfying I wish it were...

Fried Squash and/or Zucchini

By Sherry Wilkins
This is our favorite way to cook squash and zucchini.

Grilled Squash With Balsamic Drizzle

By Sherri Williams
I love all types of squash and I love to grill. The balsamic reduction adds...

Marinated Cucumbers, Onions and Tomatoes

By Angie Buehler
I grew up marinating cucumbers, onions, and tomatoes every summer as a side dish. Always a...

Squash Croquettes

By DEBORAH SANDERS
Great side dish. When cooked in the cooking spray, it is just 2 Weight Watchers points...

Summer Squash Casserole

By Cheryl Kopcak
Something different to do with ALL that yellow summer squash and zucchini that just keeps coming!...

Roasted Stuffed Zucchini & Summer Squash

By Catherine Lachance
These are easy, yummy and you can bake them in the oven alongside your main dish....

BBQ Crock Pot Beans

By Gloria Bernal
The perfect summer recipe for picnics, reunions or summer parties. I'm always asked for the recipe,...

Zucchini Skillet

By Cara Metzger
The summertime means an abundance of zucchini. This is a favorite recipe that the kids will...

Giant Zucchini-Corn Fritter

By Lori McLain
Everything's bigger in Texas they say.....so I decided to prove it with a giant tasty fritter...

Crustless Zucchini Quiche

By Anita Hoffman
Even zucchini haters love this very easy to make, delicious quiche.

Fried Cream Corn

By Dorothy Rose
This is one of my families favorite side dishes. My mother-in-law made this for me...

Zucchini and Squash Au Gratin

By Bobbie Seacrist
This zucchini and squash au gratin is an amazing side dish and cooks up so quick...
13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

14 Summer Squash Recipes

14 Summer Squash Recipes


Summer produce is our favorite, especially summer squash! With so many delicious ways to prepare summer squash, it’s a healthy go-to ingredient during these warmer months. Yellow with a fat bottom that gets skinnier towards the neck, it’s very easy to differentiate summer squash from zucchini. No matter how you cut, cook or top it, […]

21 Easy Grilling Recipes

21 Easy Grilling Recipes


Father’s Day is just around the corner. Are you looking to do something special for dad this year? Why not take over the grilling duty and prepare an outstanding meal. From the main course to dessert, any of these 21 easy grilling recipes will make a dynamite dinner for dad.