Blue Ribbon Vegetable Recipes


Tater Tot Casserole

By Muna Escobar
My kids love this. The more tater tots and cheese I put in it, the better.

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

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

Zucchini, Bacon and Mushroom Saute

By Sue Adame
This is a side dish my husband threw together and it goes great with some nice...

Fried Kale with Mushrooms and Bacon

By Kimberly Biegacki
After making fresh creamed spinach, I wanted to try some kale. I love how it...

Pepper Slaw

By shirley terhaar
Very good slaw. We like all the vegetables in it.

Zucchini and Tomatoes Foil Packets

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

Faux- Fried Zucchini

By Nicole Barth
A great way to use an oversupply of zucchini. Most people can't believe these aren't fried.

Summer Squash Casserole

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

Sauteed Squash and Zucchini

By Hope Bolen
I love these two put together. With the dill weed, it gives it just the right...

Crispy Oven-Baked Beet Chips

By Karina Alcala
This recipe is so easy and so good for you is not even funny. My...

Country Garden Fritters With Chili Lemon Cream

By Lori Harbin-Combs
I married the love of my life and he dislikes most veggies so I had to...

Middle Eastern Style Potato Salad

By Kathy W
I was inspired by a recipe I read somewhere in the far distant past to create...

Rosemary Bacon Brussels Sprouts & New Potatoes

By Staci Smith
I'm terrible about measurements!! I will have to estimate as best I can. When my husband...

Pami's Chunky Chopped Salad

By Pami Toll
I've lost about 60 lbs eating this. It's delicious, filling and I look forward to making...

Vegetarian Squash Saute Pasta Dish

By Rebecca Trent
This is something new I decided to try. My family loves squash. I combined the recipe...

Cauliflower and Cheddar Gratin

By Garrison Wayne
Frankly, just about anything tastes good when it's baked in a cheese sauce. This cauliflower gratin...

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Pasta

By Jessica Rehs
I love pasta. Spaghetti noodles of ALL TYPE. This was my first time using veggie noodles...

Mixed Greens

By Faye Patterson
This is a dead-ringer for the recipe a local restaurant makes. A great side for...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

By Tonya Young
I'm always looking for a way to eat squash and this is a great one. It's...

Baked Green Tomatoes

By Faye Patterson
I love fried green tomatoes, so this is my try at lightening it up a bit...

Asparagus Strudel

By Kara Barnes
This looks pretty fancy, but it's really fairly easy to make. I hope you try...
No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth

No-Bake Treats For Your Summertime Sweet Tooth


When the temps go high, it’s all about keeping the kitchen cool. I love quick and easy recipes, and no-bake desserts make the menu. For me, summertime treats are always best when you don’t have to turn on the oven. Lisa Johnson’s (Fort Worth, TX) Strawberry Icebox Pie is incredibly easy to make and perfect […]

Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes

22 Summer Strawberry Recipes


Yay! It’s finally strawberry season! These summer strawberry recipes are bursting with sweet fruity flavor in every bite. Strawberry cupcakes, strawberry pie, strawberry pound cake, and more are perfect to make with a carton of fresh strawberries. Check out 22 strawberry recipes you need in your life this summer!