Blue Ribbon Quick & Easy Vegetable Recipes


Caprese Chicken Stacker With Reduced Balsamic

By Stephanie Beacham
I just made this last weekend. Salt and pepper chicken with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil &...

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

By Ashley Gunderson
Someone brought these bacon-wrapped asparagus to a 1st Communion party and they were delicious!

Bacon Tomato Pie

By Kim Phillips-Randolph
We have so many generous friends with gardens who send fresh vegetables our way this time...

Cabbage Roll Casserole

By Michelle Crawford
My kids are very finicky when it comes to cabbage (one of my favorites) so I...

Corn Casserole

By Muna Escobar
This recipe was given to me from a friend at our local church who would always...

Tater Tot Casserole

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

Delectable Bacon & Mushroom Green Bean Casserole

By Ashley Burnam
I made this for a Thanksgiving work potluck and it was the first pan to be...

Jen's Deep Fried Cajun Okra

By Jennifer J
My family loves okra! Whether it boiled, fried or mixed in a dish, we love it!...

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

By Jennifer DeShazo
Holidays just aren't the same without green bean casserole. My family loves the extra 'umph' the...

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...

Fried Zucchini

By Holly Grier- Wallace
I love using up my fresh garden zucchini, which seems to always be more than I...

Sauteed Parmesan Zucchini & Yellow Squash

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

Crispy Air Fryer Zucchini Chips

By Kitchen Crew
When the garden is overflowing with zucchini, give this zucchini chips recipe a try. Cooking them...

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...

Corn and Bacon Casserole

By Zinnia Martinez
This is so creamy and delicious!

Roasted Vegetables with Pasta

By Ina Cobh
This is my go-to picnic recipe. I love it!

Mediterranean Salad

By liz carrier
Light salad with a great Greek flavor...
11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails

Refreshing Summertime Evening Cocktails


What better way to relax at the end of the day than to make a refreshing cocktail and take a few moments to yourself? We all know summertime can be busy. We may not be able to do this every day, but at least once a week I try to. It helps me clear my […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]