(7) Fresh Veggie Recipes To Help You Out Of A Rut!

I’m not the world’s greatest cook by any stretch of my imagination…so I readily accept help from any source available! And when it comes to cooking vegetables…I tend to fall into a pathetic ‘canned’ rut from time to time. BUT these (7) fresh veggie recipes have me very excited! I can so make these… and so can you! Bon Appetit!  **say it with a French accent and it’s way more fun 🙂


thekitchn – chili spiked sweet potato fries

Fresh Veggie #1) Grilled Cabbage Wedges With Spicy Lime Dressing

Grilling cabbage changes everything. Click here for the recipe and instructions.

This is what you’ll need: 

Juice of 3 limes (about 1/4 cup)
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Lime wedges, to serve
1 head green cabbage
Canola oil




Fresh Veggie #2) Lemony Green Beans With Almond Breadcrumbs

Click here for this amazing (vegan-friendly) recipe!!

This is what you’ll need: 

1/2 cup blanched and slivered almonds
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
Flaky sea salt
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed




Fresh Veggie #3) Roasted Winter Vegetables  Click here for this recipe.

Here’s what you’ll need: 

8 ounces brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise
1 medium sweet potato (about 8 ounces), peeled, cut in 1/2-inch cubes
1 medium head of cauliflower (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut into bite-size pieces
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons yellow miso paste
2 tablespoons walnut oil
Black Pepper




Fresh Veggie #4) Asparagus Ribbons

WOW – these look so yummy and fresh! Click here for the recipe.

Here is what you’ll need: 

-1/2 pound asparagus
-1 1/2tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
-1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
-Freshly ground black pepper
-3 tablespoons slivered almonds
-2 tablespoons tarragon leaves




Fresh Veggie #5) Grilled Carrots With Lemon and Dill Click here for this grilled side recipe.

For this recipe, you’ll need: 

1 bunch (about 1 pound) carrots, scrubbed and patted dry
2 teaspoons grapeseed oil or other high-heat oil
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 tablespoon dill, minced
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper




Fresh Veggie #6) Baked Summer Squash  Click here for this ‘Oh, so easy’ recipe!

If you’re making this dish, you’ll need: 

2 pounds summer squash (zucchini, pattypan squash, yellow crookneck squash)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon flaked salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper




Fresh Veggie #7) Chili-Spiked Sweet Potato Fries

This (4) ingredient recipe could NOT get any easier!! WOW – I can’t wait to make this for my kids! They’re gonna love the spicy taste and won’t even realize they are eating a vegetable!

All you need is: 

1 sweet potato per person (preferably ones that are shaped long and skinny)
1 Tablespoon olive oil
kosher salt
chili powder

Click here for recipe.


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