Have you tried jicama? It is a crunchy, white-fleshed root vegetable with the texture of an apple. Its mild flavor and texture make it a great alternative to tortilla chips.
These potato pancakes are mouth-wateringly light, thin and crispy. Try them as a side dish with applesauce and sour cream.
Wheat berries impart a pleasant, chewy texture and nutty flavor. Best of all, they won’t turn into mush when mixed with a dressing or moist fruits or vegetables.
Enjoy this quick and easy dish as a vegetarian main course or as a simple side for a grilled entrée. It’s perfect for using up those end-of-the-season tomatoes.
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Dessert doesn’t always have to be cake, cookies or ice cream. Serve this warm baked fruit dish on a chilly evening as the satisfying, sweet end to a meal.
A mousse can be sweet or savory, like this lighter-than-air side dish. Make it ahead of time and reheat in the microwave. Bake the sweet potatoes in soufflé cups or in a gratin or casserole dish.
This hearty vegetable soup of zucchini, yellow squash and chickpeas will warm you up inside. Stewed tomatoes, vegetable broth and a dollop of yogurt make a tasty broth.
The great part about this recipe is that you don’t have to do any special shopping for it! Simply take a look in your refrigerator vegetable drawer and roast whatever awaits you.
Baked beans can make a great side dish, but this recipe, which includes low-fat kielbasa, makes for a hearty, filling dinner.