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Baked Asparagus with Parmesan Recipe

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan Recipe

Ingredients
1 pound asparagus
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and black pepper to taste
1/2 cup loosely packed (about 1.5 ounces or 40g) grated parmesan cheese, or to taste

Directions

1 Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). Break or cut off the woody ends of the asparagus spears. For an added touch, if you want you can use a vegetable peeler to peel the skins off the base of the asparagus spears for a more elegant presentation.

2 Arrange the asparagus spears on a foil-lined baking sheet and coat with the olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and the parmesan. Bake until the cheese begins to brown, about 8-10 minutes.

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Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus

Ingredients
1/2 pound fingerling potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions
In a small bowl, combine the potatoes, 2 tablespoons oil, rosemary and garlic; toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Roast at 400° for 20 minutes, stirring once.

Drizzle asparagus with remaining oil; add to the pan. Roast 15-20 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Rosemary Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus

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Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus

Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients
1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed
1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
3 tablespoons pine nuts
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Directions
Preheat oven to 400°. Place the asparagus, tomatoes and pine nuts on a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Mix 2 tablespoons oil, garlic, salt and pepper; add to asparagus and toss to coat.

Bake 15-20 minutes or just until asparagus is tender. Drizzle with remaining oil and lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese and lemon peel. Toss to combine. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Tuscan-Style Roasted Asparagus

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Creamed Garden Potatoes and Peas

Creamed Garden Potatoes and Peas

Ingredients
2 pounds small red potatoes, quartered
3 cups fresh or frozen peas
1 cup water
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups 2% milk
1 cup half-and-half cream

Directions
Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-12 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Meanwhile, place peas and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Drain.

In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk and cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in potatoes and peas; heat through. Yield: 12 servings.

Recipe found here: Creamed Garden Potatoes and Peas

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Smoky Cauliflower

Smoky Cauliflower

Ingredients
1 large head cauliflower, broken into 1-inch florets (about 9 cups)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions
Place cauliflower in a large bowl. Combine the oil, paprika and salt. Drizzle over cauliflower; toss to coat. Transfer to a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 10 minutes.

Stir in garlic. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until cauliflower is tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Smoky Cauliflower

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Mallorca-Style Vegetable Bake

Ingredients
1 pound baking potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
2 cans (14.5 oz each) Hunt’s® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained
1 pound eggplant, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 pound zucchini, quartered lengthwise, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions
Preheat oven to 400°F. Place potatoes, onion and garlic in 13×9-inch casserole dish. Drizzle with oil and toss together. Bake uncovered 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes.

Stir in drained tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Bake uncovered 10 minutes more or until desired doneness.

Recipe found here: Mallorca-Style Vegetable Bake

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Creamed Corn with Bacon

Creamed Corn with Bacon

Ingredients
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 tablespoon butter
4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup chicken broth
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions
In a large skillet, saute onion in butter for 3 minutes. Add corn; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until onion and corn are tender.

Stir in the cream, broth, bacon and pepper. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in cheese and parsley. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Creamed Corn with Bacon

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