15 Favorite Vegetable Recipes ♥ Still Useful After 15 Years

A special anniversary collection of vegetable recipes, dedicated especially to the long-time members of this vegetable-loving community. These recipes, just 15 from a field of 365, stand the test of time and earn a place of honor among all the Favorite Vegetable Recipes here on A Veggie Venture for sheer usefulness: that means easy-to-find ingredients, simple preparation, good nutrition and outright deliciousness. Real Food, Fresh & Practical, Fast & Casual. Year-Round Kitchen Staples. Budget Friendly. Many Are Low Carb, Weight Watchers Friendly, Vegetarian or Vegan and Naturally Gluten Free.

Fast Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts ♥ Recipe

Ever wonder how to roast Brussels sprouts faster than in the oven? It's a two-step process, parcooking (that is, cooking partway) first, then pan-roasting the sprouts in a skillet in garlicky butter until the flat surfaces turn crusty delicious. Real Food, Fast & Casual. Just Four Ingredients! Budget Friendly. Little Effort, Big Taste. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Low Carb. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly. Rave Reviews.

Spinach Quiche with Red Pepper & Feta ♥

How to make a simple spinach quiche with pretty red slices of red bell pepper and a surprising bite of feta that pairs so well with slightly bitter spinach greens and creamy custard. Brunch? Lunch? Supper? All of the above. Real Food, Fresh & Casual. Year-Round Comfort Food Plus Red & Green for Holiday Brunch. Home Kitchen Easy, Company Worthy. Budget Friendly. Easy to Make Ahead, Great for Meal Prep. Vegetarian.

Swedish Red Cabbage & Apples ♥

An easy cabbage side dish, a sort of sweet 'n' sour red cabbage, just red cabbage softly cooked on the stove with onion and tart apples, adding welcome color and texture to a plate. Very pretty! Very tasty! Fresh & Seasonal. Beautiful Color. A Scandinavian & Northern European Classic, Especially at Christmas. Great for Meal Prep. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free.

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe That Actually Tastes Like Butternut Squash ♥

Wow, squash lovers, today's soup is truly something special. How just three ingredients can turn into butternut squash soup so luxuriant, so velvety, so smooth, I have no idea. It's just squash, butter and onion plus water and salt! Best of all, it really does taste like butternut squash, not some spice or some fruit! This sunset-colored soup is so pretty, I even consider serving it in small wine glasses! Real Food, Seasonal & Sensational. Just Three Ingredients! Beautiful Color. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free. Rave Reviews.

Broccoli Potato Cheddar Soup ♥

My longtime recipe for homemade broccoli cheese soup, substantial enough for supper, light enough for lunch. It is rich and savory yet not fat with empty calories. Lots of fresh broccoli makes it all come alive. The spices build a flavor layer that other broccoli cheese soups just don't have. Gorgeous color! Fresh & Seasonal, Especially for Fall, Winter and Cold-Weather Meals. Pretty Color. Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Easily Made Gluten Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian or Vegan. Rave Reviews.

Potato Soup ♥ Lighter & Healthier with Cauliflower

Today's plain-looking but delicious potato soup, it's quick, it's easy but it's also lighter and healthier. It's made from scratch with leftover baked potato and leftover cauliflower puréed in the blender for extra creaminess without cream or sour cream or other high-fat ingredients. Sound good? You bet! Lighter & Healthier. Lower-Carb & Lower-Cal. Homemade Comfort Food. Perfect for Cold Weather. Great for Meal Prep. Weeknight Easy. Naturally Gluten Free.