11 Delicious New Vegetable Recipes
Fed up with the same old vegetable recipes? Discover less-common, flavourful and healthy vegetables with these 11 delicious new recipes.
Brussel sprouts are best described as bite-size cabbages. Packed full of nutrients, they’re also a delicious side dish when properly cooked.
Also known as rapini, rape, or broccoletti, this slightly bitter, peppery, but ultra-yummy vegetable has no relationship at all to broccoli, other than that they share a similar green colour.
Bok choy is form of cabbage that is at the heart of Chinese cuisine. It has long, white stems topped with deep green leaves; both parts are delicious! Enjoy it in this tasty stir-fry.
5. Crab Gumbo
Okra is a healthy hot-weather vegetable that resembles small peppers. Known for its sticky interior, okra is wonderful in stews, gumbos, or breaded and fried.
Like broccoli, cabbage, and other cruciferous vegetables, cauliflower is a power vegetable, full of cancer-fighting phytochemicals and other key nutrients. Enjoy it in this baked side-dish with the tastes of mustard, chives, and oregano.
Parsnips are root vegetables that make a delicious stand-in for potatoes. They are delicious roasted, or added to soups, or pureed with other ingredients. Parsnips also are health powerhouses, full of minerals and nutrients important to bones and metabolism.
In its raw form, jicama is unattractive: it’s like an overgrown, extra-hard potato. But this Mexican root vegetable is actually quite juicy, tasty, sweet, and fun to eat. Just peel off the root’s exterior and slice up the inside. Jicama is often served raw in vegetables, like in this easy salad.
Watercress is one of the world’s oldest leaf vegetables. This aquatic, fast-growing veggie is tender, tangy, and incredibly healthy. Try it as part of this breakfast omelet.