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.
Fennel, with its licorice-like flavour, may be the only vegetable that has a candy-like taste. But this bulbous veggie is absolutely packed with vitamins, and can be used lots of creative ways, like in this delicious bisque.
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.
Kale is a cooking green: one of a bunch of veggies that in raw form, are large and tough leaves, but when chopped up and then boiled or sauteed, turn into a tender and tasty treat. Taste its flavour with this healthy salmon dish.
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.