Stovetop Hominy

Hominy is a type of corn that has been used in the Americas for thousands of years. This recipe makes an excellent spiced side dish that goes well with any type of meat. You can even serve it by itself over rice!

Roasted asparagus with lemons

Oven Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is a spring vegetable that can be cooked in many ways! Roasting brings out the vegetable’s sweetness.

Broccoli and Raisin Salad

Broccoli salads are popular sides at cookouts and picnics and are usually full of mayo and bacon. This lighter version is a snap to make, and still creamy thanks to yogurt. Raw broccoli may seem tough to eat, but the yogurt dressing makes it tender as it rests in the fridge.

Summer Veggie Pizza

This pizza is topped with a salad, making it full of veggies and flavor! Make sure you slice the vegetables very thin so they can cook quickly.

Mediterranean Garbanzo Bean Salad

This pasta salad gets its flavor from fresh vegetables and herbs. A good source of vegetable protein, this salad can be a side dish or a main meal.

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Bulgur Wheat Salad

Bulgur wheat salad with apples, raisins and walnuts make a refreshing side dish or pack for a healthy lunch or picnic dish. To make as a main dish add chicken or fish. Also a good vegetarian choice.

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Green Pea Falafel Patties

This recipe uses split peas and lentils instead of chickpeas to make these tasty falafel patties.

Calabacitas

Calabacitas (kahl-ah-ba-SEE-tas) translates to “little squash” in English. It is often served as a side dish, but can easily be a meal in itself.