How can you get more vegetables onto your dinner table the easy way, even when you don’t love vegetables? Take these five scrumptious flavorings, mix and match recipes and discover new favorite dishes. You’ll only need one large skillet to cook them all quickly on the stove top.
Oftentimes when I plan a meal, I like to center it around the vegetable instead of adding on a veggie side dish as an afterthought. But when time is tight, I like to turn the side dishes below into complete meals – simply by adding some chopped, cooked chicken, a baked piece of fish and a chunky slice of toasted whole grain baguette or country style bread.
Salsa or Marinara Sauce
Jarred tomato salsa and marinara sauce can be an immediate way to add flavor to cooked vegetables. Simple steam broccoli, green beans, peas or edamame,and top with 1/2 cup prepared mild salsa or marinara sauce for the tomato lover’s dream.