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Get the most out of your veggies with these recipes


Let’s face it—for many of us, eating the right amount of vegetables can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have time (or don’t know how) to prepare them.

Registered dietitian Sue Mah shared three easy and fast recipes that are full of veggie goodness.

 

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Creamy Apple and Shaved Brussels Sprouts Slaw Salad
Makes 4 servings

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 – 9 oz. package Mann’s Shaved Brussels Sprouts
  • 1 tart apple (such as Granny Smith), peeled, cored and chopped
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • 2 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. sugar    
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup olive oil

WHAT YOU DO:

  1. Whisk the mayonnaise with mustard, lemon zest, juice, sugar and salt. Whisk the oil in slowly.
  2. Combine the Shaved Brussels Sprouts, apple and golden raisin and toss with the dressing.
  3. May be served right away or refrigerated until serving.

 

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Roasted Cauliflower

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 cauliflower, chopped into small pieces (or buy pre-cut/pre-chopped cauliflower)
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder

WHAT YOU DO:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the olive oil with the spices.
  2. Pour oil mixture over cauliflower and toss to coat.
  3. Spread the cauliflower in a single layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 450°F for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

 

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Eggplant Pizza
Makes 4-6 servings

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 2 medium eggplants, sliced into 1 inch rounds
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 cup green pepper, sliced

½ cup pepperoni
2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

WHAT YOU DO:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F, coat parchment lined baking sheet with olive oil.
  2. Arrange eggplant on sheet and flip to evenly coat with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and roast for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Once time has elapsed, flip and season, return to oven for an additional 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, top with pizza sauce, veggies of your choice, and mozzarella cheese. Return to oven for about 10 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.