Hot Vegetable Recipes Posts

How To: Cook sautéed kale with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper

When you sauté kale, it tends to retain all of its nutritional value, whereas boiling and steaming kale will kill the vitamin-enriched goodness. So, this simple kale side dish should be in every cook's recipe box. Kale by itself has a rather bitter flavor, but when cooked in soup or even just briefly with garlic and oil, it's delicious. Harvard University's Martin Breslin shares a quick side dish that's good for you, goes with fish or meats, uses only one pan, and clean-up is a breeze. Best o...

How To: Make crispy cassava chips

These are way better than normal potato chips, big chunky cassava chips is one of the simplest recipes you can do with the cassava root. This is a delicious and simple to make Brazilian Cuisine recipe. Cassavacan be used as a replacement for potatoes, into the dough of several kinds of bread, it makes great moist cakes other desserts. And the fresh cassava is only the start. A lot of Brazilian recipes also used the dried roast cassava flour. Cassava is one of the only plants cultivated by Bra...

How To: Cook fresh pumpkin flowers

To cook pumpkin flowers you need some pumpkin flowers and some of the smaller more tender leaves from the pumpkin patch. First thing is to take off the little spiny things from the base of the flower. Then you want to pop the top of the flower off at base of the stem. Remember to save the stems, open up the flower gently and pluck out the thing in the middle. You want to pick off the spinets on the back of leaves, wash them rubbing them to soften the leaves up. Then you would take the stem an...

How To: Make Indian moong dal pakoda (green gram fritter)

Chef Sanjay Thumma teaches the secrets of making Indian moon dal pakoda (green gram fritter) in simple steps. To start take some green grams that are split with their skin on and soak for 30 minutes. Add them to a blender, blend it for a minute and transfer it to a bowl. Add cumin seeds, chopped onions, ginger, curry leaves, coriander, spring onions and green chili with a pinch of salt and mix them all nicely. Now heat oil in a vessel. Make small balls with the mixture and fry them in the oil...

How To: Make Mediterranean-style stuffed cabbage

In this tutorial Maria shows how to make Mediterranean-style stuffed cabbage by just using a few simple steps. For this recipe you will need: 1 pound ground beef, 1 cup round grain rice, 4 tablespoons chopped parsley, 1 1/2 tablespoons all spice, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 2 head garlic, 1 tablespoon dry mint, 1 tablespoon paprika, 3 or 4 crushed garlic, 1 medium chopped onion, salt, 15 oz of tomato sauce, 2 squeezed lemons or limes, and 1 large head of blanched cabbage cut into sections. The f...

How To: Make Pakistani-style crispy fried bhindi (okra)

In certain regions, the vegetable okra is known as “lady finger,” and is a common Pakistani dish. This video tutorial shows how to make crispy fried okra, also known as bhindi. Deep fry the diced onions and greens until the onions turn brown. Soak up the excess oil with a paper towel and sprinkle on the salt and Shan Chaat Masala. Squeeze on lemon juice to reach the desired taste.

How To: Fry KFC style potato wedges

Arslan Ahmed shows viewers how to make crispy fried potato wedges. You will need a fryer or a pan with oil, 5 potatoes, 1 cup of milk, 1 egg, 1 cup flour, 2 tablespoons salt, 1 tablespoon pepper, and 1 tablespoon paprika. To begin, peel potatoes and cut into wedges by cutting potato in half and then cutting the halves into 3 or 4 pieces depending on size. Heat the fryer or the pot with oil while you are mixing the ingredients. In 1 bowl, mix wet ingredients and in another mix the dry. Dip pot...

How To: Make Indian style pickled jalapenos

For all the pickle-lovers out there….this one is for you!! This ‘pickled jalapenos’ recipe is quick to make and can spruce up any meal. You will forget about those other "Nacho Style" peppers. Try adding a couple of pieces to sandwiches or rolls to get that extra kick! Make Indian style pickled jalapenos.

How To: Deep fry kimchi (aka kimchee & gimchi)

This video is about how to deep fry kimchi. The first step that you will have to do is to pour 1/2 cup bread crumbs in a bowl. Then just simply add 1/4 cup flour. After adding the flour, the next step is to add 1/4 cup corn meal. Then after adding corn meal, just add 2 teaspoons of cayenne, 1 teaspoon of lemon pepper and a teaspoon of Korean red pepper. After adding all the ingredients, you have to do some mixing. After mixing, the next step is to make some egg wash in a separate bowl. In the...

How To: Prepare deep fried sweet banana peppers

This video from Betty's Kitchen is a demonstration of how to cook deep fried sweet banana peppers which are popular in restaurants. She shows how to clean the peppers by cutting off the top, cutting around the core from the top, and pulling out the core. Cut the pepper in half the long way and remove the seeds. To make the batter, she uses one well-beaten egg and adds one cup of skim milk, 1/4 cup of canola oil, and one cup of self-rising flour. She heats up oil in a deep fryer, dips the pepp...

How To: Easily serve veggies in ramekins

If you're hosting a dinner party or get together with friends or family, using ramekins. If you don't know what they are, ramekins are small glazed ceramic or glass serving bowls. They range in different sizes, colors, and sometimes shapes. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to easily serve veggies using a ramekin. Enjoy!

How To: Cooked southern collard greens with turkey legs

DivasCanCook shows us how to make some delicious collard greens with turkey legs, starting with washing the greens well and stripping them from the stem. Nest she tears them up and adds olive oil, half an onion and 3 cloves of garlic. Sautéing onions and garlic is next, adding 3 cups of chicken broth and a whole smoked and salted turkey leg. This is simmered for about 30 minutes. She added one teaspoon of red pepper flakes to zip it up a little! After simmering, cut the turkey from the bone a...

How To: Peel a broccoli stalk

When cooking broccoli everyone just throws away the stalk. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to get he most out of your his green vegetable. All you need to do is grab a piece of broccoli stalk, peel away the tough outer layer and enjoy. Broccoli never tasted so good.

How To: Cook green beans with lemon juice

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cook a green bean recipe. Begin by heating a pan on an oven in medium heat. Then add some olive oil into the pan. Now place the green beans into the pan and slowly simmer it to let it cook the beans. Then cut a lemon in half and squeeze it onto the green beans to add some lemon juice. Mix it together with the green beans and turn the heat to medium-low. Finally, add some salt, lemon pepper and crushed garlic. Mix it together with the beans and let ...

How To: Chop up an onion without tears

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut an onion without crying. Users will need to cut out the bulb of the onion. Begin by cutting out about 1/3 of the entire diameter of the onion. Cut it around the root part of the onion and take out the bulb part of the onion. Then remove the brown layer of the onion and cut down from the end point to the root point of the onion. Continue cutting the onion to your desired cut. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in cooking, a...

How To: Cook collard greens quickly

In this video, Kemp Minifie, Executive Food Editor from Gourmet Magazine, explains a quick and easy way to cook collard greens. Southern style cooked greens are cooked for a long time. She is demonstrating the Brazilian method of cooking collard greens. She cuts the stem the long way down the middle and removes it. She stacks up the halves of the leaves and rolls them up starting from the short end, then slices them into long thin shreds. They shrink when they're cooked. She heats the pan ove...

How To: Properly cut an onion

Things you’ll need: Sharp kitchen knife Cutting board Onion Step 1 Leave the root side of the onion intact. Step 1 Leave the root side of the onion intact. Slice off the other end of the onion. Step 2 Remove the papery skin as well as the first layer of the onion. Cut the onion in half, and place one half on top of a cutting board with the side flat down. Step 3 Make a series of vertical slits in the onion from the root down, making sure not to cut through the root end. Leave about 1/2" at th...

How To: Make an orange broccoli & cauliflower vegetable dish

Rachel Ray shows how to make orange scented broccoli and cauliflower. Add salt and broccoli and cualiflower to simmering water, and let them steam with peices of orange rind. THe orange rind will add the aroma of oranges to the dish, and infuse the dish with orange flavor. Add butter to the pan, and let it get to the bottom of the pan. Squeeze the juice of the orange that you took the rind from and squeeze it over the top of the vegetables. Chop up a few scallions to add a mild onion flavor. ...