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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Mabon Recipes -- Vegetarian

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Time for the weekly posting of recipes. This time I am aiming to satisfy the vegetarians that are out there. I hope that you all enjoy. Happy Cooking!

Stuffed Acorn Squash
  • 2 acorn squash, washed and cut in halves
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1/2 cup of crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  1. Wash and cut acorn squash in half from stem to bottom
  2. Scoup out the seeds and rub the inside and cut parts with butter
  3. Put the acorn squash on a cookie sheet
  4. Melt the butter, and mix in the walnuts, brown sugar, and crackers
  5. Place in the holes of the squash and bake at 350 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes or until done.
Wild Rice with Apples and Walnuts
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
Cook rice and oil in water for 50 minutes.
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 rib of celery, chopped
  • 4 chopped scallions
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 red apple, peeled and chopped, set aside in lemon water
  • 2 tsp grated lemon rind
Combine nuts, celery, onions, raisins, drained apple and lemon rind and set aside.
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • pepper, to taste
Whisk together juice, salt and pepper, garlic and oil and add to cooked rice.

Add fruit mixture to the rice (to which has been added oil, spices and juice) and mix well. May be served cold or heated.

Sweet Potato Casserole
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and steamed until completely soft
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
Mix juice, eggs, sugar and spices and blend thoroughly with potatoes using an electric mixer. Spread into a greased 9"x13" pan.
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Mix together flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter and nuts until crumbly, spread on top of sweet potatoes and bake at 350 degrees for 30 min.

all recipes courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Parthenon/7039/AshlinCJ.html

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