|Creamy Mustard Greens with Fried Shallots|
If vegetables have any chance of holiday redemption, these five recipes will do the trick. From spicy Brussels sprouts with fried capers to baked acorn squash with chestnuts, apples and leeks, these dishes run the gamut from healthy to indulgent. The one thing they all have in common? You can bet your guests will be begging for seconds.
1. CREAMY MUSTARD GREENS WITH FRIED SHALLOTS
Crisp fried shallots are a terrific contrast to creamy greens, especially when they're stirred in and sprinkled on top.
2. SPICY BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH FRIED CAPERS
This quick recipe for piquant brussels will save precious time this Thanksgiving, without sacrificing on taste.
3. BAKED ACORN SQUASH WITH CHESTNUTS, APPLES AND LEEKS
Halved acorn squash make perfect single-serving bowls. These make a great vegetarian main course for any winter holiday, but they're also a festive accompaniment to turkey, ham or roast goose.
|Roasted Carrots, Parsnips and Shallots|
Boiling the broccoli rabe beforehand reduces its bitterness. Toss in the pan with sauteed garlic and almonds to reheat.
5. ROASTED CARROTS, PARSNIPS AND SHALLOTS
Carrots, parsnips, and shallots become rich and sweet when roasted in a hot oven. Here, the vegetables are served with a tart relish of green olives, parsley, mint, and white-wine vinegar.
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