July 2008 Premium Recipe Collection
Check out the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens -- 20-minute suppers, simple sandwiches, desserts, and more.
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Bacon, Spinach, and Tomato Salsa Sandwich
Spinach adds powerful antioxidants to this fresh twist on the classic BLT sandwich.
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Open-Face Ratatouille Sandwiches
Filling, nutrient-rich eggplant, zucchini, and squash make this simple sandwich a healthy choice for lunch or dinner.
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Salad Nicoise Sandwich
As abundant in heart-healthy omega-3s as it is in the bold flavors of southern France, this sandwich has just 210 calories per serving.
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Layered Greek Dip
Fresh chopped veggies, tangy olives, and rich feta cheese make this hummus dip a hearty treat. Serve it with pita chips or multigrain tortilla chips.
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Spicy Curry-Ginger Dip
A blend of curry powder, cayenne pepper, and grated gingerroot gives this creamy dip lots of zing. Serve it with your favorite fresh veggies.
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Sausage and Summer Squash
This sausage and veggie toss gets its tangy flavor from a simple-to-make mixture of garlic and Italian dressing. Top with a sprinkling of green onion, oregano, and Parmesan cheese before serving.
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Barbecued Salmon with Fresh Nectarine Salsa
Salmon on the grill is a summertime favorite, and this easy recipe makes it even better. Our fresh fruit salsa balances the spice of the barbecue sauce beautifully.
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Shrimp and Watermelon Salad
Don't be fooled -- this supper might look light but it's also filling. The refreshing dish makes the most of juicy watermelon, plump shrimp, and crisp cabbage. Feta cheese adds tanginess.
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Chops and Pineapple with Chili Slaw
Chili powder adds a touch of heat to these grilled pork chops. Cabbage, onion, and sweet pepper tossed in a five-ingredient dressing and fresh pineapple slices complete the dish.
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This bright sangria, sweetened with a summer-ripe blackberry syrup, will inspire guests to linger for one more glass. Sprigs of fresh basil make a beautiful garnish.
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Tomato and Red Onion Salad
Fresh heirloom tomatoes and onions get dressed up with a sweet-sour vinegar dressing. Make this side dish ahead or while your guests sip sangria -- prep takes 25 minutes.
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Shrimp and Sausage Boil
A one-pot wonder, this spicy main dish combines fresh seafood with earthy corn and potatoes; sausage adds a hint of smoke. Serve it with garlic mayo and cocktail sauce.
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Update the classic garlic bread you grew up with by using fresh garlic, parsley, and kosher salt. Look for a plump baguette that's soft and easy to pull apart.
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Raisins and chili peppers offer an interesting contrast between sweet and heat in this simple side dish. For best results, roast the eggplant whole -- it keeps it from getting too dry while bringing out its sweetness.
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Tender and crisp, these cookies will become one of your summer favorites -- and they're great for dipping in melting ice cream.
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Raspberry Angel Food Bruschetta
Toasted slices of cake are topped with a mixture of raspberries, caramel sauce, and mint jelly. Sprigs of fresh mint add a garden-fresh touch. Serve it with a scoop of lemon or vanilla sorbet.
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Key Lime Cheesecake Bars
Lime gelatin combined with classic cheesecake filling gives these bar cookies a fresh summer twist. Lime wedges make a beautiful and simple garnish.
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