Better Homes and Gardens May 2008 Recipes
Check out the latest recipes from Better Homes and Gardens -- classic casseroles, healthy salads, spring-fresh desserts, and more.
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Zesty Three-Bean Salad
You'll get lean vegetable protein and all the health benefits of soy in this satisfying bean salad tossed with fresh cilantro, lime juice, and red onion.
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Grilled Tuna Salad
This artful tuna salad is good for you too. The recipe calls for olives and an olive oil-based dressing -- both high in heart-healthy fats that fight inflammation and antioxidants that combat cancer.
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Greek Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken marinated in garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and oregano adds filling protein to this colorful salad. Feta cheese, cucumber, red onion, and olives keep it traditional.
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Salsa, Black Bean, and Rice Salad
Salsa and pepper-spiced cheese add pizzazz to this black bean and veggie salad. The 30-minute supper is healthy, too, with fiber-rich beans that can lower blood sugar. For more nutrients, make it with brown rice.
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Roast Pork Salad with Ginger-Pineapple Dressing
Pork tenderloin tops antioxidant-rich spinach and juicy pineapple. The pork is a good source of B vitamins and riboflavin -- nutrients that promote healthy red blood cells -- and it's lower in fat and calories than skinless chicken breast.
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Zucchini and Eggplant Bake
Fresh zucchini and eggplant star in this dazzling meatless meal; serve it with a fresh green salad and fruit sorbet for dessert.
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Creamy Potato Casserole
You'll savor the nutty flavor of Gruyere cheese and the smokiness of Black Forest ham in this modern take on the classic potato-ham bake.
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Herbed Chicken and Orzo
This fresh spin on the classic chicken and rice casserole takes just 30 minutes to put together, thanks to purchased rotisserie chicken. A creamy sauce made from soft herb cheese with garlic and herbs makes it irresistible.
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Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole
This traditional chicken and rice casserole is quick and easy. Refrigerated pasta sauce trades places with soup as a rich, no-fuss base, while leftover cubed chicken -- roasted or fried -- keeps the whole dish simple.
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Lemony Tuna and Pasta
The classic tuna noodle casserole gets an update with pickly little capers, rigatoni, fresh dill, and lemon zest.
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Mexicali Hamburger Casserole
Ground beef and pantry-ready ingredients like salsa and canned corn make this one-dish dinner nice and easy. A corn bread topper adds a homey touch.
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Chicken and Asparagus Skillet Supper
Asparagus, squash, and green onion add a spring-fresh touch to this simple chicken and bacon combo.
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Cuban Fried Rice
This simple supper requires just seven ingredients to whip up. Fresh pineapple tempers the spice of chopped jalapeno peppers, while chunks of ham make it nice and filling.
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Spicy Beef and Noodle Salad
To make this simple supper, toss flank steak, rice noodles, julienned carrots, and diced cucumber with a light and sweet Asian chili sauce.
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A sprinkling of powdered sugar tops off these impressive bar cookies -- ideal for graduation parties and wedding showers.
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Oaty Rhubarb Streusel Bars
Rhubarb, a sweet-tart cross between grapefruit and watermelon, freshens up this classic streusel dessert. Ginger icing adds a touch of sweetness.
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Cherry Revel Bars
A creamy chocolate layer and sweet cherry topping makes these bars irresistible. Frozen cherries, thawed and drained, make a simple substitute for fresh fruit.
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Coconut-Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Fresh blueberries and coconut give these creamy bar cookies a spring spin.
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Raspberry Cakes for Two
This cake looks fancy but it's actually just fresh raspberries and raspberry preserves sandwiched between two already-made shortcakes. No baking required!
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