Side Dishes
SUMMER’S BOUNTY VEGETABLE TARTLETS

SUMMER’S BOUNTY VEGETABLE TARTLETS

This rustic dough is made with cream cheese and masa harina, which help boost the protein and nutrients in the individual crusts. The masa harina also gives the crusts a delectable flavor of corn tortillas, which highlights flavors of peak-season summer...

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RICOTTA-BASIL STUFFED TOMATOES

RICOTTA-BASIL STUFFED TOMATOES

Summer favorites zucchini, corn, and basil get baked in tomato shells for a light-yet-satisfying entrée.YIELD: SERVES 48 large beefsteak tomatoes2 large eggs1 cup low-fat ricotta cheese¼ cup finely chopped red onion¼ cup chopped fresh basil2 Tbs. plus 4 tsp. grated...

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PROVENCAL FONDUE

PROVENCAL FONDUE

A riff on the classic alpine favorite, this lightened-up fondue draws inspiration from southern France.YIELD: SERVES 6FONDUE1 tsp. olive oil1 small onion, finely diced (1 cup)1 pinch salt1½ cups peeled, diced tomatoes, or 1 15-oz. can diced tomatoes2 cloves garlic,...

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GOAT CHEESE–ASPARAGUS CRUSTLESS QUICHE

GOAT CHEESE–ASPARAGUS CRUSTLESS QUICHE

For a pretty presentation, reserve a few asparagus tips to steam and use as a garnish for this quick supper dish. Fresh out of asparagus? Substitute broccoli florets—they’re also rich in folic acid.YIELD: SERVES 41 lb. asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths,...

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CARROT-RICOTTA QUICHE IN A PHYLLO CRUST

CARROT-RICOTTA QUICHE IN A PHYLLO CRUST

With phyllo dough on hand, a homemade quiche crust takes only a few minutes to assemble—no rolling pin necessary! Layers of phyllo are also much lower in fat and calories than a traditional quiche crust.YIELD: SERVES 65 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed2 large eggs1½...

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