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Cooking Vegetables for Color

Most of us are looking for new ways of cooking vegetables. We want our kids to eat them, are planning a special dinner or are just looking for variety in our own meal planning. Try cooking with colorful vegetables to enhance the look and appeal of your meals. The more color a vegetable has the higher they are in many vitamins and nutrients. Try a new veggie this week.

Vegetables for colorful cooking:

  • Beans - try the purple variety
  • Beets
  • Cabbage
  • Carrot
  • Cauliflower - try the purple variety.
  • Corn
  • Eggplant - black or white varieties are available
  • Kohlrabi
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Parsnip
  • Peppers - rainbow of colors here
  • Potato - red, purple, white
  • Pumpkin
  • Radish
  • Rutabaga
  • Squash
  • Sweet potato
  • Swiss chard - bright lights is a very colorful variety
  • Tomato
  • Turnip

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