Recipe: Hodge Podge

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This is an old fashioned recipe shared with me by my good friend from Nova Scotia. All ingredients are naturally gluten free.

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hodge podge ingredients

Make it when veggies are in season. I buy my veggies from the local farm, they are picked fresh daily so you know you are getting the best quality and you are supporting a local business.

I also grow a lot of my own veggies, so handy to just pop into the garden and pick what you need. Delciious.

  • 1 cup fresh beans, green and/or yellow
  • 1 cup fresh chopped carrots
  • 1 cup fresh peas
  • chopped turnip (your choice)
  • chopped broccoli if you wish
  • 1 lb new potatoes, cubed
  • chopped onion
  • seasonings to taste
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dill, thyme, sea salt, dry mustard are my choice of seasonings
  • pan fry onions in butter
  • cut/cube, boil all veggies until tender
  • drain

*** Hint: Waste not want not.

I frequently save the liquid from cooking veggies and potatoes to use as stock for my soups. I also poach chicken in water and save the liquid to use as a base for my chicken soups.

Make white sauce using gluten free flour. Mix all veggies into sauce.

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It is delicious on its own or as a side dish in a meal. Serve with fresh cooked fish or steamed chicken. Make a bit pot and serve it with some different meals during the week.

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Hodge podge is a great way to get more veggies with fibre in your menus. To make sure I have fresh veggies in the winter I always buy more than I need and freeze the rest.

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3 Responses

  1. Vondean Erickson

    Thanks Linda,
    I love vegtables and am on gluten free diet.
    I have a store near me and they have all fresh vegtables. Farmers bring them in from the gardens. Got a watermelon the other day and it tasted like what we use to grow in our garden back home.
    Take care

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