Marinating Recipes

Tenderize, season and prepare your meat with marinating recipes in a ton of different styles.

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    Spanish Marinated Mushrooms

    I had some amazing marinated mushrooms in a little tapas bar in Seville when I was stationed in Spain with the U.S. Navy. A couple of months ago, I decided to see if I could make something close, and here’s what I came up with. The longer you keep them refrigerated, the stronger the vinegar taste will be. —Patricia Mitchell, Ingleside, Texas

    Marinated Vegetables with Olives

    Veggies play nicely together in a healthy, easy dish that can be an appetizer or a salad.
    —Sue Hansen,...


    Grilled Marinated Asparagus

    Freshly harvested asparagus says spring is in the air, and on your table. Eating the tender spears right off the...


    Dill-Marinated Broccoli

    A co-worker tipped me off to this splashy marinade for broccoli. The longer you wait, the better it gets. Add...


    Bocconcini & Strawberry Bruschetta

    If you had to capture summer in a salad, this would be it. Mozzarella pearls are infused with a sweet...

    Pickled Veggie Salad

    “One year I created this recipe to use up an overabundance of brussels sprouts. My family asked for seconds, so...


    Baked Blueberry French Toast

    I like that this breakfast entree can be prepared ahead of time. Since you can use fresh or frozen blueberries,...

    Oven French Fries

    We know it sounds crazy, but these homemade fries really are light. Shared by Margaret Taylor of Salem, Missouri, they...


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    Grilled Broccoli

    I started using this grilled broccoli recipe in 1987 when I began cooking light. It's been a favorite side dish...


    Minty Cucumber Salad

    This refreshing sensation of crunchy cucumbers offers a mild hint of orange and mint flavors that are perfect for spring....


    Poppy Seed Pasta Salad

    Broccoli, cauliflower and sunflower kernels give this colorful salad an enticing crunch. You can add almost any vegetable that suits...

    Classic Marinated Vegetables

    —Elizabeth Powell, Elizabethton, Tennessee


    Olive-Cucumber Tossed Salad

    You get lots of flavor from just a few ingredients in this easy-to-fix salad. It’s refreshing but bold with zip...


    Mark’s Marinated Mushrooms

    This appetizer is equally delicious served hot or cold. It's a real crowd-pleaser.—Mark Curry, Buena Vista, Colorado


    Marinated Broccoli

    This festive side dish couldn't be easier to throw together. But because it's so pretty, it's perfect for special occasions....


    Marinated Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

    My mother made this for a family gathering several years ago, and I've been serving it ever since. Everyone enjoys...

    Quick Marinated Mushrooms

    This recipe came to me from a dear friend. I use these flavorful mushrooms as a side dish or to...


    Marinated Olives

    Our son often made these olives for holiday get-togethers. They are simple to make and add a little zest to...


    Marinated Tomato Salad

    I purchased this recipe at our church auction from the minister's wife. It was worth the price, since it's the...


    Grilled Portobello Spinach Salad

    Grilled portobellos add a healthy heartiness to this meatless main-dish salad. —Thomas McCleary • Kansas City, Kansas


    Herbed Asparagus Salad

    This salad is a wonderful way to serve fresh-cut asparagus. The tarragon and oregano are a nice surprise in the...


    Marinated Mozzarella Tossed Salad

    Pam Bremson of Kansas City, Missouri shares her extra special salad made with mozzarella cheese, grape tomatoes and a flavorful...


    Marinated Italian Salad

    This is a perfect salad for potlucks and other occasions year-round. In winter, the ingredients are available when many other...


    Marinated Grilled Vegetable Medley

    A simple-to-make marinade flavors a blend of vegetables in this recipe from our home economists.

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    Portobello Burgers with Pear-Walnut Mayonnaise

    A big, juicy grilled mushroom with a nutty pear mayonnaise and creamy blue cheese makes for an outstanding veggie burger....


    Crunchy Marinated Vegetables

    I never worry about my kids getting their veggies when this sweet-and-sour salad is on the menu. My mom gave...


    Make-Ahead Artichoke Salad

    If I want leftovers when I take this salad to an event, I have to leave some at home because...


    Marinated Green Beans

    For many years, I made this dish with asparagus. At Thanksgiving, green beans were all I had, so I used...


    Tangy Marinated Vegetables

    A tangy dressing makes this refreshing vegetable blend especially pleasing. You could serve it as an appetizer or a side...


    Portobello Pockets

    “This savory recipe is one of my fall favorites,“ raves Elissa Armbruster in Medford, New Jersey. “It’s quick, easy and...