Crockpot Calico Beans

Not too sweet, not too tangy, these just-right beans are the perfect dinner, party or potluck side. Serves 10. Prep time: 15 minutes active; 5 hours, 15 minutes total. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 15-ounce can pinto beans 1 15-ounce can … Continued  

Mediterranean Cucumber Tomato Salad

This simple, refreshing salad is perfect for picnics or any summer meal Serves 4. Prep time: 15 minutes. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced Juice of 1 lemon 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh mint 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 cup diced red onion 2 cups diced cucumber 2 cups diced … Continued  

Shish Tawook

A lemony, garlicky, minty yogurt marinade makes for out-of-this-world shish tawook Serves 4-6. Total Time: 4 hours (20 minutes active). Ingredients 1 cup Greek yogurt, nonfat 1⁄2 cup lemon juice 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh garlic (about 12 cloves) 1⁄3 cup olive oil 1⁄4 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger … Continued