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Green Eggs and Ham, Please!

7 green foods (there are some surprises!) to make for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Green Eggs and Ham

This take on the quintessential green favorite covers hard boiled eggs, broccoli, and ham in a cheesy sauce.

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Green Bean Bundles

Green beans get a creative twist when they’re wrapped in crispy bacon. Serve as a side dish or an appetizer.

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Green Grape Salad

Grapes,  bananas, and walnuts are mixed with a creamy blue cheese and honey dressing, perfect for a fruity, savory side or afternoon snack.

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Green n Gold Veggies

Whip up this green (green beans) and gold (corn) dish for a little luck of the Irish.

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Green Rice

This take on the quintessential green favorite covers hard boiled eggs, broccoli, and ham in a cheesy sauce.

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Adding herbs to regular rice makes it taste better—and adds a festive green note to any meal.

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Sweet and Sour Zucchini

This zucchini salad gets a quick pickle from a dressing of vinegar and sugar.

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Minted Pears

Poach ripe pears in a mix of sugar and mint (plus a drop of green food coloring for extra flair) and you have a healthy, fruit-centric dessert.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest