Substitutes for Vegetables

Beans, cooked, dried
    substitute: 1 cup canned beans, rinsed well

Bell Pepper, chopped
    substitute: 1 tablespoon dried red or green red or green pepper flakes

Garlic, fresh
    substitute: 1 teaspoon garlic salt OR 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

Mushrooms, fresh
    substitute: 6 ounces canned mushrooms

Mushrooms, fresh, sliced
    substitute: 1 (8-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained, OR 3 ounces dried mushrooms

Onion, chopped
    substitute: 1 tablespoon instant minced onion OR 1 teaspoon onion powder

Parsley, fresh
    substitute: 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

Red Pepper, sweet, chopped
    substitute: 2 tablespoons chopped pimento

Shallots, chopped
    substitute: 2 tablespoons chopped onion plus 1 tablespoon chopped garlic