week thirteen includes
tomatoes - mixed
mixed peppers – sweet and hot
cucumber - mixed
What to do with them? How to Store? Recipes below!
garlic – we don't need to tell you who to use up this little gem. We like the look of this roasted beet and garlic pesto.
(keep in a dark/dry place)
zucchini – this HALOUMI, ZUCCHINI, TOMATO AND PEARL COUSCOUS SALAD looks delish. we also really want to try these baked zucchini fritters.
(store in the fridge in a plastic bag)
carrots – we like ‘em raw with dip!
(Remove the carrot tops (they leach moisture from the roots) before storing them both in plastic bags in the fridge)
cucumbers – we like ‘em sliced with a little salt. OR maybe in this garlicky peanut butter cold noodles.
(store in the fridge)
beans – beans beans beans! we're nearing the end of the season!!
(store in a bag in the fridge)
tomatoes – aren’t they gorgeous!? why not try their heirloom tomato and beet salad? we also want to try this pasta with tomatoes, garlic, basil and brie. check out this recipe for tomato fried rice - we can't wait to try this!!!!!!!
(store on the counter, never in the fridge)
onion – finally the onions are ready!!
(store in a dark, dry place)
beets - check out this recipe for heirloom tomato and beet salad. We love the idea of this sparkling beet lemonade. We've also been meaning to try out this sweet beet martini. Why not use up your beet greens in this milk-braised beet greens recipe. Also, this roasted beet and garlic pesto look good.
(remove tops and store in the fridge)
mixed lettuce greens – you know what to do with these!
(store in the fridge)
parsley – this White Bean Soup with Garlic and Parsley looks good.
(tuck into a glass with an inch of water at the bottom, store in the fridge or on the counter)
basil – use fresh on your tomatoes with a drizzle of olive oil.
(tuck the ends into a glass with some water at the bottom and store on the counter)
Check out the recipe section on our website for a variety of home-tested recipes to help you make the most of your veggies.
use your parsley to make these fried herb eggs
pasta with fresh tomato sauce
gnocchi skillet with sausage and tomatoes
zucchini noodles with tomatoes and cream
polenta tart with roasted cherry tomatoes
we love this lentils with roasted tomatoes and horseradish