Below are a few ideas for items that you can find at our farmers market stand or in a Hart Farm box share. Enjoy!
Kale and Garlic Scape Pesto
- 1 cup garlic scapes, sliced crosswise (about 10 to 12 scapes)
- ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
- ½ cup basil leaves
- Juice of one lemon
- Place the garlic scapes in a food processor and pulse for 30 seconds.
- Add the sunflower seeds and pulse for 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
- Add the olive oil and process on high for 15 seconds.
- Add the Parmesan cheese and pulse until the ingredients are combined.
- Add the basil and lemon juice, and process until reaching the desired consistency.
- Add salt to taste and serve immediately.
From the New York Times
Shaved Summer Squash Salad
3 tablespoons whole almonds
1 pound summer squash (a mix of green and yellow)
2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 minced garlic clove
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Roast almonds and coarsely crush. Meanwhile, trim the ends off summer squash. Using a vegetable peeler, thinly slice the squash lengthwise into strips and transfer to a large bowl.
- 2.In a small bowl, whisk together extra-virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice, minced garlic clove, and kosher salt to taste. Pour dressing over squash. Let stand for a few minutes, then add a few handfuls of baby arugula. Shave a little Pecorino over the squash and toss. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Garnish with the crushed almonds.
From Bon Appetit
Roasted Fennel and Parmesan
- 4fresh bulbs of fennel
- 1⁄2teaspoon salt
- fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- 1⁄3cup freshly shredded parmesan cheese
- 4tablespoons olive oil
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- Clean and cut the fennel bulbs: cut them horizontally into 1/3 inch thick slices and reserve the fronds.
- Take the reserved fennel fronds and chop enough of them to make 2 teaspoons; set aside.
- Spray the bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch glass baking dish with olive oil.
- Lay the fennel slices in the dish, making sure that all the pieces are touching the bottom so that they roast rather than steam when they’re cooking.
- Sprinkle with the salt and pepper, then with the Parmesan.
- Drizzle with the olive oil and bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees F, until the fennel is tender and the Parmesan is golden brown.
- Transfer roasted fennel to serving platter, sprinkle with the 2 teaspoons chopped reserved fennel fronds, and serve.
From Genius Kitchen