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Sauteed Bok Choi with Cashew Sauce
½ cup roasted cashews ¼ cup white vinegar 3 TBS honey ¼ cup tamari sauce 1 TBS fresh ginger, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small hot green pepper, minced 2 TBS fresh basil, chopped 2 TBS fresh mint, chopped 1 large bo

Cooking Greens (Kale, Beet, or Collards)
My family was pleasantly surprised by this recipe. It's a delicious way to serve collard, kale or beet greens.

Eggs and Greens
Some folks, knowing that greens are oh so good for you, still struggle a bit with new ways to get them in their diet or with finding new ways to cook them after getting them in the CSA box every week. This is one of our favorite meals. Great for real

Wonderfully Easy Pasta with Kale
1/3 lb penne or farfalle pasta  2-3 T olive oil  1 small onion, diced  2-3 garlic cloves, minced  1/2 lb chopped kale leaves  Salt and pepper   Bring 6-7 c. salted water to a boil; add pasta and cook until tender.
Products (Onion, Kale)

Chicken and Kale Casserole
  Coarse salt and ground pepper 3garlic cloves, minced 3/4 pound large pasta shells 48 ounces part-skim ricotta (or silken tofu) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 T finely grated lemon zest 1 large yellow onion, diced medium 3/4 cup Parmes
Products (Onion, Garlic, Kale, Chicken)

Bean Soup with Kale
1 tablespoon olive oil or canola oil 8 large garlic cloves, crushed or minced 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 4 cups chopped raw kale 4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth 2 (15 ounce) cans white beans, such as cannellini or nav
Products (Onion, Garlic, Tomato, Kale, Parsley)

Baked Kale Chips
BAKED KALE CHIPS (bet you can’t eat just one!) 1 bunch kale 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon seasoned salt  Preheat an oven to 350 degrees. Line a non insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper (I use a Silpat.) With a knife or kitc

Sausage and Greens Soup
Serves 4 Ingredients½ pound bulk sausage1 cup green onionsgarlic whistles to taste4 cups chicken or vegetable broth1 cup potatoes (diced)salt and pepper to taste1 ½ cups evaporated milk1 – 3 cups fresh spinach, kale, beet greens,

Grated Turnip and Apple Salad
A Finnish recipe also known as Nauris-Omenasalaatti, this winter salad can be made after local salad greens are gone.

Maple Baked Squash
Ingredients Winter Squash (i.e. acorn) Spring Harvest Maple Syrup Pat of butter   Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cut the squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Lay cut side up on a baking sheet. Fill each cavity with maple

Rosemary mashed sweet potatoes with shallots
  Ingredients 5 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots (about 2 medium) 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar 1 1/3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced $ 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary 1/4 te
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Eggplant Caponata
Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, unpeeled,cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or 1 large can crushed tomatoes) 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3 cloves minced garlic 1/3 cup extr

Bruscetta with Eggplant
Ingredients: 1 lg eggplant, in 1/2"" slices 1 sm red pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced to a paste* 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (NOT regular vinegar) 1/4 C chopped Italian parsley Salt and pepper, to taste 1 baguette Ital

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos 5 fresh serrano chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 large onion, coarsley chopped 2 teaspoons coarse salt Preheat broiler. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse under warm water to remove stickin

Green Beans and Roasted Red Onions
2 1/4 lb medium red onions (about 5) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces Put oven rack in middle positio
Products (Onion, Green Beans)

Shrimp, Avocado, & Tomatilla Salad
Boil 1 pound of shrimp, cool and remove the shells.Marinate in 1/4 cup lime juice for 1 hour. Drain and combine with: 1/4 pound diced tomatillos,6 sliced green onions, 2 chopped jalapenos, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 cloves chopped garlic, a coarsely

Green Salsa
1/2 cups diced tomatillos 1/2 cup minced scallions 1 1/2 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1/3 cup finely chopped poblano 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp lime juce 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp of water Mix it up and ENJOY!

Green Enchiladas
3 poblano peppers Roast and peel. Scrape out seeds. 3-4 tomatillos 1/2 cup water Remove and discard dry husks, cut tomatillos into quarters and place in microwaveable bowl with water. Microwave on full power until tender, 3-4 minutes. (Tomatillos

Roasted Eggplant Cilantro Dip
2 medium eggplants (peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes) Soak in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes. Drain. Place in a single layer on a baking pan. 2-3 cloves garlic (peeled) 1 TBSP olive oil Add to baking pan. Stir to coat eggplant with oil and spr

Beets and Caramelized Onions with Feta
Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 45 min 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (preferably whole-grain or coarse-grain) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb onions (2 medium), quartered lengthwi
Products (Onion, Beet)

Green Chile Stew
8 C. Water (chicken broth is better) 3 C. Chopped Green Chile (charred skins -- (6 to 8) removed) 2 C. chopped fresh onion) 1 C. Chopped Tomatoes 2.5 tsp. Salt 5 cloves fresh garlic pinch dried Oregano or teaspoon fresh 1 lbs. Pork Loin (any c
Products (Tomato, Pepper: Hot, Oregano)

Morroccan Eggplant Dip
Ingredients: 1 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) eggplant 3 Tablespoons olive oil One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons su

Whats in my CSA box? October 20th, 2017

Chard is the multicolored addition this week along with tatsoi, another fall green.  Chard is best cooked until the stems are tender for best flavor, while tatsoi, just cook until the color

New recipe: Tomato, Swiss Chard, and Ricotta CalzonesOctober 20th, 2017

Swiss chard is a good source of vitamin A and C and iron. For this calzone you can use either green chard or the slightly stronger flavored red. 2 T olive oil 2 C sliced red onions 2 large garlic

New recipe: Green SmoothiesOctober 20th, 2017

1/2 apple5 - 1" chunks frozen banana (always use and never more than 1 banana)1 fresh mango1/4 cup orange juice or 1/2 orange, squeezed1/4 cup water3 cups greens (spinach, kale, collards or chard)Blen

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