Use Your Own Produce for These Summer Recipes

Posted by Jonathan Reed, AcreageLife Editor on May 27, 2019 2:39:00 PM
Jonathan Reed, AcreageLife Editor

vegetable-recipeYour garden is the jewel of your rural acreage! It’s producing a bounty of fruits and vegetables and plenty of herbs for your kitchen. Your backyard chickens are producing more eggs than you can use, and your homegrown beef, pork, lamb, and chicken are in the freezer. Your backyard orchard is producing baskets full of luscious fruits. How can you utilize all of this yummy, home-raised food without it going to waste? We have gathered some of the best recipes (many of which are featured on Thriving Home) to put those fruits and veggies to work in delicious ways! 

 

Breakfast

 

Savory Breakfast Muffins

 

Oven Omelet

 

Double Chocolate Zucchini Waffles

 

 

Lunch

 

Pork Chops Marsala

 

Tuna & Artichoke Pasta Salad

 

Vegetable & Lentil Soup

 

 

Side Dishes

 

Watermelon Salad with Balsamic Glaze

 

Roasted Vegetables

 

Fried Rice with Sweet Soy Sauce

 

 

Appetizers

 

Creamy Avocado Dip

 

Seven Layer Taco Dip

 

Baked Nachos

 

 

Snacks & Beverages

 

Homemade Kombucha

 

Star Spangled Skewers

 

Strawberry Pina Colada Smoothie

 

 

Dinner

 

Hawaiian Ham Skewers

 

Salmon, Peas & Asparagus with Pasta in Lemon Cream Sauce

 

Cilantro Lime Chicken

 

 

Desserts

 

Nutella & Pumpkin Mini Cheesecake Bites

 

Mini Meyer Lemon Parfaits

 

Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bars

 

 

Preserving

 

Homemade Yogurt

 

Freezing Peaches

 

Homemade Marinara Sauce

 

 

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