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Our Recommended Recipes for Farm Fresh Basket (Week of April 11)

Our Recommended Recipes for Farm Fresh Basket (Week of April 11)

Thank you for ordering a Rootastes Farm Fresh basket! We hope you’re enjoying your fresh, locally grown produce, meats, and other Boston-based goodies.

If you’re looking for inspiration or to mix up your go-to recipes, we’ll be sharing a few of our favorites every week that can be prepared using the ingredients in that week’s basket.

Chef Crafted Recipes

Our Spring Forward Vegi Vegi is an old-time classic in the stockpot, but who needs soup when you could have all the good stuff without it? Roasted, garlicky baby potatoes and carrots, topped off with a savory, colorful pesto sauce. We are including Fresh Zen's Ginger Scallion Pesto sauce in our baskets for the week of April 18th, but the pesto sauce is optional for this recipe.

Roasted to Perfection

Roasted vegetables are easy to prepare and can be enjoyed as a side to many dishes or as part of a main meal. Give roasted cauliflower and broccoli and roasted potatoes and carrots a try. For more of a meal, this roasted peppers, cauliflower, and almonds recipe is prepped with kalamata olives as well to add flavor and heartiness.

Magnificent Mains

Stuffed peppers are ultimate comfort food, but sometimes they’re not the healthiest. Banza rice stuffed peppers with feta, pepitas, and chili-sage oil is a more nutritious take on the meal without compromising flavor. Not to mention, this is a recipe by Not Just co., using the amazing Not Just Pasta Sauce already in your basket. For a more deconstructed option, try chicken with peppers and cauliflower.  If you decide to give any of these recipes a try, let us know what you think. We’d also love to see how you’re getting crafty in the kitchen with your basket, so be sure to share your favorite recipes below.

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Meg is a dreamer, entrepreneur, and homesteader based in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. She loves her cats, feasting, and road trips in her green VW Bug.