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Week of August 26th

CSA Contents this week:
GREEN BEANS
CARROTS
LEEKS
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES
SPAGHETTI SQUASH
RED LEAF LETTUCE
ITALIAN PARSLEY
RED BELL PEPPERS
ASSORTED MELONS (I’m reserving all the cool kinds we have up here in Buellton, like Galia, honeydew, piel de sappo and more especially for the CSA)
HASS AVOCADOS from VINCENT FARMS (They have been ripening for 2 weeks for our shares!)
BIG BOX ADD: CARROTS, STRAWBERRIES, RED ROMAINE LETTUCE, LACINATO KALE, RED CHERRY TOMATOES

Fruit Expansion Includes: Lona Grapes for Vincent Farms or Strawberries from Sunrise Farms and Blackberries and/or Raspberries

Spaghetti Squash with Feta and Herbs

Ingredients:
1 medium sized spaghetti squash
1 t. extra virgin olive oil
1/4 t. garlic powder
1/8 t. black pepper
1/4 t. kosher salt
1 T. fresh flat leaf parsley
1 T. fresh basil
1 T. fresh oregano
1 t. lemon zest
1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
(Full directions and recipe at Recipe Runner)

Salmon, Green Beans and Avocado

Ingredients:
1 pound green beans
3 tablespoons
olive oil
kosher salt and black pepper
4 6-ounce pieces boneless, skinless salmon
1 teaspoon ground coriander
2 avocados, chopped
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
(For full recipe please visit Real Simple)

Or check out Sesame Garlic, Ginger Green Beans

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ingredients:
1 cup quinoa
5-6 tablespoons olive oil
3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 jalapeno, seeds removed and chopped (optional for heat)
1/2 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 3/4 cups vegetable broth
1 cup shredded cheddar (or pepper jack) cheese
3-4 bell peppers
(Find the full recipe and directions at A Beautiful Mess)

White Bean Hash

Ingredients: serves 2-3
4 slices of bacon or 1/2 cup chopped pancetta
2 leeks, trimmed, sliced and cleaned
1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
2-3 eggs (or however many you want)
(Full recipe and directions at How Sweet Eats)

Juice Feast includes:
CARROTS x2
RED ROMAINE LETTUCE
ITALIAN PARSLEY/MINT
RED BELL PEPPERS
SWEET GREEN MELON
STRAWBERRIES
LACINATO KALE
FUJI APPLES from HAAS FARMS
CUCUMBERS
GREEN CURLY KALE