Boston Local Food Festival

Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts

The Best Summer Dishes, Using Seasonal Ingredients

 The season’s harvests are full of vibrant color and flavors to satisfy any craving. Below are a few recipes incorporating seasonal, local, ingredients for you to make on these hot summer days.

Appetizer: Watermelon Gazpacho:

 watermelon

 

If you’re looking to spice up the dish, add some freshly minced Jalapeño!

Look for these ingredients at your local farmers market, or in your own garden!
: Tomatoes, Bell Peppers, Cucumber, Red Onion, AND Watermelon

Main: Summer Vegetable Kabobs with a Yogurt Dipping Sauce: 

 

 kababs

The great thing about kabobs is anything goes! Variations include: eggplant, carrots, tomatoes, and you can even grill lettuce as a bed for the kabobs.

Look for these ingredients at your local farmers market, or in your own garden!

: Zucchini, White Onion, Red Bell Pepper, Mushrooms, Mint, Parsley, Cilantro, Jalapeño

Desert: Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble 

 crumble

What screams summer better than PIE. This is a healthier version of a traditional Strawberry Rhubarb Pie.

Look for these ingredients at your local farmers market, or in your own garden!

: Strawberries, Rhubarb, Honey, Rolled Oats

 This post was brought to you by the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts. Go check out their blog!

 

Posted by: Nicola on July 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Filed under: Blog,Recipes