Okra is abundant this time of year, so collect your okra, tomatoes, shrimp and make a gumbo! This recipe courtesy of Louisiana Kitchen & Culture will be sure to please.
Tomatoes are plentiful this time of year and the weather is HOT. Create a healthy and refreshing summer salad with tomatoes, zucchini, and cucumbers. You can use grape tomatoes from Tony Accardo or dice up some Creoles with your freshly sharpened knives. And get this: the whole process will take a mere 10 minutes.
Turn your veggies into cute and yummy fritters with this easy and quick recipe. Grab carrots, zucchini, garlic, and eggs, and get rolling! You can even pick up corn flour from Bonnecaze Farms instead of all-purpose flour. Enjoy!
This week’s recipe comes from our friends over at Louisiana Kitchen & Culture. Take some of the Creole tomatoes plentiful at our markets and stuff them with fresh shrimp and vegetables. Serve it as a side dish, salad or appetizer!
We know eggplant is good for you and delicious, but what do you do with it aside from making eggplant parmesan?! Well, try slicing it up into an eggplant hash breakfast dish filled with fresh vegetables and nutrients. Nearly every single ingredient in this recipe can be found at our markets!
When corn, okra, and tomatoes are all in season, you have to make Maque Choux! It’s truly the perfect side dish recipe for a summer picnic or barbecue. The recipe calls for spicy smoked sausage, but you can easily leave that out for a vegetarian option.
With all the yummy pepper varieties around, let’s make our own Harissa sauce this week! Give yourself 65 minutes and taste buds that like spice, and you’re all set and ready to go.
As a general rule, bacon-wrapped anything is delicious. But when you wrap bacon around figs, you have heaven! Pick up some bacon from Country Girl Creamery and figs from Mandy Lilly and you have yourself a treat.
This shishito recipe is the latest addiction of our Communication Coordinator, Amanda. Cook the peppers up for a summer side or afternoon snack. With only four ingredients, you’ll be in awe of how something so simple can taste so good!
Take those $1.00/lb Creole tomatoes from Timmy and stuff them with market finds to make a hearty and tasty meal. This recipe is courtesy of Ochsner Eat Fit NOLA and is Eat Local Challenge approved!
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