Use Your Produce Box: Week of September 9

Working through your Produce Box? Our Weekly Meal Plan includes: Fresh Mango Salsa, Sweet Potato Curry, Cucumber and Sweet Pepper Salad with Chickpeas, and Senegalese Okra Stew


Large Produce Box: Week of September 9

Okra (1 lb), Summer Squash (1 lb avg) or Eggplant (1 lb avg), Tasty Jade Cucumber (1 ct) or Pickling Cucumbers (1 lb avg), Sweet Peppers (1 lb avg), Apples (1 lb avg), Sweet Corn (4 ears), Sweet Potatoes (1 lb avg), Pears (1 lb avg), Acorn Squash or Butternut Squash (2 count), Mangos (2 ct)

Medium Produce Box: Week of September 9

Shishito Peppers (1/2 lb) or Green Beans (1 lb), Summer Squash (1 lb avg) or Eggplant (1 lb avg), Sweet Corn (2 ears) or Okra (1 lb), Apples (1 lb avg), Sweet Potatoes (1 lb avg), Pears (1 lb avg), Pickling Cucumbers (1 lb avg)


Each week, we take the time to list out all of the possible produce items that you get in your delivery and translate them into recipe ideas for your meal planning inspiration. If you ever find yourself with too many apples, or no idea what to do with radishes, you can always message us on Facebook or Instagram to chat with a Farmhouse employee. We will get back to you with recipe ideas, meal prep guidance, or just a friendly hello!

Pepper, Cucumber, and Chickpea Salad Recipe

Produce Box Vegetables: Cucumbers, Sweet Peppers, Add: Sweet Corn Kernels

“A bright cumin-lemon dressing works well with any thin-skinned pepper. Try a rainbow of them, or focus on one palette, like yellow-orange. To turn the salad into dinner, add hard-cooked eggs and thin strips of salami.

See the Recipe: MyRecipes


Sweet Potato Curry

Produce Box Vegetables: Sweet Potatoes (or Acorn Squash), Add: Roasted Eggplant, Cubed Summer Squash

“This one-dish wonder grants you immunity from even the most gluten-averse, meat-abstaining, fat-conscious houseguests. And it tastes as good as ever reheated.”

See the Recipe: Bon Appetit


Fresh Mango Salsa

Produce Box Vegetables: Mango, Sweet Peppers, Add: Diced Peeled Apples

“This simple and colorful mango salsa is super easy to make! It’s sweet, spicy and absolutely delicious. Serve this fresh mango salsa with chips, on tacos or salads, or as a salad itself. It’s that good. Recipe yields about 3 cups salsa.”

See the Recipe: Cookie and Kate

 


Senegalese Okra Stew

Produce Box Vegetables: Okra, Butternut Squash (or Sweet Potatoes), Add: Chopped Green Beans and Diced Shishitos 

“This vegetarian stew is rich and satisfying. Its creamy texture comes from the cashew butter that’s stirred in at the end.”

See the Recipe: Food and Wine


How are are you working through your Produce Box? You can always message us on Instagram with photos, questions, or just to say hi!

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