Use Your Produce Box: Week of May 28

Okra has arrived! We’ve got one-skillet roast chicken with seasonal peaches and red onions, fried green meatlessballs, and penne with mushrooms and corn to round out your meal plans this week.

May 28: Large Produce Box

Okra (1 pound), Sweet Corn (4 ears), Green Beans (1 lb avg), Swiss Chard, Kale, or Collard Greens (1 bunch), Carrots (1 bunch),  Peaches (1 lb avg) or Blueberries (1 lb avg), Red Onions (1-2 count), Mushrooms avg), Lettuce (1 head), Red Potatoes (1 lb) or Beets (1 bunch)

May 28: Medium Bushel

Peaches (1 lb avg) or Blueberries (1 lb avg), Red Onions (1-2 count), Lettuce (1 head), Red Potatoes (1 lb avg) or Beets (1 bunch), Sweet Corn (2 ears), Mushrooms (1/2 lb avg), Carrots (1 bunch)

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!

Penne with Mushrooms, Corn, and Thyme Recipe

Produce Box Vegetables: Corn, Mushrooms, Add: Chopped Green Beans

“This pasta dish gets its fresh flavor with the help of fresh corn kernels, thyme, and chives. Bring a bit of summer to your dinner table with fresh ingredients and enjoy the family time.

Add lightly balanced green bean slices to this dish for an excellent veggie-to-pasta ratio.

Recipe Credit: Southern Living

Okra-and-Potato Hash

Produce Box Vegetables: Okra, Red Potatoes 

This hearty side dish would be perfect to accompany grilled chicken or shrimp and crack an egg into the leftovers for an easy breakfast hash. Add more Produce Box vegetables from your bushel like thinly sliced carrots and diced red onion to incorporate more vegetables.

Recipe Credit: MyRecipes

Fried Greens Meatlessballs

Produce Box Vegetables: Greens (Kale, Collards, Swiss Chard), Red Onion

“This recipe is a godsend to anyone who belongs to a CSA or tends a prolific garden. Any greens—beet, turnip, kale, chard, mustard, etc.—can be used here. I’ve even made these with a mix of the green tops from my CSA carrots and onions.”

Recipe Credit: Food52

Skillet Roast Chicken with Peaches, Tomatoes and Red Onion

Produce Box Vegetables: Peach, Red Onions

“It’s gorgeous outside—this calls for dinner under the stars. If you have an hour, you can whip up the most perfect meal to eat alfresco on a warm night: skillet roast chicken with peaches, tomatoes and red onion. And did we mention you’ll have only one pan to clean?”

Recipe Credit: Pure Wow

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

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