I would like to showcase some simple recipes that can be made from produce grown in the garden:
Row the Sweet Potato Boat
Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, ¼ teaspoon of smoked paprika, ¼ teaspoon of salt, ¼ teaspoon of ground pepper, ½ cup of tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of finely chopped red onion, 1 teaspoon of red wine vinegar
Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Wash the dirt off the sweet potato, tomatoes, and red onion. Cut the sweet potato in half and top it with ½ a teaspoon of olive oil, ¼ teaspoon of smoked paprika, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and ¼ teaspoon of ground pepper. Put the sweet potatoes onto the baking sheet and and roast for 30 minutes. In a pan, roast the tomatoes and onions and add in a ½ teaspoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of red wine vinegar. When the sweet potatoes are done roasting, top them off with the tomatoes and onion. Bon Appétit!
The ‘Being a Little Nutty is Amazing’ Salad
Ingredients: handful of arugula, handful of kale, ½ cup of tomatoes, 1 tablespoon of pine nuts, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper
Instructions: Wash the arugula, kale, and tomatoes. Plate the arugula and kale and add the tomatoes on top. Sprinkle the pine nuts on top and drizzle the olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Eat immediately and enjoy!
The Berry Green Salad
Ingredients: handful of spinach, ½ cup of blueberries, ½ cup of sliced strawberries, ½ tablespoon of chopped walnuts, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper
Instructions: Wash the spinach, blueberries, and strawberries. Plate the spinach and add the berries on top. Chop up the walnuts and sprinkle on top. Drizzle some balsamic vinegar on top and season with salt and pepper to taste.