Nothing perks up the palette quite like the flavors of the Southwest. Explore the region’s smoky, spicy flavors with organic Chorizo sausage, plus premium dried beans and classic slaw ingredients to craft this week’s cookout-friendly side dishes. Combined with a plethora of fresh produce ranging from juicy heirloom and Sungold cherry tomatoes to cool-crisp Savoy cabbage, cucumbers and fennel, plus late summer blackberry jam, Pomodoro bread and an Argentinian Chardonnay, this spectacular lineup is sure to do the Southwest proud.
Here are a few recipes ideas for the week:
These spicy beans pair wonderfully with your favorite meat or vegetable hot off the grill.
Cabbage-Fennel Slaw with Cilantro
This light, fresh side dish is wonderful served alongside this week’s Southwestern-style beans.
Grilled Potato Salad with Spicy Summer Greens
Accented with mustard vinaigrette and spicy arugula and purslane, this potato salad boasts big, bold flavor.
Spicy Heirloom Tomatoes
Topped with sweet corn and a pinch of cayenne pepper, these juicy tomatoes make a wonderful salad.
Roasted with chili powder and cumin, then tossed with cilantro and lime juice, these carrots are bursting with zesty flavor.
Cucumber & Snap Pea Salad
This crisp salad will cool you down on a hot summer’s day.