From asparagus and French radishes to chive blossoms and crisp Little Gem and Cegolaine lettuces, this week’s box is a beautiful display of spring’s best offerings. Use these provisions and more to help craft a delicious Mediterranean-inspired feast, with ingredients for a satisfying baked orzo, plus gorgeous sheep’s milk feta cheese, fresh oregano, sweet peppers and crisp cucumbers, all to go alongside in a salad. This refreshing lineup also features sliced multigrain bread, farm-fresh eggs and our housemade lemon polenta cake mix, so that you can enjoy each and every bite this box has to offer.
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
Mediterranean-Inspired Spring Salad
The light and bright salad is extremely versatile; toss in your favorite salad ingredients!
This hearty baked orzo recipe is incredibly satisfying!
Grilled Asparagus with Classic Gremolata
This healthy, easy dish is a classic way to serve asparagus in the Italian region of Lombardy—and it only takes a few minutes to put together.
Chive Blossom Vinegar
This punchy vinegar is fantastic incorporated into salad dressings; just swap it one-to-one with your favorite vinegar in recipes!
Chive Blossom-Garlic Aioli
This flavorful aioli is wonderful served with freshly-roasted asparagus, or even with homemade French fries!
Mustard Greens Pesto
Brilliantly green, this mustard green pesto packs a bit of a kick and pairs beautifully with grilled fingerling potatoes!
Lemon Olive Oil Polenta Cake
This rustic cake has a slightly-crunchy texture courtesy of polenta and is beautifully flavored by olive oil.