Summery Salads Recipes

The time is ripe—for just about everything! From crisp green beans, snap peas and cucumbers to crunchy carrots and plump berries, this week’s box is a display of summer splendor. Filled with a bevy of salad-ready provisions including our silky crème fraîche and housemade summer berry vinaigrette, this refreshing lineup also includes Pain au Levain bread, luscious rhubarb lavender preserves from Orcas Island-based Girl Meets Dirt as well as fresh summer cherries and our clafoutis recipe so that you can enjoy each and every bite this box has to offer.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Grilled Vegetable Salad
Tossed with a balsamic dressing, this gorgeous salad pairs well with protein hot off the grill.

Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Crème Fraîche Vinaigrette
This wonderful salad gets an extra flavor boost courtesy of crunch radish slices and zingy lemon zest.

Roasted Beets & Carrots with Summer Berry Vinaigrette
Our light and bright vinaigrette is an excellent complement to these roasted root veggies.

Chioggia Beet Salad with Raspberries & Hazelnuts
Tossed with our summer berry vinaigrette, this showpiece salad boasts beautiful color.

Charred Spring Onion Gremolata
This smoky sauce is wonderful atop grilled chicken or fish, or slathered on grilled bread.

Cherry Clafoutis
This rustic French dessert combines fresh, juicy berries and creamy, custardy batter, all baked to golden-brown perfection.

Italian Summer Recipes

The Italian summer calls to mind visions of a crisp glass of wine, homemade pasta and garden-fresh produce simply and beautifully prepared. Hence, this week’s box captures the flavors of summer by way of Italy with locally-crafted bucatini pasta tossed with our own fragrant housemade basil pesto and Grana-style cheese, plus a fresh sourdough baguette and a bevy of beautiful salad greens and ingredients like beets, carrots and sugar snap peas. Also included for this relaxed, refreshing meal: A classic French rosé and the first of the summer raspberries. Mangia!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Grana Cheese with Honey & Red Pepper Flakes
The success of this lovely appetizer depends entirely on the quality of the ingredients, so don’t scrimp!

Beet Salad with Raspberries, Grana Cheese & Shaved Fennel
Tossed with a raspberry-honey vinaigrette, this showpiece salad boasts beautiful color.

Piracicaba Broccoli with Crispy Lemon Crumbs
This recipe courtesy of Top Chef’s Gail Simmons adds crunchy, lemon-tinged bread crumbs for a show-stopping finish.

Carrots Marinated with Garlic & Oregano
This room-temperature dish packs in the flavor and makes for a lovely side dish on a hot day.

Glazed Hakurei Turnips
These buttery glazed turnips are sure to delight.

Grilled Green Onions
Sweet and delicious with green tops, these onions are at their best grilled.

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