Red Cabbage-Fennel Slaw with Cilantro

This light, fresh dish is fantastic on tacos, pulled pork sandwiches or simply served as a summery side.

Ingredients:
2 heads mini red cabbage, cored and very thinly sliced
1 fennel bulb, trimmed of fronds, cored and very thinly sliced
2-3 carrots, coarsely grated
¾ cup freshly-chopped cilantro
½ cup sour cream or crème fraîche
½ cup milk
Juice from 1 lime or lemon
Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste

Method:
1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream or crème fraîche with milk and lime juice. Season to taste with fresh ground pepper.

2. In a separate bowl, combine cabbage, fennel, carrots and cilantro. Drizzle with dressing, tossing to coat. Season with more pepper as desired and salt to taste.

Spring Color Recipes

Eat the rainbow: This week’s lineup is truly color-rich, from yellow-red Rainier cherries and pink radishes to golden German Butterball potatoes and bright Cara Cara oranges, plus a plethora of spring greens like arugula, Lacinato kale and rainbow Swiss chard, and lots of fragrant herbs. Also accompanying this brightly-hued lineup: Fairhaven Mill organic buckwheat flour, herb-kissed fromage blanc, Gruyère cheese bread and both hen’s and duck’s eggs—enjoy!

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Buckwheat Crêpes
Once you perfect the technique here, start adding in and playing with your favorite fillings. (This week we suggest using some of that delicious fromage blanc!)

Grilled Potato Salad with Hard-Boiled Eggs & Mustard Vinaigrette
Accented with mustard vinaigrette and spicy arugula, this potato salad boasts big, bold flavor.

Kohlrabi & Radish Slaw
This crisp, zippy slaw is a wonderful accompaniment to grilled meats, or even served atop burgers.

Rainbow Swiss Chard with Lemon Citronette
A light, lemony dressing adds bright appeal to tender Swiss chard.

Rainbow Swiss Chard Gratin
Creamy with just a hint of mustard, this rustic gratin is wonderful served with this week’s Gruyère cheese bread.

Arugula Pesto
Stash this bright, zippy pesto in your freezer to add to the likes of pastas, soups or even grilled or roasted vegetables.

Kohlrabi & Radish Slaw

This crisp, zippy slaw is a wonderful accompaniment to grilled meats, or even served atop burgers.

Ingredients:
1 pound kohlrabi (about 2 small heads, leaves included)
3-4 radishes, trimmed of any greens and washed
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon peanut oil
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
2 green onions, thinly sliced
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Separate the stems from kohlrabi bulbs, trim, and discard the tough bottoms of the stems. Half the leaves lengthwise, then thinly shred crosswise. Trim root end from bulb and peel away tough outer layer; halve lengthwise.

2. Fit a food processor with a shredding blade (or use a box grater) and shred the kohlrabi bulb and radish.

3. In a medium bowl, whisk together lime juice, peanut oil, honey, and sesame oil; season with salt and pepper. Add green onions, kohlrabi leaves and bulb, and radish to bowl; toss to coat. Let stand at least 15 minutes.

Cucumber-Lime Slaw

This simple, flavorful slaw is wonderful piled on top of tacos!

Ingredients:
4 cups cucumber, peeled if desired, and cut into very thin matchsticks
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
1 tablespoon lime juice
½ tablespoon honey
¼ teaspoon cayenne
Zest of 1 lime
Sea salt

Method:
1. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, vinegar, yogurt, lime zest, lime juice, honey and cayenne. Mix well. Stir in the cucumber and jalapeño pepper, and season with salt to taste.

2. Set aside in the refrigerator to chill until ready to serve.

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