What was in those baskets on May 5th

6 05 2012

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This weeks basket had lettuce, artichokes, beets, tomatoes, apples, potatoes, strawberries, oranges, mangos, pineapple, jicama, and bananas.

For those of you that haven’t had fresh artichokes before the easiest way to eat them is to cut the stem off and steam them until the base is fork tender. Then peel the leaves off and dip in garlic butter, mayo, or any other of your favorite dressing.

Strawberries:

Strawberry Cake

Fruit Dip

Strawberry Popsicle

Fruit Smoothie

Strawberry Lemonade

Potatoes:

Potato Skins

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Onion-Roasted Potatoes

Smashed Hot Potatoes

Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Pineapple:

Grilled Pineapple

Tropical Fruit Sorbet (also uses mangos & oranges)

Teriyaki Pineapple Turkey Burgers

Tomatoes:

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Lettuce:

BBQ Chicken Salad

Lettuce Wraps

Taco Salad

Greek Chicken Wraps

Greek Salad

Salad in a Jar

Mexican Pack Ideas:

Guacamole Salsa

Chipotle Shredded Pork Enchiladas

Enchiladas Verdes

Guacamole

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Black Bean, Corn, & Avocado Dip

Easy Blender Salsa

Chile Relleno Pie

 

Please remember that everyone who helps run Bountiful Baskets is a volunteer so be gracious and thankful when picking up your produce. The volunteers do the best that they can to get you awesome produce at a great price and without them there would be no Bountiful Basket!

I hope everyone enjoys there basket this week and please feel free to let me know what your cooking with your basket this week.

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