We expect the following Vegetables in our Veg/Fruit Mini Boxes

Item / Farm / Quantity (Depending on box size)

Spinach / Springdale Farm Plymouth, WI / 1 to 2 bunches

Spinach and Lentil Dal: This easy Indian dish features a host of healthy spices.  There’s a few ingredients but the prep is easy and the dish is hearty! Wash your lentils and cook in a pot with 6 cups water and 1 tablespoon turmeric.  Heat a saute pan with 1 tablespoon oil.  Cook 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds for 30 seconds or until they begin to pop. Add in 2 diced tomatoes, 1 tablespoon fresh curry powder and stir together.  Add 1/4 cup diced onions, 2 cloves chopped garlic, salt and pepper to taste, and 1 teaspoon chili powder.  Stir and cook together for 5 minutes.  Add the drained lentils in and stir. Add 1 teaspoon garam masala and 2 cups of roughly chopped spinach.  Over low heat now, cook the spinach for just 2-3 minutes in the pan. Stir and serve over a bed of brown rice. This is an easy, mid-week vegetarian dish!

Red Onions / Tempel Farm Old Mill Creek, IL / 1 to 2 lbs

Grilled Onions: Slice the top off of your onions and remove the outer layer. Make a small hole in the center of the onion and pack with a tab of butter. Replace the top of the onion and wrap in foil. Grill over indirect heat for 45 to 60 minutes until the onion is extremely tender and absolutely delicious! You can use the onion atop grilled meats or veggies or you can even enjoy them as a salad with some  chopped fresh herbs.

Cauliflower / Cal Organic CA / 1 to 2 heads

Roasted Cauliflower with Yogurt Sauce: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and cut your cauliflower into small florets. Toss the florets with olive oil, 1 tsp of dried cumin, salt and pepper. Cook on a baking sheet for about 30 minutes until the cauliflower is tender. Place the cauliflower on a plate and sprinkle with some chopped walnuts, dried cranberries and chopped parsley. Whisk together about a cup of Greek yogurt, the juice of a lemon and 1 minced garlic clove. Top the cauliflower with the sauce and enjoy!

Celery /  Mr Lucky  / 1 bunch

Celery Chickpea Salad: Pour one can of drained chickpea or garbanzo beans in a bowl. Add 1/4 cup of diced celery, 2 tablespoon finely minced onions, and 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro. Season the bowl with 1/2  teaspoon each of cayenne pepper, turmeric, and curry powder. Add a drizzle of sesame oil and a splash of lime juice. Mix the ingredients together thoroughly.