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What's in Season May 2013

Dandelion Green Pesto

dandelion-towel-transAdapted from David Lebovitz’s blog at davidlebovitz.com; courtesy of Riverdog Farm &   Capay Valley Farm Shop

INGREDIENTS
3/4 bunch dandelion greens, rinsed and stems trimmed
1/2 cup olive oil
2-3 green garlic bulbs, with the tough green leaves and roots cut off
3 tablespoons walnuts, lightly toasted 3/4 tsp sea salt 1 1/4 oz Parmesan or Romano cheese, grated

PREPARATION

Greens With Green Garlic

Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

INGREDIENTS
1 - 2 tablespoons olive oil
3 stalks green garlic (green and white parts), chopped
salt to taste
2 slices prosciutto, sliced (optional)
1 bunch swiss chard or mustard greens, chopped
freshly ground black pepper
fresh lemon juice

PREPARATION

Cold Potato and Green Garlic Soup

Adapted from food.com

INGREDIENTS
2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 green garlic bulb (aka “spring garlic”), minced (or sub 1 clove regular garlic)
1/4 cup butter
1 quart veggie broth
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, finely chopped (optional)
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon light green garlic stalks, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION

Kale With Green Garlic

Uses For Green Garlic

Collard Greens & Green Garlic

Recipe Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop

INGREDIENTS
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
3 stalks green garlic (green and white parts), chopped
Salt to taste
2 slices prosciutto, sliced (optional)
1 bunch collard greens, thinly chopped
Freshly ground black pepper (optional)
Fresh lemon juice (optional)

PREPARATION

Potato and Cucumber Salad

Adapted from food.com

INGREDIENTS

3 cups potatoes, peeled, diced (approx. 3/4-inch), and boiled until just fork-tender
1/2 cup cucumber, diced
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon green garlic, minced
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon basil fresh, chopped (or 1 teaspoon dried)
2–3 tablespoons plain yogurt
1 tablespoon wine vinegar
1–2 teaspoons of mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Paprika to garnish

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