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Recipes: Week 19

Posted 10/9/2018 2:22pm by John and Aimee Good.

All the recipes listed below, and many more, are on our website, on our Recipe Page. You can search by vegetable, using the search box on the right!

We hope you enjoy using these recipes and finding your own new recipes featuring the vegetables in your share. Please feel free to share any recipes that you love with us!

 

 WHITE BEAN & KALE SOUP

  • 1 bunch kale, de-stemmed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 carrots, diced finely
  • 1-2 peppers, chopped small
  • 2 cans cannellini beans, (14.5 ounces each), drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper
  • parsley
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, (optional)
  • Cooked spicy sausage, such as chorizo or hot Italian (optional)

    In a medium saucepan, heat 2 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook another minute or two.

    Add about half of the beans, and lightly mash with a fork. Add water and stock, and the rest of the vegetables. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to simmer. Simmer for about 10 minutes, until carrots & pepper are partially tender. Stir in kale, parsley, remaining beans, 2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add cooked sausage here if using. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer until kale is tender, about 5-10 minutes.

    Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with Parmesan, if desired. Serve with crusty bread.

    Adapted from www.marthastewart.com


Kale Chips

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale
  • olive oil in Spritzer, or in small bowl
  • Seasoning desired - sea salt, parmesan cheese, chili powder, etc.

Directions

  1. Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F. Use convection if you have it.
  2. Oil a baking tray.
  3. With a knife or kitchen shears carefully remove the leaves from the thick stems, but try to keep leaves whole. 
  4. Lay kale leaves on the oiled tray. Spray or brush top sides of leaves with olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with seasoning of your choice.
  6. Bake until the leaves just begin to get dry & crispy, edges brown but are not burnt.
  7. This can take anywhere from 5-10 minutes, but they must be watched closely! They will go from perfect to burnt very quickly! 

Kale and Caramelized Onion Pizza

Use your favorite pizza crust recipe like we did, or make it a quick meal using a pre-made dough that can be found in the grocery store deli section!

4-5 Baby Bella, Shiitake, or Button mushrooms sliced

10-15 Sage leaves, can be lightly browned in butter

2 cups of baby kale or full size kale chopped

1 cup caramelized onion

2 cups of shredded fresh mozarella

1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar

Olive oil for pizza base

Salt and pepper

Wilt kale in pan using olive oil - do not fully cook.  Remove from pan and set aside.  Place sliced onion in pan with olive oil and/or butter and cook on low until the onions are browned, but not burnt.  Add sage at the end to brown. Roll out dough and let rest for 10 minutes.  Brush with olive oil.  Add toppings and bake approximately 15 minutes or when crust is golden brown.

 

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John and Aimee Good

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