We’ve gathered some of our favorite seasonal recipes using the bounty of Solano County to create delicious meals with local food. New recipes will be added each month.
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Make this traditional Irish dish with a springtime twist that includes kale, spring onions, cauliflower and leeks.
Here’s a flavorful dish to liven up your winter greens
This winter smoothie wakes up banana and yogurt with fresh orange juice and lemon or grapefruit juice
Hummus is a quick snack and quick to make!
This simple recipe is a great way to spice up a variety of nuts
Chef Chantoll Williams of Rasta Mama’s Kitchen shares her recipe for a Jamaican-inspired, plant-based Pumpkin Curry Stew.
Try this simple, classic orange marmalade recipe
This dish features sweet potatoes — a wonderful holiday food in the African traditions — and chickpeas, which add plant-based protein.
Winter fruit is the star of the show in these three recipes: Citrus Salad with Star Anise Syrup, Salad with Thyme & Honey-Roasted Pears, Pecans, Goat Cheese & Champagne Vinaigrette, and Proscuitto-Wrapped Persimmons.
This light side dish features Brussels spouts and kale in a lemon-Dijon dressing
Use your winter squash for a seasonal side dish — and then do something fun with the seeds — in these recipes: Twice-Roasted Squash with Parmesan Butter & Grains and Toasted Squash Seeds
Make this curry as a warm winter meal or substitute in other seasonal vegetables to enjoy year-round!
Calabaza en Tacha es uno de los postres tradicionales en la celebración del Día de Los Muertos.
Learn how to make this dish with an abundance of seasonal vegetables, first featured in Bounty of the County!
On those hot summer days, use the grill to bring out the flavor of your seasonal vegetables with these Brined & Grilled Carrots with Cilantro-Yogurt Sauce and Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Try this twist on potato salad for a light way to feature seasonal potatoes and green beans.
Tomatoes and other seasonal veggies are highlighted in these two tapas recipes: Spanish Romesco Sauce and Gazpacho Andaluz
Learn how to make these three easy sauces: Homemade Mexican Pico de Gallo, Guatemalan Chimichurri Sauce, and Roasted Tomatillo & Avocado Salsa
Summer squash is highlighted in this seasonal grilled salad.
Make these sauces: Honey Citronette, Italian Salsa Verde and Moroccan Chermoula
Try out this summer salad to highlight tomatoes, cucumbers and red onion.
Learn how to make tasty strawberry ice pops in this fun and easy summer recipe.
Learn how to use Solano County’s lavender at the peak of harvest time in these two recipes: Roasted Beet Salad with Honey-Lavender Dressing and Lavender-Lemonade Ice Pops.
Seasonal stone fruit shines in these two recipes: Pan-Glazed Stone Fruit with Pistachios and Fresh Peach Salsa.
Learn how to make Vegetable Pad Thai in this recipe from a class funded by Republic Services
This recipe features radishes mellowed by pan-roasting and their greens
Use every part of your carrots in this delicious recipe.
Turn your seasonal strawberries into a full brunch experience with these two recipes: Salad with Basalmic-Glazed Strawberries and Goat Cheese and Easy Strawberry Refrigerator Jam
This spring soup puts your beans, peas, leeks and garlic to good use.
Use this quick-pickle recipe for a fresh take on your seasonal vegetables.
This soup highlights sugar snap peas and shelling peas with mushrooms alongside the heat of ginger and pepper.
Put your sugar snap peas and other seasonal produce to work in this fresh salad.
Showcase seasonal asparagus and citrus in this salad.
Turn radishes into something special with these recipes for braised radishes and spicy quick pickled radishes
This hearty winter soup shows off seasonal greens.
Make this sauteed cabbage with Indian spices as a delicious side dish.
Funding for promotion of specialty crops through this recipe page was made possible by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant AM190100XXXXG008. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necesssarily represent the official views of the USDA.