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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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
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.