4 Delicious New Ways to Cook Summer Veggies
Best summer veggie recipes
It's a summer vegetable takeover! Light, refreshing, and delicious, these healthy dishes that take advantage of seasonal produce like cucumbers, green beans, and beets are just what you want to eat when the weather is warm.
From Whole World Vegetarian by Marie Simmons ($16, amazon.com). Copyright © 2016 by Marie Simmons.
Green Beans with Miso-Sesame Sauce
Tahini and Beet Puree
Try this recipe: Tahini and Beet Puree
This dip is best made one or two days ahead so the flavors have time to develop.
Ingredients: Beets, tahini, fresh lemon juice, garlic, coarse salt, chopped fresh mint or dill for garnish (optional), toast, crackers, pita chips, or crudités for serving (optional)
Cold Potato, Beet, Carrot, and Pea Salad with Dill
Try this recipe: Cold Potato, Beet, Carrot, and Pea Salad with Dill
Beets are loaded with folate, an energy and brain booster.
Ingredients: Red onion, beets, potatoes, carrots, dill pickles, fresh dill, extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, whole grain mustard, coarse salt, ground black pepper, green peas
Tomato, Cucumber, and Green Bean Salad
Try this recipe: Tomato, Cucumber, and Green Bean Salad
Bright, crunchy, and flavorful, this is exactly what you want to eat right now.
Ingredients: Walnuts, garlic, salt, extra-virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, green beans, grape tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, cilantro, dill, mint