Posts Tagged "cucumbers"

Watermelon, Cucumber & Feta Salad

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It’s the peak of summer so cool off with this refreshing, easy to assemble salad. Ingredients 4 cups cubed watermelon 1 cucumber, seeded and diced 4 oz feta cheese 2 limes, juiced 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup mint or basil, sliced thinly freshly ground black pepper Directions Toss the watermelon and cucumber together in a large bowl. Sprinkle the cheese on top and season with olive oil, lime juice and black pepper. Sprinkle the chiffonnade of mint leaves over the top of the salad as a...

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Quinoa, Garbanzo and Spinach Salad with Paprika Dressing

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adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Epicurious Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed and drained 4 cups packed spinach, elegance mix, mustard greens or arugula 2 15oz cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 1 3/4 cups cucumbers, cubed 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped 1 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (or more to taste) 1/4 cup sherry wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 2 1/2 teaspoons paprika (the original recipe calls for smoked paprika) Directions: Cook quinoa according to package directions. Chill until cool. In a large bowl combine...

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BBQ Pasta Salad

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BBQ Pasta Salad Made by Stacey R. for the 2014 CSA Member Appreciation Potluck Ingredients: 1 Box Whole Wheat pasta – ziti 1 Lg bunch or 2-3 small of scallions sliced 3 ears of sweet corn cut off the cob 2-3 summer squash – depending on size 2-3 zucchini – depending on size 1-2 cukes – depending on size Combo of three peppers (green/red/orange/yellow) 1 package of all-beef kielbasa – diced Dressing is a half and half mix of BBQ sauce and ranch dressing and black pepper to taste. Directions: 1)      Cook pasta – make it slightly underdone (I took a minute off the cooking...

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Cucumber Blueberry Smoothie

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Cucumber Blueberry Smoothie   We made this awesome Cucumber Blueberry Smoothie for our staff this week to help beat the scorching heat.    Ingredients:  2 cucumbers 1/2 pint blueberries 1 lime 1/2 cup yogurt 2 Tablespoons honey (try our local Carlisle honey!) Ice to taste   Directions: 1) Peel cucumbers. Slice lengthwise and remove seeds. 2) Blend cucumbers, blueberries, juice of one lime, yogurt, honey in blender.  Add ice to taste and blend until smooth.  Enjoy...

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Paquin’s Salsa

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Mildy-Hot Homemade Salsa Ingredients 3 medium jalapeno peppers 3 small habanero peppers 4 large tomatoes 2 pickling cucumbers 1 large red bell pepper 1 large yellow bell pepper 1 medium red onion 3 cloves sliced fresh garlic 1 fresh lime Cilantro Olive Oil Salt and Pepper Directions Hand cut and dice peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions into 1/4″ pieces. Thinly slice garlic cloves, chop cilantro, and combine in a large bowl. Add zest of lime and lime juice. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper to taste. Refrigerate over night covered.

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