6 Recipes for What’s at Your Farmers Market Right Now
Don’t worry, there’s a jalapeño in there...
The Dallas Farmers Market is a little slice of produce heaven. But all the options can be overwhelming. So grab a couple of totes and we’ll tell you exactly what you need to pick out and the easy recipes to make with your fresh, delicious and local ingredients. (Don’t forget to bring cash!)
Make: Blueberry Crumble Pie
Although your window for fresh Texas blueberries is coming to a close (May to July), it’s not too late to grab some of these naturally sweet treats from the Berry Best farm stand.
Make: Spicy Avocado Hummus
Of course Texans find a way to get their favorite pepper into nearly every dish. So grab some jalapeños and whip up a cold but spicy dip for summer.
Make: Caprese Salad with Grilled Zucchini
When you can buy tomatoes as big as your face from Lemley’s farm stand, the world is basically begging you to make this twist on caprese salad.
Make: Cucumber Melon Gin Spritzer
Everyone buys cucumbers from the farmers market (duh), but honeydew is a bit more intimidating for some reason. Take a walk on the wild side and learn to puree this subtly sweet fruit for a refreshing cocktail combo that will knock your socks off.
Make: Eggs Baked in Bread Bowls
If you’re not one of those super-hip East Dallas residents who has their own chicken coop, you’ll need to source the fresh ones here. Make breakfast unforgettable with a simple egg bread bowl that tastes even better than it looks (if you can believe it).
Make: Burger Salsa
Nothing says sweet summertime like taking advantage of the gargantuan watermelons that Texas farmers bring into town every weekend. And while there are endless ways to incorporate this versatile, light fruit into your meal planning, we can’t help but drool when we think of it as a burger fixin’.