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California Nicoise Salad Recipe

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients For the dressing: ½ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground black pepper to taste ½ Tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoons champagne or white wine vinegar ⅓ cup unrefined, cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil 8 ounces Southern Selects French Beans, trimmed 2 Tablespoons kosher salt 4-6 hard-boiled large eggs,...

Garlic French Beans

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra light olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound Southern Selects French Beans, rinsed and dried ½ cup chicken broth or white wine salt and pepper [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Heat olive oil in sauce pan on high heat. Add green beans, turn the burner down...

No-Bake Blackberry Cheesecake Cups

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 8 oz. cream cheese ¾ cup heavy cream 7 oz vanilla wafers or ladyfingers Brandy, champagne, or any other liquor of choice for soaking. Non-alcoholic alternative: simple syrup or a tart and sweet fruit juice ¾ cup powdered sugar 3 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 12...

Creamy Avocado and Scallion Dip Mini Cups

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 tablespoon neutral vegetable oil 3 large Southern Selects scallions, white and pale-green parts thinly sliced, dark-green parts trimmed, finely chopped ¾ teaspoon kosher salt, plus more 1 Southern Selects avocado, coarsely chopped ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt 1 Southern Selects lime, squeezed 2 tbsp Tajin...

Endive Salad Bites with Goat Cheese

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 3-4 Southern Selects Belgian Endives – you’ll want at least 3 or 4 medium-sized Belgian endives. We like a mix of yellow and red ones. Citrus – at least two pieces of fresh citrus. This recipe used one grapefruit and one navel orange, but Cara Cara oranges, mandarins,...

Sautéed Garlic Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb. Southern Selects green beans ½ teaspoon Salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 gloves minced garlic 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice ½ cup lightly toasted pine nuts Parsley (optional for garnish) [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Bring a large pot of water to...

Southern Selects Asparagus & Heirloom Tomato Flatbread

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 4 Lavash or 1 large Pizza Crust 1 Herb Boursin Cheese 3 tbsp. Greek Yogurt 3 Southern Selects Heirloom Tomatoes 1 bunch Southern Selects Asparagus 1 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Blanch asparagus for a few minutes a shock in ice water...

Spring is in the Air at Southern Specialties

By Keith Loria April 12, 2022 Southern Specialties is a grower, importer, processor and shipper located in Pompano Beach, FL. The company imports a majority of its produce from the Americas, so it’s connection to Florida spring produce comes from its home for the most part. “What brought us to the table 31...

Holiday Season 2021

Holiday season is upon us and we always feel there is not enough time in the day to prepare our meals! Cooking for the family, and friends, can be stressful especially during the busiest time of the year. We are here to share delicious recipes that are simple...

Community Spotlight: Giving Back to Our Grower Communities

Southern Specialties works closely with our grower communities in actively supporting sustainability initiatives. We have focused on health, education, and natural resources for decades, long before it became a trend. Our company cares about giving back, it is part of our DNA. We strive to let people know our...