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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...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Baby Carrots, and Beets Recipe

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 4 small beets, peeled and halved 2 tablespoons olive oil 10–12 Southern Selects Brussels sprouts, cut in half 4 Southern Selects baby orange carrots, halved Salt and pepper to taste Preferred dried herb combination [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Toss beets with olive oil and place in a...

Okra Beef Stew with Heirloom Tomatoes

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb. Southern Selects okra (ends trimmed) 2 cups Southern Selects heirloom tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 lb. chuck roast cut into 1-inch pieces 6 oz. chopped onion 1 tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. red pepper flakes 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. black pepper 2 cups beef broth [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions In a 5-quart stockpot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add...

Kung Pao Broccoli

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients For the Kung Pao Sauce: ½ cup teriyaki sauce 1 Tbsp. sriracha sauce 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar For the Broccoli: 1 Tbsp. grapeseed oil (1) 2-lb. bag Southern Selects Broccoli Florets ½ cup Baby Rainbow Carrots, cut into matchsticks 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 scallions, thinly sliced ...

Sugar Snap Pea and Shrimp Stir Fry

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb Southern Selects sugar snap peas 1 lb Shrimp 1 tsp Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste For Sauce: 2 tbsp Soy sauce 1 tsp Honey 1 Garlic clove, finely chopped 1/2 tsp Chili paste (optional) [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Mix sauce ingredients and set aside. Peel the...

Blackberry Lime Cheesecake Bars

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1½ cups Southern Selects blackberries 4 cups graham cracker crumbs 2 tbsp granulated sugar 6 tbsp butter melted 4 8oz packages cream cheese softened 2 tsp lime zest, plus extra for serving dash salt 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk 1/2 cup lime juice 1egg lime slices for serving [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Preheat oven...

Quinoa and Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Lemon Dressing

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 4 cups cooled cooked quinoa 8 oz Southern Selects sugar snap peas, blanched and halved diagonally 1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes 2 green onions, finely sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill Lemon Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tsp honey 1...

Southern Selects Blueberry and Mango Spinach Salad

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 8 cups baby spinach (about 5 oz) 1/2 cup Southern Selects blueberries 1 Southern Selects ripe mango, peeled and diced 1/3 cup finely crumbled feta cheese 1/3 cup toasted chopped pecans Vinaigrette 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp blueberry jam 1 small shallot,...

Southern Selects Cheesy Smothered Asparagus Baked Potatoes

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 8 baking potatoes, such as Russet or Idaho 8 oz Southern Selects Asparagus, trimmed and chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 tbsp butter 1 large cooking onion 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled Cheddar Cheese Sauce 2 tbsp butter 1...

Southern Selects Sweet Baby Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 bunch Southern Selects Sweet Baby Broccoli 1 lemon 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 garlic cloves, smashed 2 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Zest the lemon then slice in half. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss sweet baby broccoli in olive...

Southern Selects Cheese-Stuffed Petite & Sweet Mini Peppers

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb. Southern Selects Petite & Sweet Mini Peppers 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1/2 cup soft goat cheese 3-4 chives, chopped diagonally salt and pepper to taste optional: 1 jalapeño, finely diced [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Slice all peppers in half lengthwise and scrape out any seeds. ...

Southern Selects Green Beans and Butternut Squash Sauté

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 8 Oz Southern Selects French beans 4 Oz Butternut squash, cut into ¾” cubes 2 Tbsp Butter 1 Tbsp Maple syrup 1 Tbsp Sherry Vinegar 1 Tbsp Olive oil 2 Tbsp Toasted hazelnuts, chopped Salt and pepper to taste [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Blanch French beans in salted boiling...

Southern Selects Green and White Asparagus Salad with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 bunch each green and white asparagus 1 Lb baby heirloom tomatoes halved 4 Oz finely sliced red onion ¼ Cup toasted pine nuts Vinaigrette 4Tbsp white vinegar Juicceof ½ lemon 1 clove garlic finely minced 1 Tsp honey 1 Tsp spicy brown mustard ¼ cup olive...

Southern Selects Asian-Style Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1/3 cup sweet Thai chili sauce 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp canola oil 1 tsp minced fresh gingerroot 1/2 tsp salt 4 cups shredded Southern Selects Brussels Sprouts 1 mango, peeled and sliced into matchsticks 1/2 red pepper, thinly sliced ...

Spring Peas with Pancetta and Baby Carrots

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 Southern Selects 8 oz. pack sugar snap peas 1 Southern Selects 8 oz. pack English Peas 1 Southern Selects 8 oz. pack baby carrots 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 8 oz thickly sliced pancetta, diced into ¼ inch 1 tbsp butter ...

Creamy White Asparagus Soup

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2 lbs. Southern Selects white asparagus, peeled 2 small onions, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 3 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp butter 4 oz heavy cream 3 cups broth (chicken or vegetable) 1/4 tsp white pepper & salt croutons and/or thyme, for garnish   [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Trim ends...

Avocado and Mango Arugula Salad

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 Southern Selects mango, peeled and diced 2 Southern Selects Hass avocados, cubed 4 large handfuls of arugula, washed and dried 6 small fresh mozzarella balls, sliced 3 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tbsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 1/3 cup pine nuts salt & pepper,...

Asparagus Skewers Wrapped with Prosciutto

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb. Southern Selects asparagus, fresh 8 oz. Prosciutto 1 tbsp Olive oil 1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground 1/4 tsp salt 1 loaf of fresh, hearty bread, sliced and toasted 1 bag wooden skewers Hollandaise Sauce 3 egg yolks 2 tbsp lemon, freshly juiced 1/2 cup...

Asparagus & English Pea Springtime Salad

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 cup Southern Selects English peas, fresh 1 cup Southern Selects asparagus tips, cut into 1 inch pieces 2 cups Arugula leaves, fresh 1-2 Persian cucumbers, quartered 3-4 radishes, sliced 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, whole grain 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 cup olive oil,...

Homemade Blueberry Muffins

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2 cups fresh Southern Selects blueberries 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt   [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium mixing bowl, cream the butter and...

Asparagus Heirloom Spring Medley

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 pound Southern Selects asparagus (green or purple vairety), trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 cup Southern Selects baby heirloom, cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup fresh mint and/or thyme, chopped 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella (cubed) or feta cheese (crumbled) 2 lemons, juiced 4 tbsp olive...

Papaya Starfruit Smoothie

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2 large papaya, deseeded and peeled 3 medium-sized starfruit 1/2 cup orange juice 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp chia seeds (optional)   [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Wash and slice starfruit, trimming the ends off. Add all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately or chill in fridge/freezer for 30...

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2-3 large Southern Selects heirloom tomatoes (try mixing varieties) 1/2 box of Southern Selects baby heirloom tomatoes 1 bunch of fresh basil 1 pack fresh mozzarella, small rounds (also called Bocconcini) 3-4 tbsp balsamic vinegar (or balsamic glaze for sweeter taste) Coarse sea salt and fresh ground...

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 8 ounces fresh Southern Selects Brussels sprouts, shredded 1 cup kale, roughly chopped (alternative substitute: romaine lettuce) 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese, shaved 1 handful almonds, slivered 1 cup stale bread, torn into small pieces and toasted (optional) Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste   Easy "Caesar" Salad Dressing Ingredients ...

Balsamic Seared Brussels with Bacon

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 2 pounds fresh Southern Selects Brussels sprouts 4 ounces thick cut bacon, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 ½ tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar ½ cup almonds, slivered (optional) Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste   [/vc_column] [vc_column width="1/2"] Instructions Trim bottoms of Brussels sprouts. You may halve or...

Southern Selects Snow Pea Salad with Pancetta and Pecorino Recipe

Snow Pea Salad with Pancetta and Pecorino

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 1 lb. snow peas ¼ cup plus 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 oz thickly sliced pancetta, cut into ¼ inch dice ½ small white onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice ½ tsp lemon oil Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper ½ cup...

Southern Selects Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Mediterranean Couscous Recipe

Grilled Avocado Stuffed with Mediterranean Couscous

Print [vc_row] [vc_column width="1/2"] Ingredients 3 Southern Selects avocados ½ cup Israeli couscous, cooked 1 cup baby heirlooms, quartered 1-2 small Persian cucumbers ½ small red onion ¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, quartered 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped ¼ cup Feta cheese, crumbled 3 tbsp olive oil, plus 1 tbsp for...