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15 Recipes Using Proven Harvest Fruits, Veggies and Herbs

Half of the fun of growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs is the stellar flavor you get from them. The other half of the fun is wowing your friends and family with the yummy food you’ve whipped up with your bounty. These 15 recipes feature our Proven Harvest plants as ingredients. Fresh produce elevates even simple recipes to new heights.

Contributors: Kerry Meyer

15 Recipes Using Proven Harvest Fruits, Veggies and Herbs

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1.    Freshest Summer Bruschetta

Quick and easy to prepare, this simple recipe is elevated by the fresh ingredients harvested from your garden. A great appetizer to start the meal.


2.    Caprese Salad

Lettuce salads are always a good choice, but this classic caprese salad uses fresh tomatoes and basil to highlight just how good simple ingredients can be when plucked fresh from the garden.


3.    Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart

Most people love a good slice of pizza. This Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart may remind you of pizza, but the fresh ingredients make it extra special.


4.    Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Tomatoes

These cheesy packages of tomatoey goodness are sure to satisfy any palate.


5.    Grilled Flatbread with Pesto & Fire Roasted Tomatoes

A little bit sweet, a little bit spicy and totally yummy.


6.    Strawberry-Basil Bourbon Smash

This popular cocktail features fresh Amazel Basil® and Berried Treasure® strawberries.


7.    Fire Roasted Salsa

While you’re sipping your Strawberry-Basil Smash, you can be munching on chips with Fire Roasted Salsa.


8.    Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Skewers

This no-cook option features tomatoes and fresh basil. On a hot summer night, who doesn’t want a refreshing recipe like this?


9.    Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Use these flavorful tomatoes spread on sliced bread, mixed in pasta or tossed in salads.


10.    Ultimate Summer Salad

The cool, fresh taste of this salad is just the ticket on hot, steamy days. 


11.    Oven Roasted Tomatoes and Burrata

This appetizer is a cheesy delight.


12.    Agua Fresca

A refreshing mocktail is perfect for any guest to sip.


13.    Peach Caprese Salad

This fresh salad features peaches, mozzarella and basil with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar glaze.

14.    Herbed Baby Potato Salad

Potato salad is a summer staple. Up your game with this slightly upscale version.


15.    Pesto Shrimp Skewers

Homemade pesto is a tasty accompanyment for shrimp skewers.


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