These 7 easy, fresh recipes use all your summer garden favorites! Tomatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, onions, cucumbers, basil, sweet corn and okra all shine in these classic dishes that highlight what garden fresh eating is all about. From easy foil grill packets to classic tomato pie, these recipes are what summer eating is all about!
There’s just something about fresh vegetables that requires a little celebration. Their garden-y smells and bold colors, but most of all their fresh flavors… Flavors that can only be described as a magical mix of sunshine and summer rain. Yes, they are quite the thing to celebrate…
Especially when that garden is overflowing. And you’re wondering, “What in the world am I going to do with all of this zucchini? Who thought we needed all these tomato plants?” Friends, you’ve got to have some delicious go-to recipes to help you celebrate!
That’s where this week’s Saturday 7 collection comes in handy. With simple recipes that make the most of your garden’s bounty, you’re going to love eating and sharing the freshest of the fresh!
7 Garden Fresh Recipes To Make Now
Smoked sausage, fresh zucchini, yellow squash, bellpepper and red potatoes get a kick from garlic, butter and special all purpose creole seasoning to create an easy, all-in-one summer meal on the grill or in the oven!
An easy recipe for a true Southern classic, Heirloom Tomato Pie is loaded with colorful beefsteak & cherry tomatoes, along with fresh basil, sweet onion, & 3 cheeses for the best slice of pie this side of summer! Perfect for brunch or dinner, the traditions of this pie run as long and deep as a sweet southern summer.
There is just something about a good summer pan of Cornbread & Squash Dressing that make it a must! The mild flavor of yellow squash lends an extra moistness to the cornbread dressing while a whole host of support vegetables, like green bell pepper, onion and celery adds layers of inviting savory flavor.
A bright & delicious summer dinner salad, this Steak Caprese Salad combines marinated tomatoes, creamy mozzarella and fresh basil with thinly sliced, tender steak all tucked into a bed of crisp Romaine lettuce. Drizzle with a little balsamic vinegar for a fantastic finish that keeps everyone happy at the dinner table!
Give the trendy charcuterie a garden twist! Garden fresh vegetables like sweet corn, green onions, peppers, radishes and tomatoes partner up with ham and soft cheeses to create a special summer platter that's perfect for a light meal or easy entertaining!
Enjoy a delicious veggie side dish with this Southern Zucchini Squash Casserole! Tasty zucchini and yellow squash bake up savory and crisp tender in an easy cream sauce made from mayo, chicken broth, garlic and spices. Topped with the crunch of panko bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese, this baked casserole has what it takes to grace any table!
Summer okra, fresh diced tomatoes sauteed with smoked sausage and served over rice for a deliciously quick and easy seasonal meal full of rich, savory flavor! Just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes is all it takes to make this ultimate Southern garden fresh meal!
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