This is a simple classic that’s truly the epitome of summer, juicy cherry tomatoes & sweet corn.
Sizzling, lightly caramelized green beans flavored generously with garlic are a perfect culinary dream of texture, color, and taste. You might find yourself whipping up a batch to eat as a snack instead of serving them as a side dish. Yellow wax beans, purple beans or a combination of the three colors would be a lovely choice if you want to vary the ingredients.
Roasting brings out the juices and garlic intensifies the flavor. Eat on their own or toss with pasta.
Nothing says summer like grilled corn.
When it comes to grilling, there’s a whole world of unexpected vegetarian options to explore. Okra, a Southern vegetable, is sometimes slimy, but cooking it over a high heat and adding lemon juice keeps it slime-free. Grilling this vegetable magically creates a crispy exterior.
Olives bring briny a flavor to these easy to make green beans.
Many grocery stores carry shaved Brussels sprouts or you can use a very sharp knife, a mandolin, or the slicer blade of a food processor to shave the Brussels sprouts.
Parmesan fries are baked in the oven, instead of fried, for a healthier alternative.
If you thought you could never prepare fresh artichokes at home, think again. This simple and delicious recipe is sure to become part of your regular springtime rotation.
Don’t be afraid to cook radishes. Sautéing mellows their sharp flavor and makes them more tender. Beautiful spring radishes are tamed when they’re cooked with a little sugar and tossed in fresh dill.