These recipes are primarily intended to give you some ideas about using the fresh produce that is so abundant in California.


Apples
Pumpkin Apple Pancakes
Tuna Apple Salad
Apple Bean Bake
Cinnamon Apples and Butternut Squash​

Asparagus
Spring Citrus Stir Fry


Avocado

Avocado Garden Salad

Beans; including Black, Pinto, White and Yard Long
Apple Bean Bake
Beef Chili
Black Bean Burgers
Black Bean Jalapeno Poppers

Enchilada Casserole

Immunity Soup

Minestrone Soup

Sausage and Pinto Beans

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup
White Bean Soup

Beef
Beef Chili

Enchilada Casserole

One Pot Beef Rotini
Tamale Pie


Beets
Beet & Sweets Hash

Bell Peppers
Calabacitas
Eggplant Green Bean Stir Fry
Quesadillas with Vegetables

Broccoli
Spring Citrus Stir Fry

Summer Pasta Salad

Cabbage
Cabbage Coleslaw
Roasted Cabbage Wedges

Carrots

Immunity Soup

Minestrone Soup

Simple Noodles with Peanut Sauce

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup
Spring Citrus Stir Fry

Summer Pasta Salad
Zucchini Patties

Celery

Immunity Soup

Minestrone Soup

Leek and Lentil Soup

Slow Cooker White Bean Soup

Chard
Garlicky Greens

Cheese
Potato Cheese Soup

Chicken
Chicken Chili

Chicken Divan
Chicken a la King​

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Enchilada Casserole

Immunity Soup

Citrus; including Oranges, and Lemons
Spring Citrus Stir Fry

Corn
Black Bean Jalapeño Poppers
Calabacitas
Corn and Zucchini Skillet
Peach and Corn Salad
Quesadillas with Vegetables

Cucumbers
Cold Cucumber Soup
Cucumber Olive Salad
Cucumber Salad with Vinaigrette
Cucumber Tomato Salad


Dressings
Basic Vinaigrette Dressing


Eggplant; including Japanese
Eggplant Green Bean Stir Fry
Marinated Tomatoes and Eggplants
Roasted Eggplant Salad
Paprika Eggplant Casserole
Spanish Eggplant
Eggplant Mushroom Casserole

Green Beans
Eggplant and Green Bean Stir Fry
Flavorful Green Beans
Herbed Potato, Green Bean, and Tuna Salad

Minestrone Soup
Summer Veggie Rice Bowl

Hot Peppers; including Jalapenos
Black Bean Jalapeño Poppers
Calabacitas

Kale
Garlicky Greens
Spring Citrus Stir Fry


Leek

Leek and Lentil Soup


Lentil

Leek and Lentil Soup​

Nectarines
Fruit Crunch Cobbler
Overnight Oats with Summer Fruit

Onions
Cucumber Salad with Vinaigrette

Immunity Soup

Leek and Lentil Soup

Pasta
Simple Noodles with Peanut Sauce​
Italian Veggie Pasta Salad

Minestrone Soup

​One Pot Beef Rotini
Pasta Primavera
Quick Snap Pea Pasta

Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Peaches
F​ruit Crunch Cobbler
Overnight Oats with Summer Fruit
Peach and Corn Salad

Pears
​Fruit Crunch Cobbler

Peas
Minestrone Soup

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup​

Plums
Fruit Crunch Cobbler
Overnight Oats with Summer Fruit

Potatoes
Herbed Potato, Green Bean, and Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Potato Soup
Potato Cheese Soup

Spinach Potato Frittata

Turnips, Potatoes, and Greens​
Zucchini with Potatoes and Thyme 

Pumpkin
Pumpkin Apple Pancakes
Spiced Roast Pumpkin

Salmon

Salmon Dip
Salmon Patties
Salmon Salad

Salmon Quesadilla


Sausage

Sausage and Pinto Beans

Spinach
Immunity Soup

​Peach and Corn Salad

Potato Spinach Frittata

Turkey Florentine Bake

Vegetable Polenta Casserole

Squash; including Butternut, Summer, and Yellow
Butternut Squash & Black Bean Enchilada Skillet​
Crookneck Squash and Tomatoes
Spring Citrus Stir Fry
Winter Squash Soup
Roasted Butternut Squash

Vegetable Polenta Casserole

Sunflower Seeds
​Summer Veggie Rice Bowl

Sweet Potato
Beets & Sweets Hash

Tomatoes
Balsamic Roasted Tomatoes
Calabacitas
Crookneck Squash and Tomatoes
Cucumber Tomato Salad
Marinated Tomatoes and Eggplants
Quesadillas with Vegetables
Spaghetti with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Summer Pasta Salad
Summer Veggie Rice Bowl
Tomato and Zucchini Salad

Vegetable Polenta Casserole


Tuna
Herbed Potato, Green Bean, and Tuna Salad
Tuna Apple Salad


Turkey
Turkey Florentine Bake


Turnips; also Turnip Greens
Turnips, Potatoes, and Greens

Zucchini
Baked Zucchini Chips
Calabacitas

Corn and Zucchini Skillet
Easy Cheesy Zucchini

​Minestrone Soup
Spring Citrus Stir Fry

Summer Pasta Salad
Summer Veggie Rice Bowl
Tomato and Zucchini Salad

Vegetable Polenta Casserole
Zucchini Patties
Zucchini Spice Muffins
Zucchini with Potatoes and Thyme