Seasonal Produce Guide for June

Seasonal Produce Guide for June

Written by Becky

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The garden is an unending source of the miraculous, a joy that transforms our cooking and increases our pleasure at least a thousand fold. Nothing seems to taste as good as what you’ve planted, tended, and coddled to maturity, even if it’s bug bitten, or just overgrown, and that’s why recipes that make use of that garden produce can be quite simple. – Deborah Madison

Though I haven’t been able to spend much time in my garden yet, I’m excited to enjoy the harvest of the summer and eat fresh, ripe dishes whether including my garden’s produce or farmer’s market produce. Everything just tastes better when its fresh. Here are a few recipes that take best advantage of June’s produce:

Please add your own seasonal recipe link in the comments section. I’m always looking for more fresh ideas!



Pan Seared Chicken with Couscous and Swiss Chard

Udon Noodle Salad with Swiss Chard and Peanut Sauce by Closing a Gap

Grilled Carrots and Lentils by Happyolks

Chicken and Leeks with Spicy Plum Chutney by Heather’s Dish

Lemon Basil Chicken Pasta by Oh Sweet Basil

Seared Ahi Tuna Salad with Cucumbers and Radishes by Kitchen Confidante

Strawberry Basil Balsamic Pizza by Cookie and Kate

Couscous and Lentil Salad with Cucumber and Tomatoes by Naturally Ella

Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad with Radishes and Cashews by Kalyn’s Kitchen


Sides and Salads

Chinese Cucumber Salad

Mixed Greens with Fresh Strawberry Herb Dressing by Cafe Johnsonia

Strawberry, Pistachio, Basil and Feta Salad by Cookin’ Canuck

Kale Caesar Salad by Mountain Mama Cooks

Swiss Chard Cashew Dip by Project Domestication



Roasted Balsamic Strawberries (best over ice cream or angel food cake!)

Strawberry Champagne Cupcakes by Completely Delicious


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