Whether you are enjoying the summer harvest out of your own garden or are enjoying the local Farmer’s Market or CSA, this is the best time of year for farm-to-table dining. But sometimes, the bounty is bigger than our good ole stand-by recipes… which isn’t a bad thing. Fear not, these 29 summer harvest recipes will go straight from the garden or farm to your table for the entire family to enjoy!
I put the word out to some of the best bloggers, and they did not disappoint. These recipes are all either gluten free and/or vegan and/or dairy free and/or clean eating. As always, be sure to verify the ingredients on their website and make any substitutions for your own nutrition protocol. We have everything from some How-To’s to appetizers to sides, mains, and desserts. I was so overwhelmed with fresh garden summer salads that I created a separate post just for them.
Sometimes, we can all use some how-to’s when it comes to figuring out the garden harvest. Here are a few of my favorites.
How to Cook Artichokes by Savory Tooth
Canning Pickles – Which Method is Best? by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
How to Harvest, Dry, and Preserve Fresh Herbs by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
How to Pickle Garlic Scapes by Hillsborough Homesteading
Appetizers & Spreads
Small and mighty. These appetizers and spreads are delicious on their own, and great to pair with some of the other recipes.
Seriously Delicious Homemade Fig Jam by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Oven Baked Beet Chips by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Beet Hummus – Pretty in Pink by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Sweet Red Pepper Jelly by The Black Peppercorn
The Best Gazpacho (Gluten and Grain Free) by And Here We Are
Vegan Kale Pesto – An Alternative to Basil by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Some of these side dishes will stand on their own two feet, especially when you don’t want a meat entree. Many of these are easy to make and great to bring along to your favorite potluck or summer picnic.
Zucchini Chickpea Stew by Veggies Save the Day
Carrot Noodles with Carrot Top Pesto and Pistachios by The Baking Fairy
Beet Buddha Bowl with Tahini Lemon Dressing by Just Beet It
Honey Glazed Carrots by Salty Side Dish
Garlic Lemon and Parmesan Oven Roasted Zucchini by Cooking Classy
Summer Harvest Zoodles by Food with Feeling
Beet Salad with Peaches and Basil by Just Beet It
Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Blistered Tomatoes by Hunger Thirst Play
Super Simple Zucchini Gratin by Hearth & Vine
Avocado Potato Salad by Natalie’s Happy Health
Harvest Spiral Veggie Tart by Simple Mills
Pair with a meat or enjoy without. The main dish is always the highlight of the meal.
Vegan Roasted Ratatouille Sheetpan Meel by The Baking Fairy
Eggplant Caponata Skillet by Savory Tooth
Raw Vegan Tacos with Sun-Dried Tomato Walnut Meat by Sprouting Zen
Grilled Vegetable Lasagna (Noodleless) by A Mind “Full” Mom
Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce by I Heart Nap Time
Zoodle Shrimp Scampi by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Summer Harvest Vegan Pasta by Dietian Debbie
Cheesy Zucchini Spinach Quesadillas by Dizzy Busy and Hungry
Oh, sweet treats, how I do love you! I saved the best for last.
Infused Water with Herbs, Citrus and Fruit by Champagne Tastes
Honey Thyme (vegan) Ice Cream with Grilled Peaches by Pink Fortitude (that’s me!)
Baked Peach Tart by Delightful Adventures
Summer Fruit Tart with Berries and Almond Cream by David Lebovitz
Blueberry Almond Crisp (Gluten Free) by Iowa Girl Eats
Want more summer harvest recipes? Check out 20 Fresh from the Garden Summer Salads.
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