Vegan

Avocado Mint Salad

This distinctive salad is just the thing to get you out of a dinner rut. Tender bibb lettuce, torn and topped with avocado, ribbons of mint, and a fresh grapefruit juice dressing pleasantly startle and awaken taste buds. Especially delightful in the months of November through February, when Texas Rio Star grapefruit are in season.

Rob Summerbell's Killer Guacamole

A gratifying guacamole with a lot of bang for your buck in the flavor department! Heavy on the garlic and onion, this divine dip will boost your morale as well as your immune system! One bite and you will certainly return for more. And maybe just a little more...

Jicama & Avocado Salad

This salad combines the wonderful flavors of jicama and avocado with refreshing citrus. However, contrasting textures make this recipe really sing. Crisp and refreshing, this salad is a great light dinner on its own, but is also perfect paired with jerked pork (or tofu) for a tropical evening at home. Mango margaritas, anyone?

Guacamole

Guacamole is certainly one of the most beloved of appetizers. This interpretation of the timeless classic uses tomatillos, which makes it a bit unique. Guaranteed to please whatever crowd you're serving!

Avocado Burgers

A unique bean burger that utilizes avocado in the patty rather than as a condiment. A very nice variation on the veggie burger.

Not-Quite-Kimchi Bright Eye

This is a classic combination of vegetables used for kimchi, the fermented side dish of Korea. Unlike traditional kimmchi, however, this dish is unfermented, which serves the needs of those wanting immediate gratification for a zippy accompaniment to any meal, particularly one served with rice or rice noodles.

East/West Stir-Fry

This basic stir-fry can be altered according to whatever vegetables you have on hand. Experiment by creating colorful combinations of vibrant vegetables, varying textures for additional appeal.

Portabella Fajitas

A very simple, yet satisfying meal. Most of this recipe's prep time is spent marinating the vegetables, which can be done in advance. This from-scratch meal requires little more effort than convenience food, yet tastes like home cooking. An added bonus is that we source our portabellas locally year-round!

Vegan French Onion Soup

A vegan version of a traditional favorite. The use of fresh herbs sets this recipe apart from other vegan interpretations of French onion soup, creating a deeper and more complex set of flavors.

Curry Rice

Try this delicious rice with your favorite stir fry or curry dish.

Freezing Local Sweet Corn

Freezing fresh, local sweet corn is an easy process. You'll be glad you tried it when the cold winter winds blow!

Pickled Dilly Beans

These dilly beans will remind you of summer all winter long. Makes 5 or 6 pints.

Dilly Beans

This quick version of dilly beans does not require canning, but keeps in the refrigerator for about four days.

Asparagus Mimosa

Delightfully green spears of fresh, tender asparagus tossed in a buttery sauce. Garnished with a chopped egg or tofu and granished with fresh chervil.

Raw Nut Pâté

A staple on the shelves of the Co-op, this incredible, raw spread is so much more than the sum of its parts! Use this umami-rich pâté as an unexpected ingredient in nori rolls, or slather onto a tortilla with some vegetables for a quick lunch. Take care to start the almonds and sunflower seeds in water the night before you make this.