Organic Vegetable Recipes

Enjoy these organic vegetable recipes with crops from Ben’s Organic Farm in Tirosh, delivered to your door.

‘Orange’ Pumpkin Butternut Soup

‘Orange’ Pumpkin Butternut Soup

This luscious, rich orange broth has no oranges in it but lots of nutritious orange vegetables. I tend to use pumpkin or butternut squash for this tasty treat -great for a wintry evening.

Luscious Limes

Luscious Limes

The lime season in Israel is a short one- especially in comparison to the other citrus fruits. My husband and I keep an eye out for the first signs of the lovely, tasty green orbs and then we buy as many as we can afford throughout the time they are available.

Amaranth Leaves from Ben’s Organic Farm

Amaranth Leaves from Ben’s Organic Farm

Amaranth leaves are a beautiful deep green leaves, sometimes streaked with red and purple and can be eaten raw when young and tender, but are traditionally cooked.

Mediterranean Kale Salad

Mediterranean Kale Salad

Organic kale may be the mightiest super-food available, but eat it for pleasure. This dark leafy green boasts a wonderfully earthy tang that emerges with a bit of lemon juice. This recipe, with cashews and black olives, extends the range of kale to new dimensions.

Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass

Lemongrass is also called fever grass and is a thin, long leafed perennial plant that is indigenous to many Asian countries. It smells like lemon but is milder and sweeter.

Perfect Purslane

Perfect Purslane

Recognize this weed growing in your garden? This little, lovely pest is actually filled with nutrition! It’s called Purslane and is an enormous health benefit when moved into your kitchen cuisine.  

Crazy Cauliflower

Crazy Cauliflower

Faux Cauliflower recipes seem to be all the rage just now. From pizza crusts to grilled cheese sandwiches to salads and more. For those cutting out extra calories and starches but still wanting a tasty alternative- cauliflower is a great go-to veggie.

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Summer is the time to enjoy a unique veggie, Spaghetti Squash. These bright yellow gems are the shape of a football (American football that is) and get their name from the  stringy, fibrous pulp that has the appearance of spaghetti.