Secrets of Sliced Vegetables
When making any recipe with sliced vegetables, like the perfect vegetable tian, the secret is in the vegetable slicing. A tool like an Adjustable Mandoline Slicer Vegetable Slicer makes this a super easy dish that’s picture perfect for any event, family gathering or just a simple dinner dish. If you want to cut vegetables by hand, just slice the vegetables as thin as you can.
Spring Vegetable Dishes
Spring Vegetable Tian
- 3 carrots
- 2 onions
- 1 yellow squash
- 1 zucchini
- 1 bell pepper
- ½ c parmesan cheese
- 3 T olive oil
- 2 T butter
- ½ tsp thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350.
- Slice all vegetables super thin.
- Toss in olive oil, salt, pepper and thyme.
- Arrange in round baking dish alternating vegetables until all are used and arranged into a circle pattern.
- Cut butter into small pieces and arrange over top and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
- Bake until vegetables are tender, about 45 minutes.
Seasonal Spring Produce in Oklahoma
In Oklahoma, our seasonal produce for April includes, carrots, lettuce, radish, asparagus, broccoli, onions, peppers, summer squash, strawberries, greens, and peas. You can find this produce as your local farmers markets, in a CSA share, or by visiting a local farm stand.
Spring Vegetarian Recipes
With seasonal spring cooking in mind, I wanted to collect some other recipes that feature some of these other spring Oklahoma produce. Not all these recipes are strictly vegetarian, but they make spring produce the star making it easy to remove the meat without taking away from the dish.
Celebrate spring with this vegetable packed spring frittata, which features asparagus, spinach, onions, peppers and herbs.
Cream Cheese and Asparagus Crescent Rolls
I got this from the files of Rowdy Stickhorse Enid Market Facebook group. If you want some of the best information from Oklahoma producers, this store is a great resource. While you’re there, check out this asparagus crescent roll recipe.
Cooking with Carrots
These carrot recipes are child friendly and gives many different ways of using carrots in everyday recipes.
Spring Fruit Recipes
These delicious Strawberry Coconut Cookies are sweetened only with fruit and they are a healthier option for school lunch boxes or snacks.
Mixing up a big batch of these homemade strawberry pancakes will not only be a yummy morning treat, it will help you get ahead of the week morning rush. Pancakes are easy to freeze and heat up during the week for a quick morning breakfast.
So there you have it. A delicious recipe for a beautiful Squash Tian with Sliced Vegetables, along with several other delicious recipes to use your favorite spring vegetables. Please leave a comment with a link (website or Facebook) to your favorite spring dishes and we will feature them here. You can also submit a recipe for us to feature on our website or possible even the next year’s produce calendar.
Don’t forget to pin this yummy recipe for later!