Garden-Fresh Recipes

Feed your soul by cooking with food you grow. We’ve pinned easy recipes that include key ingredients right from your backyard garden. Make salsas, salads, pizzas and more using fresh garden veggies and herbs.
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Turn your fresh carrots into a savory side dish that’s to die for! Click in for Rasa Malaysia’s recipe for garlic parmesan roasted carrots.

Karotten in Parmesan Butter und Knoblauch geröstet im Ofen - tolle Beilage zum Grillen *** Garlic Parmesan Roasted Carrots - Oven roasted carrots with butter, garlic and Parmesan cheese. The easiest and most delicious side dish ever

Put a healthy twist on pizza by substituting crust with bell peppers. Courtesy of Peas & Crayons, this recipe for bell pepper pizzas are perfect for after-school snacking or for a fun weekend lunch.

Bell Pepper Pizzas

But with red or orange peppers! Bell Pepper Pizzas: hand-held veggie pizzas with a healthy twist! Ditch the crust + grab a bell pepper!

A caprese salad is a classic dish that can be made no matter how warm or cold it is outside. Plus, most of the ingredients can be found right in your garden! Click in to read the full recipe, courtesy of Little Broken.

Tomato Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Reduction

This looks like a perfect summer salad Light and easy appetizer or salad, loaded with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil and balsamic reduction

Reward yourself for a successful growing season with this sautéed asparagus and mushroom recipe, courtesy of Mirlandra’s Kitchen. Perfect for a side dish or potluck, this recipe will delight a crowd.

Sauteed Asparagus and Mushrooms

Five minute sautéed asparagus and mushrooms make an easy spring side dish. Simple enough for every day, fancy enough for a special meal, mushrooms optional. I included easy directions to prepare the (Five Minutes Meals)

You eat with your eyes, so make your next meal pop! Stuff mini red, green, yellow and orange peppers with a delicious garlic and herb-flavored goat cheese to wow your friends and family with this vegetarian dish. Click in for the tantalizing recipe, from

3-Ingredient Mini Stuffed Peppers

Grab that extra basil from your garden and turn it into a delicious vinaigrette for your salads, chicken and more. Follow the link to this basil vinaigrette recipe from Simply Recipes, or repin to save for later!

Body Beautifying Salad Dressing- Celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder's recipe for sweet basil-lime dressing is super tasty, and contains a powerful mix of vitamin C and anti-bacterial properties

Make preserves with the strawberries from your garden this summer! Check out this low-sugar strawberry freezer jam recipe, courtesy of Garden Therapy. With an easy-to-follow recipe like this, you’ll be enjoying preserves all winter long.

Homemade Low-Sugar Strawberry Freezer Jam

This strawberry freezer jam is mostly just macerated strawberries, a little sugar, and some lemon juice. It's delightful and keeps well in the freezer.

Looking to add a punch of flavor, texture and visual appeal to an elaborate meal? Check out The Pioneer Woman’s tutorial on flash-frying herbs. Sprinkle the crispy garnish over soups, mashed potatoes and more!

How to Flash-Fry Herbs

Today I’m sharing a little “chefy” trick I’ve been using for years: flash-frying herbs. When I’m entertaining and want to make a dish seem slightly more elegant or special, I often place frie…

Harvest herbs from the garden and brew your own tea! The Home Depot has put together a list of five fragrant herbs that are easy to grow and harvest for any gardener. Click in to read more about the best garden-fresh herbal tea recipes.

5 Fragrant Herbs to Grow for Tea

Scented geraniums are both beautiful and delicious. Grow them in your summer garden and harvest them for some of your favorite garden-fresh recipes. Click in to learn how best to care for them, courtesy of Pass the Pistil.

DIY Cocktail Herb Garden: How to Grow and Use Scented Geranium + Recipes

Bring on those summer cocktails! Click in for Pass the Pistil’s guide to growing and using scented geraniums. Plus, don’t miss out on her recipe for a delicious Geranium Gin Sour. Perfect for a party or nightcap!

You can make a beautiful bouqet and eat it, too! Watch Sunset magazine’s Elaine Johnson show you how to make an edible bouquet, using edible flowers and large lettuces.

How to make salad bouquets

Sunset's senior food editor Elaine Johnson shows us how to make beautiful bouquets that you can eat, using large lettuces and edible flowers

Fennel, a crisp veggie with a mild licorice taste, is the perfect addition to a sauteed, grilled or slow-cooked dish. Check out these eight fennel recipes from Sunset Magazine, or repin to save for later.

8 Fabulous Fennel Recipes

Kale Salad with Red Quinoa, Fennel, and Carrots - Favorite Kale Recipes - Sunset