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Recipe Roundup: Fresh from the Market


With summer farmers’ market ingredients at their peak of freshness and flavor, it’s never been easier to create a simple, delicious dish. Here are a few of our favorite ways to prepare the season’s gems.


Farmers’ Market ScrambleFarmers’ Market Scramble
Scrambling eggs with vegetables and greens is a fast and easy way to prepare a nutritious breakfast. Stir in almost any sautéed vegetables that strike your fancy, such as the tomatoes and zucchini used here.
Grilled Vegetable Antipasto with Red Onion VinaigretteGrilled Vegetable Antipasto with Red Onion Vinaigrette
Dressing grilled vegetables with nothing more than good extra-virgin olive oil and a sprinkling of sea salt allows the individual flavor of each vegetable to shine. If you have a favorite vegetable, add it to the mix.
Garlic Aioli with Garden VegetablesGarlic Aioli with Garden Vegetables
Pair raw and gently blanched vegetables — think asparagus, radishes, carrots and green beans — with a silky, garlicky aioli for this easy starter.
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Two VinegarsHeirloom Tomato Salad with Two Vinegars
Available in a wealth of sizes and colors— yellow, orange, zebra striped—heirloom tomatoes are one of the glories of summer. Splash them with a double dose of bright vinegars, and they’ll really shine.
Rustic Tomato & Mozzarella TartRustic Tomato & Mozzarella Tart
Thanks to prepared puff pastry, this tart comes together in no time. Slice it into squares as an elegant appetizer, or serve it as a dinner side dish or brunch entree.
Farmers' Market Salad with Tomato-Basil VinaigretteFarmers’ Market Salad with Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette
This dish has the texture of pasta thanks to ourspiralizer, but the noodles are made from zucchini to keep it light and fresh tasting. Multicolored tomatoes and shaved radishes add more color and texture.
Grilled Summer Squash with Fresh Mint VinaigretteGrilled Summer Squash with Fresh Mint Vinaigrette
Make delicious use of a bounty of summer squash: slice and grill them, then top with a minty vinaigrette and sesame seeds for crunch.
Spaghetti with Arugula-Mint PestoSpaghetti with Arugula-Mint Pesto
You likely already have everything you need to make this no-frills pasta dish. Sub whatever herbs and nuts you like (or have!) for the ingredients in the pesto.
Grilled Peaches with Cardamom CreamGrilled Peaches with Cardamom Cream
Grilling stone fruits concentrates their flavor and gives them a beautiful, smoky char. Served with a billowy cardamom-spiked whipped cream, these are pretty enough for a party.
Mixed Berry JamMixed Berry Jam
Cook summer’s last raspberries, blackberries and blueberries into this vibrant jam, which has an intense berry flavor. You’ll love spreading it on toast throughout the winter, when berries seem like a distant memory.
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Our Test Kitchen’s Favorite Healthy Dishes January 8, 2016 | 5 Comments


Inspired by their love of food and passion for health and wellness, our Test Kitchen team launched a Wellness Camp at our headquarters this January, dedicated to teaching Williams-Sonoma employees about little things we could all do to improve our diets and overall sense of well-being. All month, we’ll be sharing some of their favorite tips, from healthy recipe hacks to cooking techniques to small substitutions that make a big difference. Follow along with us on the blog and on Instagram at @williamssonoma and the hashtag #wswellness.


Looking for the best-ever recipes for healthy living? The professionals in the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen have hand-selected a few of their go-to favorites, and you’ll find them below.


“We chose these recipes because they have the key features for clean eating,” our test kitchen cooks told us. “They showcase vegetables and fruits of all colors; use healthy cooking techniques such as grilling and steaming; and get full flavor from spices, herbs and acids.”


Read on to discover healthy, great-tasting inspiration for everyday cooking and easy entertaining.


Eggs Baked in Tomato Paprika SauceEggs Baked in Tomato Paprika Sauce
Fennel seeds and smoked paprika amp up the flavor of this healthy tomato sauce, topped with a quartet of protein-rich baked eggs.
Warm Corn, Tomato and Arugula SaladWarm Corn, Tomato and Arugula Salad
We’ve teamed a rainbow of fresh tomatoes with corn and arugula to create a wholesome salad with the perfect balance of flavors, colors and textures.
Farmers' Market Salad with Tomato-Basil VinaigretteFarmers’ Market Salad with Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette
Make the most of farm-fresh produce by tossing together this light, healthy salad. For a savory crunch, we’ve topped it with crispy homemade garlic chips.
Kale Salad with Quinoa, Pistachios and Pomegranate SeedsKale Salad with Quinoa, Pistachios and Pomegranate Seeds
Tuscan kale teams up with hearty quinoa, crunchy nuts and jewel-tone pomegranate seeds for a nutrient-packed salad that’s bursting with fresh flavors.
Vegetarian Bibimbap with Crispy Brown RiceVegetarian Bibimbap with Crispy Brown Rice
Put a healthy spin on a traditional Korean dish, spicing up brown rice, fresh vegetables and farm-fresh eggs with ginger, garlic and red chiles.
White Turkey ChiliWhite Turkey Chili
Cannellini beans and tender chunks of roasted turkey give this hearty chili plenty of lean protein. Fire-roasted green chiles and a dollop of tangy sour cream finish the dish with bright, fresh flavors.
Ginger-Soy Red Snapper en PapilloteGinger-Soy Red Snapper en Papillote
A bold, Asian-inspired marinade livens up the flavor of red snapper, which is cooked in a parchment-paper packet along with crunchy carrots and napa cabbage.
Chicken and Mango SkewersChicken and Mango Skewers
Bright tropical flavors shine in this light, healthy combo of succulent grilled chicken and juicy mango, jazzed up with tangy lime and red chile peppers.
Vegetarian Curry with Butternut Squash, Eggplant and ChickpeasVegetarian Curry with Butternut Squash, Eggplant and Chickpeas
Seasonal vegetables take center stage in this hearty meatless curry, enriched with coconut milk and fragrant spices. Serve the curry over steamed rice, topped with a spoonful of yogurt.
Zucchini Noodle Faux PhoZucchini Noodle Faux Pho
For a healthy spin on a classic Vietnamese noodle soup, we’ve switched out the noodles for long strands of zucchini, made with our spiralizer. It’s a fun, easy way to add fresh flavors, textures and nutrients. (See our video for how to make this dish using a handheld spiralizer.)
Grilled Skirt Steak with ChimichurriGrilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri
Lean steak gets a big flavor boost from chimichurri, the piquant Argentinean condiment that includes fresh herbs, garlic, vinegar and olive oil. A quinoa salad with grilled vegetables makes the perfect side dish.
img83lStrawberry Galette with Crème Fraîche
Celebrate the bright, healthy flavors of fresh strawberries by making this gorgeous galette. For a bit of extra indulgence, serve each slice with a dollop of crème fraîche.
Yogurt Panna Cotta with Orange-Pomegranate CompoteYogurt Panna Cotta with Orange-Pomegranate Compote
We’ve given classic Italian panna cotta a healthy update by substituting  yogurt for the traditional cream. This silken dessert is delicious on its own or accompanied by our sweet-tart orange and