Farm Fresh Produce – The Perfect Pasta Pairing

Farm fresh produce is the perfect pairing for our high protein pasta whatever way you like it – cold pasta salads for a picnic or hot and savory on your table. T’is the season for farmer’s markets and farm visits so reap the benefits of all the deliciousness our soil has to offer!  Check out the availability links at the bottom to plan your favorite dishes.

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Are you as excited as we are for succulent strawberries, sweet corn, crisp apples and flavorful veggies? Yes! We’re giddy over here!

We thought it was time to celebrate summer and the amazing foods that are bountiful when the sun shines with a guide to help you plan your delicious dishes.

In Canada, June marks the start of farm markets and all of us go running to get our fill to create delicious meals with full-flavor foods. We love adding fresh veggies and even fruits to our pasta. And who doesn’t love a pasta salad dining outdoors?

There are so many variations of pasta salads and endless creations you can play with depending on what you like. Are you savory or sweet, tangy or piquant? Either way, we’ve got you covered.

Fruit-Inspired Pasta Salads

Depending on what’s in season here are some fruity recipe ideas to pair with Chickapea.

Strawberry Spinach Caprese Pasta Salad

Grilled Peach and Vegetable Pesto Salad

And even blueberries!

Blueberry Broccoli Pasta Salad

Savory Veggie-Inspired Pastas

All of these recipes are equally delicious and packed full of veggies. Go wild – create some new ideas using your favorite flavors with seasonal farm foods.

Loaded Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad

Grilled Vegetable Succotash Pasta Salad

Roasted Asparagus Pesto Salad

Do you know what’s in season when?

Here’s a helpful table from Foodland Ontario showcasing the amazing foods widely available at farms. The USDA created this seasonal produce guide including tomatillos – going to grab some on our travels for sure!

Now, get cooking and let us know what you create by tagging us @choosechickapea. We love seeing what you create! And don’t forget to thank your farmer! Enjoy!

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