May Produce: 16 Fresh Vegetarian Recipes

Marvelous May is upon us! Enjoy 16 delicious vegetarian recipes which showcase fresh May produce: mango, strawberries, broccoli and okra.

Each month, I team up with food bloggers from around the world to bring you the best of the best recipes using fruits & vegetables that are in season. Not only is fresh, ripe produce the most delicious… it’s also the cheapest! We all have our favorites, but keep life exciting and fresh by trying something new. Or, maybe try a new way of cooking a trusted favorite… roasted strawberries? mango hummus? broccoli twice baked potatoes? crispy Indian okra?

There is so much deliciousness waiting for you!

Mango is In Season

It’s worth it to let fresh mango ripen in a windowsill until it’s candy-sweet and mouthwatering. If you can resist the temptation to just eat them raw, these four amazing mango recipes are worth making!

All Natural Mango Popsicles by Kat at Homemade Interest

Mango Avocado Salsa by Caitlyn at Erhardts Eat

Mango Curry Hummus Tandoori Roasted Red Pepper Panini by Eden at Yup It’s Vegan

Vegan No Bake Mango Cheesecake by Sylvie at The Foodie Journey

Strawberries are Ripe

Around the world, we all gather to enjoy the sweet perfection of strawberries. This summer, try a creative way to use them in recipes! Maybe a pasta salad, spinach salad, homemade froyo or even gorgeous roasted berries are calling your name.

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt by Lauren at Downshiftology

Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing by Claire at Eat With Clarity

Creamy Balsamic Summer Pasta Salad by Jennifer at Veggie Inspired

Balsamic Roasted Strawberries by Mabintu at Recipes from a Pantry

Farm-Fresh Broccoli

Broccoli gives a boost of nutrients, flavor and texture to so many delicious dishes. Notice how the broccoli contrasts to other flavors & textures in these four dishes: broccoli with creamy potato, jammy egg, and smooth noodles.

Egg Broccoli Corn Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing by Aleksandra at Everyday Delicious

Vegetable Chow Mein by Courtney at Love and Good Stuff

Okra is Ready to Eat

If the first word you think of for okra is “slimy”, you are in for a TREAT. Southern fried okra may be the most common here in the US. But around the world – especially India – the ways of preparing okra is astoundingly delicious!

Easy Bhindi Sabzi by Saima at Indian Ambrosia

Crispy 5 Ingredient Blistered Okra and Tomatoes by Moop at Food Fidelity

Middle Eastern Stewed Okra by Diana at Little Sunny Kitchen

Kurkuri Bhindi (Crispy Fried Okra) by Meeta at Piping Pot Curry

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