Broccoli-Stem Hummus on Glazed Butternut Bruschetta

Chefs love this recipe as it puts kitchen odds and ends to good use. Customers love it for the rich flavors and healthy nutrients. It’s a delicious, sustainable win!
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Ingredients:

1 C canned garbanzo beans, drained
1 C broccoli stems, steamed
1/2 C tahini
1/4 C Ready-Set-Serve Lemon Juice
4 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/3 C olive oil
1 Butternut squash, roasted and sliced
1/4 C soy sauce, low sodium
1/4 C maple syrup

Instructions:

Combine soy sauce and maple syrup in a saucepan. Heat until slightly thickened; reserve.
Add beans, broccoli stems, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper to a food processor. Mix until smooth; with machine running, drizzle in olive oil until full incorporated.
Brush 16 squash rounds with soy-maple glaze. Top with tablespoon of hummus. Garnish bruschetta with fried garbanzo beans, micro greens, and sea salt.

Ingredients:

1 bunch Markon First Crop Asparagus, steamed

1/4 C Markon First Crop Basil

2 T Markon First Crop Chervil

2 T C Ready-Set-Serve Lemon Juice

2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic

1 tsp. lemon zest

1/4 tsp. cumin

1/4 tsp. coriander

1/4 C extra virgin olive oil

1/2 tsp. kosher salt

1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes

16 large shrimp, cleaned and threaded onto skewers to prevent curling

1 tsp. kosher salt

Olive oil + 2 cloves Ready-Set-Serve Peeled Garlic, for poaching

Edible petals and micro greens for garnish

Instructions:

Slice tips off asparagus and reserve. Add basil, chervil, one cup steamed asparagus stalks, lemon juice, zest, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper flakes, and oil to a food processor and blend until chunky.

Heat oil and garlic until just bubbling. Add shrimp skewers so that shrimp is fully submerged. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until shrimp is opaque and cooked through. When shrimp are almost cooked, add asparagus tips. Remove all with a slotted spoon and drain on a wire rack.

To plate, arrange tips in a decorative manner. Place shrimp next to asparagus and ladle sauce on top of each one. Garnish with edible petals and micro greens.