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Modern Crudite with Purple Ranch Dip

Fresh, crunchy vegetables taste even better when dipped in the Instagram-friendly purple ranch dressing!


1 Markon First Crop Cucumber, sliced or cut into chunks
1 bunch Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, charred
2 C Shishito peppers, charred
1/2 lb. multi-colored baby carrots
1 C snap peas
1 C ranch dressing
1/4 C concentrated tea made with butterfly pea flowers


Whisk butterfly pea flower and ranch dressing in a mixing bowl. Transfer to a serving bowl or Mason jar and garnish with edible petals.
Arrange vegetables on a serving platter and serve with purple dipping sauce.


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


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.