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How to use culinary lavender in your favorite family recipes.

Updated: Aug 22, 2021



Lavender Meatloaf Recipe

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 1 hr 10 mins


Total: 1 hr 25 mins

Servings: 12

Yield: 12 servings






Lavender Meatloaf Ingredients

  • ¼ cup minced onion

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 ½ teaspoons freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 pounds extra-lean ground beef

  • 3 slices bread, toasted and crumbled

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 1 ½ tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 pint size Mason Jar of Lavender Salsa

  • ¼ cup milk (Optional)

Directions

  • Step 1 - Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Step 2 - In a large bowl, mix the onion and garlic, beef, crumbled bread, egg, Worcestershire sauce, and Lavender Salsa. Gradually stir in the milk 1 teaspoon at a time until mixture is moist, but not soggy. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer the mixture to a 5x9 inch loaf pan.

  • Step 3 - Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 40 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), and continue baking 15 minutes, to an internal temperature of 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).

  • Serve :)



Lavender Salsa


Prep: 10 mins

Total: 10 mins

Servings: 10

Yield:10 servings or 4 mason pint size jars










Lavender Salsa Ingredients

  • 4 large fresh tomatoes sliced and diced (save the juices)

  • ¼ onion, sliced and coarsely chopped

  • 4 cloves of garlic minced

  • 1 lime juiced or 1 lemon juiced (your preference but just use one)

  • 1 large green pepper chopped and diced

  •  ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves

  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon Salt

  • ¼ teaspoon of Sugar or Sugar substitute (your preference for dietary purposes)

  • 1 small pinch of culinary lavender (only a small pinch is need for that extra Lavender Flavor)

Directions

  • Step 1- Place all the ingrediants above in a large mixing bowl and stir. Spoon mixture into 4 seperate pint size Mason Jars and place in the refrigerator overnight.

  • Step 2 - Enjoy with tortilla chips, pita chips or in other receipes that call for cans of tomatoes and peppers but you prefer fresh ingredients.


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