Adding seasonal flair to a classic dish

Take your quesadillas to the next level with in-season produce and tangy goat cheese.

Quesadillas with complex flavors

Summer Vegetable Quesadilla RecipeCooking with fresh, in-season vegetables is the perfect way to add flavor to any meal. One recipe that illustrates that point is Chef Jamie’s Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Quesadilla with LA VICTORIA® Salsa. Fortunately, there are easy ways to incorporate produce that’s straight out of the ground into your regular cooking routine.

Plan for the season

There are many guides available regarding the seasonality of fruits and vegetables. Find a good reference that helps you incorporate freshly harvested produce to ensure you’re capturing the flavors of the season. For instance, there are many cookbooks that make vegetables a priority to help you freshen up your meals in no time.

See what’s at the market

One of the easiest ways to find out what’s in season? Go straight to the source. Your local farmer’s markets will have a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables on hand. More importantly, the folks there will most likely be selling produce that’s come straight from their plots. Pick up some core ingredients and use them to guide your upcoming at-home menus. For ideas that incorporate a wide range of produce, explore our selection of recipes.

Harvest your own

Many fall-friendly items can be found in your own backyard. Incorporate fruits and veggies from your garden into any dish to maximize the potential of your harvest while making food more flavorful.

After you’ve tracked down your fresh ingredients, check out step-by-step instructions for Chef Jamie’s Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Quesadilla with LA VICTORIA® Salsa.

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