Recipes

We love food and cooking, and want you to have the best eating experience possible when enjoying your Fresh Roots Farm products! See the recipes below for some of our favourites.

Also, we’d love to hear how you like to use Fresh Roots Farm grassfed beef, grassfed lamb, or raw honey! Please send us your recipes to: freshrootsfarm.mb@gmail.com and with your permission we may feature it and add it to this collection!

Bon Appetit!

Tips for Cooking Grass-fed Meats:

Grassfed Beef-Primer & Cooking Tips
Grassfed Lamb-Primer & Cooking Tips

Grassfed Beef Recipes

Braised Short Ribs with Sun-dried Tomatoes & Herbs

Short ribs. They are, in our opinion, generally underrated, for what can be a juicy, flavourful meal, when cooked properly. The key with Short Ribs is to cook low & slow, and in moisture, to ensure they aren’t overcooked and don’t dry out. This recipe is adapted...

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Slow-Cooked Beef Pot Roast with Winter Root Vegetables

This recipe was adapted from two of our favourite recipe sources, Nourished Kitchen, and also from Shannon Hayes’ The Grassfed Gourmet Cookbook, along with some tips from “Food Lab” guru Kenji Lopez-Alt. Grassfed beef roasts should not be overcooked, as they tend to...

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Stozek-Schram-Burgers (Beef edition)

All of our friends know that we have a deep love for hamburgers! (We even served them at our wedding!) Though the recipe isn't strict by any means, here's a guideline for our fave grassfed beef burgers. Note that our Fresh Roots Farm grassfed ground beef still...

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Grassfed Lamb Recipes

Lamb Rogan Josh

This recipe for lamb curry was submitted by our chef friend and customer, Camille. Enjoy this dish using a roast lamb cut, such as shoulder or leg. Ingredients: ½ c fine dice red onion 1 inch piece ginger, grated fine 5 cloves garlic, minced ½ tsp turmeric 2 tsps...

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Grilled Mediterranean Lamb Patties

This is a customer recipe submission, care of our fantastic regular customer (and chef, coincidentally) Paul D. Audette. This is a great recipe with Fresh Roots Farm ground lamb, especially to be enjoyed during the summer days of “BBQ season”. He suggests serving this...

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Lamb Koftas / Corn Dogs

This recipe is a quick and easy medley of flavours, best enjoyed with some plain yogurt and mint sauce, and sourdough or regular pitas/flatbread! Enjoy on the BBQ or broil in the oven. This recipe was adapated from the “Grassfed Gourmet” cookbook by Shannon Hayes....

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Stozek-Schram Lamb Burgers

Has such a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? We love lamb burgers. You can have a bit of extra fun with adding different flavours to compliment the lamb, and you can also combine 1 lb ground beef with 1 lb ground lamb for a lovely ‘fusion’ burger. Just remember, these...

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Pan-Roasted Rack of Lamb

The creme-de-la-creme of lamb cuts – pan-roasting the rack is one of the best (and easiest) ways to enjoy this showcase cut! This recipe was adapted from J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s wonderful recipe book, “The Food Lab”. He notes that, although a rack of lamb is technically...

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Rosemary & Garlic Grassfed Leg of Lamb

Here’s a simple and delicious recipe for Grassfed Leg of Lamb! Order Fresh Roots Farm leg of lamb today, either by the cut, or as included in a half or whole lamb (click here for pricing and ordering details) Tender, juicy lamb roast infused with rosemary and garlic...

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Honey Recipes

Sheldon’s Sourdough Bread

This recipe was submitted by our friend and customer, Sheldon Gardiner, whose light and fluffy sourdough loaves are legendary! Sheldon said that once he started adding our Fresh Roots Farm raw honey to his bread recipe, it provided the extra activity needed to feed...

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Simple Whole Wheat Bread

This recipe was submitted by our local neighbor and customer, Jean Robinson. Jean says this makes a fantastic sandwich bread, or a delicious slice of toast (with a bit of FRF raw honey spread on it, of course!) Ingredients: 3 cups warm water 2 Tbsp active dry yeast ⅓...

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Decadent Double Layer Fudge

This recipe was submitted by our friend and customer, Adrienne Spring-Percy. Check out her great traditional foods website and resource at Traditional Wisdom, Modern Kitchen! Ingredients: 1 cup virgin coconut oil 1 cup peanut or almond butter ½ cup Fresh Roots Farm...

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Making Jams & Jellies with Honey (no sugar):

Michelle has long experimented with making sugar-free jams and jellies with honey only, with great results – the secret is using Pomona’s Universal Pectin to help it set every time! Check out some great recipes at their website, here.

Want to submit a recipe using Fresh Roots Farm raw honey? Contact us and we’d love to feature it here and in our monthly e-newsletters!

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