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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

garden fried rice bento

 
Hi friends! This simple bento was designed to make the most of summery goodness growing in our main garden bed, including golden zucchini, peppery arugula and lots of pungent, delicious basil. The golden zucchini grows next to a stone frog--I think they make a great pair!
 
 
 
 

 
 
Vegetable prep for the stir fry:
 
 
Fried rice is such an easy, delicious bento meal. Here, I sautéed the golden zucchini with garlic, arugula and basil and before combining with cooked brown jasmine rice. It just needed a touch of sea salt to bring out the bright summer-garden flavors. Smoked salmon wrapped around nasturtiums was the final touch for a light lunch! 
 
 
 
Hope you are enjoying summer!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2 comments:

kins baby said...

Beautiful bento and flowers as always!
I miss you, Jenn. I quitted FB.
Hope you and Jamison are doing great!

Bentobird said...

Hello there friend, I've been wondering how you've been! Miss you, we loved keeping up with your lovely posts/images. Let's chat soon: bentobird@gmail.com