Meal Kits by Local Crate

New Meals are Here!

The Wedge and Linden Hills Co-op have partnered with Local Crate to bring you quick and convenient meal solutions with the high quality, local ingredients you expect from the co-op. Local Crate, located in St. Paul, was launched as a home delivery service, we are proud to be the first co-op to offer their meal kits in our stores.

Here are the simple steps to your Local Crate meal:

+ Pick up a ‘crate’ meal box at our stores, choose a sensational recipes (see below)

+ Bring home your meal for two with local ingredients from our shared farmers and producers and an easy recipe crafted by your favorite chefs in Minnesota

+ You become the chef, creating a delicious meals with the step by step recipe card

Kimchi Fried Rice with Buttered Vegetables & Fried Egg from Chef Ann Kim

Award-winning restaurant Young Joni brings us their recipe for kimchi fried rice, made with a blend of white and black rice, stir-fried bok choy, kimchi, buttered peas, all topped with a soft, sunny side up egg.

Featured Partner: Chef Ann Kim – Chef & owner of three award-winning Minneapolis restaurants: Pizzeria Lola, Hello Pizza, and Young Joni. A Korean immigrant, she credits her culinary palate to helping her mother and grandmother at an early age make traditional staples such as fermented bean paste and kimchi. She’s most beloved for her critically acclaimed pizzas and creative take on Korean flavors. In 2018 she was a James Beard Award finalist for Young Joni in the category of ‘Best Chef Midwest.’

Gluten Free.

One-Pot Dijon Roasted Chicken with Carrots & Potatoes

This one-pot miracle dinner is the very definition of comfort food. Easy, simple and full of flavor. Au jus is a traditional French technique which refers to the concentration of flavors released by meats and vegetables while cooking. This forms a pan sauce that can be served with the dish. It’s a simple trick to maximize flavor and impress your friends and family with your classical French cuisine skills!

Gluten Free.

Weeknight Chicken Pad Thai with Seared Vegetables

Pad Thai is a traditional stir-fried rice noodle dish from Thailand that is commonly eaten as a street food or at casual restaurants. The noodles, meat, egg, and vegetables are cooked in a tangy sauce made from tamarind fruit. This version has every­thing you love about the take-out classic, but with some added vegetables for more good-for-you nutrients. Skip the delivery and make this easy noodle dish tonight.

Gluten Free.

Italian Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Kale & Potatoes

This creamy, one-pan chicken dish is simple but incredibly delicious. We enhance this dish with roasted tomatoes that have been packed in olive oil and seasoned with Italian herbs. The roasted tomatoes and potatoes make for a quick hash that bakes with the chicken and absorbs all of its flavor. Finished with baby kale and a light cream sauce to round out the dish. Did we mention that you only use ONE pan? Dinner and dishes. Done.

Gluten Free.

Spice & Salt Crusted Steak with Mashed Potatoes in Creamy Mushroom Sauce by Food52

Gluten Free.