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Meal Kits by Local Crate

New Fall 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 wearly 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. Contains Egg.

Red Curry Coconut Chickpea Bowls with Carrots, Kale & Jasmine Rice

Tender curried chickpea and sweet potatoes cooked in a coconut milk broth with aromatics, carrots and kale served over fluffed jasmine rice. Vegetarian comfort food that highlights traditional Thai flavors. Coconut, curry based veggie bowls
are some of the most pinned healthy recipes – so we thought we would create our own version!

Gluten Free. Contains coconut.


Beef Pot Roast with Roasted Vegetables & Rosemary Jus by Chef Gavin Kaysen

Top blade steak is cooked slowly in the oven with root vegetables, red wine, and rosemary until rich and tender.

Featured Partner: James Beard award winning chef Gavin Kaysen of Spoon & Stable and Bellecour is sharing his grandmother Dorothy’s recipe for Beef Pot Roast. This is one of Chef Gavin’s most nostalgic and favorite recipes, bringing him back to Friday night dinners with his family.

Gluten Free. Contains Milk.

Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajita Tacos

Easy, one-pan roasted fajita tacos with Smoky taco seasoning, cooling sour cream and fresh cilantro. This recipe received many positive reviews from Local Crate direct to consumer customers. Additionally, sheet-pan fajitas was a whole are one of the most popular healthy recipes on Pinterest. With everything cooking together on one pan, it couldn’t be easier for any level of at-home chef.

Gluten Free. Contains Milk.

Chicken Tikka Masala with Jasmine Rice

Chicken simmered in a creamy, Indian-spiced tomato sauce and served over fluffy jasmine rice. Chicken Tikka Masala is the ultimate Indian comfort food recipe and was named the most popular Indian recipe in by Bon Appetit in 2017. This simplified version compromises none of the flavor, while keeping cook time under an hour.

Gluten Free.
Contains Milk and Coconut.