What is a Meyer Lemon?
- Meyer Lemon has soft, thin golden-yellow rinds and is sweeter, milder and less-acidic than regular lemon with a light herbal notes.
- Did you know that a Meyer Lemon actually a hybrid? Believed to be a cross between a lemon and orange, F.N. Meyer first imported this hearty citrus the USA from China in 1908.
How to Eat
- Great in any recipe calling for lemon when you don’t want an overly assertive lemon taste. A favorite for lemon bars and other desserts.
- Rich in vitamin C.
How to Choose
- Choose fruit that feels heavy for its size.
How to Store
- Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
When are they in season?
Where are they grown?
- Product of New Zealand and U.S.A.
Mustard Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Ingredients: 2 (1.5 pound) bags Frieda’s Fingerling Potatoes (any variety), halved 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 6 teaspoons whole grain Dijon mustard The zest and juice of 1 small … Continue reading
Oven-Steamed Salmon with Meyer Lemon and Shaved Fennel Ingredients 2 pounds fresh salmon (about 2 fillets) 4 to 5 Meyer lemons 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 fennel bulb Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper Aluminum foil or parchment paper Steps … Continue reading
Meyer Lemon-Braised Chicken with Snow Peas Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 1/2 cups low-salt chicken broth 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (such as thyme, parsley, rosemary) 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Meyer … Continue reading
Meyer Lemon Drop Martini Ingredients: 2 ounce vodka 1 ounce fresh-squeezed Frieda’s Meyer Lemon juice 1 ounce simple syrup* Superfine sugar for garnish Frieda’s Meyer Lemon slice for garnish Steps Run a wedge of Meyer lemon around the rim of … Continue reading
Roasted Baby Artichokes Ingredients: 1 pound Frieda’s Fiesole Baby Purple Artichokes or Baby Green Artichokes 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt and pepper Steps: Wash artichokes, then remove outer leaves down to pale yellow part. Trim stem and tips. … Continue reading
Simple Meyer Lemon & Basil Lemonade Ingredients: 1 cup of freshly squeezed Meyer Lemon juice (5 to 6 lemons) 1/2 to 3/4 cup of sugar (to taste) 1 cup of crushed ice 4 cups of cold water 1/4 cup Fresh Basil … Continue reading
Blueberry Lemon Mousse Crepes Ingredients 2 cups (1 pint) fresh blueberries 1/4 cup orange juice 3-4 tablespoons sugar 1 cup whipping cream, chilled Grated zest of 1 Meyer lemon 2 tablespoons juice of Meyer Lemon 4 Frieda’s French Style Crepes, … Continue reading
Meyer Lemon Curd Tarts Ingredients: 8 to 12 premade, ready-to-fill tart shells (such as Clearbrook Farms) 3/4 cup freshly squeezed Frieda’s Meyer Lemon juice 3 Frieda’s Meyer Lemons, zested 1 1/3 cups sugar 5 eggs Pinch salt 1 1/2 sticks … Continue reading
Meyer Lemon Crepe Cake Ingredients Meyer Lemon Curd Mousse 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin (from one 1/4-ounce envelope) 1 tablespoon cold water 4 large eggs plus 6 large yolks 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons finely grated Meyer Lemon … Continue reading
Roasted Baby Purple Artichoke Black Rice Salad Original recipe and photo by Rachel / Fuji Mama. Ingredients: Roasted Baby Purple Artichokes 1 pound Fiesole Baby Purple Artichokes or Baby Green Artichokes 2 Meyer Lemons 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 … Continue reading
Ginger Meyer Lemon Soda Original recipe and photo by Rachel/Fuji Mama ingredients Ice cubes 2 tablespoons Ginger Syrup (recipe below) 1/2 cup cold club soda Meyer lemon slice steps Partially fill tall glass with ice cubes. Pour 2 tablespoons ginger … Continue reading
Kumquat Ginger Cocktail ingredients 1 Meyer lemon, cut into 6 wedges Juice of 1/2 Meyer lemon 6 kumquats, halved 1 inch ginger root, peeled and minced 1.5 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce Triple Sec or Grand Marnier 1/2 ounce Ginger Simple … Continue reading
Lemony Roasted Butter Babies™ and Brussels Sprouts Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Butter Babies™ potatoes, halved lengthwise 1 pound Brussels sprouts (or Purple Brussels Sprouts or Brussels Sprouts Stalk), trimmed and halved Cooking spray 1/2 to 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 … Continue reading
Butter Babies™ & Fennel Potato Salad with Dill ingredients 1 1/2 pounds Butter Babies™ potatoes, halved lengthwise 2 1/2 to 3 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 3/4 cup (5.3-ounce single serving container) plain Greek yogurt … Continue reading
Lemon Barbecue Sauce Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup chili powder 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried chervil 1/2 cup olive oil 4 Meyer Lemons, juice squeezed and strained Steps Pound garlic and … Continue reading
Candied Lemon Slices Ingredients 2 Pink lemons or Meyer lemons, or 1 Seedless or regular lemon 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Steps Using mandolin or sharp knife, thinly slice lemons and remove seeds. In saucepan, combine water and sugar, … Continue reading
Recipes from friends
- Raw Asparagus Ribbon Salad with Meyer Lemons & Parmesan – The Hungry Goddess
- Easy Baked Lemon Chicken – Dana Vento
- Raspberry Lemon Protein Mug Muffin – The Fit Fork
- Meyer Lemon Blueberry Bars – Real: The Kitchen and Beyond
- Meyer Lemon Fudge – Eat Like No One Else
- Scotch, Meyer Lemons & Ginger – Saturday Night Foodies
- Meyer Lemon Marmalade – Shockingly Delicious
- Oven Dried Lemon Slices – Family Spice