8 Ways to Cook with Unripe Produce

Is your produce too hard or too green? Don't let that stop you from eating it

Got Green Almonds?

Olive-Oil Poached Green Almonds with Dill

Olive Oil-Poached Green Almonds with Dill

Chickpeas Make Great Hummus at Any Stage

Green Hummus

This recipe comes from test kitchen assistant Jake Cohen, inspired by a similar hummus he tried while working at Restaurant Daniel in New York City. Fresh chickpeas provide a vibrant green color and brightness that pair well with the Asian flavors in this dip.

An Easy Way to Use Green Papaya

Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)

Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)

Or Substitute Mango

Thai Green Mango Salad (Som Tum Mamuang)

Thai Green Mango Salad (Som Tum Mamuang)

A Condiment for All Occasions

Green Tomato Chow

On Canada’s Prince Edward Island, firm, underripe green tomatoes are transformed into a tangy-sweet condiment that is often served alongside salt cod cakes. See the recipe for Green Tomato Chow »

Mint and Green Mango Chutney

Mint and Green Mango Chutney

Green mango and aromatic mint combine to delicious effect for this tart, refreshing Indian purée. Green Thai chiles lend a spicy note, while cumin and the garlic-like powder asafoetida give an earthy backbone to the condiment.

Pickled Green Bananas (Guineos en Escabeche)

Pickled Bananas (Guineos en Escabechea)

Unripe, green bananas pickled in a garlicky brine make a refreshing condiment alongside the roast pork shoulder.

And Another Choice for Green Bananas

Fish, Green Banana, and Root Vegetable Soup (Tapou)

Tender root vegetables and fried fish make this garlicky stew a satisfying meal.