When you love food as much as we do, you love a good recipe. We have lots of great recipe ideas in our Market Musings Blog, on our Pinterest boards, and below!

Stronger Together

National Cooperative Grocers (NCG) Recipes

You might see a lot of recipe cards marked “Strong Together” around the store, and we love these recipes. Check them out, and visit their website for great cooking videos and recipe ideas!

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Featured Recipe:
Penne with White Bean & Tomatoes

Simple, hearty & healthy – perfect for a weeknight meal!


1 lb. penne pasta
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 14.5oz can diced tomatoes
1 15oz can white beans, drained
10 oz fresh spinach (optional)
Salt & pepper to taste
Parmesan for garnish


1. Boil water and cook pasta according to package directions.

2. While pasta is cooking, sauté chopped garlic & onion in olive oil in a large, deep skillet over
medium heat.

3. Add tomatoes and cook for 5 min; add white beans and heat until

4. Combine cooked penne with tomato & bean mixture with a little more olive oil (optional.)

5. Add optional spinach and cook until just wilted.

6. Garnish with parmesan, salt & pepper, and serve.

(adapted from Mark Bittman for

3 Days, 3 Ways

3 Days, 3 Ways is our monthly recipe program full of cooking tips designed to help your food purchases go further.

Each month, we’ll offer a main ingredient you can cook (or sometimes buy ready-cooked in our deli!) and then stretch deliciously across three days in three very different ways.

Recipe amounts are generally for 2 main dish servings.