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Farmers Market Recipes

pot of baked beans
Recipe: BBQ baked beans
07/01/2020
This easygoing recipe turns out sweet, tangy, smoky beans without taking all day.
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green beans on a plate with other food
Recipe: Quick and easy green beans
06/24/2020
Simply prepared green beans are a speedy side dish ideal for steamy summer.
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zucchini, caramelized onion and mushroom pizza
Recipe: Zucchini, caramelized onion and mushroom pizza
06/17/2020
The versatility of homemade pizza can't be beat. It's a great way to feature fresh produce and other products from the Lenexa Farmers Market. This version stars zucchini, caramelized onions and oyster mushrooms.
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kale pasta
Recipe: Kale pasta
06/10/2020
Kale is a highly nutritious leafy green with many health benefits. This garlicky kale pasta is one easy way to work it into a weeknight meal. Finish with dusting of nutty asiago cheese.
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sloppy joes
Recipe: Lighter sloppy joes
06/03/2020
Consider replacing half the meat in traditional sloppy joes with healthy, nutty canned chickpeas, which are packed with protein and fiber.
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Swiss chard salad with hard-boiled eggs
Recipe: Make your own salad bar
05/28/2020
A versatile salad dressing can pair with a variety of greens and toppings, which are abundant at the Farmers Market this time of year. Here are suggestions for pairings with grilled meats and vegetables.
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black-eyed peas with mushrooms
Recipe: Black-eyed peas with mushrooms
01/16/2020
Caramelized mushrooms get tossed with black-eyed peas and garlicky sautéed greens.
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Apple crisp in a bowl
Recipe: Slow cooker apple crisp
10/22/2019
Classic apple crisp is a favorite fall dessert. Try making this cozy, cinnamon-spiced treat in a slow cooker instead of the oven. It's amazingly good for minimal work.
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sweet potato topped with Buffalo chicken
Recipe: Buffalo chicken sweet potatoes
10/14/2019
Top roasted sweet potatoes with tangy Buffalo chicken for a sweet and spicy comfort meal.
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cubes of roasted butternut squash
Recipe: Roasted butternut squash with honey
10/08/2019
Earthy, nutty winter squash makes a fuss-free side dish that is both healthy and delicious.
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barbacoa beef on tortilla with avocado and bean salad
Recipe: Barbacoa beef
09/25/2019
Make incredibly juicy, tender barbacoa beef in an instant pressure cooker or slow cooker.
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gnocchi topped with cherry tomatoes
Recipe: Gnocchi
09/25/2019
Gnocchi are soft dough dumplings that cook fast and can be dressed with a variety of sauces.
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zucchini bundt cake with slice cut out
Recipe: Chocolate zucchini bundt cake
09/17/2019
This cake is so scrumptious, you won’t even notice there’s a vegetable concealed inside.
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sauteed spinach and mushrooms
Recipe: Sautéed spinach and mushrooms
09/09/2019
Have lots of fresh spinach and mushrooms on hand? This quick-cooking side dish makes great use of both.
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marinated vegetable salad on plate
Recipe: Marinated summer vegetable salad
09/03/2019
This zingy, make-ahead salad highlights crunchy summer vegetables. Switch it up with other favorites!
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grilled peach and sausage pizza
Recipe: Grilled peach and sausage pizza
08/28/2019
Peach season won’t last much longer! Now’s the time to slice up that sweet stone fruit and toss it on a pizza for a quick dinner.
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breaded mozzarella chicken over marinara sauce and pasta
Recipe: Mozzarella chicken
08/16/2019
This easy breaded chicken dish is an instant weeknight classic. Make it vegetarian by swapping the chicken with eggplant.
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slices of caramelized onion tart on a plate
Recipe: Caramelized onion tart
08/14/2019
Get onions, hand-rolled butter and cheese from Lenexa Farmers Market vendors to make this flaky, savory tart.
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grilled peach and tomato salad on a plate
Recipe: Grilled peach salad with tomatoes, goat cheese and candied pecans
08/06/2019
This salad celebrates two of the crown jewels of summer: fresh-picked peaches and vine-ripened tomatoes, topped with goat cheese and candied pecans.
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sliced tomatoes and onions drizzled with buttermilk vinaigrette
Recipe: Tomato salad with buttermilk vinaigrette
07/30/2019
This is a great use for fresh-off-the-vine tomatoes all summer long. The simple preparation allows the tomato essence to shine.
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