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Menu of the week: Sept. 6

Menu of the week: Sept. 6
Posted on 09/06/2018
Shop once at the Lenexa Farmers Market and make these delicious dishes: chorizo rice and stuffed peppers with chorizo rice.

Chorizo Rice

Vendors: Pastimes Farm, Oatie Beef, New Roots for Refugees, See’s Family Farm, Wohletz Farm Fresh and Salt Creek Valley Farm

Ingredients:
1 pound Mexican chorizo
2 ears of fresh corn
1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
1 tablespoon oil
2 cups instant rice cooked as directed

Directions:
1. Sauté the chorizo in a large sauté pan.
2. In a separate sauté pan, place oil in pan and then let ears of corn rotate and sauté. Once slightly browned, remove from pan and cut off the cobs.
3. After chorizo is fully cooked, add in the cooked rice, tomatoes and corn. 

***Can be served as a meal, side or stuff peppers below.***

Stuffed Peppers with Chorizo Rice

Ingredients:
See ingredient list from chorizo rice recipe above
- plus -
8 large bell peppers, any color you prefer
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions:
1. Make chorizo rice recipe listed above.
2. Remove the tops of bell peppers and remove seeds.
3. Stuff peppers with chorizo rice and top with cheddar cheese.
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Published Sept. 6, 2018