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Farmers Market Recipes

sliced bratwurst and veggies with pasta and sauce
Recipe: Brats with veggies and pasta in cream sauce
10/28/2020
It's fun to experiment with a variety of bratwurst types and flavors. This pasta and vegetable dish shines with the help of sun-dried tomato brats.
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stacked honey pecan cookies
Recipe: Glazed honey pecan cookies
10/20/2020
Ease the holiday baking rush with cookies you can prep and chill ahead of time. When you need them, just slice, bake and eat your treats.
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butternut soup in a bowl
Recipe: Roasted butternut squash soup
10/14/2020
This soup is a comfort food you do not have to feel guilty about eating.
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bowl of granola
Recipe: Granola
10/08/2020
Granola is a great topping for yogurt and fruit, mixed with butter and brown sugar as a topping for apple crisp, or sprinkled on top of your favorite zucchini muffin recipe.
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pot roast in a bowl
Recipe: Perfect pot roast
10/01/2020
Are you craving slow-cooked meats and vegetables on cool fall days? We think you'll turn to this recipe for perfect pot roast again and again.
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applesauce in bowl with spoon
Recipe: All-natural applesauce
09/21/2020
It’s incredibly easy to make your own delicious, unsweetened applesauce at home with just a few ingredients.
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bowl of borscht soup
Recipe: Full-bodied borscht
09/17/2020
Borscht is a traditional Ukrainian soup made with beef, cabbage, beets and other vegetables. This recipe takes a few hours to prepare, but the resulting layers of flavor are worth it.
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falafel sandwich
Recipe: Falafel
09/08/2020
Use these easy, delicious protein-packed patties with summer veggies for pita sandwiches, salads, or on their own with your favorite dipping sauce.
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roasted beet salad
Recipe: Roasted or smoked beet salad
09/02/2020
Earthy beets, with their vibrant jewel-toned hues, pair nicely with ingredients that are bright and acidic, creamy and crunchy. This salad hits all the right notes.
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quinoa salad
Recipe: Quinoa salad for days
08/27/2020
This is a nice, hearty salad, and the vegetables can be interchanged depending on the season.
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coleslaw on plate
Recipe: Summer coleslaw with tomatoes and corn
08/18/2020
This creamy, tangy coleslaw comes together in minutes and highlights the bounty of summer produce.
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jar of pickled vegetables with bay leaf
Recipe: Mexican pickled vegetables
08/12/2020
Many recipes call for cooking vegetables before pickling them, but this version makes the most of fresh veggies — and honey! — right from the market.
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tomato galette
Recipe: Tomato galette
08/05/2020
Tucking slow-roasted tomatoes and goat cheese into a flaky galette crust makes a delicious weekend brunch dish. It’s a great way to use up your summer tomato surplus.
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BLT and zucchini fries with pesto mayo
Recipe: BLT and zucchini fries with pesto mayo
07/22/2020
The classic BLT sandwich has everything going for it. It's crispy, salty, juicy and tangy. A quick-blitzed pesto mayo is the perfect sandwich spread and dip for baked zucchini fries.
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bowl of roasted corn and poblano soup
Recipe: Roasted corn and poblano soup
07/22/2020
If you just can't get enough of Dierking Farms' fresh sweet corn this summer, you're not alone. A creamy corn and poblano pepper soup is the next thing you should try.
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jar of zucchini butter
Recipe: Zucchini butter
07/15/2020
When you cook zucchini down slowly, it takes on a deeper and more delicious flavor. The end result is a spread the consistency of marmalade.
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whiskey peach clafoutis
Recipe: Whiskey peach clafoutis
07/08/2020
Need a go-to dessert that’s great at using up summer fruit? A clafoutis is a baked French dessert that's both elegant and easy.
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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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peach pound cake
Recipe: Peach pound cake
07/24/2019
This sweetly delicious, buttery pound cake is studded throughout with bits of fresh peaches. Look for local peaches from various Lenexa Farmers Market vendors.
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Spicy peanut noodles with vegetables
Recipe: Spicy peanut vegetables with noodles or zoodles
07/18/2019
Add some zip to your meal by topping vegetables and noodles with a delicious homemade spicy peanut sauce.
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slice of zucchini frittata on plate with blueberries and peaches
Recipe: Zucchini frittata
07/09/2019
This is a great way to use the abundance of fresh-picked summer produce at the Lenexa Farmers Market.
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compound butter, baguettes and knife
Recipe: Compound butter
07/02/2019
Mix and match ingredients and create your own signature compound butter to top vegetables, meat or bread.
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kohlrabi slaw on a plate
Recipe: Kohlrabi slaw
06/26/2019
Up your slaw game with this sweet, crunchy alternative!
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savory cabbage pancake on plate
Recipe: Savory cabbage pancakes
06/18/2019
Okonomiyaki is a pan-fried Japanese savory pancake made with flour, eggs, shredded cabbage and whatever else you have on hand.
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veggie and chicken stir-fry over rice
Recipe: Veggie stir-fry
06/12/2019
This a fabulous, flexible, family-friendly stir-fry accommodates all kinds of vegetables and meats.
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BLT salad
Recipe: BLT salad
06/04/2019
Turn the classic bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich into an equally satisfying BLT salad.
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glass of strawberry milk
Recipe: Strawberry milk
05/28/2019
Don’t miss fresh, juicy strawberries from Meulebeke Market or Wohletz Farm Fresh this spring at the Lenexa Farmers Market. They add the perfect sweetness and color to a glass of milk.
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strawberry shortcakes
Recipe: Strawberry shortcakes
05/28/2019
Strawberry season is here at the Lenexa Farmers Market! This tasty shortcake recipe will showcase them in all their glory.
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strawberry quinoa salad on a plate
Recipe: Strawberry quinoa salad
05/21/2019
Shop for strawberries, green onions, salad greens, basil, and honey at the Lenexa Farmers Market and make this delicious dish.
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grilled asparagus with whipped ricotta and poached egg
Recipe: Grilled asparagus with whipped ricotta
05/14/2019
Shop for asparagus at the Lenexa Farmers Market and make this delicious side dish. Consider adding a poached egg to make it a light summer meal.
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sand tart cookies
Youth recipe: Sand tarts
05/06/2019
Sand tarts are simple, delicious cookies made with just a handful of ingredients. Perfect for kids to experiment with in the kitchen.
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