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Farmers Market Recipes

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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