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Farmers Market Recipes

spinach apple slaw
Recipe: Spinach apple slaw
10/13/2021
This quick, colorful slaw makes a sweet and tangy side dish. It’s a great way to use up the season’s delicious apple bounty.
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biscuit sliced in half and topped with jam
Recipe: Buttermilk biscuits
08/17/2021
A hot, flaky biscuit always hits the spot. This go-to recipe comes together in minutes and yields delicious buttermilk biscuits that can be eaten many ways
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bowl of coleslaw
Recipe: Make it your way coleslaw
07/30/2021
This crunchy, creamy salad is a perfect complement for summer menus.
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bowl of potato salad with spoon sticking out
Recipe: Quick new potato salad
06/30/2021
Light up the 4th with sparkling side dishes, including this quick potato salad.
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bowl of panzanella salad
Recipe: Panzanella salad
06/30/2021
This Tuscan bread salad is popular during the height of tomato season.
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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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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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radish greens pesto in jar
Recipe: Radish greens pesto
05/01/2019
Shop for radishes at the Lenexa Farmers Market and make this delicious dish.
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