To kick-off of our farmers’ market recipe series, we felt it was appropriate to turn to chef and co-founder . She has been cooking seasonally and sourcing farm-fresh produce long before the term “farm-to-table” entered our lexicon. To Rippeto, this style of eating is the natural, obvious choice. As she stated in , “I believe we’re made to eat real food, whole foods in season, and we will be healthy.” Hear, hear!
On that note, with the harvest upon us, Rippeto shares a recipe (below) for fritters served with green chile-yogurt sauce.
Potager turns to or for the bulk of its produce, which can be purchased at their respective farm stands or at the . If shopping Denver’s Cherry Creek, City Park Esplanade, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Aurora, or Havana farmers’ markets, stop by .
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2 cups grated carrot (approximately 2-3 large carrots)
½ small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon flour
4 tablespoons grated Parmesan or Manchego cheese
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Salt and pepper to taste
Olive oil for pan frying
Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until soft. Add the grated carrot and sauté for a few more minutes. Combine carrot mixture in a bowl with remaining ingredients. Shape contents into small, thin pancake-like rounds. Pan-fry in olive oil until lightly brown on each side. Serve with a dollop of yogurt sauce.
1 cup Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Juice from 1 lime
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all ingredients together; season with salt and pepper
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