We’re excited to celebrate Valentine’s Day with you at the market tomorrow! While we understand why some folks aren’t head-over-heals for this holiday, we believe there is a way you can meaningfully celebrate February 14. Pick up fun and free cards to give to your special someone at the Info Table tomorrow and fill out your card on the spot if you’re feeling inspired. We’ll have several sweet cards for you to choose from and all the art supplies you need. While you’re at it, consider creating a home-cooked meal with food from the market or take home a bouquet of fresh-cut flowers and some handcrafted chocolates. Choosing to spend your Valentine’s Day budget at the farmers’ market also means you’re showing fondness and appreciation for your local farmers and crafters. We look forward to helping spread the love throughout our community this weekend!
What’s for Dinner?
Cheesy Broccoli, Butternut Squash
& Sausage Casserole
Cook this hearty meal and save the leftovers for lunch during the week. This recipe is adapted from Inspiralized.
- 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and diced into small cubes (Note: Can use any squash of your choice or sweet potatoes.)
- 1 large head of broccoli, chopped
- 1 pound bulk sausage, flavor of your choice
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 6 oz. cheese from your favorite farmers’ market vendor, grated
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a casserole dish or use parchment paper.
- Saute the sausage for five minutes. Set aside.
- Place the butternut squash cubes and broccoli in the casserole dish. Season with garlic powder, onion powder, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Stir together to combine.
- Add the partially-cooked sausage and half of the grated cheese to the casserole dish and stir to combine.
- Cover the casserole dish with foil and bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 375 degrees.
- Remove from the oven, stir, and sprinkle over the remaining cheese and cooked quinoa. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until cheese melts.