It’s Market Day! (Recipe below)
Come join Carousel Watergardens Farm Market today Saturday October 22nd from 9a.m. – 12 pm for our farm market day . We are set up in the parking lot of the Glenwood United Methodist Church at 2833 Valleyview Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43204. We are located at the corner of Hague & Valleyview Drive, just look for our big gray market trailer.
Stop by for great farm fresh seasonal produce, honey, jams & jellies, soup mixes, herb dips, rubs & seasonings and more and be sure to pick up your CSA ground beef We have plenty of wonderful winter squash and here is a delicious recipe to use with any of our butternut, kabocha, delicata, pie pumpkin and Spaghetti squash.
Granny’s Sausage-Stuffed Butternut Squash
Total Time Prep/Total Time: 30 min. Makes 4 servings
This is also excellent with Kabocha, spaghetti and delicata squash
1 medium Carousel Watergardens Farm butternut squash (about 3 pounds)
1 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
1 medium Carousel Watergardens Farm onion, finely chopped
4 Carousel Watergardens Farm garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
Crushed red pepper flakes, optional
- Preheat broiler. Cut squash lengthwise in half; discard seeds. Place squash in a large microwave-safe dish, cut side down; add 1/2 in. water. Microwave, covered, on high until soft, 20-25 minutes. Cool slightly.
- Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook and crumble sausage with onion over medium-high heat until meat is no longer pink, 5-7 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
- Leaving 1/2-in.-thick shells, scoop flesh from squash and stir it into sausage mixture. Place squash shells on a baking sheet; fill with sausage mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.
- Broil 4-5 in. from heat until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes. If desired, sprinkle with pepper flakes. To serve, cut each half into 2 portions.
Healthy fact: Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene. It’s important for normal vision and a healthy immune system, and it helps the heart, lungs and kidneys function properly