Last session of the season! Don’t forget if you are a Friday CSA pick up member, you get your box this Thursday, December 30th. If you are a U-Dist. FM pick up, get your box and the location you notified us of. We trust you had a fantastic holiday and hope this finds you happy and healthy and ready for 2011! Enjoy!
Small CSA Box: ½ lb Salad Mix, ¼ lb Spinach, 1 bu Carrots, ½ lb Yellow Finn Potatoes, ¾ lb Parsnips, ½ lb Cannellini Beans, and 1 bu Chioggia Beets
Medium CSA Box: ¾ lb Salad Mix, ½ lb Spinach, 1 bu Carrots, ¾ lb Yellow Finn Potatoes, 1 lb Parsnips, ¾ lb Cannellini Beans, 1 bu Chioggia Beets, and 1 bu Leeks
Large CSA Box: 1 lb Salad Mix, ¾ lb Spinach, 2 bu Carrots, 1 lb Yellow Finn Potatoes, 1.25 lbs Parsnips, 1 lb Cannellini Beans, 2 bu Chioggia Beets, 2 bu Leeks, and ½ lb Brussel Sprouts
Recipe of the Week
Pasta with Greens and Beans
8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 bunch spinach, trimmed and coarsely chopped
15 oz cannellini beans, cooked (see last week’s newsletter for tips)
1 cup chicken broth
1/3 cup grated Parmesan or Romano cheese
Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook sausage, onion and garlic until sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender; drain. Stir in spinach, beans and broth. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until spinach is wilted and tender. Drain pasta; add to vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.