It’s been another 90-to-nothing workday. We’re finally ready to clock out and make the trek home from the office, school or kids’ extracurricular activities. But then the dreaded question pops up, “What’s for dinner?” Don’t wait until the last minute and risk another drive-thru or grocery store run. Instead, consider a better option: a local food delivery service like Porch Swing Farms.
Over the past several years, consumer demand for fresh food delivery has surged. And for good reason. Placing an online order only takes a few clicks of a button. Best of all, there are no budget-breaking surprises because we’re in charge of product selection. To tide us over until our next package of goodies arrives, Porch Swing Farms is sharing a recipe for a delicious, no-fuss meal featuring its heritage-breed pork:
Sausage and Roasted Vegetable Sheet Pan Dinner
Yields: 4-6 servings
- 4 cups of assorted vegetables, cut into one-inch pieces
- If using a mix of root and non-root veggies, split them into two bowls.
- 1 head of garlic, separated into cloves and smashed with the side of a knife
- 2 teaspoons of dried basil
- 2 teaspoons of dried parsley
- 2 teaspoons of kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon of fresh pepper
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil, lard or bacon fat
- 1 lb. Porch Swing Farms Cheddarbacks or other flavorful sausage
Porch Swing Farms used new potatoes, sweet yellow onions and carrots– but broccoli, cauliflower, beets, eggplant, tomatoes or other root vegetables also work well.
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and prep a large baking sheet with parchment paper.In one or two bowls, toss the ingredients until they are coated.If doing two batches, divide the spices and oil between the bowls and mix the garlic in with the root vegetables.
- Spread the veggies on the baking sheet in a single layer and set the timer for 50 minutes.
- Check the doneness at 40 minutes by testing a potato or root vegetable with a fork. If using non-root vegetables, pull the tray out after 15 minutes.
- 10 minutes before done, shape the Cheddarbacks or other sausage into six patties. In a nonstick skillet, brown the patties until cooked through, approximately 10 minutes.
- Let them rest for a few minutes before serving them with a side of roasted veggies and your family’s condiment of choice, either ketchup or fancy mustard.
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