Meal Boxes make it easy for our members!

One Pan Italian Sausage Meal Box

We are continuing to feature Meal Boxes on our menu this year to help make dinner prep easy for our members! This is a way to enjoy delicious dinners with local, fresh ingredients but without an hourlong shopping trip or 20 minutes searching for a recipe!

We hope to make your busy weeknights easier… and healthier!

This week we partnered with First Hand Foods in Durham on the Italian Sausage Bake, an easy one-pan meal perfect for dinner this week. Enjoy!


Italian Sausage Bake

1 lb. Firsthand Foods Sweet Italian Sausage
1 large fennel bulb, halved, sliced
1 red bell pepper, seeded, sliced
1 green bell pepper, seeded, sliced
6 large garlic cloves, sliced in half
5 sprigs fresh rosemary
4 Tbs. olive oil
2 Tbs. balsamic vinegar
Salt & pepper

1. Preheat oven to 375° F
2.Cut each sausage into three pieces (approximately 2 inches long). Place on a baking sheet.
3. Arrange the fennel, peppers, garlic, and rosemary around the pan. Drizzle the olive oil over all of the ingredients. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Place on the middle rack of the oven and bake for 35 minutes or until sausages are firm and thoroughly cooked.
5. Drizzle the balsamic vinegar over the sausages and vegetables. Serve with creamy polenta.