The Bergen Farmers’ Market is a good source of all sorts of healthful food. Here are some ways to use those wonderful things you buy at the Market. Got some favourite recipes of your own? Email them to us, and we’ll put them on this page. Photos welcome, too!
1 lb extra lean ground beef
3 lbs chopped fresh tomatoes
1 Tbsp. minced basil
1 Tbsp. minced thyme
1 Tbsp. minced oregano
3 cloves of minced garlic
1 tsp. sea salt
1/8 tsp coarse ground black pepper
Brown beef and add remainder of ingredients and simmer 10 minutes- serve over freshly baked spaghetti squash***
Top with grated cheese if you desire. Serves 4.
*** To bake spaghetti squash ( approx’ 1lb per person) place on 9″X13″ pan and put in 350F oven for 45 minutes to 1 hr (until tender when poked with a fork). Cut cooked squash in half and scoop out cooked flesh and serve with a tomato meat sauce.
A great way to cool off during the hot August days to come.
The classic Bergen pesto recipe, to garnish your favourite pasta.
An essential accompaniment to Bergen beef and Bergen vegetables!
TLC Farm Roast Leg of Lamb
A no fuss, very forgiving recipe that is great for company – allows lots of time to visit!
Easy Bergen Spinach Pie
Healthy and tasty, featuring Bergen SweetMeadow Feta cheese.
The Easy Bergen Spinach Pie has my mouth watering. Sounds yummy!
OMG! The green bean recipe really showcased the “just picked this a.m.” taste!
Thanks Laurie for the recipe.