Sustainable Table’s Daily Harvest Option allows you to answer the question “What’s for dinner” before you even start your day! Choose from a variety of delicious seasonal menu items, each of which will be prepared and stored family style for your enjoyment during the week. Whether you’re yearning for something hearty and comforting, a dish with international flair or an option for Meatless Monday, Sustainable Table is there for you. Choose to repeat your favorites often, or dine for weeks without eating the same dish! Mix and match your selected entrees and side dishes as you wish! There’s something to please everyone at your table. The only decision to make is: Which meal will you savor tonight?
Below is a sample menu featuring locally available ingredients for the spring season. Looking for Paleo, gluten-free or vegetarian meals? There are many more entrees in my culinary portfolio, so don’t hesitate to inquire about additional options!
On the Plate
Pasta Primavera – Wavy reginetti pasta bursting with chunks of vibrant vegetables heralding the arrival of spring! Great vegetarian or meatless-Monday option. Grains from Lakeview Organic Grains/Penn Yan NY, milled by Champlain Valley Milling/Westport NY, and processed by Sfoglini Pasta Shop/Brooklyn NY – all in NYS!
Sweet Tree Steak Fajitas – A family favorite! Marinated, grilled strips of beef (Sweet Tree Farm/Carlisle NY) dressed with sauteed veggies and fresh cilantro and wrapped in a tortilla of your choice.
Smoky Country Chicken – If your patio grill isn’t ready for the season, no problem! A combination of chicken thighs and drumsticks (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) dusted in a smoky spice rub, then slathered in a brown sugar and chipotle bar-b-q sauce.
Lamb Pastitsio – Local ground lamb sauteed with garlic and herbs in a creamy tomato sauce, tossed with pasta (Flour City Pasta/Rochester NY) and topped with grated parmesan cheese.
Roasted Salmon with Lemon & Herb Butter – Moist, oven roasted sustainable salmon filet topped with a lemon and herb compound butter (Kreimhild Dairy/Hamilton NY).
Smoky White Bean & Vegetable Soup – There are still some chilly days ahead! Warm up with this smoky, vegetable infused Spanish-style soup featuring stewed fire roasted tomatoes, smoked paprika and grated manchego cheese.
Chicken Piccata – Tender chicken breasts (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) pounded thin and lightly breaded, then gently browned in butter (Kreimhild Dairy/Hamilton NY) and drizzled with a lemon caper sauce.
Honey-Harissa Pork Tenderloin – Regionally raised pork tenderloin brushed with honey (Rulison Farms/Amsterdam NY), coated in Tunisian harissa, and slow roasted to tender perfection.
Quinoa Chicken Ranch Salad – A cool, protein packed dinner salad for a warm spring day. Vitamin rich tri-colored quinoa topped with seasonal vegetables, diced chicken breast (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT), smoky bacon (Black River Meats/North Springfield VT) and toasted walnuts (Tierra Farm/Valatie NY). Tossed in a light home-made ranch dressing.
Baked Chicken with Rhubarb & Ginger – Flavorful chicken thighs (Misty Knoll Farm/New Haven VT) baked with sweet rhubarb, warm spices and white wine, and topped with chopped almonds (Tierra Farm/Valatie NY) and vibrant cilantro.
Sweet Potato Carbonara – Sauteed baby spinach, mushrooms (Bulich Farm/Catskills NY), and local bacon (Black River Meats/North Springfield VT) tossed with sweet potato spirals in a garlic-parmesean carbonara sauce.
Cuban Quesadillas – The famous Floridian sandwich is now a family friendly quesadilla! Featuring regionally raised roasted pork, Applegate ham, swiss cheese and tangy pickles (Puckers Gormet/Greenwich NY).
On the Side
Smashed Potatoes with Spring Herbs – Chunks of smashed red bliss potatoes with fresh seasonal herbs and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.
New England Waldorf Salad – A Northeast spin on the crunchy fruit salad made famous at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, featuring tart apples (Samascott Farm/Kinderhook NY), walnuts (Tierra Farm/Valatie NY), and dried organic cranberries.
Three Pea Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette – Tender pea shoots, snap peas and baby peas with the crunch of toasted sunflower seeds (Our Daily Eats/Delmar NY), tossed in a tarragon shallot vinaigrette.
Spinach Salad with Spicy Pecans and Blue Cheese – Organic spinach tossed in a light balsamic vinaigrette and topped with bacon, blue cheese (R&G Cheese Makers/Troy NY) and smoky spiced pecans.
Greek Salad with Spinach Penne – A Mediterranean inspired mix of bell peppers, chickpeas, kalamata olives and local feta (Maplebrook Farm/North Bennington VT) on a bed of spinach penne with a touch of herbed olive oil.
Asparagus Rissoto – Creamy arborio rice with tender diced asparagus, a touch of white wine and grated Jake’s Gouda cheese.
Ceasar Salad – A crunchy duo of chopped romaine and kale dressed in a tangy home-made caesar dressing and freshly made buttered croutons.
Roasted Beets with Feta – Simple yet full of flavor! Seasoned, roasted red beets accented wth scallions and crumbled feta (Maplebrook Farm/North Bennington NY).
Creamy Za’atar Asparagus & New Potato Salad – A creamy za’atar, dill and lemon dressing adds zing to new baby red potatoes and fresh spring asparagus.
Root Beer Baked Beans – A variety of colorful beans baked wth smoky bacon (Black River Meats/North Springfield VT), brown sugar and root beer (Saranac Brewery/Uitca NY). Perfect for a pre-season picnic!
Spring Pea & Strawberry Salad – Snap peas, mint, feta (Maplebrook Farm/North Bennington NY) and fresh strawberries on your favorite greens with a champagne vinaigrette.
Roasted Asparagus with Blue Cheese & Walnuts – Gently roasted spring asparagus with toasted walnuts (Tierra Farms/Valatie NY) and a sprinkle of crumbled blue cheese (R&G Cheese Makers/Troy NY).