October Menu Highlights
With the first day of Autumn signaling cooler, crisper days ahead, it’s time to look forward to harvest-inspired dishes! Our upcoming menus feature a variety of incredibly savory dishes that all utilize seasonal produce and are rich with the colors of Fall. Let’s take a look at some October favorites: a vegetarian Fall Harvest Apple & Brie Flatbread with Arugula Salad; a Lean & Clean friendly Seared Shrimp with Beet and Carrot Salad with Honey Harissa Vinaigrette; and a seasonal favorite, Roasted Chicken with White Wine Cream Sauce, Grapes & Harvest Rice.
Fall Harvest Apple & Brie Flatbread with Arugula Salad: With crisp apples, creamy brie, roasted garlic pesto, and caramelized onions topped with a tangy balsamic glaze, this recipe melds together the best of autumn. Paired with an arugula salad that includes toasted pecans and sweet grapes, this flatbread dish plays to every flavor note.
Seared Shrimp with Beet and Carrot Salad with Honey Harissa Vinaigrette: This dish packs a punch of flavor with juicy shrimp tossed in a balanced honey harissa vinaigrette. Paired with a colorful mix of fresh beets, carrots, and other seasonal produce, this meal is sure to satisfy all palates.
Roasted Chicken with White Wine Cream Sauce, Grapes & Harvest Rice: This dinner will have wonderful smells wafting through your kitchen. An elegant white wine cream sauce with sautéed mushrooms, leeks, and red seedless grapes, all add delicious flavor to the golden-brown crusted chicken and wholesome harvest rice.
Classic Beef Bourguignon with Mashed Potatoes: Tender pieces of braised beef are sautéed with cippolini onions, carrots, and cremini mushrooms before being simmered in our rich bourguignon sauce prepared with red wine, beef stock, and aromatic herbs. Served over a bed of creamy mashed potatoes, this is a dinner that will leave you licking your spoon clean!
Sautéed Alaskan Halibut with Mashed Potatoes & Herbed Pine Nut Brown Butter: Want to add a little extra gourmet to your week? This Premium Dinner features halibut fillets that are seared to a perfect golden brown and served over a bed of sautéed spinach and creamy, delicious mashed potatoes. Finished with a brown butter garlic Parmesan sauce with sage, capers, and pine nuts, this is a perfect dish .
Braised Lamb Shanks with Couscous & Ratatouille: These no-fuss, full-flavored lamb shanks have been slow-cooked and simmered in portobello red wine sauce until supremely flavorful and tender. This meal is served with a traditional ratatouille— a stewy medley of eggplant, zucchini, bell peppers, tomatoes and summer squash— and plated over a soft bed of pearl couscous.
Creamy Meatball Stroganoff with Mushrooms & Farfalle Pasta for Four: Who doesn’t love a good meatball? Our fully cooked seasoned beef meatballs heat up in a flash. The beef meatballs are simmered in a rich and creamy demi-glace sauce with sautéed mushrooms and served over farfalle pasta with green peas. And, it’s designed to feed four!
Quinoa Vegetable Chili with Southwest Garlic Bread: This protein-packed vegetarian chili is off the charts. It’s rich and flavorful with just a hint of heat, and features quinoa, kidney beans, yellow squash, and peppers, to name just a few culinary all-stars. A sliced baguette topped with tomato chipotle butter lets you scoop up every last drop of this rich, satisfying chili.