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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Weekly Menu 1/15+


Saturday
Easy Pleasing Meatloaf
  • 2lb ground beef
  • 1 package stove top stuffing
  • 1 c water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ c BBQ sauce, divided
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Mix all ingredients except ¼ c bbq sauce. Shape meat into an oval loaf in a 13x9 pan; top with remaining bbq sauce. Bake 1 hour until done.

Sweet Potato Fries
Broccoli

Sunday
Chicken with Florentine Sauce (Simple & Delicious)
  • 6 boneless breasts
  • ½ c parmesan
  • ½ tsp basil
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 3T butter
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 T flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 T broth or sherry
  • 10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 2 T diced pimentos
  • ½ c sour cream
  • 1 c shredded mozzarella cheese
Flatten chicken to ½ inch thickness. In shallow bowl combine parmesan, basil and oregano. Dredge chicken and place in large skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken in 2T butter for 4-5 minutes; until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm (ie cover the plate with skillet lid). In same skillet, saute onions and garlic in remaining butter for 2-3 minutes or until tender. Add flour and salt; stir in milk and sherry or broth until blended. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and pimientos; heat through. Remove from heat. Stir in sour cream until blended. Spoon over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

Buttered Noodles
Squash
Fruit n Yogurt Pie
  • 2-8oz strawberry yogurt
  • 8 oz cool whip
  • ½ c mashed strawberries
  • 9” graham cracker crust
Combine fruit and yogurt. Fold in Cool Whip. Spoon into crust. Freeze four hours. Place in fridge 30 minutes before serving.

Monday
  1. Start your bread first and then work on the soup and they should be ready about the same time.

Broccoli Cheese Soup
  • 1c chopped onion
  • 4T butter
  • ½ c flour
  • 4 c chicken stock OR 4 c water + 6 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 3-4 c broccoli, chopped
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 c milk
  • 2 c chicken (optional)
  • 4-5 slices American cheese
Saute onion in butter until translucent. Add flour until just slightly brown. Add chicken stock all at once and stir until flour mixture is well blended into broth. Add broccoli and simmer for 15 minutes until broccoli is tender and soup is thickened. Add chicken if desired until heated and cheese.

Beer Bread (All Recipes)
  • 12 oz beer
  • 3 c self-rising flour
  • 3T sugar
In large bowl mix together flour and sugar. Add beer and continue to mix. Batter will be sticky. Pour into a greased 9x5 loaf pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

Tuesday
  1. I have successfully made this before and everyone seemed to like it. I MIGHT try it again.
Tilapia (Healthy Cooking)
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp seafood seasoning
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ c Italian dressing
  • 4 tilapia fillets
Combine seasonsings and sprinkle over filets. Place salad dressing in large skillet; cook over medium heat until heated through. Add fish; cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until fish flakes easily with a fork.
Jasmine Rice
Spinach salad with Blueberries

Wednesday
Crock Pot Roast with Carrots
  • 2-3 lb roast
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 4 large carrots chopped into 3” pieces
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2T parsley
Brown roast in a skillet with 2T oil, if desired, until well browned. This is not a necessary step so if you dont have time or dont want to, your roast will still come out very tasty. Place onions, carrots, parsley and garlic in bottom of crock pot. Place roast on top of veggies and pour soup over meat. Cover and cook on low 8-10 hours.

Mashed Potatoes

Pig Cake (Pioneer Woman)
FOR THE CAKE:
  • 1 box (18.25 Oz. Box) Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1 stick Margarine (softened)
  • 1 can (14 Oz. Can) Mandarin Oranges, Drained, 1/2 Cup Juice Reserved
  • 4 whole Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
FOR THE TOPPING:
  • 1 package (4 Oz. Box) Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix
  • 1 can (20 Oz. Can) Crushed Pineapple, Juice Reserved
  • ½ cups Powdered Sugar
  • 4 ounces, fluid Frozen Whipped Topping (such As Cool Whip)
  • Extra Mandarin Orange Slices, For Garnish

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For the cake, combine cake mix, margarine, 1/2 cup juice from the mandarin oranges, eggs, and vanilla. Beat for four minutes on medium-high. Add drained oranges and beat again until pieces are broken up and small. Pour batter into greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown and set. Remove from oven and cool completely. If desired, turn out cake onto a large platter.

Once cake is cool, blend juice from drained pineapples with the vanilla pudding mix. Add powdered sugar and mix, then mix in whipped topping. Stir in drained pineapple. Spread on cooled cake and refrigerate several hours.

To serve, cut cake into squares and top each square with a mandarin orange slice.

Thursday
Chicken Nacho Bake (Kraft Food & Family)
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ c salsa
  • ¼ c sour cream
  • ½ c crushed tortilla chips
  • ½ c shredded colby jack
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Place chicken on foil lined baking sheet. Slice 3 cuts on top of each breast with sharp knife. Season each breast and then top with salsa, sour cream and tortilla chips. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Bake additional 10 minutes until chicken is cooked.

Spanish Rice
Squash

Friday
  1. This is a good meal for the kids to help with making.

Pepperoni Rolls
  • 2 packages crescent rolls
  • pepperoni
  • ½ c mozzarella cheese, grated
Unroll
Marinara Sauce
Carrot Sticks
Saturday
Easy Pleasing Meatloaf
Sweet Potato Fries
Broccoli
Sunday
Chicken with Florentine Sauce
Buttered Noodles
Squash
Fruit n Yogurt Pie
Monday
Broccoli Cheese Soup
Beer Bread
Tuesday
Tilapia
Jasmine Rice
Spinach Salad with Blueberries
Wednesday
Crock Pot Roast with Carrots
Mashed Potatoes
Pig Cake
Thursday
Chicken Nacho Bake
Spanish Rice
Squash
Friday
Pepperoni Rolls
Carrot Sticks


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