Friday, November 26, 2010

Menu: Week of November 29 - December 5

For Menu Plan Explanation click here.
How was your Thanksgiving? Are you still walking around in a tryptophan-induced haze? Well, The Menu Mama is here to simplify your life and tell you what you are eating next week:

Monday: Pasta e Fagioli and French Bread
Tuesday: Mexajita Chicken with Green Rice and "Virgin" Margaritas (optional) - this is a gluten-free meal!
Wednesday: Chipotle-style Burritos
Thursday: Leftover/Takeout Night
Friday: Mini Meatloaf and Funeral Potatoes
Saturday: Creamed Chicken over Biscuits
Sunday: Kelly's Stew and Butter Rolls
Family Night Treat: Chocolate Fudge Pomegranate Cookies

Sound good? Let's get shopping!

printable shopping list

Pantry:
Rice
flour (all-purpose and whole wheat)
white sugar
shortening
bread crumbs or quick oats
chicken granules (unfortunately only the granules will work for one of the recipes, no bouillon cube or stock substitutes)
baking powder
baking soda
vanilla
cocoa powder
chocolate chips (1 cup - 1/2 bag)
salt
kosher salt (optional)
pepper
basil
oregano
onion powder
garlic powder
red pepper flakes
montreal steak seasoning
honey
canola oil
olive oil
Worcestershire sauce
milk
ketchup
tiny pasta shells (ditalini) or elbows may be substituted
1 can northern white beans, drained and rinsed (or 2/3 cup dry beans)
2 cans black beans
2 cans rotel tomatoes
1 can petite diced tomatoes
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
fajita seasoning

Fresh:
6 chicken breasts
1 lb ground beef
stew meat (amount that your family will eat, plus extra for leftovers if desired)
bag of potatoes (any kind will work for these recipes, get what ever is on sale)
a bag of baby carrots
2 onions
2 limes
1 bunch cilantro
4 scallions (green onions)
a bag of fresh spinach
garlic
1 stalk celery
2 tomatoes
1 pomegranate
frozen peas
2 eggs
milk
butter
Parmesan cheese (in block form)
Monterey Jack cheese
cheddar cheese
sour cream (the larger container 2 cup/half pint)
salsa
loaf of french bread
tortillas
tortilla chips (if desired, as a side to the burritos)
1 bottle of margarita mix (optional)
ice (optional)

*I'm linking up with I'm an Organizing Junkie for Menu Plan Monday.

2 comments:

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