Weekly Menu Plan 6

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Monday – Pasta with Lentils, Arugula, and Caramelized Onions

Tuesday – Roasted Squash and Fontina Cheese Risotto

Wednesday – Extra Fluffy Cheese Omelet Loaded with Baked Potato, simple Arugula Salad

Thursday- Parmesan Chicken with Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts, Potato-Carrot Pancakes

Friday – Spice-rubbed Fish with Lemony Rice, Tomato Salad

Saturday- Appetizer – Baked Herbed Goat Cheese Salad

Saturday – Main Meal – Beef Burgundy

Saturday – Dessert – Chocolate Volcano Cakes

Sunday- Whole Wheat Flour Pizza with Mushrooms, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Caramelized Onions

Grocery List:

Produce:

  • 5 large onions ( 2xM, 1xTu, 2xSu)
  • 3 medium onions (1xF, 2xSa)
  • 12 ounces plum tomatoes (M)
  • 4 lb butternut squash (Tu)
  • 1 bunch parsley (Tu, Sat, Su)
  • garlic (Tu, F, Sa, Su)
  • 1 large Yukon Gold Potato (W)
  • 1 bunch scallions (W, Th)
  • small bag of fresh baby arugula (M+ W)
  • 3/4 pound cremini or button mushrooms (Th)
  • 3/4 pound brussels sprouts (Th)
  • 3/4 pound (about 3 medium) white potatoes (Th)
  • 8 ounces (about 3 medium) carrots (Th)
  • 2 lemons (F)
  • 2 small zucchinis (or 1 medium) (F)
  • small container tomatoes (or 2 tomatoes) (F)
  • fresh thyme (Sa)
  • fresh chives (Sa)
  • 1 small shallot (Sa)
  • 18 ounces (about 14 cups) mixed hearty greens (Sa)
  • 2 medium carrots (Sa)
  • frozen pearl onions (14 ounces) (Sa)
  • 20 ounces white button mushrooms (Sa)
  • 2 large containers mushrooms of your choice (Su)

Grains / legumes / pasta:

  • small package dried lentils (need 3/4 cups) (M)
  • orecchiette or other pasta such as fusilli (M)
  • Arborio rice (2 cups) (Tu)
  • 1/3 cup panko or plain dried breadcrumbs (Th)
  • basmati rice (1 cup F)
  • melba toasts (Sa)

Dairy:

  • Parmesan cheese (1/2 cup grated M, 1/4 cup grated Tu, 1/3 cup grated Th, 3/4 cups Su)
  • Fontina cheese (3 cups shredded) (Tu)
  • smallest heavy cream (W)
  • sharp Cheddar cheese ( 1/ cup 2 oz shredded W)
  • eggs (1 dozen W, 1 Th, 1 dozen Sa, 6 Su)
  • 12 ounces firm goat cheese (Sa)
  • 1 1/2 cups (12 oz) hard Mozarella cheese (Su)

Meat /Fish:

  • bacon, or turkey bacon (nitrite free) (4 slices W, 2 slices Sa)
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders (from about 3 chicken breasts) (Th)
  • 1 pound cod or other firm white-fleshed fish (F)
  • 4 – 4 1/2 pounds beef chuck roast (Sa)

Cans / Jars:

  • chicken stock (6 cups Tu, 2 cups Fr, 1 3/4 cups Sa)
  • dry white wine (1 cup) (Tu)
  • 1 bottle red wine, Pinot Noir or Burgundy (Sa)
  • tomato paste (Sa)
  • brandy (Sa)
  • 1 package active yeast (Su)
  • 1 28 oz can strained tomatoes (Su)
  • sun-dried tomatoes (Su)
  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate  (OR you can replace the chocolate with 10 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips) (Su)
  • Grand Marnier (or other orange liqueur) (Su)

Pantry / fridge staples:

  • Olive oil
  • unsalted butter
  • balsamic vinegar (Tu)
  • brown sugar (Tu)
  • dried thyme (Th)
  • flour (Th, Sa, Su)
  • vegetable oil (Th)
  • ground coriander (F)
  • ground ginger (F)
  • ground paprika (or hot Hungarian Paprika) (F)
  • ground cumin (F)
  • oregano (F, Su)
  • dijon mustard (Sa)
  •  red wine vinegar (Sa)
  • dried bay leaves (Sa)
  • black peppercorns (Sa)
  • sugar (Sa, Su)
  • whole-wheat pastry flour (Su)
  • honey (Su)
  • cornstarch (Su)
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