Weekly Menu Plan 20

Monday – Caribbean Style Rice and Beans with Garlicky Shrimp; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad

Tuesday – Pasta with Leeks, Asparagus, and Peas

Wednesday – Baking Dish Cheese Souffle with Spinach; Romaine and Tomato Salad

Thursday – Tomato, Lime, and Garlic Soup; Quesadillas with Scallions

Friday – Easy Red Lentils with Curry; Pilaf with Indian Spices; Simple Cucumber Salad

Saturday – Pasta Bolognese; Balsamic Romaine Salad

Sunday – Chicken with Garlic and Oregano with a side of Garlic Bread and Green Salad

Grocery  List

Produce

  • 2 large yellow onions
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 4 heads garlic
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 red grapefruit
  • 3 medium leeks
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 6 lemons
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 heads Romaine lettuce
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 bunches scallions
  • 4 limes
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stick celery
  • 1 bag greens for salad
  • grape tomatoes
Dairy
  • butter
  • Parmesan cheese
  • milk
  • 8 ounces Gruyere or Cheddar cheese
  • Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese (for quesadillas)
Meats / Eggs
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 lb minced beef
  • 2 chicken breasts (or more if serving more than 2)
Frozen
  • 12 large shrimp
  • frozen peas
  • 4 ounces frozen chopped spinach
Pasta/Grains
  •  long grain rice
  • 1 pound campanelle, penne, farfalle, or mostaccioli
  • Ciabatta bread to serve
  • flour tortillas
  • red lentils
  • basmati rice
  • 1 lb dried fettucine
  • French bread (for garlic bread)
Cans, Jars, Bottles and Bags
  • 1 13.5 ounce can light coconut milk
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans
  • vegetable / chicken broth (about 13 cups, some optional)
  • 1 26-ounce box / can Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 jar salsa
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1 28 oz can strained tomatoes
Pantry Staples
  • allspice
  • cinnamon
  • thyme
  • olive oil
  • dijon mustard
  • red pepper flakes
  • dry white wine or vermouth
  • all-purpose flour
  • dried thyme
  • nutmeg
  • cream of tartar
  • all-purpose curry powder
  • turmeric
  • ground cinnamon
  • ground ginger
  • bay leaf
  • Chipotle Chili powder
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • garlic powder
  • oregano
  • paprika
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