Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Monthly menu plan - August/September


Asparagus

So many things I love about this time of year. Salads are starting to make themselves known again. The jasmine is out. And asparagus is finally back! Woo hoo!

Week One:
Monday - Macaroni and cheese with broccoli, cauliflower, peas and corn, with a garden salad
Tuesday - Lemon, lentil and spinach soup
Wednesday - North African beef, barley and bean stew with sweet potato mash
Thursday - Huevos rancheros
Friday - Sweet potato and salmon cakes with dill yoghurt and salad
Saturday - Roast chicken
Sunday - Chicken and pea risoni (using left over roast chicken)

Week Two:
Monday - Cauliflower and lentil pilaf
Tuesday - Creamy potato and silverbeet soup with salad
Wednesday - Italian sausage and red wine risotto
Thursday - Spanish tuna pasta bake with salad
Friday - Chickpea pilaf with haloumi
Saturday - Pancetta wrapped salmon with potato salad and rocket salad
Sunday - Tuscan peasant soup

Week Three:
Monday - Silverbeet and chicken barley risotto with peas
Tuesday - Spinach and ricotta cannelloni with chunky lentil sauce, with garden salad
Wednesday - Creamy sweet potato, onion and pumpkin soup with garlic croutons
Thursday - Vegetable, bacon and risoni soup
Friday - Spinach and corn pasties with salad
Saturday - Rack of lamb roast
Sunday - Beef and red wine stew with mash

Week Four:
Monday - Pastitsio with salad
Tuesday - Spinach impossible pie with green salad
Wednesday - Tomato and basil soup with croutons and salad
Thursday - Sweet and sour pork
Friday - Baked potatoes with the works
Saturday - Zucchini pasta with rocket
Sunday - Ratatouille with polenta

3 comments:

  1. All looks delicious to me, thank you.

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  2. Can't believe it's taken me so long to find your blog....you may truly have revolutionised my domestic life (and others' no doubt). looking forward to more visits. :)

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  3. P.S. I too am mad for soup, and stews come in a close second.
    My favourites - Autumn Minestrone http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/early-autumn-minestrone-minestrone-d-inizio-autunno
    and Ribollita http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/my-favourite-ribollita-la-mia-ribollita-preferita
    and I am systematically working my way through the khoresht section in Persian Cooking By Jila Dana-haeri !





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