Menu Plan Monday: May 1st , 2017


4/30/17 – 5/7/17

Sunday, April 30th –  Chicken Stir Fry

Monday, May 1st – Baked Chicken Breasts – Broccoli and Rice

Tuesday, 2nd – (Working Late)  Mom’s Mac and Cheese – Sausage

1-1/2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
5 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
2 ounces process American cheese, cubed
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.  Place in greased

1-1/2 qt. baking dish; set aside.  In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of

butter over medium heat.  Stir in flour until smooth.  Gradually add

milk; bring to a boil.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes; reduce heat.  Stir

in cheese, salt and pepper until cheese is melted.  Pour over macaroni;

mix well.  Melt the remaining butter; add the breadcrumbs.  Sprinkle

over casserole.  Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. 

Yield : 6 Servings

Wednesday, 3rd – Sloppy Joes and Coleslaw

Thursday, 4th – Tortilla Soup

Friday, 5th – French Dip Sliders

Saturday, 6th – Ham and Cheese Frittata and Fruit

Sunday, 7th – (United Game) Vegetable Beef and Rice Soup


Prep:  25 mins +chilling    Grill: 20 min

3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
2 teaspoon butter
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 medium carrot, grated
1/4 cup dry red wine of chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound lean ground turkey
1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
4 hamburger buns, split
4 Bibb Lettuce leaves
4 slices Tomato

In a large skillet, saute onion in butter for 3 minutes.   Add mushrooms and carrot; cook and stir for 3 minutes.  Add the wine or broth; salt and pepper; simmer for 2-3 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.  Transfer to a larger bowl; cool slightly.  Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well.  Shape into four patties.  Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hour. 

Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill.  Grill patties, uncovered, over medium heat 8-10 minutes on each side or until juices run clear, brushing occasionally with 1.4 cup barbecue sauce.   Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and remaining barbecue sauce. 

Cabbage and Sausage –

Chicken Thighs – Potatoes and Carrots Sheet Pan Meal

BBQ Chicken Thighs and Potato Salad 

Sweet Potato – Chicken Broccoli  – Baked Dish

For more Menu Planning inspiration stop by and visit Laura at Organizing Junkie and participate in Menu Plan Monday. 

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Wishing you a wonderful week!!

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