Monday, September 13, 2010

Menu Plan Monday - September 13

We have a busy week planned. How about you? Tonight my son, Evan, is making a Baroque meal for homeschool art class. You might find it interesting and want to try it yourself. As for the rest of the week, here's my menu plan. Visit Organizing Junkie for more.
**Recipes below**

Spaghetti and Meatballs


Baked Sweet Potatoes
Oven-fried Chicken
Mixed Veggies


**Zucchini Nibbles
Amazing **Coconut Pie


Pizza & Pop


Jeff cooking - I'll be at Woman to Woman Conference


On Your Own

**Zucchini Nibbles**

3 to 4 c. unpeeled, sliced zucchini
3/4 c. biscuit mix
1/2 c. diced onion
1/2 c. diced mushrooms
1/2 c. diced red or green pepper
1/2 c. diced tomatoes
2 oz. Parmesan Cheese
1/2 tsp. basil or oregano
1 tsp. garlic powder
4 tsp. oil
2 eggs, beaten or 1/2 c. egg substitute
1/4 c. water
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. parsley

Spray a 9x13 inch pan with a nonstick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients and pour into pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 to 30 minutes. Serve hot or cold.


3 c. pureed canned Italian tomatoes
2 tsp. olive or vegetable oil
3/4 lb. ground turkey (or beef)
1 c. diced onions
1 c. diced green peppers
 1 small clove garlic, minced
4 oz. rinsed and drained kidney beans
1/2 tsp. oregano leaves
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. ground coriander (opt)
3 oz. mild cheddar cheese
4 taco or tostada shells, broken into pieces

Press tomatoes through a sieve into a bowl and discard seeds. Set aside. In a 2 quart nonstick saucepan, heat oil. Add turkey, onions, peppers and garlic. Cook over high heat, stirring occasionally, until turkey is no longer pink, about 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans and seasonings to turkey mixture and stir. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally. Serve with cheese and shell pieces. Serves 4.

**Amazing Coconut Pie**

2 c. milk
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. biscuit mix
4 eggs
1/4 c. melted butter
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. coconut

Combine milk, sugar, biscuit mix, eggs, butter and vanilla in medium sized mixing bowl. Thoroughly blend with electric mixer on medium speed. Stir in coconut. Pour into buttered 9 inch pie pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. fo 40 minutes. Serve slightly warm.

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