Sunday, August 8, 2010

Menu Plan Monday 8/9/10



Don't you just love when the date is like the one above?  8/9/10!  That won't happen again for a long time but.....I can always look forward to 9/10/11.  Yes, I know, I'm a dork!

On to our meals for the week.  I'm planning on making a few new recipes because I'm off for an extra day.  I'm also hoping to complete school clothes shopping and a few summer projects around the house.  Any good thoughts sent my way will be appreciated as I'm shopping with two very picky teens, Oh My!

SUNDAY
Beans
Crescent Rolls

MONDAY
Eating at Mom and Dad's to celebrate August Birthdays

TUESDAY
Linguine with Creamy Pesto Sauce*--Recipe Below
Green Salad
Rolls

WEDNESDAY
Oven Baked Potato Wedges
Sliced Tomatoes and Lettuce

THURSDAY
Rice
Cornbread

FRIDAY
Bone In Grilled Chicken
Squash
Noodles

Thanks for stopping by today and check out lots of other menus here!

HAPPY MONDAY ;)

LINGUINE WITH CREAMY PESTO SAUCE
8 oz linguine
2 cups tightly packed fresh basil
1/4 cup olive oil
5 tbs pine nuts
3 large garlic cloves
1/2 cup lower sodium chicken broth or use homemade
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese, divided
1/4 tsp salt

Cook linguine according to package directions.  Drain; return to pot.
Pulse basil, oil, pine nuts and garlic in food processor until pureed.  Place in medium saucepan; heat over medium high heat 1 minute.  Reduce heat to medium low.  Add broth, cook 2-3 minutes or until hot.  Add cream; cook 1 minute or until hot.  Stir in 1/4 cup cheese and the salt.
Pour sauce over linguine; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Recipe found in Cooking Club magazine, submitted by Terrence Mangold, Placentia, CA.

2 comments:

  1. mmm, chicken spaghetti--what a great meal plan for this week.

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  2. Anything with Green Chili is great! You have a delicious looking week.

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