Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 11, Tuesday


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Grilled Burgers with Onion and Pepper
Couscous, Spinach and Green Bean Salad

Cooking time: 30 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     A bit of spinach, green beans and couscous make a lovely side dish / salad to go with our burgers. Use up all of the leftover pepper for this.

Grilled Burgers with Onion and Pepper  

Total time: 30 minutes
    A bit of finely chopped pepper and onion adds depth of flavor to these burgers.  Serve them smothered with more peppers and onions and some sharp, pungent mustard... With or without a bun!

Grilled Burgers with Onion and Pepper Ingredients:


Couscous, Spinach and Green Bean Salad 

Total time: 15 minutes  
    Couscous is such a good base for all sorts of vegetables and a wonderful way to use up the bits left in the fridge.  Mine tend to be non-traditional - more vegetables than couscous.  Feel free to adjust...

Couscous, Spinach and Green Bean Salad Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
whisk, small bowl, 3 medium bowls, lid, small
saucepan, medium saucepan, skillet, barbecue grill,
grill pan, grill basket
Turn on/light barbecue grill
Heat water for beans
Finely chop onion, pepper for burger
Mince garlic
Sauté paprika, onion, garlic, pepper for burgers
Top and tail beans, cut
Slice remaining pepper, onion
Mix oil, Worcestershire, paprika
Add onion, peppers, stir well to coat

Put sautéed chopped peppers, onion in bowl
Blanch beans, drain, refresh
Heat chicken stock
Add remaining ingredients for burgers, mix
Start to cook peppers, onions
Make patties, start to cook
Put couscous in medium bowl, pour stock over, cover
Snip chives
Chop tomato
Turn burgers, mind the peppers / onions
Shred spinach - use scissors
Mix mustard, vinegar, oil for couscous
Add vegetables , herbs to couscous
Add dressing to couscous, stir
Remove burgers, peppers, onions, Serve

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