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Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 7, Thursday

Easy Barbecued Pork Chops 
Spanish Potatoes
Green Beans with Lemon and Soy Sauce

Cooking time: 35 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     Potatoes and chops on the grill with easy, flavorful green beans to round it out.

Easy Barbecued Pork Chops 

Total time: 30 minutes
    More than a simple marinade, but not quite a barbecue sauce.  Finish with leftover or commercial Barbecue Sauce.

Easy Barbecued Pork Chops Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Spanish Potatoes

Total time: 35 minutes 
   Cumin, paprika and sherry vinegar add a hint of Spain to these grilled potatoes.  Use any color pepper you like - and add hot peppers if so inclined.

Spanish Potatoes Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Green Beans with Lemon and Soy Sauce

Total time: 20 minutes 
   I love the combination of lemon and soy sauce, the slightly tart, slightly salty blend enhances the flavors of most foods, particularly vegetables.

Green Beans with Lemon and Soy Sauce Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large bowl, small bowl, dish for marinating, small
saucepan, barbecue grill, grill pan or pad, or skillet

Light/turn on barbecue grill
Mix oil, vinegar, spices in large bowl
Cut potatoes, add to bowl
Cut peppers, add to bowl
Stir well to coat, put in grill pan (or baking sheet)

Cook potatoes / peppers
Mix marinade, spoon over pork
Mind potatoes, peppers
Start to cook pork
Top and tail beans, cut, cook
Snip chives
Turn the pork
Drain beans
Melt butter, add soy, lemon, chives, pour over beans
Remove potatoes, chops from grill, serve