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Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 3, Thursday

Grilled Sausages
Potato and Green Bean Packets

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

     This is summer cooking at it's easiest - all done on the barbecue with minimum effort.

Grilled Sausages

Total time: 15 minutes
  There is such a variety of sausage available, you can grill them often and never repeat.  Duck, turkey, chicken, beef as well as pork, hot, mild, smoked or not. 

sausages Ingredients:

 Instructions:

 

 

Potato and Green Bean Packets 

Total time: 30 minutes 
    Vegetable packets are great for using up leftover bits in the fridge: carrots, celery, mushrooms, tomatoes...  They are cooking when you hear them sizzle, and are done when you can't hear them any longer.  They stay very hot in the packets, and can even be taken off early and left to finish off heat.

vegetable packets Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
2 plates, foil, barbecue grill
Light/turn on barbecue grill
Tear off foil, place on plates
Cut potatoes, divide, place on foil
Trim, cut beans, divide, place on foil
Cut onion, divide, place on foil
Cut tomatoes, divide, place on foil

Snip herbs, divide, place on foil
Add stock or water, dividing
Fold packets, place on grill
    Pause while they cook
Cook sausages
    Pause while it all cooks
Mind the sausages
When vegetables stop sizzling - check
Remove from foil, put on plates
Remove sausages, Serve