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Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 4, Sunday

Grilled Citrus Chicken
Pasta with Fresh Avocado Sauce

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu       Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

         This can be served warm or cold, you can add the cooked sliced chicken on top or not.  It's a very flexible dinner - as summer cooking should be.

Grilled Citrus Chicken

Total time: 25 minutes
     This has a definite citrus flavor, the tart of lemon tempered by the orange marmalade and rounded out with the tomato in the ketchup.

Grilled Citrus Chicken Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Pasta with Fresh Avocado Sauce  

Total time: 25 minutes 
       Pasta with a creamy avocado sauce and fresh, chopped tomato.  The avocado is heated, just slightly, to make it easier to mash and combine with the other ingredients.  You could use milk in place of the yogurt.  

Pasta with Fresh Avocado Sauce Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 25 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
small bowl, dish for marinating, large pot for pasta,
colander, small saucepan, fork or masher,
barbecue grill or skillet

Put water on high heat for pasta
Make marinade, spoon over chicken
Light/ turn on barbecue grill
Pit, chop avocado
Make avocado sauce
Chop tomato

     Wait for water to boil...
Start to cook pasta
Start to cook chicken
     Wait some more...
Turn chicken
Drain pasta
Remove chicken, let rest
Add sauce to pasta, mix
Add tomato, mix gently
Slice chicken
Arrange chicken on pasta
Serve all