Menu Plan for Spring I: Week 12, Day 2


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Grilled Lamb Chops Dijon
Quinoa with Fried Onions and Celery  
Italian Green Beans with Onion

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

     Lamb chops are wonderful on the grill, flavored with a bit of fresh rosemary.  If they are hard to find, substitute pork chops. 

Grilled Lamb Chops Dijon

Total time: 20 minutes
     Mustard, garlic and rosemary are the perfect flavors for lamb....

Grilled Lamb Chops Dijon Ingredients:


Quinoa with Fried Onions and Celery

Total time: 25 minutes 
   This near-perfect food of the Incas has slowly been gaining recognition in the culinary world. It cooks quickly and has a nutty flavor that goes with everything. It is normally ready to cook, but if not it will need to be rinsed first.  If you can't find it, substitute Basmati or Jasmine Rice.

Quinoa with Fried Onions and Celery Ingredients:


Italian Green Beans with Onion

Total time: 25 minutes 
    We get these wonderful, long, flat Italian beans this time of year.  If you don't have them substitute regular green beans or frozen Italian Beans (Bird's Eye)

Italian Green Beans with Shallots Ingredients:


Cooking Schedule: 30 minutes for menu
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet, small saucepan with lid, small bowl,
small skillet with lid, barbecue grill and tools

Turn on/light barbecue grill, if using
Make marinade for chops, brush on, set aside
Start to cook quinoa
Chop all onion, divide
Chop celery

Sauté onion for beans
Trim beans, add to onion, cover, cook
Start to cook chops
Put quinoa in serving bowl when done
Sauté onion, celery
Finish beans
Turn chops
Finish quinoa
Remove chops
Serve all and enjoy  

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