Main Course Menu Plan: Week 12  Summer I

Day 1: Grilled Cod with Caper, Green Olive Tartar Sauce

Total time: 25 minutes 
   I get a long piece of cod 'back' that is without bones and perfect for grilling.  Cut it in half for easier handling and serving.

Grilled Cod with Caper, Green Olive Tarter Sauce Ingredients:


Day 2: Teriyaki Turkey Kebabs

Total time: 45 minutes
    Do the longer-cooking vegetables on separate skewers so everything is done at the same time.  These kebabs have an oriental flavor and are served with Warm Peanut Sauce rather than Yogurt Sauce.

Turkey kebabs Ingredients:


Sesame Couscous

Total time: 15 minutes 
      Sesame seeds and oil put a different twist on the standard couscous. Show with Turkey Kebabs.

Sesame Couscous Ingredients:


To toast sesame seeds:  Put them into a dry, nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Toss or stir them about in the pan until lightly golden, about 5 minutes.

Day 3: Zucchini (Courgette) and Tomato Pastry

Total time: 45 minutes
courgette, start    Using puff pastry rather than a traditional pizza crust gives a much lighter aspect to this, late-summer pastry.  Cut everything very thinly, with a knife or food processor, 1/16th inch (.3cm), and don't be too generous with the cheese. Scoring a line around the edge of the pastry will help it puff up.


courgette raw Instructions:

 Zucchini and Tomato Tart To assemble:

Day 4: Mushroom Burgers

Total time: 20 minutes
    Flavorful burgers, filled with chopped mushrooms, are served with sautéed mushrooms and onions.  We normally eat burgers with a fork and a glass of red.  Feel free to have them on a bun with a Mountain Dew. 

Mushroom Burgers Ingredients:


Day 5:  Marinated Chicken Breasts, Grilled

Total time: 30 minutes
   This is a simple marinade made with ingredients found in most pantries.  The chicken is great as is, but will also be good tossed with salads or pastas.

Marinated Chicken Breasts Ingredients:


Day 6: Zucchini (Courgette) Stuffed with Sausage and Couscous

Total time: 40 minutes 
     The zucchini are partially cooked while the stuffing is made, so they only need to be baked to finish - and melt the cheese.

courgette Ingredients:

Zucchini Stuffed with Sausage and Couscous Instructions:

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