Main Course Menu Plan: Week 11   Winter I

Day 1: Cod with White Wine Mustard Sauce

Total time: 25 minutes  
Any nice filet of white fish would be good: walleye, sole, catfish, cod, snapper, for this simple dish. The shallots are lightly sautéed and finished with a bit of wine, stock and tarragon.

Cod with White Wine Mustard Sauce Ingredients:


Day 2: Braised Pork Loin with Red Wine and Olives

Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes
      Braising pork makes the meat incredibly tender; the red wine and olives give it a bit of Mediterranean flavor. This will serve four or be enough for two meals.

Braised Pork Loin with Red Wine and Olives Ingredients:


Day 3: Chicken Tarragon Risotto

Total time: 30 minutes
  Tarragon is a classic pairing with chicken.  A bit of carrot, leek and celery / celeriac make this a complete dinner, with just a hint  of spring-time flavors.

Chicken Tarragon Risotto Ingredients:

condimenti Instructions:

Day 4: Pasta Puttanesca with Tuna

Total time: 25 minutes  
     A simple pasta with Mediterranean flavors.  Tuna is not a traditional ingredient, but it makes a more substantial main course for our way of eating.  In Italy, this would be served without tuna, as a pasta course.

Pasta Puttanesca with Tuna Ingredients:


Day 5:  Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Lemon & Capers

Total time: 30 minutes
     Chicken breasts, bathed in a light lemon and caper sauce, are always a refreshing main course

Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Lemon & Capers Ingredients:


Day 6: Spinach Burgers with Mushroom Sauce

Total time: 30 minutes
     Don't let the greenish tinge to these burgers put you off.  They fry up to a lovely dark, proper burger color, they taste fantastic and you get a healthy dose of vegetables almost without noticing!

Spinach Burgers Ingredients:

Spinach Burgers with Mushroom Sauce Instructions:

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