Menu Plan for Summer II: Week 10, Wednesday


Weekly Menu

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Daily Recipes:


Burgers with Ginger Barbecue Sauce
Grilled Potatoes with White Balsamic Glaze
Sautéed Zucchini (Courgette) with Tomatoes and Onion

Cooking time:  35 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     We'll use the rest of the Ginger Barbecue Sauce with the burgers - either to baste or just as a sauce.  The Zucchini/Tomato makes quite a lot, so we'll finish the rest tomorrow night.

Grilled Teriyaki Burgers

Total time: 25 minutes
   These could be made with ground turkey or chicken as well.  The addition of the onions, breadcrumbs, ketchup and Teriyaki keeps them moist and flavorful.  I normally make 3 patties and serve 1 1/2 each.



Grilled Potatoes with White Balsamic Glaze

Total time: 35 minutes
   A reduction of white Balsamic vinegar, sweetened with a bit of sugar, give these the hint of potato salad, but keeps the crispness from roasting. 

Grilled Potatoes White Balsamic Glaze Ingredients:


Zucchini (Courgette) with Tomatoes and Onions

Total time: 35 minutes
      This is a traditional Mediterranean preparation and one of my favorites.  It's wonderful hot but good cold the next day if there are any leftovers.  You can add a drizzle of Balsamic vinegar and olive oil and have a cold salad.

Zucchini (Courgette) with Tomatoes and Onions Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
scissors, 2 medium - large bowls small saucepan,
medium skillet (used 2X), barbecue grill, basket

Turn on/light barbecue grill if using
Chop celery, finely
Chop all onion, some finely for burgers
Mince all garlic
Sauté onion, celery, garlic for burgers
Mix oil, paprika
Cut potatoes, add to oil, stir to coat
Start to cook potatoes
Remove onion/celery to bowl for burgers

Add onion, garlic for zucchini to skillet, sauté
Make burgers, patty, set aside
Cut zucchini
Chop tomato
Add zucchini, tomato to onions, cover, simmer
Heat vinegar, sugar, reduce
Mind the potatoes
Cook burgers - oiled basket works best
Snip herbs
Turn burgers
Mind the zucchini
Remove potatoes, finish
Remove burgers, spoon barbecue sauce over
Finish zucchini.... Serve all

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