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Menu Plan for Fall II: Week 13, Thursday

Chicken with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce
Hot Cauliflower and Potato Salad

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

      An easy dinner to end the week.  And, yes, one can have winter salads.... This should finish the cauliflower.

Chicken with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce

Total time: 25 minutes
  Whole grain mustard and white wine, slightly reduced, make a lovely, light sauce for the chicken, bursting with flavor but low in calories.

Chicken with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Hot Cauliflower and Potato Salad

Total time: 30 minutes
    Potatoes and cauliflower take about the same time to cook - so why not cook together?  Finish with a slightly sharp mustard and a slightly sweet vinegar and you have a flavorful side dish; one dirty pan!  Give the potatoes a slight head start....

Hot Cauliflower and Potato Salad Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, large saucepan with steamer
basket and lid

Chop onion, sauté
Put steamer with water on medium-high heat
Cut potatoes, add to steamer
Brown chicken breasts
Cut cauliflower
Turn chicken

Add cauliflower to steamer
Add thyme, mustard, wine to chicken
Cover, reduce heat, simmer
     Pause while it all cooks
Remove steamer basket with vegetables
Empty saucepan
Add oil, herbs, vinegar, mustard, to pan, heat
Add potatoes, cauliflower, stir well, keep warm
Remove chicken, cover
Reduce sauce, spoon over chicken
Serve