Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 9, Tuesday


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Daily Recipes:


Pasta Puttanesca with Tuna
Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

      Another Italian dish with as many variations as Italians....  Use any type of olives that you have on hand, or a combination 

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:


Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce

Total time: 25 minutes
     This is a simple dish.  The mustard adds a bit of pleasant sharpness to the sprouts, going well the with mild cabbage flavor.

Brussels sprouts with Mustard Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 25 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, pot and colander for pasta,
medium saucepan with lid, whisk

Put water on high heat for pasta
Chop onion
Mince garlic
Trim Brussels sprouts
Open, drain tomatoes, chop
Sauté chili powder
Add onion, garlic, sauté
Cook Brussels sprouts

Open, drain tuna
Cut olives
Add tomatoes, capers, olives, herbs to onions, simmer
Cook pasta
      Pause while stuff cooks
Add tuna to skillet
      Another pause
Remove sprouts
Heat milk, mustard, thyme, cornstarch, whisking
Pour sauce over sprouts
Drain pasta
Combine pasta and sauce

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