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Menu Plan for Summer II: Week 1, Sunday

Caesar Pasta Salad with Spicy Flank Steak

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

     I love the flavor of Caesar salad - so I've adapted it to pasta, chicken, beef... And made it much lower in calories than the original (which we'll also do this summer, but a small one as a starter).

Caesar Pasta Salad with Flank Steak

Total time: 25 minutes
     With the chili powder, Worcestershire and garlic, this has a surprising kick to it... not hot, just assertive.  The creamy Greek yogurt is the perfect foil. 

Caesar Pasta Salad with Flank Steak Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 25 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large pot, colander, small bowl, whisk, medium
bowl, large skillet or barbecue grill, large bowl

Put water on high heat for pasta
Snip chives
Slice steak
Mix chili powder, garlic, Worcestershire
Add steak, toss well, set aside
Thickly slice mushrooms
Sauté mushrooms

Start to cook pasta
Make Caesar dressing
Remove mushrooms
Add steak to skillet, stir-fry
Remove steak
Slice cherry tomatoes
Slice avocado
Drain pasta, put in large bowl
Add half of steak, some dressing, toss to coat
Taste, adjust
Add rest of steak, mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes
Serve and eat!