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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 3, Day 4

Turkey and Pasta with Mustard Sauce
Cauliflower with Butter & Herbs

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

   This is a quick pasta dish, warm and creamy, perfect winter comfort food.

Turkey with Mustard Sauce, Pasta

Total time: 25 minutes
   The spicy mustard combines with the Greek yogurt for a creamy, savory sauce.  Serve over any pasta or rice.

Turkey with Mustard Sauce, Pasta Ingredients:


Cauliflower with Butter & Herbs

Total time: 30 minutes
    Often, simple is best!  The first time I tasted cauliflower (my mother never fixed it) I was convinced it tasted just like sweet corn.  Plain, with butter, is still my favorite way to eat it.

Cauliflower with Butter & Herbs Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, pot and colander for pasta,
saucepan with steamer basket and lid
Put water on high heat for pasta
Cut turkey
Cut cauliflower, steam
Slice shallots, sauté

Cook pasta
Add turkey to shallots, sauté
    Pause while stuff cooks
Add mustard, stock, bring to a boil, cover, simmer
Drain cauliflower, sauté herbs
Dissolve cornstarch in water, stir into turkey
Drain pasta, put into a bowl
Stir yogurt into turkey, pour over pasta
Finish cauliflower, serve