Menu Plan for Spring I: Week 4, Day 5


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Spaghetti with Ginger Meatballs
Carrots with Yogurt Cream

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

     Spaghetti and Meatballs with a twist - both the meatballs and the sauce get a hint of a bite from the fresh ginger.

Spaghetti with Ginger Meatballs

Total time: 35 minutes
    Fresh ginger and a bit of soy sauce add a subtle Asian flavor to these meatballs.

Ginger Meatballs on Spaghetti Ingredients:


Carrots with Yogurt Cream

Total time: 25 minutes
    Carrots are naturally sweet. Finished with a bit of creamy, tart yogurt gives them a fresh flavor, with a Moroccan twist.

Carrots with Yogurt Cream Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet with lid, pot and colander for pasta,
small skillet with lid, plate

Put water on high heat for pasta
Mince garlic, ginger, divide in half
Roughly chop onion
Mince 1/4 onion
Roughly chop pepper
Beat egg with fork
Add crumbs, mustard, soy, vinegar, mix
Add half ginger, garlic, herbs, 1/4 onion, mix
Add beef, mix
Make meatballs, leave on plate

Sauté paprika
Sauté onion, garlic, ginger, pepper for sauce
Chop tomatoes, reserve juices
Peel, cut carrots
Add tomatoes, sauce, soy, paste, herbs, simmer
Ad meatballs, cover, simmer
Cook pasta
Put carrots, stock in small skillet, cover, cook
   Pause while stuff cooks
Turn meatballs
Remove carrots, add herbs, spices to stock, reduce
Drain pasta, arrange in bowl
Spoon meat balls over pasta
Add yogurt to reduced liquid, pour over carrots

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