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Menu Plan for Fall II: Week 1, Day 1

Shrimp with Capers, Lemon, and Feta on Orzo
Green Beans with Parmesan

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

      Shrimp with lemon and capers is a simple dish with lots of flavor. You could substitute any firm fish. More feta will be used during the week.

Shrimp with Capers, Lemon, and Feta on Orzo

Total time: 25 minutes
  Shrimp with a Mediterranean flavor: capers, lemon, feta, black olives, served on a bed of herbed orzo.

Shrimp with Capers, Lemon, and Feta on Orzo Ingredients:


Green Beans with Parmesan 

Total time: 25 minutes
   A simple treatment letting the full flavor of the green beans shine through.  Use either regular green beans or the flat Italian Romano beans.

Green Beans with Parmesan Ingredients:


Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
medium skillet, medium saucepan and colander
for orzo, small skillet

Put water on high heat for orzo
Prepare shrimp
Juice lemon
Top and tail beans, cut
Chop olives
Cube / crumble feta
Cook orzo

Cook beans
    Pause for a few minutes while stuff cooks
Heat oil for shrimp
Sauté shrimp
Remove beans
Melt butter for beans, add beans, stir and heat
Add lemon, capers, olives herbs to shrimp, heat
Drain orzo, add oil, arrange on platter
Remove shrimp from heat, add feta stir
Spoon shrimp on orzo
Remove beans, add Parmesan, stir
Serve all