Monday, April 28, 2014

Menu for week of April 28th

Here is my menu plan for this week and a recipe at the end.  Thank you for stopping by and please visit again.  You can find more inspiration at

Monday:  Fresh Take Chicken, Scalloped Potatoes, Broccoli

Tuesday:  Smoked Sausage with Green Peppers and Onions, Yellow Rice,Squash

Wednesday:  Lasagna Roll-ups, Salad, Garlic Texas Toast

Thursday:  Wild Rice Chicken, Spinach and Strawberry Salad

Friday:  Goulash, Cornbread

Saturday:  Down Home Pork Chops and Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Deviled Eggs

Sunday:  Herb Grilled Chicken on Greens

Herb Grilled Chicken on Salad Greens

2/3 c. olive oil, divided
1 t. fresh grated lemon zest
¾ t. fresh basil or ¼ t. dried basil
¾ t. fresh oregano, or ¼ t. dried oregano
¼ t. garlic powder
4 boneless, skinless, chicken breast halves
3 T fresh lemon juice
¼ t. salt
1/8 t. black pepper
1 c. chopped fresh tomatoes
1 bunch torn romaine lettuce leaves

In a small bowl, combine 1/3 c. olive oil and next 4 ingredients. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish and pour marinade over chicken, turning to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, turning occasionally. Prepare grill.

Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Grill chicken over medium heat 5-8 minutes on each side or until done. In a small bowl, combine remaining 1/3 c. oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well; add tomatoes. Slice chicken into ½ inch strips. Divide lettuce among 4 plates. Place chicken on greens. Top with tomato mixture. Chicken may be grilled ahead of time and served cold.

1 comment:

Tricia Gardner said...

We eat a lot of the same things in our home as you do.

Your whole week sounds super yummy...