Sunday, December 28, 2008

Menu Plan Monday


I'm quite excited for Menu Plan Monday this week. I got two new cookbooks for Christmas and am eager to try out some new recipes! I'm even going to post some of the recipes to share with everyone! ( I hate writing out recipes because I always seem to mess them up!)

Monday- Venison Roast with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Tuesday- Tamale Pie with Chips and Salsa
Wednesday- Chili and Baked Potatoes
Thursday- Turkey Cottage Pie with Brownies for dessert
Friday- Lasagna with Breadsticks
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Turkey Cottage Pie Recipe
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 envelope Lipton's Recipe Secrets Golden Onion soup mix
2 cups water
2 cups cut up cooked turkey or chicken
1 package (10 ounces) frozen mixed veggies
1 1/4 cups shredded Swiss Cheese
1/8 tsp pepper
5 cups hot mashed potatoes

Preheat oven to 375 F
In large saucepan melt butter and add flour. cook stirring constantly. 5 mins or until golden. Stir in soup mix thoroughly blended with water. Bring to a boil then simmer 15 mins or until thickened. Stir in turkey, veggies, 1 cup cheese and pepper. Turn into slightly greased 2 quart casserole. Top with hot mashed potatoes, then remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake 30 mins or until bubbling.

Recipe found in the book Quick Fixes from Brand Name Mixes.
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Tamale Pie Recipe

1 lb ground round
1 package frozen corn
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can sliced black olives
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 package corn muffin or corn bread mix plus ingredients to prepare mix
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 green onion thinly sliced

Preheat oven to 400 F. Place meat in large skillet, cook over high heat 6-8 min or until meat is no longer pink, breaking meat aprt with wooden spoon. Drain. Add corn, tomatoes, olives and seasoning mix to meat. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat stirring constantly. Pour into deep 9 inch pie plate. Smooth top with a spatula.

Prepare corn bread mix accoarding to directions. Spread evenly over meat mixture. Bake 8-10 mins or until golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese and onion slices. Let stand 10 mins before serving.

Recipe from the cookbook Quick Fixes from Brand Name Mixes

2 comments:

Rona's Home Page said...

Thank you for sharing the recipes. They sound like winners.
Happy New Year!

learningtobefrugal said...

Great menu! Have a Happy New Year!

Allie
Learningtobefrugal.com