Weeknight Meal Planner: Week of January 16th
Tofu is great meat replacement for Meatless Monday because it comes in takes on the flavor of what you cook it with. You're sure to love tofu curry if ou ike curry. If you've prepared tofu before, don't worry about pressing the tofu to drain the water for this recipe; a slow pan-fry achieves the same effect and gets the exterior extra crispy.
A good go-to recipe, like this one, covers your vegetable and your proetin. The zesty, flavorful mustard sauce makes this dish more exciting and complex that your average baked chicken and steamed sprouts. Add Rosemary Potatoes and you've made a 5-star meal in no time at all.
Introduce your taste buds to the wonderful flavors of Vietnamese cuisine with this simple soup. Aromatic herbs, tender vegetables, noddles, and juicy beef will leave you satified and ready to try many more authentic dishes.
Miso is a salty soybean paste that adds complexity to the glaze. A little bit of brown sugar complements the flavor for a balanced, sweet-salt combination. The fillets take only 10 minutes to cook, so you'll have extra time to make a delicious side dish.
Smashed Baby Red Potatoes
A crowd-pleasing meal that takes just 10 minutes-- it doesn't get better than that! This recipe utilizes a prebaked Italian crust and a deli-roasted chicken for a super easy weeknight meal. Try using a whole-wheat crust for fiber and protein or add fresh, chopped parsely to spruce up the presentation and add flavor.
If you're looking for decadence, you're in the right place! The end result is a bun that is sweeter, stickier, and more gooey than any bun you've had before. Saigon cinnamon is recommended for a stronger spicy-sweet flavor, but regular cinnamon can be easily substituted. Serve with coffee at brunch or as an afternoon treat.