Weeknight Meal Planner: 9/18/17
This technique cooks salmon perfectly every time. The sauce is flavorful and rich, but not heavy--just right for a weeknight.
Pan-seared scallops cook very quickly and allows you to get dinner out in a jiffy. Cut moe time by using canned black beans and canned corn for your Southwestern rice salad. For an extra metabolism boost, feel free to add a kick of hot sauce, cayenne, jalapeños, or chilies to this dish.
Fregola sarda is Sardinian couscous. The grains are lightly toasted, giving Fregola Sarda Pasta with Tomatoes a nutty flavor.
Capers add a briny kick to the pasta. You can also use chopped kalamata olives in their place for a meatier flavor.
Baked apples and chicken combine for an autumnal meal that's ready in less than 45 minutes. The apples give you little sweetness while the garlic adds a slight peppery spice.
Choose firm apples with sweet-tart flavor, such as Pink Lady or Honeycrisp; in our tests, Fuji and Granny Smith fell apart.