Sunday, February 14, 2010

The Frugal Table Meal Plan and Grocery List

Frugal Table Meal Plan and Grocery List (each meal serves a family of 4)

Monday: Maid Rites and steamed broccoli

1 lb ground beef or turkey (or 2 lb depending on your family size), 1 med. onion, mustard, ketchup, worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, salt and pepper and buns.


Tuesday: Chicken Tetrazzini and rolls

7 oz cooked spaghetti, 2 cups sour cream, 2 cans cream of chicken soup, 3 cups cooked chicken (about 1 1/4 lb), parmesan cheese, 1 stick butter


Your choice of veggie

Wednesday: Chicken Cranberry Walnut Salad

2 cups cooked chicken (use extra from Tuesday!), Dried Cranberries, Walnuts, Feta Cheese, Spinach leaves or Spring Mix Salad, 1 can mandarin oranges, Raspberry Vinagerette Dressing.

*If quantity is not indicated, you can use as much or little as you would like for your family

Thursday: Salmon Patties and Couscous

Milk, dill weed, saltine crackers, 2 cans of pink salmon (boneless and skinless) 1 egg

Couscous (when looking in your store, look by the rice)

Your choice of veggie

Friday: Beef Chimichangas and Rice (this recipe makes 16 chimichangas... trust me, you will want extras to freeze and pull out for a quick lunch later!)

1 lb ground beef, 1 16 oz jar salsa (or picante), 16 oz refried beans, 1 package taco seasoning, 16 - 8 inch flour tortillas, 1 lb shredded Montery Jack or Shredded Cheddar Cheese, oil (for frying)

Mexican Rice

If you haven't made your meal plan for the week yet; print out a meal planner sheet and a grocery list. Follow along with our meal plans for the week or create your own by mixing and matching some of your recipes with a few of ours!

As always, the goal of Meal Planning Mommies is to make meal time, FAMILY TIME!

Take the time to plan now, so that you can enjoy your family and they can enjoy a stress free mommy!


Crystal said...

I've never made Chicken Tetrazzini before. How long and what temp do you bake it?

Sarah Anne said...


The full tetrazzini recipe will be up on Tuesday, but I will tell you real quick the temp. and time-

Bake at 350 degrees for 40 min.!