Monday, October 24, 2011

Meal Plan Monday: October 24th, 2011

Tomato Italian Soup and Grilled Cheese
Our homemade sauerkraut.
A mix of red and green cabbage and apples.
(Hence, the pink!)

Roasted Root Veggies over noodles

Garbanzo Beans and Quinoa


Black Bean Enchilada Casserole

Polish Sausage with homemade Sauerkraut and Potatoes

Black Bean & Sweet Potato Soup

Balsamic Lentil Soup with Homemade Bread


Thai-Style Pumpkin Soup
1 tbsp olive oil
6 chicken breasts - cubed
3 garlic cloves - minced
1 tbsp ginger
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
2-4 stalks celery - diced
2-4 carrots - diced
2c pumpkin
1/2c peanut butter
6c stock
1/2c mango nectar
1/2c lime juice
3 tbsp rice vinegar
1/2c cilantro - divided
1/2c heavy cream
1 tbsp cornstarch
2-4c rice
3 green onions - minced
1/2c peanuts - chopped

Cook chicken, garlic, ginger, and red pepper in skillet. Transfer to crock pot, add celery, carrot, pumpkin, peanut butter, stock, mango nectar, lime juice, rice vinegar, and 1/4c cilantro on HIGH. In separate bowl, combine cornstarch and heavy cream, add to soup and simmer on high until thickened. When ready to eat, ladle around rice, top with cilantro and peanuts.

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