Planning a menu for the week saves time and money




Eggplant cake on a platter Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

It is worth preparing a weekly menu in advance, sharing recipes for lunch every day. Menu planning avoids the stress of rushing to the grocery store to buy groceries at the last minute. Of course, it also improves savings, because it allows you to check prices on warehouses with more time.

Even better if, when included menu of the week, we can think of dishes that are not complicated to prepare, right? We recommend a healthy lunch idea for every day of the week:

Eggplant cake on the plate



Eggplant cake on a platter  Image: Kitchen guide

Eggplant cake on a platter Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 45 min

Activities: 6 meals

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (tea) wheat flour
  • 4 tablespoons of rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8 tablespoons of softened butter
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • salt to taste

Filling

  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 eggplant in cubes
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, skinned and sliced
  • Salt, pepper and fresh basil to taste
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation mode

In a bowl, combine flour, oatmeal, cheese, butter and salt with your fingers. Make a medium-sized line with dough. To marinate, heat a pan with oil on medium heat and fry the onion and pepper for 3 minutes. Add the eggplant and cook for 2 minutes.

Add tomatoes, salt, pepper and remove from heat. Add basil, mix and spread on the dough. Spread the curd in a spoon and sprinkle with Parmesan. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden. Serve immediately.



Cauliflower au gratin |  Image: Kitchen guide

Cauliflower au gratin | Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 1:30 in the morning

Activities: 8 meals

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mayonnaise (tea)
  • 2 cups of sour cream (400 g)
  • 400 g of sour cream
  • 50 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • margarine to grease
  • 1 package of unleavened bread
  • 1 chopped cauliflower
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can of prepared tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of oregano
  • 1 cup(s) grated chocolate Parmesan

Preparation mode

In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, cottage cheese, sour cream and Parmesan chocolate. In a medium refractory greased with margarine, alternate layers of bread, white sauce, white sauce, cauliflower, tomato sauce, oregano and mozzarella cheese, finish with bread and cover with a mixture of two sauces, sprinkle with Parmesan and Bake in a preheated oven. 30 minutes or until brown. Serve immediately.

Sweet and sour meat with vegetables in pressure



Sweet and sour meat with vegetables in pressure |  Image: Kitchen guide

Sweet and sour meat with vegetables in pressure | Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 20 min

Activities: 10 servings

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 2 cubes of rib broth
  • 1 liter of hot water
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 1.5kg cubed fillet cover
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 cobs of corn, cooked and cut
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 3 onions cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 kg of chopped potatoes
  • 2 red peppers
  • 1 kg of chopped carrots
  • 2 spoons of honey
  • Chopped chives for sprinkling

Preparation mode

Dissolve the rib broth in water and set aside. In a pressure cooker, on medium heat, heat the oil and fry the meat seasoned with salt and pepper. Add sugar, garlic and fry until golden.

Add the cooked corn, onion, potato, carrot, pepper, honey and the ribs. Cover the pan and cook for 20 minutes after it starts to sizzle.

Turn off, wait for the pressure to release naturally and open the pan. If necessary, cook for another 5 minutes with the pan open until the meat is soft. Serve sprinkled with chives.

Fried fish in coconut milk



Fried fish in coconut milk |  Image: Kitchen guide

Fried fish in coconut milk | Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 45 min

Activities: 4 food

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 1 kg of mapará or tilapia
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup (tea) of wheat flour
  • 4 spoons of corn
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 3/4 cup (tea) breadcrumbs
  • Soya oil
  • parsley for sprinkling

soup

  • 3 tablespoons of oil
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 heaping spoon of wheat flour
  • 1 cup (tea) of coconut milk
  • 1 fish stock cube
  • 1/4 cup (tea) of water
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Preparation mode

Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat and sauté the onion for 1 minute without browning. Sprinkle with flour and fry for 1 minute. Add coconut milk mixed with fish sauce dissolved in water, stirring until it thickens. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Season the fish with salt, pepper, garlic and juice. Mix flour and corn in a plate. Beat eggs with a fork on a plate. Change the fish in the flour with the cornstarch, in the beaten eggs and finally in the breadcrumbs. Gently fry in hot oil until golden. Drain on absorbent paper and transfer to a plate. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with the sauce.

Chicken breast with broccoli and carrots



Chicken breast with broccoli and carrots  Image: Kitchen guide

Chicken breast with broccoli and carrots Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 30 min

Activities: 5 meals

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 1 chopped carrot
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 5 chicken breast fillets
  • 1 cup green beans (chopped)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of broccoli in a bunch

Preparation mode

Boil carrots, peas and green beans for 5 minutes or until tender. Add the broccoli and cook for another 5 minutes or until al dente. Heat half the butter in a frying pan over high heat and brown the chicken fillets for about 2 minutes on each side. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and arrange on a plate. Melt the rest of the butter in a pan over medium heat and add the vegetables. Saute, season with salt, pepper and transfer to a plate. Serve immediately.

A quick and easy distance cigarette



Quick and easy smoked beef |  Image: Kitchen guide

Quick and easy smoked beef | Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 40 min

Activities: 6 meals

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 1 can of tomato sauce
  • 20 cabbage leaves
  • 1 cup of cooked white rice
  • 600g braised minced meat
  • 1 cup (tea) of hot water
  • Salt, Syrian pepper and chopped parsley to taste
  • 1 vegetable bouillon cube
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Preparation mode

Rinse the cabbage leaves in hot water and remove the stems with a knife. Save In a bowl, mix rice with meat, salt, pepper and parsley. Spread this mixture on the cabbage leaves and roll, close the sides and arrange the cigar. In a bowl, mix soup, water and vegetables. Spread half in the medium, prepare a cigar on top and cover with the rest of the sauce. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove the paper, sprinkle with mozzarella and return to the oven for 5 minutes or until brown. Remove and serve immediately.

Practical spinach and fish noodles



Practical spinach and fish noodles |  Image: Kitchen guide

Practical spinach and fish noodles | Image: Kitchen guide

Image: Kitchen guide

While: 40 min

Activities: 6 meals

Bother: Easier

Ingredients

  • 1 package of noodles (500g)
  • 500 g chopped dogfish
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/4 cup chives (chopped)
  • 4 cups of spinach leaves
  • 3 cups of cream (milk)
  • 1/2 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation mode

In a pot over medium heat, bring the water to a boil and cook the pasta according to package instructions. Season the fish with salt. In a frying pan, heat the butter on medium heat and brown the fish on each side.

Add chives, spinach and sauté, without stirring, for 5 minutes or until wilted. Turn off the heat, add cream and mix. Pour over hot pasta, sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve.

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