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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Menu Plan Monday - Week of 7/13

This is the first week of the All You Grocery Challenge. Are you in? Even if you're not participating, you can always save money at the grocery store by starting with a thought-out plan. Here's our plan for this week.

Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Kabobs with Teriyaki Sauce
Baked Yams

Corn on the Cob
*We'll be grilling an extra meal's worth of chicken at the same time.

Bean Casserole (Didn't get to this one last week - Recipe HERE)

Leftover Bean Casserole & Cornbread

Grilled Chicken Parmesan
We'll make this using extra chicken that we grilled on Monday.

Homemade Pizza

Black Bean Taco Salad (Recipe below)

Baked Fish
Pasta Salad
Green Beans

Black Bean Taco Salad

2 limes, juiced (or bottled lime juice)
2 T. olive oil
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
2 cloves garlic, minced (or garlic powder)

1 package Romaine lettuce hearts, shredded
2 15 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained
3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 cups frozen corn, thawed (I use canned.)
4 scallions, chopped
1 avocado, cubed (I omit.)
1 cup baked tortilla chips, crushed

Whisk dressing ingredients together.
Toss dressing with lettuce, beans, tomatoes, corn, and scallions.
Top salad with avocado and chips.

Serves 4.
This recipe came from a magazine, but I can't remember which one! I would love to give credit, but I don't have the name of the magazine marked.
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Kelly said...

Thanks for the recipe! I love black beans and am always looking for new ways to serve them.

Together We Save said...

Yummy recipe ideas.