Free Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List – 10/22

by Jenn K on October 21, 2012

The $5 Dinners Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List

Every week I will post 5 links to archived recipes, plus an additional 1 or 2 recipes for breakfast, snacks or batch cooking recipes.  You can click through to see the original recipe and print that recipe if you like. (Or go green and just come back to this post to get to the recipe.)

Mac n Cheese in the slow cooker…yep! It can be done…and you should try it this week! Here’s the recipe, along with some other great warm foods for you to enjoy!

The Recipes

Also, don’t forget to check out the amazing resources at Food on the Table!

And feel free to check out all the previous weekly meal plans with printable grocery list for other options!

Scroll down and you’ll see a list of ingredients for each of the recipes included, in the order they are listed above. I’ll include ALL ingredients, including many that you already have in your pantry, refrigerator, or freezer. If you have those ingredients, just don’t click them!

Put a check mark by each of the ingredients, and then print your grocery list and be on your way to the grocery store!

BBQ Cowboy Beans and Biscuits

1.3 lb ground beef
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 cups cooked black beans or substitute 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
2 cups cooked pinto beans or substitute 1 15 oz can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup BBQ sauce
1 15 oz can petite diced tomatoes, drained
Serve with drop biscuits
Serve with 1/2 bag frozen corn

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

1/2 lb elbow macaroni, cooked
12 oz evaporated milk
1 1/2 cups milk
2 eggs, beaten
4 cups shredded cheddar

Goulash on Mashed Red Potatoes

About 3 lbs. red potatoes
Milk, butter and seasonings for mashed potatoes
1.25 lb ground beef
1/2 red onion, chopped
1 15 oz can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 6 oz can tomato paste, plus some water
2 Tbsp flour
2 Tbsp paprika
2 zucchini, sliced
1 Tbsp olive oil

Southwest Wild Rice Pilaf

1/4 cup lime juice
2/3 cup brown rice
2/3 cup wild rice
1/2 red onion, chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and diced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
1 15 oz. can corn, drained
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained
1 15 oz. can black beans, drained
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
Serve with 2 broccoli heads, steamed

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts (or thighs)
8 oz. OJ concentrate
1 12 oz. package stir-fry vegetable mix
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1-2 teaspoons corn starch
Noodles or brown rice
Crushed red pepper, optional

Pumpkin Pecan Bars

1 cup white flour
1/2 cup wheat flour
1 cup brown sugar, divided
1/3 cup butter
1 15 oz. can pumpkin
1 1/2 cup soy milk (Original recipe calls for 12 oz can evaporated milk)
2 eggs
1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 tsp cinnamon

Pumpkin Biscuits

4 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled
1 1/2 cups pumpkin purée
1 tablespoon honey
2 cup buttermilk

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