Free Weekly Meal Plan with Printable Grocery List – 1/28

by Jenn K on January 27, 2013

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.)

It was the Curried  Quinoa that Tyler literally licked his bowl clean, when he was about 15 months old. He could not get enough…and we hope you can’t get enough too! And I love to make the Pizza Penne when I forget to start the pizza dough in the bread machine! Happy last week of January y’all!

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!

Thai Beef Cabbage Rolls

2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 tsp garlic cloves
1 onion
3/4 lb ground beef
2 tsp ground ginger
1 Tbsp brown sugar
3 Tbsp lime juice
up to 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 cup peanuts
1 small cabbage, 12 large leaves gently removed
1 8 oz. tomato sauce
1 tsp ground ginger, garlic powder, each
Crushed red pepper, optional
Serve with brown rice

Curried Quinoa with Chicken and Peas

1 Tbsp olive oil
About 1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 small red onion
2 garlic cloves
1 15 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
1 Tbsp curry powder
1/2 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp nutmeg
2 cups water or chicken broth
1 cup quinoa
1 12 oz. bag frozen peas

Italian Pork Chops

1 cup brown rice
4 pork chops (about 1.2 lbs.)
1 15 oz. can of diced tomatoes
1 tsp Italian seasoning
Serve with fresh veggies

Mini Barbeque Chicken Pizzas

Homemade Pizza Dough, made whole or as mini-pizzas or store bought
2 chicken breasts
About 1 cup BBQ sauce
About 1/2 cup pizza sauce
1 red onion
About 4 sprigs of cilantro leaves
2 cups mozzarella cheese
Serve with a side of fresh fruit

Pizza Penne Bake

1 lb. pasta noodles, such as penne, ziti, mostachioli or other “medium” shaped noodle
3/4 cup pizza sauce
1 red bell pepper
1 green bell pepper
About 30 pepperonis
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
About 1 cup pizza blend shredded cheese

Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Pancakes

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 – 1 3/4 cups milk
1 egg
1/4 cup applesauce
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 Tablespoons butter
1 1/4 cup grated carrots
Serve with syrup: equal parts cream cheese and maple syrup with dash of cinnamon
Optional: add sides of sausage, eggs, and fresh fruit

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