Wednesday, June 25, 2008

June Meal Preps

Stromboli (2): Parbaked, bake from frozen like pizza.

Pork Chops Monterrey (2 bags, 3 chops each): Thaw, cook covered in microwave for 15 min. (Use cooking spray.) Also can grill or bake. Serve over rice.

Chicken Cacciatore (2 qt. container): Thaw and reheat. Serve over rice or noodles.

Pork Chops with Orange Hoisin Glaze (2 bags, 3 chops each): Thaw and grill or pan-fry until golden brown. Pour glaze over.

Lemony Sirloin Tips (2 bags, 3 each): Thaw and grill.

Black Bean Lasagna (1 8x8, another 8x8 on the way): Thaw and bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 min. Can also be baked from frozen; add i hr. to bake time.

Sweet Bourbon Salmon (2-1.5 lb. fillets, 2-2 gal. bags marinade): Place salmon in bag with marinade and thaw. Grill. Could also bake or broil.

Peanut Broccoli Chicken (1 bag): Thaw enough to remove from bag and reheat in skillet. Serve over rice.

Cajun Pork Burgers (1 bag, ~12 burgers): Thaw and grill 6 min. each side. Will be pink! Make your own sauce: 1/2 c. chili sauce, 1/4 c. mayo, 1/4 c. sweet red pepper relish (Target or Walmart Hungarian).

French Dip Sandwiches (1 bag with ~1 lb. roast, 1 small container sauce): NEED ON HAND: rolls. Thaw and reheat. Good with cheese.

Bruschetta Chicken (1 9x13 or 2 8x8s): Thaw and bake at 400 degrees for 30 min.

Beef Tenderloin Pizza w/Horseradish Cream (3 bags-1 meat, 1 cheese, 1 sauce): NEED ON HAND: boboli crust. Thaw. Layer sauce, then cheese on crust and bake at 425 degrees for 10 min. Top with meat (barely heat it so it stays tender).

Stuffed Meaty Pizza (2 halves of italian loaf): Don't thaw. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 min.

Seared Almond-Crusted Chicken (2 bags-1 chicken, 1 veggies): Thaw and sear both sides of chicken 2 min. per side. Pour veggies in skillet and simmer covered. OR, sear and bake chicken, simmer veggies.

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