This week’s Monday Menu offers 2 delicious meals made from 6 deliciously easy recipes Southern Discourse readers love! From Taco Tuesday to Homegrown Favorites, these meals are perfect when you want to put a little extra love on the table without a lot of fuss.
This week’s Monday Menu will help you serve up a Taco Tuesday style meal with a little flair this week with an easy Taco Pasta Salad and Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing! And then follow that up with some homegrown Southern classics like your mom and grandmother used to make… only with less time in the kitchen!
Make one meal or both. Monday Menu is all about easy meal planning that takes the stress out of making delicious dinners for those you love. And don’t forget about desserts and snacks! Monday Menu has those covered too. Here’s to cooking up something delicious together!
Menu 1- Twisted Taco Night
Taco Pasta Salad is loaded with savory, seasoned ground beef, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, corn and jalapenos. Tossed in a cool, creamy avocado cilantro dressing with a squeeze of lime, this is an easy Tex Mex favorite for cookouts, potlucks, tailgates and family gatherings.
The Tex Mex hits keep coming! With Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip, everything you love about your favorite plate of beef enchiladas becomes an addictive melty, cheesy dip just begging to be the next appetizer or snack at your next party, game day, cookout or family hang out!
Start and finish it all with a little chips and salsa! Fresh tomatoes, cilantro & lime create an easy, bright, restaurant-style salsa that you can enjoy any time. This simple homemade salsa recipe is what Taco Tuesday is all about!
Menu 2-Homegrown Classics
Every Southern cook must have a good cornbread dressing recipe in their wheel house. And there is just something about a good pan of Cornbread & Squash Dressing that can't be beat. While the mild flavor of yellow squash won’t overwhelm you, the moistness it brings to the cornbread will certainly cause you to sit up and take notice. Then there’s there’s the whole host of support vegetables, like green bell pepper, onion and celery that add layers of savory flavor.
There’s nothing better than a side dish that’s so fresh and delicious that you just can’t help going back for seconds! Light & crisp, this simple tomato cucumber salad with slivers of red onion and a lightly sweet and tangy vinegar dressing is that kind of dish. It’s perfect for picnics, cookouts, potlucks and just about any meal. But be forewarned once you whip it up, this salad is never around for very long!
Round out this meal with garden fresh peas. No time to tend a pot? No problem! This easy, no-soak, crock pot recipe delivers THE BEST Southern Black Eyed Peas & Ham with a deliciously subtle jalapeno kick!
Dessert This Week!
What could be better than scooping up a delicious ray of sunshine? That’s just what you get when serve this dreamy Coconut Pineapple Trifle with it’s layers of crushed pineapple, tender yellow pineapple cake, rich cream cheese pudding filling, all piled high with whipped topping and toasted coconut. Get ready for a little taste of paradise!
Here’s What We’re Snacking On
I’m still in love with this season’s fresh peaches! And these pretty little Peach Skewers with ham, mozzarella, basil and a drizzle of balsamic glaze are one of the easiest and most refreshing ways to serve peaches this summer. A perfect peachy bite that’s full of unexpected flavor, they can even pull double duty as a light dinner on a charcuterie board!
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