Monday Menu answers the question, “What’s for Dinner” with 2 easy family meals that everyone is sure to love, a breakfast recipe, snack idea and dessert of the week!
What’s not to love about pasta or about nachos? Especially when they don’t take a lot of time to make and come with the possibility for a few leftovers to make the next couple of meals a snap!
That’s what this week’s Monday Menus are all about. Menu #1 centers around Tomato Alfredo Baked Ziti. This creamy tomato pasta dish is a tested family favorite and always makes enough for leftovers. Menu #2 is all Chicken Nacho Foil Packets that can be made in the oven or on the grill and bring a bit of fun to the regular weekday line up!
And don’t forget to keep scrolling for this week’s dessert, snack and breakfast recipes. It’s beginning to taste a lot like fall!
Menu 1- Easy Pasta Favorite
Tomato Alfredo Baked Ziti is an easy family pasta dish that combines the bright, tomato-ey goodness of marinara with rich, cheesy alfredo sauce to create the creamiest, most delectable comfort food around. Quick & easy, it's perfect for busy weeknights and makes enough for leftovers!
A simple green salad is all you need to round out this meal. And this easy green salad with creamy mayo dressing fits the bill perfectly! You will love it because one taste will remind you of a salad we all ate growing up.
These easy dinner rolls offer up homemade yeast roll goodness with a simple semi-homemade approach! These tender, buttery rolls are the perfect complement to any holiday or family dinner, not to mention soups & salads. They’re so easy you just might not want to have a meal without them!
Menu 2- Easy Nacho Night
This Easy Green Chile Rice is richly savory and simmered to perfection in chicken broth with diced chiles, onions and just a little butter. This simple rice recipe delivers loads of flavor and is the the perfect side dish to serve with your best Mexican eats.
Dessert This Week!
Have a little taste of fall with this Southern Salted Caramel Cake. Guaranteed to be moist, traditional caramel soaks between the layers while the frosting is a fluffy caramel cream cheese number that feels a bit like a melt in your mouth pralines and cream indulgence. This caramel cake only gets better with age, hitting its true stride round about day 3.
Here’s What We’re Snacking On
Football season is in full swing. And game days mean lots of queso! We love to liven up our queso dip with a little southern flair! Spicy ground sausage, diced tomatoes and green chiles and tender collard greens does takes the standard crock pot cheese dip and gives it a hearty new southern flavor.
Making Breakfast Easy
These are the BEST apple muffins! They are completely, 100%, leisurely Saturday morning with a cup of coffee, coffee cake kind of extra- warm, cozy and everything an apple recipe should. But most importantly, these apple muffins are easy to make! With a recipe similar to Monkey Bread, these pull-apart apple muffins bake up in their own caramel sauce & are filled with apple pie filling, cream cheese & pecans.
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