Sunday, December 21, 2008

Menu Monday

  • Sunday: Brisket with sweet potatoes
  • Monday: Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Ham
  • Tuesday: Nacho spuds and baked cauliflower stuffed tomatoes
  • Wednesday:  Sweet onion and garlic soup
  • Thursday: Pot Luck at Moms for Xmas bringing Sirloin and veggie stir-fry****
  • Friday: Deviled Fishwich and chips
  • Saturday:  Lemon Chicken Schnitzel with roasted potatoes
Where did I get all these yummy ideas you ask? Why the Rachel Ray everyday Menu planner, check it out, it is kind of fun, no brainer and you can print out the recipes and a shopping list right off the web sight, anyways here is the recipe for Thursdays pot luck dinner I am bringing to my moms house.........

Prep time 15 min.
cook time 20 mins.

3 lbs trimmed, boneless beef sirloin, sliced 1/4 inch thick 
6 tbs. soy sauce
2 bunches broccoli rage, florets separated
1 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil and garlic halved plus 6 tablespoons of their oil
4 large cloves garlic chopped
4 bunches scallions cut into 1 in. lengths
3-4 pickled hot peppers chopped
1 lb angel hair pasta
2 cups beef broth
2 tbs. cornstarch

  1. In a bowl, combine the sirloin and 3 tbs soy sauce, set aside.
  2. In a wok or large skillet, bring enough water to reach a depth of 2" to a boil.  Add broccoli rabe, lower the heat and simmer for 3 mins.  Drain in colander and rinse well with cold water; set aside.
  3. Return the wok to high heat, add 4 tbs sun-dried tomato oil and the garlic and stir-fry for 1 min.  Add the sirloin and stir-fry for  for 2 mins.  Transfer the meat and its juices to a bowl.  Add the remaining 2 tbs sun-dried tomatoe oil to the wok, then the scallions, peppers and sun-dried tomatoes, stir-fry for 1 min.
  4. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente, about 3 mins.  In a small bowl, stir together beef broth, cornstarch and remaining 3 tbs soy sauce.  Add the mixture to the wok.  Stir until thickened, about 1 min.  Return the meat, its juices and the broccoli rabe to the wok, cook until heated through.
  5. Divide the pasta among the plates, top with steak and vegetables. 

1 comment:

Chrissy and Jack said...

Tuesday and Wednesday's meals sound sooo good!!!