Monday, March 2, 2009

Menu Plan Monday- 3/1

Here's the plan:
M- Beef & broccoli stirfry

Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry(
8 oz top sirloin, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
6 Tbsp soy sauce
2 Tbsp brown sugar
2 Tbsp sesame oil
5 garlic cloves, minced
1 Tbsp minced ginger
2 cups broccoli florets

1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup Chinese pea pods, trimmed
6 green onions, cut into 1-inch-long pieces
2 tsp cornstarch

Combine first 7 ingredients and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.Cook broccoli in small pot of boiling, salted water until almost crisp-tender, about 2 minutes; drain. Rinse under cold water to cool.Heat oil in heavy large skillet over high heat. Using slotted spoon, tranfser beef to pan - RESERVING MARINADE. Stir-fry beef until just no longer pink - about 2 minutes. Remove beef from pan. Add broccoli, pea pods and green onions. Continue stir-frying until vegetables are just crisp-tender, about 3 minutes. Stir cornstarch into reserved marinade. Pour marinade over veggies in pan. Add beef and cook until liquid boils and thickens, 2-3 minutes.Serve over rice.

T- BBQ pulled pork sandwiches, pasta salad, corn

W- Auto Show VIP night! (Lots of local restaurants will have free food, sample size. I'm sure there will be enough to fill our bellies!)

Th- Slow cooked beef fajitas with rice

F- Spaghetti & garlic bread

S- Mexican lasagna (I didn't make this last week.)
S- Out with a certificate

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