Meal Planning Monday

Today I am having a go at Meal Planning Monday, a fab idea from At Home with Mrs M.

I am just trying to use up what meat and veg we have in the house so we don't spend any money this week.

Monday - Beef Stew (already in the slow cooker)
Tuesday - Chicken and Mushroom Pie
Wednesday - Merguez Sausage with Pasta (in a sauce obviously)
Thursday - Whatever my mum feeds me as hubby isn't back till late!
Friday - Home-made Chicken Nuggets and Wedges
Saturday - Marmalade & Sage Pork with Sautéed Potatoes

Sunday - Mmm Mothers Day, not sure what we are doing yet!

Well that wasn't too bad in fact I think this might save me a lot of hassle with what I need to get out of the freezer every night ;)

It's a great idea and hopefully will get me thinking about what we are having in the week!

The recipe for the Marmalade & Sage Pork is as follows:

Ingredients: Serves 4
4 x 200g pork steaks
2 teaspoons olive/vegetable oil
salt & pepper
1 tablespoon whole sage leaves
3 heaped tablespoons of orange marmalade

Method:
Heat a frying pan over high heat. Brush pork with oil and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Add the pork and sage to the pan and cook for a few minutes each side or until well browned. Add the marmalade to the pan and cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until cooked. We have with asparagus & green beans and spoon over the marmalade glaze.



7 comments:

  1. I joined in for the first time this week too! I'm really interested in your Marmalade and sage pork recipe though!

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    1. Thank you for popping by, all your meals sound fab too! I have updated the post with the pork recipe, it's super easy and very tasty :)

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  2. Ooh your meals all sound yummy! Marmalade and sage pork sounds interesting :)

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    1. I am always trying to find new things to keep the troops happy, simple is usually the best too! I have updated the post with the pork recipe. It's really easy to do :)

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  3. Welcome to the MPM family! Your meals sound lovely. I hope you get something nice on Mother's Day! :)

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  4. Your home made nuggets and wedges reminds me of a few Gillian McKeith recipes I used to enjoy but don't do anymore - may dig that out.

    Enjoy.

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  5. The marmalade pork sounds yum, might have to try that soon!

    Thanks for joining in, hope to see more meal planning posts from you.

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