If you’re willing to do about 15 minutes of preparation over the weekend, you can have a great home-cooked meal on the most stressful of week nights.
Kelly and I enjoyed a variation on a recipe I found in Real Simple earlier this year. I can think of lots of ways to change up the ingredients to take advantage of seasonal produce and interesting flavor combinations.
Fall has arrived in North Texas, so our meal this week featured an abundance of root vegetables and squash. It’s delicious with fresh-baked rolls and a nice glass of Cabernet.
- Substitute fresh rosemary for the Italian seasoning.
- Change up the vegetables with what is in season. Adjust the seasonings to blend. What about this? Veggies: onion and carrots. Add bok choy at the end of cooking. Marinade with teriaki sauce.
- Save money by buying frozen chicken breasts in bulk. A 3-lb bag of boneless, skinless chicken breasts normally retails for less than $10 at Kroger. Thaw the portions needed; one bag will serve several recipes.