Monday, February 10, 2014
Meal Plan Monday
monday - minestrone with deer sausage and kale
tuesday - roast chicken stuffed with broccoli, rice and cheese
wednesday - tomato basil soup (see recipe below) and grilled cheese sandwiches.
thursday - leftovers
friday - date night/valentine's day. i'm making M choose the restaurant.
saturday - we'll probably go out to eat again
sunday - chicken and sausage jambalaya
Tomato Basil Soup (the slightly healthier way)
28 oz can crushed tomatoes
14 oz can diced tomatoes
28 oz chicken broth
1 tbsp dried basil or use about ten leaves fresh, slivered
Add to large pot, bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Use handheld stick blender to puree.
Add 1 cup heavy whipping cream (i use evaporated fat free milk) and 1/2 stick butter or margarine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Heat until warm but don't boil.
Enjoy! This makes about 6 bowls.