Monday, December 12, 2011

December 12 - 18 Meal Plan

 This week I have some leftovers to use up, so they will make an appearance on my menu.
 I will try to post some recipes and pictures as the week progresses.

Monday: Crock Pot Taco Soup, Beer Bread  (leftover Taco meat)
Tuesday:Scalloped Potatoes with Ham (leftover ham)
Wednesday: Birthright Lentils, Spaetzle ( more leftover Ham)
Thursday: DD cooks
Friday: Leftovers
Saturday: Copycat Zuppa Toscana, Bread sticks
Sunday: Mushroom and Swiss Chicken

Crock Pot Taco Soup

I usually double this recipe to have lots of leftovers for lunches, yum.

Crock Pot Taco Soup

    1 (16 ounce) can pinto beans
    1 (16 ounce) can white beans or 1 (16 ounce) can kidney beans
    1 (11 ounce) can niblet corn
    1 (11 ounce) can Rotel tomatoes & chilies
    1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
    1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
    1 (1 1/4 ounce) envelope taco seasoning mix
    1 (1 ounce) envelope hidden valley ranch dressing mix
    1 lb shredded chicken, ground beef or 1 lb any meat-
-Cook meat and drain.
-Shred if needed.
-Add all ingredients to crock pot.
-Do not drain cans
-Stir.
-Cook on high for 2 hours or low for 4 hours.
-Keep on low until serving to keep hot.
-Garnish with sour cream, shredded cheese, chopped green onions, or tortilla chips.