Alex is the chef in our household (he kills at broccoli quesadillas and hen parm meatballs), however final week, he was out of city, so the boys and I have been on our personal. Sadly, I’m — how ought to I put this — not an incredible cook dinner. So, I figured we’d simply store the fridge:
However then I began brainstorming:
And got here up with a weeknight meal plan:
Monday: Rice and beans with toppings, together with avocado, tomato, cheddar cheese and bitter cream
Tuesday: Pesto pasta (utilizing glorious store-bought pesto) with sautéed zucchini
Wednesday: Sausages with corn and tomatoes
Thursday: Mushroom and egg toast. (Sauté a bunch of mushrooms with salt and pepper. Poach 4 eggs. Toast 4 slices of nation bread and prime with the mushrooms, eggs, and grated Parmesan.)
Friday: Pizza supply from our favourite neighborhood spot!
The Thursday evening dinner — mushroom and egg toast — jogged my memory of the facility of placing an egg on prime. Eggs can jazz up so many issues — tacky noodles, inexperienced salads, a chunk of toast, don’t you suppose? Listed here are 9 extra concepts…
Angel hair pasta with a fried egg and parmesan.
Eggs and tomato sauce over polenta. “I’ve been making this dish for over 10 years,” says Deanna, a pediatric intensive care nurse practitioner. “I work loopy hours and having a again–pocket dish is nice.”
White pizza with cheese, scallions and eggs.
Lentil salad with bell peppers and a seven-minute egg.
Avocado toast, 3 ways.
Egg roll in a bowl.
An egg-in-a-hole, toast-in-a-hole, egg-in-a-basket.
Basic fried eggs.
Ideas? What would you add? What else do you prime eggs with? Listed here are 9 simple household meals we’ve beloved to dying.
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(High photograph by Romulo Yanes for Actual Easy.)