A weekly family meal plan that’s bursting with easy to cook family dinner recipes that all the family will love. And we’ve now included a printable shopping list too.
Weekly family meal plan
Monday – one pan tomato pasta
A delicious one pan pasta recipe that’s super simple to make. You can eat this just as it is or add little dishes of toppings to stir in, try olives, diced ham or torn mozzarella. Get the tomato pasta recipe here. It’s worth making extra and eating cold for lunch next day.
Tuesday – chicken fajitas
Throw a fajita night with our easy to make fajita bar – get the chicken fajita recipe here and then add whatever toppings you like.
Wednesday – potato hash
Cook up a pan of delicious traditional Lancashire potato hash and ladle into dishes. Delicious served with crusty bread and a side of red cabbage. Proper old style comfort food!
Thursday – pizza puff tarts
Pizza puff tarts are really quick and simple to make, play around with the toppings to find one you like or even top them with leftovers for a frugal family dinner. Serve the tarts with a mini pot of baked beans – grab the pizza puff tart recipe here.
Friday – zesty salmon
Sprinkle the salmon fillets with chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper, squeeze over some lemon juice then wrap in foil and bake in the oven at 200C for around 20 minutes. These are nice served with vegetable rice, just microwave a couple of sachets of flavoured rice and stir through some cooked vegetables (frozen mixed vegetables work well here).
Saturday – peri peri chicken
Sprinkle chicken thighs with peri peri seasoning then roast in the oven at 200C for around an hour or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with sweet potato wedges, baked beans, coleslaw and sweetcorn
Sunday – slow cooker brisket
A really easy Sunday dinner, let the slow cooker do the hard work with this delicious slow cooker brisket and gravy recipe then serve with roast or mashed potatoes, broccoli and Aunt Bessie’s Yorkshire puddings.
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