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To request your midweek meals please....

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onceyoupop Mon 20-Feb-17 22:01:31

Just that really. We are stuck in a fairly boring routine of my main go to dishes & am seeking inspiration from you guys please.

wobblywonderwoman Mon 20-Feb-17 22:02:48

Fairly standard meals here.

Chicken curry
Thai curry
Hot pot
Pork casserole

GallivantingWildebeest Mon 20-Feb-17 22:04:53

Pasta pomodoro
Chilli/veg chilli
Chicken fajitas
Stuffed peppers
Spag Bol
Baked potatoes, various fillings
Wraps, various fillings
Shepherd's pie
Bombay potato salad
Veg pasta
Tuna pasta bake
Pizza - on nan bread
Bacon and tomato pasta
Stuffed chicken breast and wedges
Pie and chips

nursebickypegs Mon 20-Feb-17 22:05:35

I make a slimming world Cajun chicken pasta once a week. The rest of meals are usually quorn spag Bol, chicken pie, ham and cheese pastrys, curry, sausage and yorkshires...

StillStayingClassySanDiego Mon 20-Feb-17 22:05:36

I bet mine will read as fairly dull:

Chicken Kiev with wedges and Salad.
Stuffed chicken breasts.
Chicken/ sausage and vegetable tray bake.
Lamb meatballs with pasta.
Oven baked fish.

LouLouLove Mon 20-Feb-17 22:05:53

sausage and salad or mash
chicken stir fry
pasta with pesto / pesto and chcicken
salmon and veg
chicken and chips
spaghetti bolognaise
meatballs and rice, jacket potato with beans and cheese or tuna + salad, pizza
slow cooked stew
roast chicken

Bipbopbee Mon 20-Feb-17 22:07:10

Hi Op!
The last few years I've been using a menu chalkboard for meal planning. It helps keep track of dinners we have and everyone can request stuff if they want for the following week.
This week it says:
Monday: Fish, veg and wedges
Tuesday: Salmon stir fry
Wednesday: Katsu curry and rice
Thursday : Shepherds pie
Friday: BBQ Pork and mash
Saturday: Pasta bake
Sunday: Roast dinner

Longdistance Mon 20-Feb-17 22:09:05

Shepherds pie
Gammon egg and chips
Jacket potatoes
Lasagne and salad

finova Mon 20-Feb-17 22:09:09

Lentil soup and toasties
Pork chips, egg and chips prob with tomato and mushrooms
Steak pie and ready made mash with carrots and green veg
Sloppy joes with ready chopped sweet potato wedges
Beef noodles with mushroom and broc
Carbonara, fresh spinach, baguette

meatloaf Mon 20-Feb-17 22:09:14

If it's a working day, here's some of my super fast staple dinners. I can get this on the table in 10 mins - I do the prep the night before.

Soup noodles - with rice noodles or glass noddles and loads of veg

Steamed rice with stir fried vegetables


onceyoupop Mon 20-Feb-17 22:10:25

Fast work! Please can we come for tea Gallivanting and Wobbly? What goes in your stew? Tapas? Not sure what Jambalaya even is but sounds more exciting than anything I offer!

finova Mon 20-Feb-17 22:10:36

Quite red meat heavy, but I'm pregnant and have gone off chicken!

tabithakitty Mon 20-Feb-17 22:10:45

Get yourself a cookery book by somebody whose recipes you like the sound of ( River Cottage veg my current fave) and make yourself cook something from there once a week.

mrsm12 Mon 20-Feb-17 22:12:19

This we are having
Nacho style feast
Sausages, mash and veg
Pizza topped chicken
Chicken curry
Shepherds pie
Roast pork

meatloaf Mon 20-Feb-17 22:13:30

I usually have a stash of bolognese in the freezer but also make that for DD's packed lunch as well some days, so have been holding it back on evening meals.

So have been doing tomato, basil and mascarpone sauce with pasta.

I love carbonara but DD isn't keen.

kissingJustForPractice Mon 20-Feb-17 22:15:20

This week we've had chorizo, butterbeans, tomato and kale with rice, tuna pasta bake, parsnip, pancetta and parmesan risotto, spaghetti bolognese, sausages and puy lentils with nice bread, oregano and lemon chicken tray bake, steak and sweet potato chips, red flannel hash (corned beef hash plus beetroot), jacket potatoes stuffed with cauliflower cheese.

SoMuchPain Mon 20-Feb-17 22:15:55

Erm place marking!


Chicken Fajita
Chicken curry and home made chappatis with yogurt and salad
Spag Bol
Steamed salmon and veg
Stir frys
Veg curry and rice
Chicken thighs and veg
Tomato pasta & garlic bread
Store bought fish cakes
Rice stir fries
Omelette & veg
Lentil curry & rice or chappatis

LBOCS2 Mon 20-Feb-17 22:16:33

This week I have bought ingredients for:

Roast chicken thighs with baked potatoes and veg
Veal stir fry with noodles
Chilli with rice and tortilla chips
A roast chicken (probably to be served with mash)
Sea bass (with potato or couscous, depending on how pushed for time I am)
Chorizo and squid pasta
Peanut chicken curry with naan bread

AdaColeman Mon 20-Feb-17 22:17:36

Liver, onions and mash.
Soup such as bacon and bean or minestrone followed by omelette.
Chicken in wine sauce with rice.
Risotto, chicken or mushroom are favourites.
Fish pie.
Sausage and mash, sausage casserole or toad in the hole.

TheBatPig Mon 20-Feb-17 22:19:05

Beef, broccoli and edamame bean stir fry with noodles or rice
Spicy chicken wraps with salad and wedges
Sausage pepper and chilli pasta bake
Chicken paprikash with microwave rice
Jacket potatoes with various fillings
Fish baked in foil with veg and new potatoes
Chicken katsu curry
Chicken and sweetcorn noodle soup
Tostadas or quesadillas with salad

All fairly quick to make and not too difficult mid week

ChocolateSherberts2017 Mon 20-Feb-17 22:20:14

Sunday roast
Monday Biryaani made with left over roast
Tuesday flash fried spicy fish fillets, steamed veg & rish
Wednesday sausage casserole
Thursday veggie stir fried noodles
Friday cod & chips with peas
Saturday meat curry, veg curry, daal & rice

Seren85 Mon 20-Feb-17 22:20:46

Just DH and I here but this week we are having:

Sausages and squaffles with green veg
Turkey steak (marinades in soy sauce, lime juice, chilli flakes, ginger and a splash of sesame oil) with rice and veg
Slow cooked pork with sweet potato mash and veg
Cod with a warm butterbean and tomato salad

Last week we had:

Turkey burgers with sweet potato fries
Meatballs in tomato sauce with butternut squash noodles/pasta for DH
Tuna and sweet potato fish cakes with stir fry veg

ChocolateSherberts2017 Mon 20-Feb-17 22:21:07

Rice not rish!

BillyButtfuck Mon 20-Feb-17 22:22:02

My favourites are lemon sole with home made chips and peas, toad in the whole with cheesey mash, melt in the middle cod fish cakes with homemade broccoli cheese and southern fried chicken fillet wraps! Mmmm

Aliasnumberone Mon 20-Feb-17 22:23:14

Spanish eggs! Loving this at the minute

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