Monday, January 19, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

Today has been a marvelous Monday! I love days when I can pretend to be a SAHM! Mackaylan and I tackled lots of projects, did a little shopping, spent time with friends and just had a great time being together! And to top it all off they are calling for ** SNOW** tomorrow! YIPPEE!

Well, it is Monday so you know what that means....Menu Plan Monday! Take a recipe, try it out and let me know what you think. Then head on over to Organizing Junkie to see what others have on their menu for the week! :)

Monday- Santa Fe Grits Bake/ Applesauce/ Homemade Cinnamon Rolls
Tuesday- To Die For Beef Tips/ Rice/ Black-eyed Peas
Wednesday- Crockpot Cheeseburgers/ Chips/Applesauce
Thursday- Chicken Tetrazini/ Lima Beans/ Crescent Rolls
Friday/Saturday- Dinner plans w/ friends
Sunday- Leftover Buffet

Santa Fe Grits Bake
5 cups water
1 t. salt
1/2 t. hot sauce
1 13/ c. uncooked, regular grits
16 oz. Velveeta cheese
1/3 c. butter
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 can chopped green chiles, undrained
1 lb. breakfast sausage

1. Boil first three ingredients; gradually stir in grits. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally until thickened. Remove from heat; add cheese and butter. Stir until melted. Stir in eggs, chiles and sausage.
2. Pour into lightly greased 13x9 in baking dish.
3. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until puffed and golden. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

To Die for Crockpot Beef Tips
1 pkg. beef tips
1 pkg. dried brown gravy mix
1 pkg. dried Italian dressing mix
1 pkg. dried ranch mix
1/2 c. water

1. Place beef tips in crockpot.
2. Mix together all mixes and water. Pour over tips.
3. Cook on low 7-9 hours.

Crockpot Cheeseburgers
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1/4 t. garlic salt
1/2 t. black pepper
2 T. milk
1 T. mustard
1 T. pickle relish
8 oz. Velveeta Cheese

1. Brown the ground beef and drain.
2. Spray crockpot w/ non-stick cooking spray.
3. Place the cooked ground beef into the crockpot followed by the garlic salt, pepper, milk, mustard, relish and cheese. Stir to combine.
4. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours. Serve on hamburger buns.

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