Menu Planning Monday

Monday - French Bread Pizzas, Side Salad

Tuesday - Baked Swiss Chicken Casserole (Recipe Below)

Wednesday - Chicken Pillows with Rice and Green Beans

Thursday - Apple Chicken Walnut Salad with Homemade Rolls

Friday - Asian Salmon Patties, Rice Pilaf and Broccoli (Recipe Below)

Saturday - Leftovers or Eat Out

Sunday - Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Baked Swiss Chicken

3-4 chicken breasts (just depends on how big you chicken breast are)

6-8 slices Swiss cheese

1 c. Cooked Broccoli

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 c milk

1 box Stove Top Stuffing (or other similar boxed stuffing mix)

1/4 C butter melted

Pound chicken breast to even out the thickness of the chicken. Cut each breast in half.

Place chicken breasts in a sprayed 9 x 13 inch baking dish.

Top chicken with slices of Swiss cheese.

Spread steamed Broccoli a top the chicken and cheese

In a bowl, mix soup and milk until well blended.

Pour soup mixture over chicken and broccoli.

Then top the chicken with the dry stuffing mix. Drizzle stuffing with melted butter.

Baked covered with foil at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake 5-10 minutes longer. Serves 6-8

Asian Salmon Patties

1-1/2 pounds skinless salmon fillet, finely chopped
2 shallots, minced
2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Coarse salt and ground pepper
Lime wedges, for serving (optional)
1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2 thinly sliced scallions
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

In a large bowl, combine salmon, shallots, ginger, egg, crushed red pepper, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Form mixture into eight 1-inch-thick patties, packing each firmly; transfer to a plate. Place in freezer until just firm, about 20 minutes.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add salmon patties; cook until browned on both sides and just opaque throughout, 4 to 6 minutes per side, turning carefully. Serve with lime wedges and Sesame Mayonnaise, if desired.

To make Sesame Mayonnaise: In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, scallions, lime juice, and sesame oil. Chill until ready to serve.

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