This week's family meal plan takes a delicious new spin on classic recipes, creating an easy menu that is sure to please.
On the menu this week: old family recipes rejuvinated. Make your family happy with a fast lasagna recipe made with ravioli,
a new spin on healthy stir-fry, an international version of shrimp and grits and a savory, slow-cooker black bean soup―it’s
a complete meal in a bowl and only $1.38 per serving
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Cost per serving: $2.15
Would you believe this hearty entrée takes only 10 minutes to assemble? Cheese ravioli squares make up the bottom and top layers, and in between is a delicious spinach-mozzarella filling. Double the recipe for a crowd.
See recipe: Weeknight Ravioli Lasagna
Cost per serving: $1.38
Serve this hearty soup with bowls of sour cream, salsa and chopped cilantro, Round out the meal with warmed tortillas or a bowl of baked tortillas chips.
See recipe: Black Bean Soup with Shredded Pork
Cost per serving: $3.26
You can have this meal on the table in 23 minutes―it’s that easy. Experiment a little by swapping grilled sausages for the shrimp. Or to make the dish vegetarian, substitute 2 cans of cannellini beans (drained) for the shrimp.
See recipe: Polenta with Shrimp and Tomatoes
Cost per serving: $3.25
If you like stir-fries, you’ll love this dish of seasoned meat on top of crisp greens. Swap in chicken if you prefer, or for another variation, roll the stir-fry mixture plus sprouts and greens into whole-wheat tortillas.
See recipe: Stir-Fried Beef Salad
Cost per serving: $3.74
This one-skillet dinner features a tangy sauce made with Worcestershire, red wine vinegar and chicken broth. Round out this easy meal with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable.
See recipe: Sauteed Worcestershire Chicken