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    So I am stuck in a dinner rut & we are constantly having the same things which I am now getting sick of. What are the regular meals in your house, I'm after some inspiration! Thanks

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    Highly recommend downloading the Taste.com.au app or using the website.
    We cook two or three meals from there a week and use others as inspiration. You can 'favourite' recipes and also add ingredients to a shopping list etc.

    Our week just gone..
    Steak sandwiches with caramelised onion & salad
    Bacon and leek rissotto
    Lemon Chilli angel hair pasta
    Beef stroganoff
    From a box in freezer - chicken breast with garlic and cheese had it with salad (slack cooking night)
    Chicken fried rice.
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    Lasagna
    spag bol
    taco
    curries
    stews
    honey soy/bbq/country fried etc chicken pieces
    stir fries
    homemade pie/sausage rolls/pastries
    pasta bakes
    veg bake
    pumpkin and ricotta pie
    wraps/kebabs
    meat and salads
    roast meat and veg
    rissoles
    meatballs
    snags
    rice bake
    chlli

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    Our meal plan this week
    Crumbed flat head fillets and salad
    Butter chicken and rice
    Grilled salmon and veggies
    Homemade pizzas
    Falafel kebab wraps
    Sword fish and haloumi skewers with veggies
    Lamb /veggie stir fry with rice noodles

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    Haven't planned meals yet for this week, but our regulars include:

    -Tomato tofu (http://www.sbs.com.au/food/recipes/c...-dau-hu-sot-ca) We do a couple of variations on this, and usually serve it with couscous
    -Enchilada bake (make an enchilada sauce, layer tortillas, beans, fried veg & sauce then stick in the oven to heat through)
    -Zucchini slice
    -Thai curries (usually yellow curry using the Trident paste)
    -Indian curries (generally using a Pataks paste)
    -Stir fries (whatever veg we have, and have a couple of much loved sauces we've kept the recipes for)
    -Lentil burgers & salad
    -Baked salmon (do up in a foil package with lemon, butter/oil, herbs & bake) plus sides
    -Falafel wraps
    -Homemade sushi
    -Pasta with veg
    -Cabbage & tomato soup with rice/barley
    -Caramelised onion, chorizo, chickpeas, eggs & spinach on toast

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    Our meal plan for this week is:
    - steak, veges and sweet potato bake
    - quiche (spinach, zucchini and feta, or pumpkin) and salad
    - macaroni bake (basically mince, tomato, pasta and lots of grated veges)
    - shepherds pie with cauliflower mash and veges
    - chicken meatball wraps
    - take away! (Grilled fish from the fish and chip shop with veges for the kids)

    Other regulars include
    - rice, chicken and vege slice
    - spaghetti bolognaise
    - beef and bean burritos
    - BBQ chicken and veges/salad
    - wraps with salad and chicken/turkey

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    I second the taste app!

    When I run out of inspiration that's where I go.

    They also have new takes on old faves, we had bacon and egg spaghetti last week and it was a hit!

    Enjoy!

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    Our regulars include:
    Spag Bol (great for hiding veg)
    Quiche (great for hiding veg)
    Tuna & Pasta Bake (great for hiding veg)
    Stroganoff
    Butter Chicken (with rice)
    Honey Mustard Chicken (with rice)
    Bacon & Pesto Pasta with Pine Nuts & Parmesan (chicken can be added)
    Chicken Adobo (with rice)
    Burritos
    Tuscan Meatballs (with rice)
    Stew
    Minestrone
    Paneng Curry (with rice)
    And we do various meats with spuds or pasta and veg.

    Some occasional dishes include:
    Pear, Rocket & Haloumi Salad
    Potato Bake
    Potato Salad
    Ceasar Salad
    Homemade burgers (hide grated carrot and zucchini in the meat pattie)
    Homemade Lasangne
    Chicken Fillets Wrapped in Bacon and Stuffed with Brie or Camembert
    Pumpkin Soup
    Potato, Bacon & Leek Soup

    I like to experiment so am in the process of trying new things.
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    Thanks everyone for your replies, some great suggestions in there x

    Quote Originally Posted by anewme View Post
    Lasagna
    spag bol
    taco
    curries
    stews
    honey soy/bbq/country fried etc chicken pieces
    stir fries
    homemade pie/sausage rolls/pastries
    pasta bakes
    veg bake
    pumpkin and ricotta pie
    wraps/kebabs
    meat and salads
    roast meat and veg
    rissoles
    meatballs
    snags
    rice bake
    chlli
    hi do you have a recipe for the rice bake?


 

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