Aldi Sales Ad weekly Menu Plan
I hope everyone is having a great week! Hopefully, this menu planning is helping everyone plan their week and staying more organized while saving money!
The Mediterranean food on their sales ad makes me so excited!!
Meal 1: Mediterranean Sea Bass Fillets with Mediterranean Bean Salad
The Mediterranean Sea Bass is already ready and frozen at Aldis, just have to go pick it up:)
Mediterranean Bean Salad (this is a great side, or you can fix it as a meal, its also great as leftovers)
1 or 2-15 ounce can of black beans
1/4 cup of kalamata olives halved pit free
1/4 cup black or green olives (whichever you prefer)
1/2 of a small red onion
1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
1 green pepper chopped
1/2 to a full english cucumber (depending on how much cucumber you want)
1/2 cup crumbled feta
Handful of fresh mint, parsley chopped
4 green onions chopped
For the dressing:
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tbl red wine vinegar
1 lemon, juiced
2 garlic cloves, mined
Salt and pepper to taste
Mix all the top ingredients together, then mix the salad dressing separately. Add dressing to taste. Refrigerate rest for dipping veggies or pita bread. I’m sure if you don’t use all of it, it won’t be wasted!
Meal 2: Crock Pot Jambalaya
1 lb Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts cubed
1 lb Andouille Sausage sliced
2 14oz cans diced tomatoes
1 large onion
1 large green bell pepper chopped
1 cup celery
1 cup chicken broth
2 tsp dried oragano
2 tsp dried parsley
2 tsp cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 lb frozen cooked shrimp
In a 6qt or large crockpot, mix the chicken, sausage, tomatoes with juice, onion, green bell pepper, celery, and broth. Season with oregano, parsley, cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, and thyme.
Cover and cook 7 to 8 hours on low, or 3 to 4 hours on High
30 minutes before serving stir in the shrimp
Serve over rice.
Southwest Hawaiian Roll Turkey Sliders
Southwest Hawaiian Roll Turkey Sliders are bursting with flavor and easy to make for a crowd. Layers of turkey, pepperjack cheese, and green chiles are sandwiched between Hawaiian rolls and drizzled with a butter sauce. And oh that spicy mayo!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 12 sliders
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 12 count package Hawaiian Rolls
1 pound deli sliced turkey
8 ounces shredded pepperjack cheese
7 oz can diced green chiles drained well
1/2 cup melted butter
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
Make your spicy mayo by whisking together mayo, paprika, cayenne, curry powder, and salt in a small bowl.
Cut slab of rolls in half, separating it into two slabs. Spread mayo over bottom slab.
Sprinkle the bottom slab with half of the pepperjack cheese. Layer on all of the sliced turkey. Spoon green chiles on top. Sprinkle with remaining pepperjack cheese. Top with other slab of rolls. Place in a lightly greased 9x13 pan.
In a small bowl, whisk together melted butter, poppy seeds, dijon mustard, onion powder, and worcetershire sauce.
Drizzle butter mixture over the top of the compiled slab of sandwiches.
Loosely cover the pan with aluminum foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or until cheese is completely melted. Serve hot.
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortellini Soup is your favorite chicken noodle soup but 1000X better with pillowy, cheese tortellini and super easy made in the crock pot! This Chicken Tortellini Soup is bursting with juicy chicken, cheesy tortellini and veggies in a steaming hot, savory, salty, perfectly seasoned broth that might leave you never wanting classic Chicken Noodle Soup ever again.
2lbsboneless skinless chicken breasts
2 cupspeeled and sliced carrots
1 1/2cupssliced celery
4-6garlic cloves, minced
10cupslow sodium chicken broth
1/2teaspoonsalt, pus more to taste
1/4 teaspoonred pepper flakes(optional for a kick)
120 oz. pkg.fresh 3 cheese tortelliniUNCOOKED***
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 cups peeled and sliced carrots
1 1/2 cups sliced celery
1 onion, diced
4-6 garlic cloves, minced
10 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt, pus more to taste
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional for a kick)
3 bay leaves
1 20 oz. pkg. fresh 3 cheese tortellini UNCOOKED***
Slow Cooker Instructions
Add uncut chicken to the bottom of a 6 qt. slow cooker, followed by vegetables. Add all of the remaining ingredients except for the tortellini. Give the top ingredients a stir. Cover and cook on low heat 6 - 7 hours or on high for 3-4 hours OR just until the chicken is tender enough to shred and the vegetables are tender.
Remove chicken to a cutting board and let rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, add tortellini to the slow cooker (turn to high heat if on low) and cook approximate 15 minutes. (DON'T add tortellini if you are not serving immediately, rather wait 15 minutes before you are going to serve).
Shred chicken and and add back to slow cooker with tortellini. Tortellini should be about cooked by this time. When tortellini is completely cooked, taste and add additional salt and pepper if desired (I like quite a bit more salt). For a less chunky soup, add additional chicken broth. Serve warm.
Stove Top Instructions
Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a large Dutch oven or stock pot over medium high heat. Once hot, add onions and cook 3 minutes. Add carrots, celery and garlic and cook an additional one minute.
Add chicken and all remaining ingredients EXCEPT tortellini and simmer until chicken is cooked through and tender, approximately 20-25 minutes.
Remove chicken to a cutting board and let rest for 10 minutes then shred.
Meanwhile, if your veggies aren’t fork tender, then continue to simmer the soup. Once tender, add tortellini and simmer just until tender, about 3-5 minutes. (DON'T add tortellini if you are not serving immediately, rather wait 5 minutes before you are going to serve to add and simmer).
Taste and add additional salt and pepper if desired (I like quite a bit more salt). For a less chunky soup, add additional chicken broth. Serve warm.
Meal 5: Leftovers :))
Hopefully this meal plan helps save some time and money:) Enjoy!