May 2 to 6, 2022: What to Cook This Week

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A new month means you’re probably looking for a few new (or at least new to you) recipes for dinner, right? From grilled pork chops to vegetarian quesadillas, see what’s cooking this week!


This week’s menu was compiled based on the products featured in this week’s IGA Quebec flyer. How practical!

Monday: Pork Chops with White Barbecue Sauce

Pork chops are always a great choice for dinner. Tasty, affordable and easy to make, this recipe will have you dreaming of summer. Paired with a salad and topped with an Alabama-inspired white barbecue sauce, it’ll be your new go-to weeknight meal.

Tuesday: Risotto with Ground Veal, Spinach and Roasted Tomatoes

This risotto may look fancy, but rest assured, it is absolutely easy to make and fit for a weeknight. Here’s a time-saving tip: Make the risotto while the tomatoes roast in the oven!

Wednesday: Warm Udon Noodle Salad with Confit Trout

Delicate in texture and mild in taste, trout is a great option for certain family members to get a better appreciation for fish. And when paired with toothsome udon noodles, everyone will definitely be clamouring for a second helping!

Thursday: Seitan, Green Pea and Edamame Quesadillas

Want a vegetarian twist to the classic quesadilla? With a green pea and edamame spread, crumbled seitan “sausage” and gooey raclette cheese, this recipe will fast become a family favourite.

Friday: Chicken with Date Sauce and Roasted Rutabaga

If you’re looking for an inexpensive meal idea, chicken thighs are usually the way to go. We know you have some sitting in your freezer, so why not whip up this gorgeous dish along with roasted rutabaga and a sweet and spicy date sauce?