September 12 to 16, 2022: What to Cook This Week

On the menu this week are five simple and delicious dinner ideas as September soldiers on. From vegetarian fried rice to a classic hamburger steak, there’s something for everyone in this selection of recipes.

Monday: Tofu and Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice is your classic quick and easy meal idea, especially given its versatility. You can add almost any protein…including plant-based! This recipe calls for tofu, and is cooked with a slew of veggies, including sweet potatoes. It’s simply delicious.

Tuesday: Hamburger Steak with Mushrooms

When it comes to quick and easy recipes, there is nothing simpler than a hamburger steak. Ground beef is formed into patties, which are usually served with a sauce, like this recipe with its tasty mushroom sauce. Add a side of mashed potatoes, and dinner is served.

Wednesday: Hearty Swiss Chard, Orzo, Mushroom and Pancetta Soup

We have officially entered soup season, and if the weather has been cold and gloomy lately, there is nothing better than a bowl of something comforting. Loaded with orzo, Swiss chard and mushrooms, it’ll become a fast favourite during the colder months ahead.

Thursday: Ginger-Glazed Salmon with Bok Choy and Carrots

If you have a bag of carrots in the refrigerator, then be sure to try this gorgeous salmon dish. Served with Chinese cabbage and topped with an umami-rich ginger glaze, it’s a fish dish the whole family can get behind.

Friday: Braised Pork Pasta with Mustard Sauce

A melt-in-your-mouth braised pork that’s cooked in under an hour? It’s possible with a pressure cooker. Pork shoulder is cooked down until tender and tossed in a tangy, mouth-watering mustard sauce. Served with pasta, you’ll see how it can easily become a weeknight staple, not only reserved for the weekend!