Welcome to the Let’s Dish weekly Easy Meal Plan! Every Saturday, I’ll provide seven dinner ideas–one for every day of the week–plus two desserts to try during the week. To make your life even easier, every dinner idea will include a suggested side dish. Happy cooking!
BEST SLOW COOKER SPAGHETTI SAUCE — Ground beef and tomato sauce, simmered in the slow cooker with garlic and plenty of seasonings makes this the tastiest spaghetti sauce you’ll ever try!
Side Dish Suggestion: Easy Parmesan Garlic Knots
CREAMY TOMATO PARMESAN SOUP — Homemade tomato soup with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. You many never eat the canned stuff again after trying this easy recipe.
Side Dish Suggestion: Parmesan Garlic Breadsticks
KING RANCH CHICKEN CASSEROLE — Tortillas, chicken, peppers, cheese and a creamy sauce are layered together in this crowd-pleasing Southwest casserole.
Side Dish Suggestion: Tortilla Chips and Favorite Homemade Guacamole
EASY BAKED MAC AND CHEESE — Made with four kinds of cheese and a buttery breadcrumb topping, this delicious, creamy mac and cheese is sure to be a favorite of both kids and adults alike.
Side Dish Suggestion: Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs
PULLED PORK PO’BOY SANDWICHES — The traditional po’boy sandwich gets a twist with slow cooked, shredded pork instead of shrimp. Served with a spicy Cajun-style remoulade sauce, these sandwiches are sure to please!
Side Dish Suggestion: Pineapple Coleslaw
PUMPKIN PECAN CRUNCH BARS — These pumpkin pie-style bars feature a nutty crust and a brown sugar and pecan streusel topping. A great alternative to pumpkin pie that will feed a Thanksgiving crowd!
SLOW COOKER APPLE COBBLER — Sliced apples are slow cooked with cinnamon and vanilla, then topped off with a crumbly biscuit style topping. Comfort food in dessert form!