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Thursday is the first day of Autumn, and Midweek menu 192 is here to help you get an easy meal on the table in no time! Whether you’re planning a nice Sunday supper or you’re looking for a simple weeknight meal, this menu is the answer. These hearty, comforting classic recipes are simple to prepare and are filled with the warm, bright flavors of Fall we all know and love!
If you’re looking for a more filling, substantial dinner idea, this Beef, and Bean Slow Cooker Soup is perfect! This simple ‘hands-free’ recipe only takes about 15 minutes to prepare, then it cooks low and slow for 5 hours. It’s filled with hearty ingredients, and the warm flavors of this soup are great to enjoy as the temperature drops.
Want To Know More About Slow Cooking?
If you are new to cooking with a Crock Pot or just don’t know where to start, I’ve got something to help. I’ve put together a helpful guide with tips and recipes to get you using a slow cooker like a pro!
I am a huge fan of Soup and Salad nights, so there’s no better recipe to serve with Slow Cooker Soup than my vibrant Pear and Spinach Salad! This salad is made with a homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette and has the perfect balance of bold flavors and textures. Tie the meal with a handful of Homemade Croutons, and you’ve got something special!
To finish a delightful meal, you have to have a scrumptious dessert. Kitchen Sink Cookies are easy to make and filled with all your favorite sweet and salty ingredients. You can serve them for dessert and then pack the leftover cookies up for school lunches the next day, and I promise your kids will be smiling ear to ear!
Now, Let’s Get Cooking – Menu Recipes
Beef & Bean Slow Cooker Soup
Ground beef, tender vegetables, garlic, and cannellini beans cooked in a rich tomato broth make this soup extra flavorful. It’s great to serve any night of the week, for game day or when you’re feeding a crowd.
Pear And Spinach Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette
Fresh pears, spinach, toasted pecans, red onion, and Parmesan cheese are all tossed in a homemade dressing to make a fall salad masterpiece! It’s the perfect combination of crunchy, creamy, salty, and sweet.
Easy Homemade Croutons
Learn how to make Homemade Croutons with this simple, flavor-packed recipe! Serve these flavorful bites with fresh salad, soup, or nibble on as a snack. They are totally irresistible.
Let’s Eat Menu Planner
Now that we’ve got the menu, I want to give you another tool to help you be successful at cooking for yourself and your family.
I’ve made a one-page MENU PLANNER that you can download and print to log your target weekly recipes. Whether you are cooking a “theme” menu like Mexican or Italian, or have a recipe that uses chicken or beef, this helpful tool will make life easier.
Shop The Menu
My goal with Midweek Menu is to help you get a great meal on the table for your family with food that is delicious and recipes that are easy to make.
One of the ways to help you accomplish this is by sharing what I think are the best, helpful tools to make and serve the weekly menu. Here are some of my favorites and a few recommendations to make cooking fun!
- 7-Quart Crock Pot // Beef & Bean Slow Cooker Soup
- Salad Bowl // Pear and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
- Cast Iron Skillet // Easy Homemade Croutons
- Baking Sheet // Kitchen Sink Cookies