This week’s lineup with four easy-to-make recipes is ready to serve in less than 35 minutes! Finger-licking, air fried chicken legs are the star of the meal, with a sweet finish of chocolate chip cookie bars. Let’s eat!
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Serving a midweek menu can be a game-changer for busy families looking to simplify their weeknight meals, eat some delicious food and spend time together. For years, I’ve been passionate about helping families gather at the table, and Midweek Menu is a simple way to make that happen.
I love dreaming up new recipes that are loaded with flavor from simple, seasonal ingredients. And for me, it’s even more fun putting those recipes together to serve as a meal for my family, friends, and you.
Midweek Menu 217 Timeline
This week, all four recipes come together in a short amount of time. Here’s the cooking order for pulling this meal together:
- 30 minutes – mix up the Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie bars and put them in the oven.
- 20 minutes – season the chicken legs and start cooking them in the air fryer.
- 10 minutes – wash the salad greens and any veggies for the salad. Add the ingredients to a mason jar and make the fresh blueberry dressing. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.
- 15 minutes – make the stovetop cheesy tortellini.
Want To Know More About Air Frying?
If you are new to cooking with an Air Fryer 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 the Air Fryer like a pro!
Air Fryer Chicken Legs (Drumsticks)
This recipe for Air Fryer Chicken Legs is the best for perfectly seasoned drumsticks without heavy breading and extra oil. They are juicy on the inside with mouthwatering crispy, crunchy skin. If that were not enough, they are ready to serve in 20 minutes!
Homemade Blueberry Vinaigrette
This homemade Blueberry Vinaigrette is not your average salad dressing! Made with fresh blueberries, honey, and few other simple pantry ingredients, this dressing is full of bright sweet flavors. Whether you drizzle it over a fresh green salad or you use it as a flavorful marinade, it's sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Creamy Stovetop Cheese Tortellini
Cheesy tortellini tossed in a creamy garlic and herb sauce is an easy-to-make recipe that will complement any meal! Whether served as a hearty main dish or a side for steak, chicken, or pork, Creamy Stovetop Cheese Tortellini is always a favorite.
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars are a cross between a soft, moist, chewy oatmeal cookie and your favorite chocolate chip cookie! This simple recipe combines the classic flavors of oatmeal and chocolate into a convenient bar, perfect for snacking, as a dessert, and great for feeding a crowd.