Monica Irwin, creator of Veggie Buds Club, prepares and Easy Broccoli Soup (click here for recipe) and Ham & Cheese Crescent Rolls to go with it for an easy Monday Night Meal.
Ham & Cheese Crescent Rolls
Place a pinch of shredded cheese and a slice of deli ham on prepared crescent roll dough and roll up.
Bake in the...
Susan Ritts, creator of Putting on the Ritts catering and cookbook author, prepares a mac & cheese that the whole family will love.
Killer Mac & Cheese
1 large box curly pasta
1/2 package Velveeta cheese
1 eight ounce package shredded Sharp Cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons butter
8 ounces sour cream
Half & half or milk, 1/3...
Laurie Crowell with Golden Fig Fine Foods shares a pasta recipe that sounds fancy, but is easy enough to make for a Monday Night Meal.
16 oz Cascatelli
1/4 C extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp rosemary, chopped
5 garlic cloves, sliced
1 lb cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 tsp kosher salt
freshly ground black pepper
1 bunch green...
Chef Brian Ingram, owner of Hope Breakfast Bar and The Gnome Pub, creates a pasta meal that’s easy enough for a Monday Night Meal presented by Nordic Ware.
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp butter
3 cups baby tomatoes
1 tbsp garlic minced
1/4 cup basil chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
3 cups penne pasta
3 cups chicken...
This easy dump and go slow cooker pot roast recipe is a comfort food with a distinctive taste. It combines chuck roast, carrots, celery, baby potatoes, ranch dressing, au jus, onion soup mix, pepperoncini peppers and juice for maximum flavor! Add your favorite crusty bread to soak up the gravy.
3 lb. Chuck Roast – For...
Twin Cities Live producer, Betsy Melin, prepares a recipe that was handed down from her mom.
2 LBS boneless pork loin, trimmed of fat and cut into 4 pieces
2 large red bell peppers, seeded, and cut into strips
1/3 cup prepared teriyaki sauce
2 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced.
Five Eyewitness News anchor, Paul Folger stops by with an easy Monday Night Meal.
1 lb. Bucatini Pasta (or what you have in the cabinet)
3-4 Tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1 generous cup finely grated Parmesan
Add pasta to boiling salted boiling about 9 minutes. Drain, but keep 2.5 cups pasta water.
In large flat...
Five Eyewitness News anchor, Paul Folger, makes a meal you can throw in the slow cooker and when you come home, your whole house will smell like coffee.
3 lb. Pot Roast
1 TB Vegetable Oil
¼ Cup Soy Sauce
1 Cup Brewed Black Coffee
2 Bay Leaves Broken Up
1 Clove Garlic
½ teaspoon dried Oregano
2 Medium Onions...
For tonight’s Monday Night Meal, producer C.C. Rode cooks her go-to egg scramble with sweet potatoes and packed with other veggies.
Spinach & Grape Tomatoes
Salt & Pepper
Other add ins (optional)
Milk (to mix into eggs)
Paul Folger gives us his take on a fall Nicoise (nee-swaaz)Salad for an easy Monday Night Meal. (Traditionally it’s served with canned tuna in olive oil).
The dressing is from Bon Appetit
3/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cut fresh lemon juice
2Tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tsp honey
1 tsp ground pepper
1 tsp kosher salt
6-six minute eggs...
Chef Robin Asbell uses tofu in her recipe for an easy Monday Night Meal.
1 cup short grain brown rice
1 pound extra firm tofu, pressed
1 15 ounce can coconut milk
1 tablespoon green curry paste
1 cup vegetable stock
2 tablespoons soy sauce, to taste
1/4 cup palm sugar or brown sugar
1 large lime, zest pared off in a wide...
Fitness expert Nickie Carrigan prepares a White Chicken Chili recipe she found on the Well Plated website and the best part is the crockpot does all the work!
TOTAL:5 hrs 15 mins
SERVINGS: 6 servings
1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 to 3 breasts)
4 cups low-sodium...
The solution for busy weeknights are Pantry Pasta Meals! Stock your kitchen with a few key ingredients and you’ll have a wholesome meal within reach! Jamie Preuss, creator of So Happy You Liked It creates a meal perfect for fall Monday Night Meal.
Recipe: Fusilli with Italian Sausage, Artichokes, and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Give your leftover rotisserie chicken the Sloppy Joe treatment with melted cheese and your favorite BBQ sauce. Bring the heat with Tabasco or Szechuan sauce on top. Kevin Doran from 5 Eyewitness News shows us this easy Monday Night Meal.
YIELDS: 6-8 sliders
PREP TIME: 15 MINS
TOTAL TIME: 15 MINS
1 tbsp. extra-virgin...
If you have a lot of veggies but aren’t quite sure how to use the, Chef Robin Asbell has a summer dish just for you.
Robin’s Youtube channel
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup scallion, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh thyme
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/4 small scotch bonnet...
Shopping the Farmer’s Markets is a favorite for 5 Eyewitness News’ anchor, Paul Folger. He makes a meal from the fresh veggies he finds, just perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
Open Faced Heirloom Tomato Toast
2 large heirloom tomatoes
4 slices of toast
Salt and Pepper
Get the most beautiful heirloom tomatoes you...
Chef Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen and Vinai prepares an easy summer meal using instant ramen. Yia has been doing some great events this summer- including “Vinai and Company” a fun dinner series that is are with other chefs and bartenders at the St Paul Farmers Market.
1 Pack of Instant Ramen (save the seasoning...
Fitness Expert Nickie Carrigan shows us a fun way to serve up Cobb Salad!
Drool Worthy Keto Cobb Salad On-A-Stick
Keto Avocado Ranch Dressing & Dip
Nutritionist Emily Dingmann, the creator of My Every Day Table, makes a recipe that is perfect for summer. Click here for her recipe for Bruschetta Chicken Pasta Salad.
Follow Emily @myeverydaytable on instagram and facebook for family dinner recipes, meal plans, and the new way to get your kids to eat veggies.
Reporter Kelli Hanson prepares a Low Carb Pizza Casserole that her family all just love.
Chef Terry John Zila is here to celebrate TCL in color with a bright and flavorful summer berry and pepper salsa over chicken for an easy and colorful Monday night meal.
Summer Berry and Pepper Salsa
Red, Green, and Yellow bell peppers
Laurie Crowell, the owner of Golden Fig Fine Foods, prepares a light and easy meal perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
1 lb shrimp
1 TB olive oil
Juice of 1 lime (save lime for zesting on fruit)
Salt and pepper to taste
Do a quick 5 minute marinade with the shrimp, olive oil, salt and pepper. Skewer shrimp and grill over medium...
This dish can be made in under 20 minutes and will cost you about $10, feeding a family of four. It’s a great dish to get on the table quickly when the kids are hungry after a hard day of playing!
1 pound of hamburger
½ cup chopped onion
1 can tomato soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
Noodles of your...
If you’re getting sick of comfort food but not quite ready for summer salad season, here’s a simple but impressive meal perfect for a quick Monday Night Meal.
STEP ONE - CREATE THE MARINADE
Chicken Shawarma Marinade
1 Tbsp Cumin
1 Tbsp Turmeric
1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
1 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Curry Powder
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
Five Eyewitness News Anchor, Paul Folger creates a meal that’s quick, easy, and healthy. Perfect for a Monday Night Meal.
1.5 lb. Ground Turkey
3/4 teaspoon salt. Plus 1/4 teaspoon for adjusting.
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3/4 teaspoon fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon ground sage
2 Tablespoons light olive oil
Head of iceberg or butter...
Jamie Preuss, the creator of So Happy You Liked It, creates a healthy low carb meal that’s quick and easy for your Monday. Click here for the recipe and to connect with Jamie!
Sheet pan dinners are hard to beak because the prep and clean up are a breeze. Recipe developer, mary Jane Miller makes the perfect Monday Night Meal using salmon, asparagus, and sweet potatoes.
Makes 2 servings
2 (4 oz.) portions salmon filet
1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp. red or yellow miso paste
1/2 lb. fresh...
Chef Robin Asbell creates a Tofu Pad Thai for a quick Monday Night Meal.
This comfort food is the national dish of Thailand. If you want to avoid eggs, mix a tablespoon of cornstarch into the liquids and proceed. This is a vegetarian version, if you wish, substitute some fish sauce for tamari.
3 tablespoons avocado oil
Nickie Carrigan, the owner of The Warehouse, pulls out her air friyer to show us how to make Tofu Buddha Bowls.
Click here for the recipe Nickie used.
1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
2T Sesame Oil
Mix all together
If mom ever made Hamburger Helper then this Monday Night Meal is for you! Kelli prepares her favorite One-Pot Beef Stroganoff.
(*Kelli omitted the White Wine Vinegar from recipe)