What to Cook Every Night This Week (February 11 - 17)

There’s tons on your agenda this week, plus Valentine’s Day and more sweater weather. We’ve got you covered with a complete dinner menu and shopping list.

17 New Products to Try at Trader Joe’s This February

italian ingredients in kitchen

Shopping List

2 bunches Swiss chard, washed and torn
8 cups mixed greens
2½ cups spinach
1 bunch parsley
1 bunch thyme
1 bunch basil
2 large tomatoes
5 zucchini
1 celery stalk
1 carrot
1 head of garlic
1 shallot
1 red onion
3 sweet onions
6 beets quartered or cubed
1 lemon
2 pomegranates
2 oranges
Four 6-ounce cod fillets
4 small or 2 large lobster tails
1 pound ground beef, pork or Italian sausage
4 large eggs
8 tablespoons plant-based sour cream
4 tablespoons butter
6 ounces Gorgonzola cheese
1⅓ cups grated Parmesan cheese
1¾ cups ricotta cheese
1¼ cups grated mozzarella cheese
1 pound egg-free fettuccine
8 ounces lasagna noodles
1½ cups raw pecans
½ cup arborio rice
8½ cups chicken broth
One 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
2 cups marinara sauce

Pantry Ingredients

Extra-virgin olive oil, crushed red-pepper flakes, sea salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, maple syrup, all-purpose flour, dried oregano, dried thyme

creamy vegan pasta swiss chard tomatoes recipe
Vegan In the House

Monday: Creamy Vegan Pasta With Swiss Chard And Tomatoes

This meal makes plant-based eating feel like a no-brainer.

winter beet pomegranate salad recipe
Half Baked Harvest

Tuesday: Winter Beet And Pomegranate Salad With Maple Candied Pecans And Balsamic Citrus Dressing

Finally, a hearty dinner salad we can get behind. (Tip: Save your beet greens; you’ll be using them later this week.)

pan fried cod with orange and swiss chard recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Wednesday: Pan-fried Cod With Orange And Swiss Chard

News flash: Cooking seafood doesn’t have to be tricky and time-consuming.

lobster risotto recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Thursday: Lobster Risotto

Guess what day it is? (Note to self: Remember to pick up a sweet card and some ice cream.)

gwyneth paltrow easy frittata recipe
The Clean Plate

Friday: Gwyneth Paltrow’s Easy Frittata

Just five simple ingredients (including those leftover beet greens).

lasagna soup recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Saturday: Lasagna Soup

Best eaten in front of a roaring fire.

baked zucchini ziti spirals with mozzarella recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Sunday: Baked Zucchini ‘ziti’ Spirals With Mozzarella

The leftovers will completely brighten your Monday.

heathgoldmanheadshot 1
Heath Goldman

Food Editor

From 2017 to 2019 Heath Goldman held the role of Food Editor covering food, booze and some recipe development, too. Tough job, eh?
read full bio