What to Cook Every Night This Week (July 15 - 21)
Summer stops for no one, so we’re taking advantage of its best offerings (hello, peaches, corn and tomatoes) while they’re still around. Here’s what to cook every night this week, grocery list included.
8 pieces of chicken (mixture of thighs and legs)
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 rotisserie chicken
8 medium zucchini
2 medium poblano peppers
1 bunch (about 6) young heirloom carrots
2 pounds (about 6 medium) tomatoes
5 cups (about 2½ pints) cherry tomatoes
½ bunch (about 3 cups) Tuscan kale
6 ears corn
10 medium peaches
1 medium white onion
4 medium red onions
7 garlic cloves
4 ounces arugula
1 bunch fresh cilantro
1 bunch fresh parsley
1 bunch fresh basil
1 bunch fresh mint
1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
1 pound store-bought gnocchi
2 sheets store-bought frozen puff pastry
2 sticks unsalted butter
½ pound halloumi cheese
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
8 ounces goat cheese
1 ball burrata
1 cup plain whole Greek yogurt
Dry white wine
Kosher salt, freshly ground black pepper, fine sea salt, vegetable oil, extra-virgin olive oil, one 15-ounce can corn, one 15-ounce can black beans, garlic powder, ground cumin, baharat spice mix, crushed red pepper flakes, one 28-ounce can enchilada sauce, hot sauce, 2 cups arborio rice, 5 cups chicken broth, honey, all-purpose flour
Monday: Low-Carb Zucchini Enchiladas
Start the week on a healthy note, but don’t sacrifice flavor. These zucchini enchiladas have all that cheesy goodness, minus the carbs.
Tuesday: Tomato Salad with Grilled Halloumi and Herbs
Forget steak: Tonight is all about grilling halloumi cheese and tossing it with those gorgeous tomatoes you grew in your backyard (or, you know, picked up at the market). Best of all, it comes together in ten minutes.
Wednesday: White Risotto with Corn, Carrots and Kale
Think risotto is too fancy or time-consuming for a weeknight? Think again. This summery dinner is surprisingly easy and offers a chance to let the season’s produce really shine.
Thursday: Chicken Kebabs with Garlic Lemon Yogurt
The secret to a dinner that’s as flavorful as it is easy? Marinating your chicken in baharat, a Middle Eastern spice blend. Low effort and high impact is our M.O.
Friday: Summer Skillet Gnocchi with Grilled Corn and Burrata
This one-pan wonder has “weekend” written all over it. All you need now is a glass of white wine and a patio.
Saturday: Mini Peach Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey
If you weren’t having friends over before, you are now. Serve these gorgeous tartlets alongside a simple green salad and you’ll have an effortless, impressive meal in under 30 minutes.
Sunday: Skillet Roast Chicken with Peaches, Tomatoes and Red Onion
End the weekend with dinner under the stars and this one-pan chicken dish. Just don’t expect leftovers (it’s that good).