June 27 to July 1: what to cook this week

What’s on the menu for the coming week? Something for everyone! From a hearty, hearty veggie salad to a bright recipe that will have you rethinking fish burgers, be sure to add these five dinner ideas to your weeknight rotation all summer long.

Monday: Asparagus and Chickpea Salad with Grilled Halloumi Cheese

Halloumi is one of the best cheeses to grill, and there are so many ways to enjoy it during the summer months. Your new favorite salad is sure to be this vegetarian version with asparagus, chickpeas and zucchini, tossed in a simple mayonnaise dressing and topped, of course, with a slice of tasty halloumi!

Tuesday: Trout Burger with Orange-Cilantro Slaw

Trout Burger with Orange-Cilantro Slaw

Burgers are a summer staple, but instead of the usual beef version, fish is also a fresh and delicious option. Topped with an orange coleslaw that adds brightness to the burger, we’re sure this recipe will become a new summer favorite.

Wednesday: Quinoa with Grilled Vegetables and Tofu

Quinoa with Grilled Vegetables and Tofu

This vegan recipe makes a great lunch or dinner! After all, we love that it’s packed with veggies (like zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, and artichoke hearts), hearty quinoa, and a healthy dose of protein from the tofu.

Thursday: Spicy Chicken with Cantaloupe and Chorizo

Spicy chicken with cantaloupe and chorizo

The combination of chorizo ​​and crushed red pepper flakes is all you need to add some heat to your dinner. The seasonal cantaloupe brings a breath of freshness to the chicken dish, thanks to its taste and its bright color. Add a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and a vegetable of your choice, and you’ve got a simple meal that’s on the table in just 30 minutes.

Friday: Grilled Shrimp Tortillas with Mango Avocado Salsa

Grilled Shrimp Tortillas with Mango Avocado Salsa

Plump, perfectly grilled shrimp in a tortilla with a corn on the cob and a colorful mango and avocado salsa? Every bite tastes like summer!

Ricardo Larrivee is a Montreal chef, author, television personality, entrepreneur and freelance contributor to the Toronto Star. Her weekly meal plan may sometimes include popular recipes previously published in the Star. Follow RICARDO Cuisine on Facebook or find more recipes on ricardocuisine.com

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