The Dinner Planner

Weekly Meal Plan – Spring Week 12, 2021

Pea. Feta & Mint Risotto / Chicken Saganaki / Shredded Beef Tacos / Slow Cooker Moroccan Lamb


Chicken Meatball Saganaki with Risoni

No ratings yet
Servings 4


  • 500 grams chicken mince
  • 100 grams feta - crumbled
  • ¼ cup oregano - finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion - finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - crushed
  • 1 lemon - 2 tsp zest for meatballs and 1 tbsp juice for salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 700gram passata
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp dried oregano
  • 100 grams mozzarella - grated
  • 300 grams risoni pasta

Greekish Salad

  • ½ cos lettuce - roughly chopped
  • 1 red capsicum - roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow capsicum - roughly chopped
  • 1 lebenese cucumber - roughly chopped
  • 2 tomatoes - roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp dried oregano


  • Preheat oven to 200C. .Step 2S
  • Combine chicken, feta, fresh oregano, spring onion, garlic and lemon zest in a bowl (do not over-mix). Season. Use wet hands to roll tablespoonfuls of mixture into balls. Transfer to a plate.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick, ovenproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook meatballs, turning, for 4 minutes until golden brown.
  • Stir in passata and sugar. Top with combined cheese. Sprinkle with dried oregano and season with pepper. Transfer to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a saucepan of salted boiling water until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Make the salad. Combine the olive oil, red wine vinegar, dried oregano and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Place the lettuce, capsicum, cucumber and tomato on a serving platter and pour dressing over.
  • Serve meatballs with pasta, salad and lemon wedges.

Want to take the thinking out of what’s for dinner AND spend more time doing what you love to do?

Our done for you weekly meal plans are completely customisable and come with an automated shopping list, meal prep guide and so much more. We’ll help you save time, money and reduce your mental load.


Want some tips and tricks to help you out through the week? Perhaps a recipe or two and some cocktail inspiration?