You know the feeling: You get home late from work, and you’re tired and just plain hangry. We’re here to help! Here are 10 quick dinner ideas that you can whip up in less than 40 minutes with ingredients you probably already have in the pantry. So relax, pour yourself a glass of wine, and start cooking.
Pasta, salt, pepper, olive oil, and some cheese! If you’ve got these ingredients, you can whip up this fancy-sounding dish in 20 minutes.
Tortilla chips, a can of beans, cheese, salsa, lettuce, sour cream, and whatever else you have in the fridge. This Mexican-inspired meal is quick, and you don’t even have to turn on the stove.
3. Pita Pizza
If you’ve got pita bread in the freezer, you can make pizza! Top with some tomato sauce, cheese, and some vegetables for a quick, tasty meal.
Rave Review: “Delicious and easy, how could you ask for anything more?! I had made this several times before and I always seem to forget to rate it (and make it often). It is the perfect pasta dish if you want something fast, easy and tasty.” — korilynne
If you haven’t got ricotta, you can use cream cheese instead for this quick and tasty flatbread, that tastes just like lasagna.
Eggs, melted cheese, and some fresh vegetables. This quick and easy omelet is the perfect meal for those times when you are hungry and need some protein right away.
All you need is a can of corn, potatoes, stock, and onion. In a mere twenty minutes you’ll have this delicious and nourishing soup.
Cream cheese, black beans, onions, and some seasonings are all you need to make these delicious burritos.
When you have a can of tuna, anything is possible! Serve these crispy tuna patties with a salad or whatever fresh veggies you have lying around.
If you are lucky enough to have chicken in the fridge, this recipe is quick and easy. There are no fancy ingredients and it tastes better than take out – and it’s cheaper, too!