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5 Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Posted by Terra's Kitchen on Sun, Sep 3, '17

Weeknights can be seriously hectic this time of year and it can feel like your personal time is slipping away. Luckily, there are plenty of quick, easy, and still good-for-you, dinners options out there. Twenty-minute meals aren’t considered cheating, they’re time saving.

Italian Chicken Florentine Pasta

1) Italian Chicken Florentine Pasta

Italian food is one of the world’s greatest pleasures. This Italian Chicken Florentine Pasta takes just 20 minutes to cook and is an excellent source of fiber, iron, and protein. It’s as easy as 4 steps: cook pasta, cook chicken, make sauce, and stir together. This meal leaves everyone feeling happy at the end of the school night.

Balsamic Mushroom Pepper Steaks

2) Balsamic Mushroom-Pepper Steaks

You can make a steak dinner in 20 minutes. The balsamic and mushroom-pepper bring out a variety of flavors you don’t see everywhere. All it takes is 4 steps to have a delicious meal while staying healthy and nutritious.

Cauliflower Fried Rice

3) Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice is a great way to step away from rice for a night and add more vegetables to your diet. Perfect on its own or paired with a protein, this 20-minute meal only requires a food processor to blend the cauliflower and a pan for frying the vegetables.

Pesto-Goat Cheese Vegetable Flatbreads

4) Pesto-Goat Cheese Vegetable Flatbreads

Continuing the veggie trend, these Pesto-Goat Cheese Vegetable Flatbreads are another great 20-minute nutritious meal. The pesto truly makes the flavor pop on these flatbreads. You can easily cut these flatbreads into smaller sections for kids, or use them in your bento lunch during the week.

Mediterranean Mezze Salad

5) Mediterranean Mezze Salad

Okay, this meal doesn’t take 20-minutes. It only takes 15-minutes. Mediterranean Mezze Salad is great for a lighter dinner loaded with whole foods, flavor, and nutrients. The steps are as easy as “chop lettuce” and “halve olives.” Seriously, this salad tastes great and makes you feel great too.


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