After a hard and eventful day, you don’t want to stand at the stove for a long time and come up with a variety of dishes. Now you don’t have to do this, because we have compiled a selection specifically for such cases. We tell you delicious recipes on how to quickly cook dinner in 15 minutes, and save a lot of time!
1. Chicken in a creamy sauce
This is a fairly light dish for dinner, which at the same time saturates the body well.
You will need: 4 small chicken fillets, a glass of 20% cream, a pinch of ground garlic, pepper and dry herbs.
Cooking: Rub the chicken well with the seasoning and garlic mixture. Heat a frying pan with a little oil and lay out the meat, frying until a light crust. Without turning off the heat, pour in the cream, add salt and pepper, then cover and simmer the ingredients for another 5-7 minutes.
2. Pasta with ham and tomatoes
Even a novice hostess can quickly cook such noodles. The perfect recipe for making dinner in 15 minutes!
You will need: 250 g pasta, 4 garlic cloves, 16 pieces of ham or bacon, 600 g cherry tomatoes.
Cooking: Send the pasta to the cooking pot. While the noodles are cooking, sauté the garlic (without mincing) and ham for 3 minutes, then add the halved cherry tomatoes and sauté for another 5 minutes. Take out the garlic and mix the prepared pasta with the sauce right in the pan.
3. Quick cookies with milk
A good recipe for those with a sweet tooth who don’t like to spend more than 15 minutes baking.
You will need: a glass of milk (you can use yogurt, kefir, fermented baked milk), 100-150 g of sugar, 150 g of butter, 500 g of flour.
Cooking: Melt the butter and rub it with the sugar, then add the flour, creating the consistency of the dough. Form cookies, put them on baking parchment and cook for 10 minutes in the oven at 190 degrees. When dinner is ready, pour a glass of milk and enjoy the delicate taste of pastries.
4. Cheese muffins with chicken
Another dish for dinner, which not only perfectly satisfies hunger, but also pleases the eye.
You will need: 2 chicken fillets, a glass of grated hard cheese, half a glass of flour and milk, 2 eggs, 80 g of sour cream, greens.
Cooking: Put the meat to boil, and at this time mix the cheese, sour cream, milk and eggs, salt. Pour the finished chicken, cut into small pieces, with this mixture, add flour and herbs. Fill the molds for cupcakes with the resulting substance and bake for 15 minutes at 180 degrees.
5. Shawarma with chicken and vegetables
To make the dish not heavy, replace mayonnaise with low-fat sour cream or yogurt. You can cook such a shawarma for dinner in 10-15 minutes!
You will need: 1 thin pita bread, 1 carrot, 2 fresh cucumbers, chicken breast, 1 bell pepper, mayonnaise, 100 g of lettuce, arugula or Chinese cabbage.
Cooking: Cut the carrots, peppers and cucumbers into strips, and the chicken into cubes. Fry the fillet pieces in oil on both sides for 5 minutes, transfer to a plate. Saute sweet peppers.
Unfold the pita bread, brush it with mayonnaise, put the salad, and on top of all the ingredients, evenly distributing it over the surface, but leaving 2 cm free from the edge. Wrap pita bread in a roll and cut into pieces.
6. Broccoli in batter
One of the most delicious, simple and quick to prepare dishes from healthy ingredients.
You will need: 350 g broccoli, 2 eggs, 80 g flour, 80 ml vegetable oil, spices.
Cooking: Separate the inflorescences from each other and rinse them thoroughly under hot water. Beat the eggs, sift the flour on a separate plate and salt it. Heat oil in a saucepan or frying pan with high sides. Dip broccoli in flour, then egg, then flour again. Roast the florets for 7-10 minutes.
7. Asparagus wrapped in bacon
Taste the amazing combination of crispy bacon and tender asparagus. This dinner is prepared in no more than 15 minutes!
You will need: 20 asparagus sticks, 3 pieces of bacon, olive oil for frying.
Cooking: Rinse the asparagus and boil it in boiling water for 5 minutes, then place the sticks on a paper towel to absorb the moisture. Cut the bacon into thin strips and wrap around the asparagus in a spiral. Fry the dish until a crust appears on the bacon.
8. Cottage cheese and apple soufflé
Airy, delicate, incredibly tasty soufflé will certainly cheer you up!
You will need: 200 g fat-free cottage cheese, 150 g peeled apples, large egg, sugar to taste, vanillin and cinnamon if desired.
Cooking: Grate apples, mix with cottage cheese, egg and sugar. Place the mixture in special molds and bake in the microwave or oven at 180 degrees for 5-7 minutes.
9. Braised zucchini with peppers
A light vegetable salad will not only help you enjoy dinner, but also help you sleep well.
You will need: 1 zucchini, 2 bell peppers, a couple of onions, 50 g sour cream, garlic clove, spices, dry herbs.
Cooking: Peel the onion from the husk, rinse under boiling water and cut into half rings or slices. Wash the zucchini with pepper, remove the grains and cut them into strips. For the sauce, mix sour cream, spices, herbs and squeezed garlic.
Fry the onion to a caramel color and transfer it to a plate, then, without draining the oil, send the pepper to the pan, pass through until the first crust. Do the same with the zucchini, drain the oil and return all the vegetables to the dry skillet. Add the sauce, simmer the food over low heat for 3 minutes. Remove the lid, increase the gas and, while stirring, keep the ingredients on fire for another minute.
10. Potato omelet
When the refrigerator is not happy with the variety and abundance of products, potatoes save the situation. Here is probably the easiest recipe on how to cook your own dinner in 15 minutes!
You will need: 2 potatoes, 1 egg, 30 g butter, spices.
Cooking: Peel the potatoes and chop on a coarse grater. Add egg and spices, mix thoroughly. Fry the mixture on both sides until golden brown.
11. Baked salmon with nuts
A low-fat fish dish is one of the best options for a tasty and quick dinner.
You will need: 250 g salmon, a bunch of parsley, 40-60 g walnuts, st. l. olive oil, spices.
Cooking: Rub fish fillets with spices on both sides. Add butter to chopped greens and nuts crushed with a rolling pin. Put the salmon on parchment, spread the mixture of nuts on top, bake dinner for 10 minutes at 200 degrees.
12. Carrot salad with cheese
The combination of crispy carrots and tender cheese will give a truly gourmet delight.
You will need: 100 g of mayonnaise, sour cream or yogurt, 350 g of peeled carrots, 200 g of Russian or Dutch cheese, a couple of cloves of garlic, spices to taste.
Cooking: Pass the carrots and cheese through a coarse grater, add mashed garlic to them. Dress the salad with mayonnaise, you can experiment with seasonings.
13. Diet cheesecakes for dinner
Rosy and airy cheesecakes are great not only for breakfast, but also for a light dinner in 15 minutes!
You will need: 250 g cottage cheese, egg, 10 g raisins, 50 g bran.
Cooking: Mash the cottage cheese with a pusher or fork, break an egg into it and mix well. Then add bran and raisins. Lightly grease the bottom of the pan with refined oil and fry the cheesecakes until a pleasant golden brown.
14. Crab salad with cheese
Crab sticks are an affordable and very tasty product, so we offer you one of the dishes for dinner with this ingredient.
You will need: 250 g crab sticks, 120 g cheese, tomato, 10 g garlic and 20 g mayonnaise.
Cooking: Cut the tomatoes and sticks into strips. Grind the cheese on a coarse grater, and pass the garlic through a press. Combine all products, season with mayonnaise and mix thoroughly.
15. Grechaniki with minced meat
When there is absolutely no time to cook both a side dish and meat for dinner, try these nutritious Greeks.
You will need: a pound of minced chicken, a glass of buckwheat, an onion, a couple of eggs, 1 carrot, dill or parsley.
Cooking: Start cooking the grits, then mix the chopped onion with eggs, dill and minced meat. Finely grate the carrots and sauté until soft. Add it and buckwheat to the cooked meat mixture. After wetting your hands, form cutlets from minced meat. Fry them over low heat on both sides until golden brown.