Faster than a three-course meal and able to satisfy fussy appetites in a single dish, these are some of our simplest dinner recipes ever.Photo: iStockphoto
An easy dish that is full of flavour. Delicious!
Get the recipe here: Greek Chicken with Olives and Potatoes
Dish-reducing tip #1: You can often eliminate a step in a recipe by combining several cooking processes into one. For example, steam two vegetables at once, rather than separately. Cook the potatoes in the gravy for the stew. Let the rice cook in the sauce for the chicken, instead of steaming it by itself.
Your kids will love this tasty dish.
Get the recipe here: Paella with Sausage and Peas
Dish-reducing tip #2: Whenever possible, precook ingredients the night before to cut down on last-minute preparation. Cook the pasta, rinse and refrigerate to use in the next day’s casserole. Peel and steam the potatoes and broccoli, arrange in the baking dish, and it’ll be all ready for tomorrow’s dinner. Brown the chicken or ground beef ahead of time to save a step when you’re in a hurry.
Try this Mexican dish tonight!
Get the recipe here: Crazy Tacos in a Pan
This dish is a perfect way to get healthy salmon in your child's diet.
Get the recipe here: Salmon, Broccoli and Potato Gratin
Dish-reducing tip #4: Add some steamed carrots or green beans to your famous macaroni casserole. Include chunks of zucchini or butternut squash in the spaghetti sauce. Throw a handful of peas into the stew. Bingo! You’ve eliminated the need to prepare and serve a vegetable separately. (This obviously doesn’t work well with kids who don’t like their food touching.)
Caribbean-inspired spices give this dish irresistible flavour.
Get the recipe here: Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes and Apples
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