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Six Easy Weeknight Dinners To Whip Up In Under 20 Minutes

By katedemolder

May 3, 2019 at 12:32pm



Do you often sigh at the thought of making a dinner when you get home from work? Do you worry about how much you spend on ready-made meals or takeaways? Conincidentally, do you want me to stop asking annoying questions?

If you answered 'yes' to any of the above then you're in luck - because we've put together a list of cheap, tasty and easy meals that you can whip up at the drop of a hat, any day after work.


Don't ever say we don't treat you well...

1. Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern breakfast dish, made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, eggs, jalapeños and many more. It's filling, tasty, super cheap and super easy - plus it's the perfect dish to whip up for vegetarians or carnivores. You can even throw in some bacon or chorizo if you're missing the meat.

Full recipe here.

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2. Rigatoni with brussels sprouts, parmesan, lemon, and leek

Get your greens in, while also giving your taste buds something to shout about.

Note: This is one of the very rare dishes that feels like comfort food, but is actually good for you. Do with this information what you will.

Full recipe here.

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3. Asian lettuce wraps

Healthy, filling, tasty and takes only SEVEN MINUTES to make. Seven. You'd be mad not to.

Full recipe here.

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4. Quick Vietnamese noodle soup with beef

Tasty, different and only takes 20 minutes in total - whipping this recipe up will make you feel like a proper whizz kid in the kitchen. Now stir, grasshopper.

Full recipe here.

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5. Easy chicken and cheese enchiladas

Perfect for those of you keen to dig in, but not keen to order from a takeaway. They take about 20 minutes altogether and taste absolutely insane.

Full recipe here.

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6. Whole grain spaghetti with kale and tomatoes

Wholesome, delicious and super filling - this dish ticks every box imaginable. Perfect for food lovers with any allergies or sensitive tummies. It's also proper bloody delicious, promise.

Full recipe here.

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