What to cook for dinner quickly and easily

The ability to cook dinner quickly and tasty will be useful to every hostess who came after work and wants to surprise the household. It happens that before the arrival of the guests there is not much time left, and it is necessary to do something simple, but very tasty and nutritious.

The article presents a collection of simple dishes cooked in a slow cooker, oven or on a stove at home. Choose a step-by-step recipe that is vending and available in ingredients and proceed to the cooking process.

What to cook for dinner from potatoes

Photos of potatoes for dinner

Rustic potatoes with onion and garlic

A quick and easy potato dinner option. Universal garnish for chicken, fish, pork and beef cutlets. Perfectly in harmony with fresh vegetables.

  • Fresh potatoes with a thin skin - 4 pieces,
  • Garlic - 1 slice,
  • Onions - 1 thing,
  • Vegetable oil - 6 large spoons,
  • Salt, black ground pepper - to taste,
  • Greens - for decoration.
  1. My potatoes are under running water.If desired, you can scrape the skin off fresh potatoes. Cut into slices of medium size.
  2. Gently clean and wash the garlic and onions. Finely chop. Onion chop into thin half-rings, garlic - into small pieces. Spread on the pan. Fry until golden brown. Stir, preventing burning.
  3. Spread ready onion-garlic roast. Next send fry potatoes. Cooking on both sides until golden brown. Spices (salt and pepper) add to taste.
Video recipe

Served with garlic and onions, garnished with finely chopped fresh herbs. I prefer to use parsley with crisp and ruddy potatoes.

Fried potatoes with mushrooms

  • Fresh mushrooms - 500 g,
  • Potatoes - 1 kg,
  • Garlic - 2 cloves,
  • Onions - 1 large head,
  • Vegetable oil - for frying,
  • Salt, pepper - to taste,
  • Greens - for decoration.
  1. Fresh mushrooms (any to your taste) are carefully washed and boiled in water with a small amount of salt.
  2. My potatoes and remove the peel. I cut into sticks of the same size. I throw fry in the pan with preheated vegetable oil.
  3. While potatoes are cooked, carefully cut the mushrooms. Thin rings of a fine peeled and carefully washed onion.
  4. After 10 minutes of frying the potatoes, add the cut onion and salt.
  5. Tommyu until full readiness 15-25 minutes under a closed lid. I stir it from time to time.
  6. 2-3 minutes before readiness I add 2 finely crumbled garlic cloves.

Potato casserole with cheese and sausages

For the preparation of simple dishes for dinner it is better to use hard cheese and ordinary dairy sausages.

  • Potatoes - 5 Stuff,
  • Sausages - 4 things,
  • Cheese - 100 g,
  • Chicken egg - 2 pieces,
  • Butter - for baking,
  • Green onions - 5 g (for decoration),
  • Salt, ground pepper - to taste.
  1. I clean the potatoes and boil them in water with salt. Spread on a plate. Leave to cool.
  2. Smash and beat the eggs in a separate bowl. Salt and pepper.
  3. Chilled potatoes rubbed on a grater. I mix with eggs.
  4. I spread the potato-egg mass on a baking sheet greased with butter.
  5. Top casseroles spread sausages, cut into neat roundels. I make a "cap" of cheese, chopped on a fine grater.
  6. Turn on the oven.I warm to 180-200 degrees. Sending potato casserole for 10-15 minutes. After cooking, sprinkle on top with crumbled green onions.
Video preparation

Bon Appetit!

Potato pancakes

Very simple and incredibly delicious recipe for potato fritters. To get the necessary consistency of dough, do not take fresh tubers. Pancakes cooked from new potatoes do not keep their shape. If there are no other vegetables, you can save the situation with the help of eggs, corn or potato starch.

  • Potatoes - 4 medium sized tubers,
  • Flour - 1 tablespoon,
  • Sour cream - 1 tablespoon,
  • Butter - 1 tablespoon,
  • Salt - to taste.
  1. I rub a potato with a coarse fraction. Squeeze the mixture (remove excess liquid). Add sour cream medium-fat, flour. Salt and mix the dough thoroughly.

Helpful advice.For the aroma, you can add slices of garlic passed through a special press.

  1. I heat the oil in a skillet, otherwise the pancakes will not work.
  2. I spread the blanks with a tablespoon. It should make medium-sized cakes.
  3. Fry on both sides until golden brown.Fire - medium.

Serving potato pancakes with sour cream.

Meatless Dinner Recipes

Ragout of vegetables on the grill

Vegetable stew

Helpful advice.So that the eggplant does not taste bitter and spoil the taste of the stew, remove the skin and put it in a deep plate with water. Leave for a few minutes.

  • Cabbage - 300 g,
  • Potato - 4 things,
  • Squash - 1 piece,
  • Eggplant - 1 piece,
  • Tomato - 1 fruit,
  • Onions - 1 head,
  • Carrots - 1 piece,
  • Sweet pepper (Bulgarian) - 1 thing,
  • Green beans - 100 g,
  • Tomato paste - 1 tablespoon,
  • Vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon,
  • Salt, pepper, fresh herbs - to taste.
  1. Wash vegetables under running water. I gently dry it with a kitchen paper towel.
  2. I start cutting. I try to cut vegetables into identical parts, except onions and carrots, which are better to make smaller. Cabbage shred into thin strips.
  3. Eggplant I cut into slices of medium size, taking into account that the vegetables will be fried.
  4. From sweet pepper, remove the seeds. I cut into cubes. I do the same with zucchini, potatoes, fresh tomatoes, broccoli.
  5. I cut carrots into thin halves of circles, a small shallow onion.Fry in a cauldron with the addition of vegetable oil.
  6. Next I throw shredded white cabbage. I cook for 10-15 minutes over medium heat.
  7. Spread vegetables: pepper, zucchini, eggplant, potatoes. Salt and pepper to taste. I pour water (120-150 g). Carcase 10-15 minutes.
  8. At the end lay the rest of the ingredients, including tomato paste. I mix. Carcase until completely ready.

Serve hot vegetables, decorate with fresh herbs (parsley and dill).

Light salad with cheese, garlic and pineapple

A meal for dinner is prepared very quickly and simply, and the taste is unusual. Filled with low-calorie mayonnaise.

  • Canned pineapples - 200 g,
  • Hard cheese - 150 g,
  • Garlic - 2 cloves,
  • Salt to taste
  • Low fat mayonnaise - for refueling.
  1. I open a jar of canned pineapples, pour out the syrup and take out the flesh of the fruit. I cut into small cubes.
  2. Hard cheese cut into small pieces. Mixed with pineapples in a deep dish.
  3. I clean peeled garlic through a special garlic press. Mix with low-calorie cold sauce (mayonnaise).
  4. I fill salad with sauce. To taste a little bit of salt.

Bon Appetit!

What to cook for dinner from chicken

Juicy Chicken Fillet with Salad

Chicken stew with cabbage in a slow cooker

For a juicy meal for dinner instead of dry chicken fillet is better to use the legs.

  • White cabbage - 200 g,
  • Chicken legs - 12 pieces,
  • Onions - 1 head,
  • Olive oil - 1 small spoon (for frying onions),
  • Ground pepper, salt - to taste,
  • Fresh greens - for decoration.
  1. Clearing the onion. I cut into small pieces. Spread in a slow cooker. Fry with a teaspoon of olive oil. Cooking to a transparent state.
  2. Thin-thin shred white cabbage.
  3. My chicken. Dusted with kitchen towels.
  4. Layering the ingredients into the multicooker tank. Onions should be on the bottom, then cabbage and chicken drumsticks. Add salt and pepper.
  5. I turn on the program "Quenching".
  6. Gently stir the chicken and cabbage with a wooden spatula. It should take more than 15 minutes from the start of the program.
Video recipe

Serving hot, sprinkled on top with fresh herbs.

Chicken fillet with side dish

Delicious and nutritious dinner for 2 people.

  • Chicken fillet - 500 g,
  • Carrots - 1 medium sized root vegetable,
  • Bow - 1 head,
  • Wheat flour - 2 large spoons,
  • Sunflower oil - 1 tablespoon,
  • Green onions - 1 bunch,
  • Salt, seasonings for chicken - to taste.

For garnish:

  • Rice - two 80-gram bags.
  1. Carefully my chicken fillet. If necessary, remove the film. I cut into neat cubes. Spread on a plate. Salt, add spices (at its discretion). Putting aside.
  2. I clean and clean the vegetables. Onion cut into half rings, and I cut carrots into small cubes.
  3. Spread the pieces of chicken fillet in the pan. Fry in sunflower oil to a light blush. I pour out the flour, stir and fry until ready, turning down the fire.
  4. Putting chicken fillet in a deep saucepan. I pour onions with carrots.
  5. Pour boiled water. Carcass on low heat for 8-12 minutes. Stir from time to time.
  6. On the garnish I boil medium-grained rice in bags.

Serving juicy chicken with onions, carrots and boiled rice. I decorate with finely chopped green onions.

Minced meat dinner recipes

Delicious spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese

Helpful advice.In order not to spoil the pan, proceed carefully and use a wooden spoon.

  • Minced beef - 500 g,
  • Fresh tomatoes - 5 pieces,
  • Tomatoes in their own juice - 600 g,
  • Red onion - 1 thing,
  • Cream 12 percent fat - 5 tablespoons,
  • Olive oil - 3 large spoons,
  • Basil - 4 leaves,
  • Parmesan - 150 g,
  • Salt, black pepper - to taste.
  1. Cut the onion into small pieces. Fry in a skillet with preheated olive oil. Fire set at the average value. I seek softening of onions.
  2. Add to the red minced onion tomatoes in their own juice. Carcass 10-15 minutes, not forgetting to stir.
  3. I add cream to tomato-onion mixture. Salt and pepper. I mix.
  4. In another skillet I put the minced meat to cook. Fry in vegetable oil.
  5. To the finished meat product I add tomatoes in my own juice with onions, cut into quarters fresh tomatoes. I mix.
  6. I cook pasta bolognese to the softness of fresh tomatoes.
  7. In a pan boil spaghetti according to the specified recipe on the package. Served on a flat dish, putting cooked meat sauce on top.
Video preparation

I make a beautiful design of grated cheese (I prefer Parmesan). From above I put leaves of fresh basil.Eat for health!

Meat Casserole

  • Minced beef and pork - 300 g,
  • Chicken egg - 1 piece,
  • Potato - 3 medium sized tubers,
  • Fresh tomato - 1 piece,
  • Onions - 1 head,
  • Mayonnaise - 100 g,
  • Hard cheese - 150 g,
  • Boiled water - 3 tablespoons,
  • Garlic - 1 clove,
  • Salt, pepper - to taste,
  • Vegetable oil - to lubricate the form.
  1. Ready stuffing shift in a deep bowl. Smash 1 chicken egg. I add pepper and salt. I mix it carefully and without haste.
  2. My potatoes, brush and cut into thin slices.
  3. I grease the bottom of the form for baking with vegetable oil. I put chopped potatoes, salt.
  4. I'm preparing a simple sauce. In a separate plate I mix 4 large spoons of mayonnaise with boiled water. I add salt, my favorite spices. I squeeze 1 garlic clove through a special crush. I mix. Fragrant dressing for potatoes ready.
  5. Spread the sauce. The next layer of casserole - onions, cut into thin half-rings. Then put the minced meat with spices.
  6. Slice tomatoes into circles. Spread on top mince. I make a thin mesh of mayonnaise. I extrude a uniform layer over the entire surface of the casserole.
  7. I rub cheese on a vegetable with a small fraction.
  8. Turn on the oven. I warm up to a temperature of 200 degrees. I clean the casserole for 30-35 minutes.

Delicious meals for pork dinner

Photo of pork with mushrooms

Pork with mushrooms in a gentle sour cream sauce

  • Pork - 500 g,
  • Champignons - 300 g,
  • Bulb - 1 large size,
  • Sour cream 20% fat - 1 cup,
  • Vegetable oil - for frying,
  • Salt, seasonings - to taste.
  1. Pork cut into small pieces (after thorough washing and removal of excess parts of fat).
  2. I cut mushrooms on thin plates, onions - on half rings.
  3. I take a frying pan. Pour vegetable oil, heat up and spread onions to brown.
  4. Spread pork. I fry until softened, not forgetting to stir.
  5. Add mushrooms, seasonings and salt. I fry for 10-15 minutes, then spread the sour cream and mix. I close the lid and turn down the fire.
  6. Pork with mushrooms from time to time must be mixed.

Served for dinner with boiled potatoes and cutting from fresh vegetables. Bon Appetit!

Pilaf from pork

  • Pork - 800 g,
  • Rice - 500 g,
  • Carrots - 3 things,
  • Onion - 4 heads,
  • Garlic - 3 cloves,
  • Spices for pilaf - 1 tsp,
  • Vegetable oil - 1.5 tablespoons,
  • Salt - to taste.
  1. In cauldron add oil. I stir and fry neat pieces of pork of the same size.
  2. I add carrots, cut with brusochkami. Cooking with pork for 5 minutes. Next I spread the finely chopped luchok. Fry to a transparent state. I put special spices for pilaf (to your taste) and salt.
  3. I pour water so that the liquid completely conceals the ingredients. I turn on the slow fire, I'm stuck for 15-25 minutes.
  4. I pour out rice, thoroughly washed under running water. Pour the required amount of water for cooking (2 cm above the level of rice).
  5. I put peeled garlic cloves in languishing pilaf. 3-4 enough stuff.
  6. I close the cauldron. I leave pilaf to cook for 30-40 minutes.

I mix the prepared dish, lay it on plates and serve it on the table.

Original and inexpensive dishes in a slow cooker

Chicken chakhokhbili for dinner

Chicken ventricles with garlic and carrots

  • Chicken ventricles - 500 g,
  • Soy Sauce - 100 ml,
  • Carrots - 200 g,
  • Vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon,
  • Garlic - 2 cloves,
  • Bay leaf - 1 piece,
  • Allspice - 3 peas,
  • Salt, black ground pepper - to taste.
  1. My chicken ventricles under running water in a colander. Carefully remove excess fat and film. I wash it again. I'm drying.
  2. I spread it in a bowl for cooking, pour cold water, I put aside peas and 1 lavrushka.
  3. I cook 60 minutes in cooking mode on high power. While you can do household chores. I get ready ventricles. Pour water with pepper and bay leaf. Leave to cool.
  4. I clean the carrots. I rub on a special grater for cooking carrots in Korean.
  5. In the washed dishes from the multicooker pour vegetable oil. I warm up and spread the carrots.
  6. Slightly cooled ventricles gently cut into cubes.
  7. After the appearance of light golden-colored carrots, I shift the ventricles. I mix. I fry together 3-4 minutes.
  8. Pour soy sauce, salt, pepper and put garlic crushed with a press.
  9. I close the multivark. I turn on the program "Quenching". The timer is set for 15 minutes.

Serving delicious chicken ventricles with spaghetti or pasta for dinner.

Buckwheat by merchant

  • Buckwheat - 1 glass,
  • Meat - 350 g,
  • Carrots - 1 piece of medium size,
  • Bow - 1 head,
  • Water 400 ml,
  • Vegetable oil - 3 large spoons,
  • Salt, pepper, extra spices - to taste.
  1. Pouring vegetable oil in a slow cooker. I put the heat up (choose one of the modes "Baking" or "Pie"). I make a classic vegetable saute from carrots and onions.
  2. Then put the finely chopped pieces of meat. Fry 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Turn off the frying mode and pour water. I pour the washed buckwheat. I close the lid. I cook in the "Cooking" mode or a special "Buckwheat" (if any). Cooking time - 30-40 minutes, depending on the power of the equipment.


Step-by-step recipes for delicious dishes in the oven

Pork meatballs in the oven

Chakhokhbili from chicken

A very simple recipe for cooking chicken in the oven for dinner. Garnish for boiled rice or fried potatoes.

  • Chicken - 1.4 kg,
  • Sweet pepper - 1 piece,
  • Tomatoes - 8 medium sized fruits
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Hops-suneli - 1 spoon,
  • Olive oil - for frying,
  • Green onions - 1 bunch,
  • Red wine, salt - to taste.
  1. My chicken is thoroughly dried. I cut into portions. I shift to the pan with non-stick coating. I do not add oil. Fry on medium heat, turning over from time to time.
  2. In a separate skillet I warm up the olive oil. Throw finely chopped onion. Cooking until golden.
  3. Tomatoes peel cleaned, finely cut. I remove seeds from pepper and cut them into thin particles.
  4. Vegetables shift to meat, salt and pour wine. I close the pan with a lid. If the liquid is not enough, pour a little boiled water.
  5. Finely chopped green onions, garlic. I shift to the meat, I fall asleep a spoonful of hop-suneli. Carcass 15 minutes.

Served juicy chakhokhbili from chicken with tomatoes and peppers, along with a side dish (for example, boiled rice). I do not forget to put onion fry on the plate.

Meatballs "Hedgehogs"

  • Minced pork - 500 g,
  • Rice - half a glass,
  • Tomato paste - 2 tablespoons,
  • Sour cream - 150 g,
  • Onions - 1 thing,
  • Salt, pepper - to taste.
  1. Carefully wash my rice and put it in the pan. Pour water, bring to a boil. After cooking on low heat for 15 minutes.
  2. I shift in a sieve, but not washed. Leave to cool.
  3. I put the oven to warm up to 180 degrees. Onion brush and clean my. Finely chopped.
  4. In a separate dish lay out the minced pork, add onions, salt and pepper.Thoroughly mix for uniform distribution of seasonings.
  5. I transfer rice and tomato paste (1 spoonful). Stir with wet hands.
  6. I bake the baking dish with sour cream.
  7. I make of medium-sized round meatballs. I put it into shape.
  8. I cook homemade sauce from tomato paste, salt, pepper and 100 ml of water. I mix. I water "hedgehogs" home dressing.
  9. Cooking meatballs at a temperature of 180 degrees before the formation of golden brown. The optimal cooking time is 35 minutes.

Choose one of your favorite recipes and make a delicious dinner for the whole family. Cooking recipes - a huge amount, so be guided by the taste preferences and wishes of the household, the amount of free time and ingredients at hand.

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