Delicious & Healthy Weeknight Dinners Under 30 minutes
Weekdays can be very hectic specially when it comes to cooking dinner. With a little bit of meal prep, you can easily cook a delicious and hearty food. Looking for quick and easy stir-fry recipes that are healthy, and quick to prepare? Check out these recipes to cook for autumn evenings:
Asian-Style Veggie Stir fry
In a bowl, mix soy sauce, red chili flakes, brown sugar, honey, miso paste, pepper, salt, and cornstarch. Chop some broccoli, bell peppers, shitake mushrooms, snow peas. Sauté minced garlic and ginger in sesame oil. Add the vegetables and stir fry them for 10 minutes until tender. Slowly stir in the sauce and cook for another 10 minutes. Finish with some freshly chopped coriander. Add rinsed brown rice and steam as per package instructions. Cook some best basmati brown rice. Ladle the brown rice in a bowl and top it with the stir-fried veggies. This is a flavorsome and quick Asian dish and tastes great with noodles.
Orecchiette in Basil & Tomato Sauce
Cook the orecchiette pasta according to package instructions. In a pan, sauté garlic in olive oil. Add a sprig of thyme, chopped sundried tomatoes, fresh cherry tomatoes and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir in the pasta and finish with chopped fresh basil leaves. Finish with some fresh parmesan and serve hot.
Mushroom & Spinach Quesadilla
In a skillet, sauté some garlic and add a handful of baby spinach. When the spinach is wilted, add assorted mushrooms, feta cheese. Add salt and crushed pepper to taste. In a grill pan, add tortilla bread to toast. Add the spinach mix and fold the quesadillas. Press the top with a spatula and cook until the cheese starts melting. Cut into triangles and serve hot with salsa verde. This recipe literally takes minutes to cook and makes for a satisfying weeknight dinner.
Barbeque Cottage Cheese Wrap
Slice zucchini, bell peppers, red onion, and portobello mushroom into thin strips. Brush the veggies with olive oil, salt & pepper and roast in a grill pan. Cook until veggies get the char marks. Brush cottage cheese with barbeque sauce and grill until it gets char marks. To make the tzatziki dip, mix some Greek yogurt, lime juice, zest, chopped mint, a pinch of salt and pepper with a fork. Warm the pita bread in a toaster oven. Add the veggies, and cottage cheese in the pita and drizzle the tzatziki dressing. This wrap recipe is delicious and makes for a hearty meal.