5 Easy Recipes for People Who Suck at Cooking

You don’t need a culinary degree to make these delicious meals
5 Easy Recipes for People Who Suck at Cooking

Shutterstock

Simple chicken dinners like this Slow-Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash recipe are practically foolproof. 

Put down the frozen dinner. There are so many ways to make a fantastic meal without relying on pre-packaged meals. Cooking from fresh ingredients boasts health benefits, and is budget-friendly, not to mention superior in taste.

Even if you are more of a klutz than an Ina Garten in the kitchen, anyone can cook dinner from scratch with the right recipes, which is why we’ve rounded up five simple ones that won’t leave your head spinning.

From simple slow-cooker dinners that require virtually no work to prepare to easy-to-assemble taco recipes to even simpler one-skillet dinner ideas, we have the recipes that will ease even the most hesitant of cooks back into the kitchen.

For easy recipes ideas and inspiration designed with the non-cook in mind, check out our pick of five simple dishes you have to try.

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash

Slow-Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash

Shutterstock

Try this simple Slow-Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash recipe for dinner.

Let your slow-cooker do all the work for this simple chicken recipe. Just add all the ingredients to the pot, turn it on, and in four to six hours, dinner is ready!

For the Slow-Cooker Chicken and Butternut Squash recipe, click here.

Simple Black Bean Tacos With Corn and Avocado Salsa

Simple Black Bean Tacos With Corn and Avocado Salsa

Jane Bruce

Use corn or flour tortillas for this Simple Black Bean Tacos With Corn and Avocado Salsa recipe.

This recipe skips the meat, so no worries about serving guests undercooked chicken. Just warm the bean filling in a skillet, and pile on the toppings for a delicious dinner.

For the Simple Black Bean Tacos With Corn and Avocado Salsa recipe, click here.

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole

Ernest Craft III

Try this Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole for brunch.

Hungry for a bacon, egg, and cheese-filled breakfast? Well, this simple breakfast casserole is foolproof. Combine all the ingredients into your prepared casserole dish and bake for a complete one-dish breakfast.

For the Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole recipe, click here.

Easy Shrimp Skillet

Easy Shrimp Skillet

ATHENOS

Try this Easy Shrimp Skillet recipe for a quick dinner.

Does cooking seafood intimidate you? Start with this simple one-pan shrimp skillet. It takes mere minutes to prepare and a simple list of ingredients.

For the Easy Shrimp Skillet recipe, click here.

Microwave Meatball Stew

Microwave Meatball Stew

Taste of Home

This Meatball Stew can be made in the microwave.

A homemade stew? Made in a microwave? If there is one kitchen appliance that takes the guess work out of cooking, it is the microwave. 

For the Microwave Meatball Stew recipe, click here.

Related Links
7 Easy Recipes to Help You Go Vegan10 Easy Recipes for America’s Favorite CookiesThe Basics of Beans and 3 Easy Recipes9 Easy Chicken Recipes from Chefs8 Easy Vegetarian Dishes