20-Minute Dinners: Eggs, Shrimp, and 8 Other Ingredients That Make Cooking a Snap

A well-stocked fridge is the biggest helping hand when it comes to putting dinner on the table fast
20-Minute Dinners: Eggs, Shrimp, and 8 Other Ingredients that Make Cooking a Snap

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Tofu will keep for at least a week in the fridge and is an easy protein to add to quick dinners, like stir-fry, soup, noodles, and more.

20-minute dinners don’t have to come in a to-go bag or out of the freezer section at the grocery store. With just a few basic ingredients and staples, like eggs, shrimp, chicken breast, and more you can have a delicious meal on the table in 20-minutes or less.

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Making dinner on the fly is all about the ingredients, so next time you find yourself at the supermarket, consider picking up a few quick-cooking ingredients to maximize flavor potential and versatility without costing you lots of time in the kitchen.

Herbs, spices, a can of tomatoes, and you are well on your way to a delicious and filling dinner the whole family will enjoy. So skip the delivery dinner or frozen pizza and satisfy your hunger with quick and easy dinners like this Lemon-Crusted Chicken Breast recipe or try a filling egg dish for dinner like this recipe for Shakshuka, a North African dish with Middle Eastern spices and flavor.

For more dinner ideas, like classic red beans and rice, simple soups, and more and how to stock your pantry for 20-minute dinner success, check out our list of ingredients to keep on hand for simple, fast last minute dinners.

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