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
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!
Simple Black Bean Tacos With Corn and Avocado Salsa
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.
Easy Breakfast Egg Casserole
Ernest Craft III
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.
Easy Shrimp Skillet
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.
Microwave Meatball Stew
Taste of Home
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.