In honor of our Universal Lid, we give you 5 universally loved recipes that are ready in a flash.
If you love gourmet meals but don’t have a lot of time to cook, we’ve got you covered. Simply whip up one of these five dishes in your kitchen. In under 15 minutes, you can place a delicious meal on the table that’s pretty enough for the cover of a magazine.
Meal prep and kitchen clean up are easy with this one-pot meal. Simply boil large pieces of pappardelle or your favorite noodles in marinara sauce, and dress the finished dish with fresh basil, ricotta and coarse salt. If you wish, you can customize the dish with diced tomatoes, onion, spinach, or sausage. In as little as 10 minutes, this gourmet meal is ready to eat, making it the perfect dish for any day of the week. Pro tip: make noodles the right way.
Packed with a nutritional punch, this dish combines tender salmon with a creamy no-cook slaw. You simply season and sear the salmon for a few minutes, then prepare an easy slaw of sliced bok choy, apples, scallions, and plain yogurt. You won’t believe how easy and delicious this meal is to prepare, and it's elegant enough to serve to company.
Think you need a reservation to get a great tasting and tender filet mignon? Think again. In as little as three to five minutes per side, you can sear this tender meat over medium-high heat. Serve your juicy, pepper-crusted creation with a side salad or steamed vegetables as you indulge your taste buds with a gourmet meal you easily prepare yourself.
At the end of a stressful day, come home and relax with comfort food that looks and tastes amazing. Start this dish by boiling fresh cheese or meat ravioli. Brown butter in a separate skillet, stir in shallots, sage, and Parmesan, and add the ravioli. Viola! You’ve prepared delicious gourmet comfort food in a few minutes and now have plenty of time to relax and unwind in peace.
Get a taste of Greece without leaving your home when you prepare this tasty and unique dish. It uses seared or grilled chicken cutlets, or you could buy rotisserie chicken if you’re short on time. The fresh topping, a combination of cherry tomatoes, olives, mint, and feta cheese, gives the chicken a pop of color and adds a unique flavor. You’ll want to cook this dish often as you transport your taste buds with a gourmet dish that's ready in minutes.
These five dishes each take under 15 minutes to prepare, but they look amazing and taste delicious. Indulge your taste buds and show off your gourmet chef skills tonight.