Savoring Simplicity: Easy Weeknight Dinners

Savoring Simplicity: Easy Weeknight Dinners

Welcome to the kitchen, where simplicity meets flavor! In this edition of Savoring Simplicity, we’re diving into the realm of easy weeknight dinners that will tantalize your taste buds without keeping you chained to the stove. Let’s explore some delightful recipes that bring joy to your table without sacrificing precious time.

1. One-Pan Lemon Garlic Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Place chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper. Pour the mixture over the chicken.
  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.

2. Quinoa Primavera Bowl

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • Assorted vegetables (bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, broccoli)
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Sauté the vegetables in olive oil until tender.
  2. Combine cooked quinoa and sautéed vegetables in a bowl.
  3. Top with feta cheese and garnish with fresh basil.

3. Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Chopped parsley for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package instructions.
  2. In a pan, sauté garlic and red pepper flakes in olive oil until fragrant.
  3. Toss the cooked spaghetti in the garlic-infused oil and garnish with chopped parsley.

Enjoy these easy weeknight dinners that celebrate the beauty of simplicity in every bite. Happy cooking!

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