15 Perfectly Delicious Meals You Can Make In Just 15 Minutes

No time to cook? Sick of just eating sandwiches and omelet? If so, here are 15 quick and easy-to-cook recipes just for you. They are seriously delicious.

Roasted chicken with asparagus

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • green onions
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil
  • sesame

Directions:
Cut the chicken into small pieces. Combine the honey and soy sauce in a bowl and add the chicken. Mix everything together well, then put it in the refrigerator. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Cut the asparagus and stir-fry for 5 minutes. Remove the asparagus from the pan. Remove the chicken pieces from the marinade and fry it for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, green onion and marinade. Cook for about three minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in sesame oil. Serve with rice, add sesame according to taste.

Margherita Flatbread Pizza

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 piece of wheat flatbread
  • mozzarella
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1.5 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Directions:
Crush the garlic and then mix it together with the oil. Brush the piece of flatbread with half the oil mixture, place in a pre-heated oven at 356ºF for 5 minutes. Place the sliced mozzarella on top of the flatbread, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Slice the tomatoes thinly, spread them over the bread, add salt and pepper. Place in the oven for 7 minutes. Wait until it takes on a golden color. Mix the remaining oil with the balsamic vinegar. Chop the basil leaves. Once the pizza is ready, sprinkle it with the sauce and the basil.

Lo mein

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 5 1/2 oz (150 g) of egg noodles
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 7 oz (200 g) of field mushrooms
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 cup of snow peas
  • 3 cups of baby spinach

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon of hot ketchup

Directions:
Whisk together the soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, ginger and ketchup in a bowl. Boil the noodles. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan, then add the garlic, sliced ​​mushrooms, bell pepper and carrot. Stir-fry the mixture for about 5 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes. Combine the mixture with the sauce and the noodles.

Sweet-spicy salmon

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 4 salmon pieces
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 cup of rice

Directions:
Cook the rice. Mix the honey with 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a shallow bowl. Brush the salmon pieces with this mixture. In another bowl, combine the brown sugar, chili powder, black pepper, salt and cumin. Rub the resulting mixture on the pieces of salmon . Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Put the fish in the pan, then reduce the heat. Pan-sear the salmon for 7 minutes, then flip and fry for an additional 4 minutes. Remove the fish from the heat, serve with the rice.

Shrimp taco

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 limes
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 2 cups of purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder
  • a pinch of pepper
  • 1 1/2 oz (700 g) prawns
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 avocado
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro

Directions:
Remove the seeds from the jalapeno pepper. Grind the pepper, garlic and shallot in a blender. Cut the tomato into 4 pieces and remove the seeds before dicing it. Add it to the ground-up mixture. Peel and dice the avocado, put it in a bowl. Season the mixture with lime juice, salt and chopped cilantro. Combine the prawns, salt, chili powder, a pinch of cayenne pepper and olive oil. Pan-fry for 1-2 minutes on each side. Heat the tortillas in the microwave. Spread each tortilla with 1 tablespoon of sour cream, and then top with shredded cabbage, salsa and shrimp.

Beans with tomatoes and chorizo

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of beans
  • 7 oz (200 g) chorizo sausage
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 can tomatoes (canned)
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/3 oz (50 g) of parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • salt
  • herbs

Directions:
Dice the chorizo sausages. Chop the onion and garlic and fry them with the sausages in olive oil. Add the tomatoes and sugar, cook the mixture until the desired thickness is achieved. Add the beans and stew for a couple of minutes until lightly soaked. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and cook in the oven at 392°F for 5 minutes. Remove your dish from the oven and let it stand in the baking tray for a while. Sprinkle fresh herbs right on top of the dish (optional).

Pasta with cherry tomatoes and basil

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz (250 g) of spaghetti
  • 1 onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 8 oz (250 g) of cherry tomatoes
  • a bunch of basil
  • a bunch of parsley
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • a pinch of red pepper
  • 5 cups of water
  • parmesan

Directions:
Chop the onion, garlic, tomatoes, basil and parsley, combine all the ingredients in a large saucepan, then bring to the boil, stirring constantly. After the mixture starts boiling, reduce the heat and continue to cook, stirring until the sauce thickens and the spaghetti is done. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Cheese and mushroom quesadillas

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 10 oz (300 g) of field mushrooms, sliced
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4-8 tortillas
  • 8 oz (250 g) cheese (Gouda, Emmental or Cheddar), shredded
  • 4 green onion leaves

Directions:
Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the garlic and mushrooms. Cook for 3-5 minutes, add the tomatoes and fry the mixture, seasoned with salt and pepper, for additional 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a plate and let it cool slightly.
Wipe the pan with a paper towel. Layer one-half of each tortilla with a part of the mushroom mixture, cheese and green onion. Fold each tortilla in half. Repeat with the remaining tortillas.
Heat the frying pan well, add a little oil. Fry the tortillas on each side (for about 1-2 minutes) until lightly browned and the cheese melts. Place the tortilla on a cutting board and cut into 2 pieces. Repeat the procedure with the remaining quesadillas.

Spinach and avocado grilled cheese sandwich

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 tablespoons of pesto
  • 2 slices of cheese
  • a handful of baby spinach
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons of Feta cheese, crumbled (or goat cheese, crumbled)
  • olive oil for frying

Directions:
Spread the pesto sauce on one side of a slice of bread (1 tablespoon per slice). Then add 1 slice of cheese, chopped avocado, crumbled Feta cheese, a second slice of cheese, and finally top it with the second slice of bread. Press down gently on the sandwich. Fry the sandwich with olive oil on one side, then flip it gently over, press slightly and cook until the bread becomes golden brown.

Pork chop

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of hot sauce
  • 4 slices of pork loin, about 1/2 inch (1.5 cm) thick
  • 4 thin slices of mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper

Directions:
Season each chop with salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add 2 tablespoons of hot sauce and stir everything. Put the chops in the pan and cook for about 4 minutes per side. Remove the chops from the heat, drizzle over the remaining sauce, add a slice of cheese and place your dish in the oven. Wait until the cheese melts.

Zucchini pasta with basil sauce and cherry tomatoes

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 18 oz (500 g) of pasta
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • dried basil
  • black pepper powder
  • parmesan cheese, grated
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil ’extra virgin’
  • 4 zucchini

Directions:
Cook the pasta, slice the zucchini into thin strips, and chop up the garlic. Cut each of the cherry tomatoes in half. Sauté the zucchini over a medium-high heat in olive oil until they become soft. Add the finely chopped garlic and a pinch of chili powder to spice your dish up (the latter is optional). Remove the zucchini from the pan. In the same pan, fry the sliced ​​cherry halves for two minutes on each side. Sprinkle the dried basil over the top. Place the pasta on a serving plate, add the zucchini, garnish with the cherry tomatoes and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Spinach with chickpeas

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb (700 g) fresh or frozen spinach
  • 14 oz (400 g) cooked or canned chickpeas
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 6 ordinary red radishes
  • a few sprigs of cilantro
  • ginger oil
  • olive oil
  • paprika
  • salt

Directions:
Cook the spinach in slightly salted water until it becomes soft. Drain the cooked spinach using a sieve. Then transfer it to a plate and pour the ginger oil and olive oil over the spinach.
Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the finely-cut pieces of ginger and cook until it becomes golden. When you start to detect a strong smell of garlic, add the chickpeas, sprinkle with paprika and cook for 3-4 minutes. Before removing the pan from the heat, add the radishes, which should be finely sliced. Allow the radishes to become only slightly warm.
Spread the resulting pea mixture on top of the spinach, drizzle with a little olive oil, and sprinkle with finely chopped cilantro.

Tortellini with spinach and tomatoes

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 9 oz (250 g) of tortellini with ricotta and spinach
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 9 oz (250 g) of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 (40 g) of chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons of parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:
Cook the tortellini in a pan for 2 minutes until tender. At the same time, heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the tomatoes until they begin to burst. When the tortellini are cooked, drain them quickly, leaving a little bit of hot water. Put the pan filled with tomatoes back on the heat. Add the tortellini, parsley, a little water and almost all the cheese. Boil everything together, season with salt and black pepper and serve with the remaining Parmesan.

Grilled tilapia

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • tilapia fillets
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon of dried paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper powder

Directions:
Mix all the spices together. Cover each fillet with the spice mixture. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the fish for 3 minutes on each side.

Spicy cauliflower

15 minutes meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 package of cauliflower (1 lb (500 g))
  • 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 1 lime
  • green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of hot sauce

Directions:
Heat the frying pan, add the oil, cauliflower and chopped garlic. Cook until golden brown. Reduce the heat, add the hot sauce, lime juice and most of the onion. Cook for 2 minutes. Sprinkle the remaining onion over the finished dish.

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