5 quick dinners that are tasty and don’t take long

5 quick dinners that are tasty and don’t take long

From Monday to Friday, make quick dinners with the flavors you love

Everyone has moments like these, when at the end of a long day, you’d rather relax on the couch than spend hours making dinner. Well, we have the solution: these five quick dinners full of flavor that you can make in under an hour.


Monday: Pork chops with mashed potatoes in 50 minutes
Main dish: Pork chops are super tasty, and even more so if you make Fried Pork Chop Empanadas. What’s even better is that they can be ready in 20 minutes.
Side dish: Serve the pork chops with Creamy Mashed Potatoes made with Country Crock® Original. In 35 minutes you’ll have the perfect accompaniment to your chops.


Tuesday: Fish tacos and rice in 50 minutes
Main dish: It’s Taco Tuesday, girl! Make these delicious Fish Tacos; they’re fresh, good for you and in 20 minutes you’ll have a really delicious dish.
Side dish: Rice and tacos go together like, well, peanut butter and jelly. In 30 minutes you can have a Simple Caribbean Rice with added exotic flavor thanks to some coconut milk. So there’s tacos . . .check; rice . . . check; and more time to relax before dinner . . . double check!

Country Crock Original


Wednesday: Potato omelet and mixed greens in 54 minutes
Main dish: By now we all know that eggs aren’t just for breakfast, especially with this recipe for Spanish Tortilla: the taste of Spain plus Country Crock® Original. It takes 10 minutes to prepare, and the 30 minutes it takes to bake you can use to make the side dish.
Side dish: There’s nothing like a salad to make sure your family is eating well. And if it’s a Ham and Vegetable Salad that’s ready in 14 minutes, that’s even better. Complete, delicious and quick dinners are definitely a reality.


Thursday: Roast chicken and potatoes in 47 minutes
Main dish: Who doesn’t like chicken? Simplify your life by making easy meals like this one that you know everyone will love. Cut the chicken in pieces, cook them in a pan and serve them as Chicken Chipotle and Lime Kabobs. Give them an extra touch of flavor with Hellmann’s® Real mayonnaise. The entire dish is ready in 22 minutes.
Side dish: Potatoes and chicken are a winning combination. Serve your chicken kabobs with this Potato Salad recipe that’s ready in 25 minutes.


Friday: Pizza and green salad in 25 minutes
Main dishes: TGIF! Time to forget about schedules and routines and go c.h.i.l.l. Make this Chipotle Chicken Pizza in 10 minutes and listen to some music while it cooks.
Side dish: For those in your family who are still hungry after dinner, make this Creamy Cabbage Salad. It’s a simple recipe that will ease you into the weekend.


To see more recipes for delicious quick dinners, visit our section on quick meals.

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