8 Easy Dinner Recipes for all Food Lovers

Following the principle “Loves comes from the heart but passes through your stomach”, here are 8 delicious and easy dinner recipes for any food lovers out there.

These recipes are meant to please any food lover and they were carefully chosen to be quick and easy, affordable and diverse.

Have I captured your attention? Awesome, here we go!

1. Quick and Easy Chinese Chicken

You cannot talk about easy dinner recipes and not start with chicken! Here is a quick and easy recipe for cooking chicken, Chinese style.

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Ingredients:

2 lbs boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces

1 -2 tablespoon olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

1/4 teaspoon ginger

3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 cup apple juice

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons ketchup

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup soy sauce

Full recipe

2. Healthy and delicious: Greek Salad

Dinner is supposed to be light and easy on the stomach to ensure you will get a good night sleep so what better way of ending the day than with a delicious Greek salad?

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Ingredients:

Dressing

6 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon dried oregano (Mediterranean is best)

Salad

1 head lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces ((I use Romaine)

3 large plum tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped

1 English cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped (the long, thin, almost seedless ones)

1 medium red onion, cut into thin rings and soaked for 10 minutes in a small bowl of ice water to make it less sharp

1 small green pepper, cut into thin rings

3/4 cup kalamata olive

3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Full recipe

3. Easy Stir-Fry with beef and Broccoli

Easy dinner recipes? Put some beef and some broccoli together, add seasoning and voilà!

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Ingredients:

3 tablespoons cornstarch, divided

1/2 cup water, plus

2 tablespoons water, divided

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 lb boneless round steak or 1 lb charcoal chuck steak, cut into thin 3-inch strips

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

4 cups broccoli florets

1 small onion, cut into wedges

1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground ginger

hot cooked rice

Full recipe

4. Pasta Carbonara with Linguine Pasta

Pasta can be cooked in so many different ways that it may be considered a life saver when it comes to food and easy dinner recipes.

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Ingredients:

4 ounces uncooked linguine

1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk

3 tablespoons grated fresh Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Cooking spray

1/3 cup chopped pancetta (about 1 1/2 ounces)

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

1 garlic clove, minced

1 large egg

Full recipe

5. Delicious and Quick Roasted Chicken

When you are in a hurry or simply do no feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen, chicken always comes to the rescue. Get the recipes for this delicious and easy roasted chicken

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Ingredients:

2 chicken leg quarters (about 1 1/2 pounds) $

1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil

1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

2 teaspoons olive oil $

1/2 teaspoon salt $

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

2 whole garlic heads

Full recipe

6. Easy Burritos

This yummy Mexican dish needs no further introduction, you just have to figure out how to make these and stop your cravings of wanting more.

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Ingredients:

4 ounces beef flank steak

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon canola oil

2 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed

1/2 cup cold cooked rice

1/2 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced

1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons sour cream

1 tablespoon salsa

1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro

Full Recipe

7. Jamie Oliver’s Grilled Tuna with Spaghetti

Jamie Oliver is already known world-wide for his outstanding cooking skills and with this easy grilled tuna with tomato spaghetti and rucola, he has won our hearts once again.

easy dinner recipes

Ingredients:

1 clove of garlic

200 g cherry tomatoes

30 g black olives

30 g green olives

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

sea salt

30 g Parmesan cheese

a small bunch of fresh basil

olive oil

1 lemon

2 x 120 g tuna steaks (roughly 1.5cm thick)

freshly ground black pepper

150 g dried spaghetti

extra virgin olive oil

½ fresh red chilli

35 g rocket

Full recipe

8. Jamie Oliver’s Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes

A lovely mix between juicy cooked chicken and vegetables to make your taste buds feel like they’re on holiday.

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Ingredients:

2 x 120 g free-range, skinless chicken breasts

sea salt

freshly ground black pepper

1 bunch of asparagus

olive oil

4 rashers of higher-welfare pancetta

250 g cherry tomatoes, halved

5 black olives, destoned

a couple of sprigs of fresh basil, leaves picked

a small knob of butter

a splash of white wine

Full recipe

 

Bon Appetite!

 

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