After a long, cold winter day, the last thing you want to do is make dinner. Between all the stresses of life and the cold outside, sometimes you just do not want to make a meal. Well, we hear you. Here are 8 great recipe ideas that cook up in minutes and give you that warm feeling inside. These recipes make any warm, hearty winter meal complete.
Quick Pasta Primavera – One of the best things about pasta is that it cooks up unbelievably quick and is inexpensive too. Thanks to frozen vegetables, this recipe comes together especially quickly.
Beef with Green Peppers – By keeping the number of ingredients to a minimum, this quick and easy recipe can be made especially quickly. Beef with Green Peppers is a warm and filling recipe with mild enough flavors to please even the pickiest eater.
Santa Fe Chicken – On those cold, snowy winter days, transport yourself to warmth with this Southwestern-inspired quick and easy recipe. The chicken cooks up in less than 10 minutes. The spices in this recipe will warm you up in no time.
7-Minute Balsamic Pork Stir Fry– As the title suggests, this dish comes together unbelievably fast. Simply throw the ingredients into a wok and you will have dinner ready in no time at all.
Quick Lemon Rice Soup – After a cold day, nothing beats a big warm cup of soup. The only problem is that most soup recipes take hours to make. Make a soup from scratch that will instantly warm you up with this quick easy soup recipe. It has lots of veggies to fill you up, so it could double as the entree too.
Italian Herbed Potatoes – If you’re craving a side dish or appetizer but don’t have lots of time, then give this quick and easy recipe a try. In the microwave, this easy side dish is ready in under 10 minutes.
8-Minute Mid-Winter Christmas Pudding – No meal is complete without dessert, and this recipe helps you complete your quick winter meal in only 8 minutes. This traditional British pudding gets its sweetness from loads of dried fruit.
Choco Coco No Bake Cookies – The longest part of most recipes is the cooking process. This quick and easy dessert recipe takes only 15 minutes to make because it has no cooking process. End your quick winter meal on a sweet note with this quick recipe.