It is indeed a big problem to treat sudden guests, especially when you are too tired to fix yourself a light dinner. But when you motivate yourself with the anticipation of good times you are going to have at the dinner table, you will be energized. Yet easy dinner recipes will help you spend little time in kitchen so that you can have some quality time with your guests and treat them well too.
Easy Dinner Recipe- Spicy Shrimp with Couscous
Cook couscous as per mentioned in the packet. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in skillet. Add onion and cook for 4 minutes. Add a 28 oz. can of diced tomatoes, pitted green olives, ½ cup dry white wine and salt and pepper to taste. Let it simmer while you stir occasionally. It should take 4-6 minutes for the sauce to thicken. Add cleaned shrimp and cover cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Serve with couscous. Team it up with salad and some drink. Your guests will definitely be impressed with your dexterity.
Easy Dinner Recipe- Baked Spanish Omelet
Preheat the oven at 400 F. Take a large ovenproof frying pan or skillet. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil and fry chopped yellow onion in it. Add chorizo or bacon strips with diced red potatoes and season with salt and pepper. It should take 10 minutes for the potatoes to be tender. Stir in about ¾ cup of chopped parsley. Beat 10 eggs vigorously, pour in it and stir. Sprinkle sharp cheddar cheese and put it inside the oven. In 15 minutes, the omelet will be baked and browned. Take it out and let it cool for few minutes. Cut it edgewise and serve with toasted garlic bread and a bowl of salad.
Easy Dinner Recipe -Hamburger Stroganoff
Boil egg noodles in a pot of salted water for 8 minutes or until el dente. Drain and run through cold water to prevent for sticking to each other. Heat oil over medium heat in a skillet and cook ground beef till brown. Drain the fat. Mix a packet of dry brown gravy with cream cheese, and a can of chopped mushroom along with the liquid in beef. Cook till the cheese melts and mixes evenly. In the pot of noodles, add milk, canned cream of mushroom soup and sour cream and toss well. Add the hamburger mixture into the pot. This creamy filling dinner will make your guests remember you hospitality forever.
Easy Dinner Recipe – Taco Pie
Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F. Lay out the frozen crescent dough flat on a greased square-shaped baking tray and bake as per directions. In a large skillet, cook beef till no trace of pink meat. Add Mexican taco seasoning and mix together. Once the dough is baked, remove from oven and fill the base with meat mixture. Top it with the sour cream layer followed by 8 ounces of shredded cheese, finally with crushed nachos. Return the pan to the oven and bake for 10 minutes or cheese melts. Mouthwatering pie is ready to be served.