Couscous with fruit and nuts boil water; pour over couscous. Add butter (or oil) & season to taste. Serve with nuts and fruit (dried or fresh); garnish with mint (if you have).
Chicken Tikka Masala if you have an InstantPot (or other pressure cooker) this recipe from TwoSleevers is a game changer. If you don’t have one; here’s a major reason to reconsider.
No Pressure Cooker: this one from SimplyRecipes fits the bill too.
For rice: cook with your favorite method or grab one of these easy microwave pouches.
Dress to Impress
Seared Tuna the act of searing Tuna could not be an easier. Heat oil in pan; once hot add tuna and heat about 1 1/2 minutes PER SIDE for rare.
Pair with an Avocado and Cantaloupe salad; simply scoop into even size pieces (a tablespoon will work too) and drizzle with some oil, lemon and salt (kosher or flaky sea salt).
Grab a high quality baguette and you are good to go. This dinner shows you that sometimes you can dress to impress with minimal effort.
Pots & Pans: 1
Prep Time: About 5
Total Time: Under 15 minutes
Shortcuts, cans, microwave! These are your staples for these meals
Pots & Pans: 2-3
Prep Time: Under 20
Total: About 30 minutes
Some of these freeze very well; allowing you to get 2-3 dinners with one effort.
Pots & Pans: 3+
Prep Time: About 45; but sometimes less
Total: An hour or more (many hands off)
Notes: Yes, these take time but are worth the effort.