5 Fast Easy Meals




If it’s your first time in a kitchen, it’s good for you to know some easy, fast and cheap food recipes.

Here’s a list of 5 easy meals you can cook on your own for the first time.

1.OMELETTE

One of the most simplest and nutritious food in the world: this is a great quick meal at any time of the day.

omelette. hawp food

Here are the ingredients: – 2 large eggs

                                               – Olive oil

                                               – Salt

How to cook:

  • Crack the eggs into a mixing bowl with a pinch of salt and beat well with a fork.

  • Heat some olive oil in a frying pan on a low heat, once the oil is heated, add the eggs and move the pan around to spread them out evenly.

  • Use a spatula to ease around the edges of the omelette, then fold it over in half. When it starts to turn golden brown underneath, remove the pan from the heat, slide down on a plate and serve.

  • You can serve your omelette with wholemeal bread and a simple tomato salad for a healthy, balanced meal.

.frying pan foodfrying pan + add the eggs omelette & spatula

 

2.PASTA

It’s cheap, easy to cook, and you can use this food in endless ways.

Image result for penne fredde

Here’s how to cook pasta:

  • Fill a large pot with water. Add some salt, bring the water to boil over a high heat, then add the pasta and stir.

  • Reduce to medium or medium-high, cook for 8 to 10 minutes, then drain cooked pasta well in a colander.

  • If serving hot, add sauce right away;

  • If you’re making a pasta salad(as below), run the pasta under cold water to cool it.

                 pasta packadd pasta to the boiling water running the pasta under cold water

Penne with baby plums, mozzarella(or white cheese) and basil.

Ingredients:  – 100gr penne pasta

                            – 100gr baby plums,

                           – 100gr mozzarella

How to cook: Once you’ve returned the pasta to the pot, mix it with the ingredients above.

 

3.EASY PRAWN & COURGETTE RISOTTO

prawns and courgette risotto

Ingredients:  – 200 gr of rice

                           – 200 gr of prawns

                            – 1 courgette

                            – 1 small onion

                           – Olive oil

How to cook:

  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-low heat; add onion and cook until softened

  • Add sliced or grated courgettes and let them cook for a few minutes.

  • When the courgettes are ready, add rice and 3 times more water (turn heat to medium-high)

  • Five minutes before the risotto is ready, add the prawns. The rice will take about 18 to 20 minutes to fully cook.

chopped onions in a frying pansliced courgettes above the chopped onionsrice added to courgettes and onions panadd water 3 times more than rice

4.CHICKEN THIGHS (in the oven)

It’s healthy and really appreciated for its nutritional properties. This food is recommended in a balanced diet and is rich in protein and low in fat.

chicken thighs in a baking pan

Ingredients:- 4 chicken thighs

                      – Some potatoes

                      – Olive oil and Salt

                       – Rosemary

How to cook:

  • Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C

  • Add some oil in a baking pan or baking sheet.

  • Toss all the ingredients together in a big bowl then spread them out onto the prepared baking pan.

  • Place into oven and roast for 45 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked through.

how to add all the ingredients in the baking pan

 

5.CHICKEN BREAST SALAD

Is there any easier food to cook than salad? Why don’t you try to add chicken to it?

CHICKEN BREAST SALAD

Ingredients:   -100gr Chicken Breast

                          – 150 Gr. Of Lettuce

                          – 2 Tomatoes

                          – 1 Carrot

                          – Olive Oil

                          – Wine Vinegar (or Lemon Juice)

                          – Salt

How to cook:

  • Boil the chicken breast in slightly salted water for about 10 minutes, then cut it into small pieces and let it cool.

  • Wash the lettuce and cut.

  • Put it in a salad bowl with the chopped tomatoes and peeled cut carrots.

  • Add the cold chicken breast and season all with vinegar and a pinch of salt.

  • Mix and serve, accompanied with bread or pitta.

  • Feel free to add any other ingredients you like!

 

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Ramona M.V.