Learn how to stock convenience staples to jump-start homemade suppers in no time.
Save time by opening a can of fiber-rich black beans and stir them straight into this cheesy rice bake. The recipe combines
beans with convenience yellow rice mix, cooked chicken, canned tomatoes, canned chiles (to add a kick), and shredded cheese.
Sautéed veggies add a fresh taste to the mixture.
Lasagna doesn’t have to take forever to prepare. This simple recipe uses prepackaged ingredients—Alfredo sauce, vegetable
broth, spinach, pesto sauce, and frozen ravioli— and is ready for the oven in 10 minute or less. Shredded Italian cheese tops
off the creamy pasta dish after just 30 minutes of baking.
Precooked chicken and bottled green taco sauce make homemade enchiladas simple to prepare. All the ingredients in the dish
are easy to stock in the fridge and pantry. Top with fresh ingredients such as tomato and avocado.
Baking mix forms a bread-like crust in this quiche with a kick. Shredded cheese and canned green chiles make preparation less
time-consuming without sacrificing any flavor.
You already know that ramen noodles are easy to cook, but you might be surprised to see how this recipe transforms them into
a sophisticated Asian dish. This noodle recipe uses a simple base of ramen, onions, snow peas, and shrimp and is ready in
just 25 minutes!
Brown rice can take close to an hour to cook, so try its quick-cooking, nutrient-packed counterpart to be ready to eat in
5 minutes. This leaves you plenty of time to sauté sausage, bell pepper, onion, and garlic to add savory flavor to the dish.
Frozen foods can make stews a snap to prepare. Keep frozen mixed vegetables and meatballs in your freezer to pull out for
this stew at any time. Pantry staples beef broth, canned tomato sauce, and Italian seasoning help keep the prep time of this
dish down to 5 minutes.
Quick 'n' Easy Chicken Barbecue Pizza comes together quickly by using frozen grilled chicken breast strips and a refrigerated
crust. Hickory smoke barbecue sauce completes this crowd-pleasing supper.
Cornflake-Coated Pork Chops bake up so nice and crisp that you’ll swear they’re fried. Store the bits of cereal from the bottom
of the box in a zip-top plastic bag to ensure you always have this quick-and-easy topping on hand.
Italian dressing and fajita seasoning (yes, just two ingredients!) make a zesty marinade for flank steaks. Once the flavors
have steeped overnight, simply grill the meat and serve it with tortillas, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, and sour cream—all
available ready-to-serve from your grocery store.
Jarred spaghetti sauce and no-cook noodles take the labor out of this hearty traditional lasagna. The microwave speeds up
the whole process and gets the dish on the table in an hour.
These simple yet filling wraps come together quickly with a few our favorite convenience products: coleslaw mix, pre-seasoned
beans, Ranch dressing, and shredded cheese. Toasting cheese on tortillas before stuffing makes for a crispy, cheesy meal.
Prepared Alfredo provides a simple base for the creamy white sauce in this pasta bake. Add cooked chicken to turn this pasta
into a hearty main dish. Make this recipe ahead for an even quicker weeknight meal.
Canned biscuits turn into delicious dumplings in this quick-and-easy version of the traditional recipe. Use deli-roasted chicken
to save time; one roasted chicken yields about 3 cups, the amount needed for this recipe.
Canned cream of chicken soup, canned green chiles, and a container of sour cream form a super-quick, creamy sauce to coat
these beef-stuffed enchiladas. Top with salsa, sour cream, green onions, and fresh cilantro.