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4 Quick Family Dinners

4 quick dinners

The following recipes are great to have on hand for those days when you do not have the time or patience to spend hours in the kitchen preparing dinner.  Some recipes take minutes to prepare but require you to be at home while the food is cooking; making you feel like a slave to the kitchen.  The following recipes are quick to put together and dinner will be on the table in no time yet taste like you’ve spent hours in the kitchen.

spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Many chefs claim that it takes hours to make a Bolognese. Try this quick version and you may change your mind.

chicken in apricot sauce

Schnitzel with Apricot Sauce, Broccoli & Rice

Soy sauce is the secret weapon in this recipe. It makes the chicken very moist and tender. In addition, the apricot dipping sauce compliments all aspects of this dish.

Pecan Crusted Salmon

Pecan Crusted Honey Mustard Salmon with Couscous and Baby Arugula

The green scallions, brown pecans and pink salmon make for a nice presentation. Most importantly, the taste of this dish is incredible; the crunch of the nuts and panko and the tanginess of the honey mustard sauce make a great dish.

macaroni and cheese with bruschetta salad

Macaroni and Cheese with Bruschetta Salad

Interestingly enough, this quick method of making macaroni and cheese yields a creamier and cheesier result than baking the mac and cheese for a long time as many recipes recommend. The bruschetta salad is a bright and healthy compliment to this creamy delicious macaroni and cheese.

As seen in the JoyofKosher with Jamie Geller Magazine (Bitayavon Winter 2011) – Subscribe Now