Don’t have an hour to spend simmering dinner over the stove or waiting for it to roast in the oven? Who does! These speedy recipes all require just 15 minutes or less of hands-on work.
Shrimp, Leek, and Spinach Pasta
Feel like a meal that’s both light and hearty and has vegetables and protein? The recipe for Shrimp, Leek, and Spinach Pasta is the answer. While the pasta cooks, sauté the leaks and shrimp in butter. The spinach will wilt naturally when combined with the warm pasta, and a bit of lemon zest adds fresh flavor to the light cream sauce.
Get a healthy meal on the table in 20 minutes with this smart plan to divide and conquer: While the salmon cooks up quickly in the oven, you’ll cook the rice according to the package directions, make a tasty glaze for the fish—with a bit of honey, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper—and steam the baby bok choy
A crunchy coating of grated pecorino, bread crumbs, and butter breathes new life into boneless, skinless, chicken breasts. This technique might look time-intensive, but in reality, it couldn’t be easier: Rather than breading each individual piece of meat, you sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the chicken, placed side-by-side in a baking dish.
This dish might taste like those slow-cooked Italian pastas with vegetables and sausage. But our take is ready in 20 minutes, and uses ground turkey, a leaner, healthier alternative to sausage or beef that also cooks up quickly.
Whole-Grain Spaghetti With Garlicky Kale and Tomatoes
Craving pasta, but not in the mood to load up on carbs? We devised this super easy pasta dish, with garlic, onion, kale, grape tomatoes, and almonds, to go with whole-grain noodles. As you boil the spaghetti, you’ll cook the kale on the stovetop with garlic and onion, which only takes a few minutes.