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Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes


6 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes

Busy Life and Sick of Takeout? Here's Some Ideas for Dinner that are too Fast and Way too Good!

April 16th 2021

By Morgan Lathrom


Everyone has experienced those times where life just gets busy. Whether that is from school, work, personal life issues, etc.. and you may just feel like cooking is too hard or takes way too long. So you may be pressed for time and not much wiggle room. Well here are six great recipes to help you take a break from or get rid of the takeout menu and get back to some home cooked meals!


Baked Feta Pasta

https://www.thecookierookie.com/baked-feta-pasta-recipe/


Not only has this recipe gone viral on every social media platform, but it's delicious and super easy to put together!


1.2 LBS Cherry or Grape Tomatoes

¼ Cup Olive Oil

1 Tablespoon Dried Basil

1 Tablespoon Dried Chives

½ Teaspoon Oregano

½ Teaspoon Cracked Peppercorns

4 Whole Cloves of Garlic

8.65 Ounces Block Feta Cheese

¾ LBS Riccioli Pasta (Your Pasta of Choice)


First preheat the oven to 400F. Place the tomatoes into the baking dish and drizzle the olive oil over them. Next sprinkle all of your spices over the tomatoes. Stir the tomatoes until they are all coated in the spices. Now place the block of feta cheese into the center of the baking dish. Place the garlic cloves in the dish between the tomatoes. Put the baking dish in the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cheese has softened and the tomatoes burst. While that is in the oven baking, cook your pasta of choice. (You may save some of this water to mix into the pasta for a creamier sauce if desired.) Once the tomatoes and cheese are ready, carefully remove from the oven. Use a wide cooking spoon to crush the garlic and the tomatoes, then mix into the cheese. Continue to mix until well combined. At this time you may add some salt according to your taste buds. Mix the cooked and drained pasta noodles into the cheesy mixture. Toss and mix so everything is well combined. (At this time you may add some pasta water, then mix until combined.) Now serve with some fresh chopped basil if desired!


Baked Chicken Tacos

https://www.thecookierookie.com/baked-spicy-chicken-tacos/