As modern day family life is fast paced and you may not have an hour to spend on food prep for dinner each night, it’s a great idea to look out for quick family meals that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less. So that you’ll be able to spend more time together as a family and less time in the kitchen. Listed below are a few quickly and easily family meals
Quick Family Meals:
If you’ve never heard of Shepard’s pie before, it’s a crust-free pie that is basked in a porcelain ramekin or a glass baking dish. Kids will love Shepherd’s pie as it features lamb mince and is topped off with a delicious layer of mashed potatoes and cheese. To really make your kids’ day, it’s a great idea to pour gravy over your servings of Sheperd’s pie. If it’s important for you to include vegetables in your kids’ meals, you can also add mixed vegetables to your pie such as a frozen mix that boasts peas, corn, and carrot. Alternatively, if your kids are vegetarians you can also create a fuss free spicy Mexican bean version of a Sheperd’s pie.
Fried turkey nuggets:
If your kids already love chicken nuggets, they’re likely to love fried turkey nuggets which you can serve with dipping sauces. Such as a chilli sauce, a ranch sauce or a barbecue sauce. One of the easiest ways to prepare fried turkey nuggets is to place them in an air fryer which means you won’t have to stand next to a stove waiting for your fried turkey nuggets to cook and can spend more quality time with your kids.
Quesadillas are a Mexican dish and feature two tortillas which are grilled with cheese and an assortment of ingredients such as chicken, corn, kidney beans and peppers. Although you are free to adjust your quesadillas to suit your kids’ palates. You may want to top off your quesadillas with avocado and sour cream
One meal that your kids will be able to help you make are kebab skewers. Which feature ingredients such as fresh cherry tomatoes, peppers, grilled mushrooms, sweet potatoes and your choice of meat. Such as chicken or beef. The beauty of opting to make kebab skewers is that each family member can choose their own ingredients. So if one kid doesn’t like mushroom or is vegetarian they’ll be able to make their own custom kebabs that feature their favorite ingredients.
If you know how to make simple pancakes, you’ll also be able to make savory crepes for your family’s lunches and dinners. As you make crepes the same way that you make pancakes but with a different batter. One way to make your crepes appeal to kids is to place grated cheese in your crepe mix.
So if you love making healthy yet yummy dishes that your whole family will love, it’s a great idea to test out some of the time saving recipes that have been mentioned above!