Sometimes getting dinner on the table feels like a monumental task. Whether you're late for work, having nightly meetings or exercising, or just tired from a long day, it can be tempting to order take-away meals on evenings when cooking feels like a chore . But be brave, because we have one-pan solutions that work for you!
On nights when you just can't fathom cooking, you have some Ready-to-eat Nutrisystem meals Dinner becomes child's play. You also know that you are eating something that still suits your healthy diet.
Of course, sometimes you just need an easy-to-prepare meal that is not only easy to put together, but also easy to clean. In this case, you are familiar with these quick and easy one-pan recipes. They are perfect for busy days of the week when you're looking for something stress-free that your family will still enjoy. And each of these one-pan recipes would not only make a delicious choice, but also a nutritious one that would keep your diet on track.
Here are our customers' most popular one-pan recipes for busy weekends:
1. A pan salmon, Brussels sprouts and pumpkin>
This recipe combines heart-healthy (omega-3 fatty acid-rich) salmon with spiced Brussels sprouts and pumpkin for a simple meal in a pan that contains a ton of food. Both Brussels sprouts and pumpkin are rich in valuable nutrients. Brussels sprouts are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, while pumpkin is known to be an excellent source of vitamins E and B.
2. One Pan Chicken Parmesan & Green Beans>
Who doesn't love chicken parmesan? It is one of the most popular Italian dishes on the market and with our version you can enjoy it without the guilt involved. The trick is that our recipe makes the cheese and sauce light and uses whole grain breadcrumbs for the chicken. But don't get us wrong, with lots of delicious spices, the classic Italian taste that you know and love is still great. When served with green beans that contain essential vitamins like A, C, K and B6, you get a full, nutritious meal that your family will love.
3. A pan tofu fajitas>
Is it meatless Monday and you long for fajitas? problem. Try this delicious substitute for traditional fajitas and you will hardly notice that you have replaced the meat. This is because these fajitas are flavored with a variety of spices and fresh vegetables. And because tofu is high in protein and contains all eight essential amino acids, these fajitas are a meal that you can really feel good about if you stick to your weight loss plan.
4. A pan of Greek fish and vegetables>
This light and fresh meal is easy to prepare and easy to clean as everything is cooked in a single pan. With this recipe, your favorite white fish (e.g. tilapia, halibut or cod) is thrown with a homemade dressing and topped with fresh cherry tomatoes, chickpeas, red onions and black olives. Since white-fleshed fish contains less fat than any other source of animal protein, it is a dinner that will help you keep your diet on track while ensuring that you are happy with a delicious meal.
5. Spanish cauliflower rice>
This recipe uses two cups of diced cauliflower (which you can buy pre-made or make yourself with a cauliflower head in a blender) and turns it into a flavorful and spicy dish with garlic, cumin, chili powder, bell pepper, and coriander. And in addition to the cauliflower, which is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, this dish also contains diced onions and roasted tomato cubes for added flavor and nutrition.
6. Hasselback Chicken>
This dish is not only healthy and easy to prepare, it also creates a nice presentation and is a nice dish for family and friends. Simply cut your chicken with slices (which don't quite go through) and put your chopped vegetables (potatoes, peppers and onions) in the slices. Then bake! Paired with plain olive oil and black pepper and seasoned with spicy Cajun spice, it is a dish that has a lot of flavor but not many unnecessary calories.
7. Easy Chicken Fajita Bake>
This casserole-style meal is a fun variant of traditional fajitas and is put together in a casserole dish and served over rice. With paprika and onions rich in vitamins, it is a nutritious dinner with a lot of taste. And without the flour tortillas loaded with carbohydrates, eating your fajitas is a much healthier way! You will feel completely satisfied without feeling weighed down.
8. A pan of rice, chicken and vegetables>
This one-pan meal combines fiber-rich brown rice with delicious, bite-sized chicken pieces. Adding some nutritious kale will give you a nutritious power pack for a meal – all in one pan! Rounded off with a little grated cheese, the result is a dinner that is both hearty and satisfying. It is definitely a meal that the whole family can leave behind.
9. A pan of peppers tomatoes chicken and rice>