For those who hate to cook or who is never in a hurry, Lifehacker’ve gathered a selection of simple but delicious dishes. If you have all the ingredients you will take only 5 minutes to cook.
In the morning always in a hurry to cook, but Breakfast can not miss. Here are a few ideas for fast food to get energy for the entire first half of the day.
1. Oatmeal with dried fruit
In a small saucepan, heat ½ liter of milk. Add 6 tablespoons quick rolled oats and cook on medium heat until boiling. Add a pinch of salt, teaspoon of sugar, reduce the heat and cook another couple of minutes.
At this time, chop a few berries prunes and dried apricots, some nuts. Add them to the finished porridge with butter.
2. Fried eggs in bread
Using glass or metal molding ring make a round hole in a piece of crumb of white bread. Grease the pan with butter and fry the bread (30 seconds each side).
Then break in the center of the bread the egg, salt, pepper, sprinkle with herbs and cook until you seize protein. Put on a plate and enjoy the original egg.
3. Omelette in tomato sauce
With two large tomatoes, cut the cap and with a teaspoon remove the core. Whisk the egg with grated cheese, chopped parsley and dill. Add salt, pepper and pour into the tomatoes. Cover with the remaining tomatoes from the hats and bake in the microwave for 3-4 minutes.
4. Omelet in a Cup
Grease a mug with olive oil and break into it two eggs. Add salt and whisk with a fork. Dice a piece of cooked sausage or smoked chicken and also send in a mug. Mix.
Sprinkle with grated cheese and send in the microwave for one minute. Then remove, mix again and send it to one more minute in the microwave.
5. Sandwich with avocado
Dry rye bread in a pan or in the toaster. During this time, chop the tomato and a small avocado. Season the vegetables with two tablespoons of hummus and a pinch of oregano. Spread on bread and enjoy.
6. Oat pancakes
In the bowl of a blender add ½ Cup of rolled oats, 150g Greek yoghurt, egg and half of a ripe banana. Add ½ teaspoon of baking powder and vanillin. Whisk. If it turned out watery, add 1-2 tablespoons of oatmeal and mix again.
Bake pancakes on a well heated pan, greased with vegetable oil. Serve the finished pancakes with fresh or frozen berries.
7. Cheese porridge
300 g fat sour cream put in a pot with a thick bottom and bring to a boil. While it heated, 200 g of fresh Ossetian cheese mash with a fork. Add it to the boiling cream. Stirring constantly, sprinkle in a pinch of salt and a Cup of corn flour. Cook, without ceasing to interfere, to cream color. Cheese porridge must be tough and elastic.
8. French sandwich “croque-Monsieur”
Bread for toast (or regular whole wheat) oil Dijon mustard and place on a baking sheet, sprinkle with olive oil. On each piece put grated on a coarse grater cheese (ideally gruyère) and a slice of ham. Again sprinkle with cheese and cover with another piece of bread.
Brush top of sandwiches with olive oil and send in a well-heated oven until Golden brown. Before serving, you can also pour the Bechamel sauce.
9. Toast with banana and cinnamon
Bread for toast or loaf lubricate the softened butter. On each slice put a couple of banana slices, pour the condensed milk, sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Cover with another piece of bread so that the butter was on top. Send 30 seconds in the microwave or brown toast in the waffle iron.
10. Toast with peanut butter and fruit
Dry white bread or loaf in the toaster oven or on a dry pan to the top formed a crispy crust. Lubricate each piece of peanut butter and place on top of any fruit to your taste, such as bananas, kiwi or strawberries. Serve toast with hot coffee.
11. Curd cream with fruits
200-300 g of cheese fat content of 9% the blender, mix with 3-4 tablespoons of thick cream. Add 2-3 tablespoons of condensed milk and again whisk. Serve with seasonal or canned fruit and toast.
12. Banana-berry smoothies
Connect one dish to two ripe banana, ½ Cup fresh or frozen berries (e.g. raspberries and blueberries), a Cup of berry juice and a glass of low fat drinking yogurt. Whisk everything in a blender until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.
To provide yourself first for a week — soup and soup are fine in the fridge for a week and made only more delicious. But the second is not always enough time and effort. But something that tasty can be cooked in haste.
13. Macaroni and cheese in a mug
In a large mug heat ½ Cup of milk (enough one minute in the microwave). Stir in 2-3 tablespoons of thin pasta and put in microwave for another 3 minutes. Then remove, stir, sprinkle with grated cheese and cook for another minute.
14. Cheese scrambled eggs
½ Cup of oat flakes pour two cups of boiling water. Let stand a few minutes. At this time, grate on a fine grater cheese (100-200g), cut the green onions and skip the garlic through the press. Add all this to the oatmeal, add salt, pepper and mix thoroughly.
In a separate pan, fry a couple of eggs. The eggs need to put on top of the oats, the cheese mass. From the top you can sprinkle with herbs and pepper.
15. Panini with chicken and tomatoes
Mix a tablespoon of mayonnaise, a tablespoon of tomato sauce, the juice of ½ lemon and chopped Basil. Brush with this mixture the lower part of the buns for Panini. Lay on it slices of boiled or smoked chicken and tomatoes. Sprinkle with cheese and cover with second half of buns.
Fry Panini 3-5 minutes in a cast iron skillet, pressing down the top with a lid or another pan. The bottom formed a crust, and the cheese inside has melted.
16. Caprese salad with chicken and avocado
To ½ Cup of balsamic vinegar add 2 tablespoons of cane sugar. Send in the microwave for a few minutes, until the sugar is dissolved.
At this time, fry in olive oil, boiled chicken fillet. It is necessary to heat it up and get a ruddy crust. In deep dish put the diced chicken, avocado, mozzarella and cherry tomatoes (can cut in half). Pour the balsamic vinegar, sprinkle with chopped Basil and serve.
17. Spicy shrimp with garlic
In a large skillet, heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil. Add 300-500 g peeled shrimp, chopped 2-4 cloves of garlic and spices of your choice.
Cook shrimp 3-5 minutes to slightly flushed. Then place them on a dish, pour over the juice of one lemon and sprinkle with chopped herbs.
18. Fried calamari
Carcass squid cleaned from the innards, cut the tail, remove the cartilage “arrow”. Rinse and dry thoroughly with paper towels inside and out. Squid cut into rings with a thickness of about 2 inches, roll in batter made of flour and salt, and fry in deep fat (about a minute each side). Excess oil, remove with paper towels.
19. Ham with tomatoes and herbs
Armed with two pans. On the same vegetable oil fry 500g of diced ham. On the other — 500 g of tomatoes, cut into large cubes. Tomatoes salt and pepper to taste. Place on lettuce ham, and on top of the tomatoes. Sprinkle with chopped herbs and drizzle with lemon juice.
20. Roll of pita with ham
Mix the mayonnaise with the ketchup (about 1-2 tablespoons) and garlic, skipped through the press. The resulting mixture lubricate thin pita bread. The last better half to roll to roll was stronger. As a filling, use ham or sausage (should be cut into thin slices) and cheese (its grate). Roll the pita bread into a roll and cut into portions with a width of about two inches.
21. Chicken burrito
Dice smoked ham or boiled chicken. Wrap the meat in tortilla, smeared with tomato sauce, together with fresh cucumber, lettuce and mozzarella. If desired, add chopped cilantro, Basil or other herbs to taste.
Pre-heat a burrito on a dry hot pan to form a Golden crust, and the cheese inside has melted.
22. Sausages with bacon and cheese
Sausages clear from the shell and slice each of them. Cheese cut into strips. Nafarshiruyte sausage cheese and wrap one or two slices of bacon. Send in a well heated oven for 5-7 minutes. Before serving, brush the Dijon mustard or any other sauce for meat.
23. Fricassee with mushrooms
Boiled chicken breast cut into strips and fry in olive oil until browned. Then add the chopped canned mushrooms or other mushrooms to your taste. Fry for another minute. Then pour sour cream, diluted in water with pepper, curry powder and other spices to your taste. Simmer until sauce slightly thickens.
24. Mushrooms in cream
Jar of canned mushrooms or any other mushrooms sauté with one finely chopped onion in vegetable oil. Don’t forget to add salt. When almost all the liquid is evaporated from the mushrooms, add 100 g of whipped cream. Sprinkle with grated nutmeg and simmer a few more minutes. Thick cream cream color — a sign of ready meals.
25. Pizza on a baguette
Make the filling: 200 g of ham cut into cubes, 200 g of solid cheese grate, add salt, pepper and add 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise and ketchup. Put the filling on pieces of bread, sprinkle with chopped herbs and bake in a well preheated oven, until the cheese is melted.
Loaf or bread for toast butter, mixed with garlic, and toast them 1-2 minutes in the oven. Then put slices of mozzarella or other cheese to your taste, then the diced tomatoes with chopped Basil, seasoned with olive oil and salt, pepper and other spices. Bruschetta is ready to send another couple minutes in the oven to melt the cheese.
27. The poached egg with spicy sauce
Prepare the poached egg. For this boil 2 cups of water, to which add salt and ½ tablespoon wine vinegar. Crack the egg into an egg-Cup or deep ladle greased with vegetable oil. Carefully lower into boiling water and cook for about 3 minutes. Serve eggs poached with spicy sauce: 200 g plain yogurt mixed with a clove of garlic, passed through press, capsicum, salt and pepper.
28. Zucchini in lemon juice
Peeled and thinly sliced zucchini (200-300 g) put in a pan with melted butter (20-30 g). Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour juice of one lemon and cook on high heat with the lid closed for 5 minutes.
The following dishes can be eaten alone or together with others. Many of them are a perfect solution for a light dinner.
29. Pate of smoked herring
Take one fillet of smoked herring or fish samostoyatelnoi have to grind using the blender along with 200 grams butter, ground black pepper and pulp of one lemon. Should get a homogeneous mass, which must be put in a glass or plastic container for a couple of hours and keep in the refrigerator. With herring pate and Borodino bread good sandwiches.
30. Beets with walnuts
Cook one small beet. When the vegetable has cooled, peel it and grate. Salt. In a mortar or coffee grinder grind a handful of walnuts. Connect them with beets, season with olive oil and serve.
31. Tomatoes with cheese and garlic
2-3 fresh tomatoes, cut in half. With a teaspoon remove the core. Two processed cheese RUB on a grater. So they don’t stick to the grater and hands, pre-soak them in the fridge. Mix the cheese with 2-3 cloves of garlic passed through the press. Season with mayonnaise. The resulting cheese mass nafarshiruyte tomatoes.
32. Spicy carrots
Peel 2 small carrots and a couple cloves of garlic. The sharpness of the snacks can be varied to your taste. Grate the carrots on a medium grater, add pressed garlic. Add salt, pepper and season with mayonnaise. This snack can be spread on sandwiches or crackers or to stuff her eggs.
33. Carrots with prunes
100 g of prunes, pour hot water and leave for 2-3 minutes. During this time, peel and grate 2 carrots. Chop the prunes and mix with carrots. Add 30 g chopped walnuts and season with sour cream. If the plum is sweet enough, add a teaspoon of sugar.
34. Salad “Student”
The name speaks for itself: minimum of ingredients and effort, maximum nutrition. Also, this salad is easy to cook outdoors.
Drain the liquid from cans of canned corn and beans. The last is better to take in tomato sauce. Mix them in a bowl along with the croutons with taste of bacon and season with mayonnaise. If necessary, season with salt and pepper.
35. Salad with pear and pomegranate
1-2 pears, wash and cut into small cubes, chop red sweet onions. Combine all of this with grains of a pomegranate. Add the bunch of chopped coriander, salt and ground black pepper to taste. Season with olive oil and lemon juice. Diet refreshing salad is ready.
36. Salad with tomatoes and feta cheese
Wash and coarsely chop several ripe tomatoes. Small cubes cut the cheese. Instead of cheese you can also use feta cheese or mozzarella. Peel and chop half-rings of sweet red onion. Mix these ingredients, season with a little salt and season with olive oil.
37. Salad with radish and tomatoes
2-3 tomatoes, 3-4 radishes, wash and coarsely chop. Peel and chop half-rings of sweet red onion. Connect together the ingredients and dress the salad with a mixture of a tablespoon of red wine vinegar, 4 tablespoons olive oil, ½ tsp brown sugar salt and ground black pepper.
38. Salad with pineapple and celery
One green Apple and 100 grams of celery RUB on a coarse grater. With canned pineapple, drain the liquid and cut them in cubes. Combine the ingredients, add salt to taste and season with mayonnaise. If you want you can add chopped cashews or almonds.
39. Salad with salmon and kiwi
Peel and cut into large cubes, kiwi, bell peppers (remember to remove seeds) and salted fillets of salmon. One small onion cut into half rings. Mix all the ingredients and season with a tablespoon of olive oil and a tablespoon of lemon juice. Add a pinch of salt, sugar and black pepper. Mix.
40. Mushrooms deep-fried
The chopped 200-300 g of mushrooms thin slices, salt and leave for a few minutes. At this time, heat the oil in a pan. Roll each piece of mushroom in flour and fry in deep fat. Have ready a dish can both hot and cold.
41. Tartines with salmon and avocado
Black bread cut into small portioned slices (approximately 3 × 3 cm). Spread cream cheese. On each slice put a slice of ripe avocado and a slice of salted salmon. Fit and other red fish — salmon or trout.
42. Tapas with chicken nuggets
Chicken breast cut into small pieces, each of them dipped in beaten with salt egg, roll in breadcrumbs and fry in vegetable oil. The nuggets spread out on pieces of baguette, add a slice of fresh cucumber and tomato.
Not all desserts require long hours of stay at the stove. There are some that can be done quickly, and get no less delicious.
43. Raspberry ice cream
500 g frozen raspberries, whisk in a blender with chilled Cup heavy cream, ½ Cup of powdered sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla. Get a thick cold mix, reminiscent of melted ice cream. You can eat so, and you can briefly send in the freezer. If your refrigerator has a function superzamorozki, everything happens very quickly.
44. Strawberry cottage cheese dessert
In a blender or with a mixer beat the pack granular cottage cheese and 100 g of fresh strawberries. If it is liquid, add the banana. If not sweet enough, a few tea-box of powdered sugar.
45. Chocolate cupcake in a Cup
There are many quick dessert in a Cup. Here is one of them. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter (enough for 20-30 seconds in the microwave). Add 2 tablespoons sugar, ½ teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt. Pour in a Cup of egg yolk and whisk. Add 4 tablespoons flour mixed with a tablespoon of cocoa powder. Mix the dough with a few slices of chocolate and put in the microwave for 3 minutes.
46. Walnut cake
Whisk 3 eggs with 200 g ground hazelnuts or almonds. Add 100 g sugar and a teaspoon of baking powder. Again mix thoroughly. Small glass form for the microwave butter and sprinkle with flour. Pour into it the dough and bake in the microwave on full power for 5 minutes. Ready cake soaked in condensed milk, whipped with butter or any other cream.
47. Oranges with pomegranate
A glass of orange juice bring to a boil with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and a teaspoon of vanilla sugar. Then add 2 tablespoons of cornstarch, diluted in cold water. Peeled oranges cut into rings and place in a deep dish in layers, sprinkling pomegranate seeds and pouring the hot orange juice.
48. Grapefruit with cinnamon and honey
Wash some grapefruits and cut them in half. Each half sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon (about one teaspoon) and drizzle with honey. Place on a baking sheet, covered with baking paper and bake in a preheated 200 degree oven for 5 minutes.
49. Tangerine slices in chocolate
Melt the tile of your favorite chocolate in a water bath or in the microwave. Peel and divide into slices a few mandarins. Dip each slice in chocolate icing and then roll in chopped nuts, such as almonds or hazelnuts. Allow to harden and serve.
50. Banana boat
Peel one large banana, cut it lengthwise, gently removing the core. Start his marshmallows, sprinkle with grated chocolate and cinnamon, pour over the honey. Wrap the banana in foil and send in a preheated 200 degree oven for 5 minutes.
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