With chicken and veggies, this pasta medley in a mild lemon and wine sauce is a complete meal in one that’s a snap to assemble. I try to keep leftover chicken or turkey on hand so that I can fix this dish whenever I want. –Jackie Hannahs, Fountain, Michigan
Extra portions of beef star in this mouthwatering skillet dinner from Bill Hilbrich from St. Cloud, Minnesota. Chopped tomatoes and Parmesan cheese add color and flavor to this no-fuss dish.—Bill Hilbrich, St. Cloud, Minnesota
This creamy meal-in-one calls for just a few ingredients, including store-bought pasta, so it’s a snap to put together. “It's a wonderful salad when zucchini and squash are in great abundance,” notes Mary Ann Dell of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.
A half-hour is all you need for this delightful stir-fry from Jennifer Warzynak. The Erie, Pennsylvania cook combines scallops with broccoli, pasta and sun-dried tomatoes for the main course, and a hint of lime juice makes it a natural addition to summer menus. "It's a great, healthy way to fix scallops," she promises.
“Here is a recipe I made up one night when I came home from work with no plan for supper,“ writes Patricia Weller from Emmitsburg, Maryland. “My kids really loved it and we’ve had it many times since.“ TIP: Iced tea and a side salad or garlic bread rounds out this hearty meal-on-the-double.
Italian-seasoned veggies are served over pasta and topped with two types of cheese in this fast meal from Rachel Schmeckenbecher of Whitehall, Pennsylvania. She writes, “It's so quick to prepare and so flavorful, but low-fat!”
This elegant meal-in-one from Tammy Strange of Winder, Georgia features a hearty portion of salmon served on flavorful couscous and topped with an amazing mango sauce featuring basil, honey and Dijon mustard.