22 Recipes Every Culinary Conflicted Couple Needs to Know
You like meat and potatoes but your partner wants a fresher, more interesting take on dinner. We'll show you how to make one dinner and serve it up two ways to suit you both.
Do ribs seem a little too heavy? For a lighter meal, shred the meat and toss it with a vinegary slaw.
Lighten up this homey dinner (and add a little color) by mixing in roasted asparagus, shredded chicken and pimientos.
Turn a steak dinner into beefy street tacos. Serve up slices of steak in mini tortillas with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and a drizzle of blue cheese sauce.
While the chicken is cooking, heat up a few pierogies in a skillet with sauteed onion and apple. Then, shred the chicken and add to the skillet for an apple balsamic pierogi chicken dinner.
While one of you enjoys this hearty sandwich, serve the other portion of shredded meat over a baked sweet potato.
Transform a classic pork chop dinner into a restaurant-style burrito. Just chop the pork and combine it with the rice mixture. Serve it in a warmed tortilla with spicy queso and sour cream.
Serve sliced sausage on a bed of rice topped with sauteed peppers and onions. Don’t forget to drizzle with that delicious sriracha sauce!
Skip the fries and toss the chili with cooked noodles and Cotija cheese. Top with sour cream and green onions for an amazing chili-mac.
Turn chicken and potatoes into a noodle bowl: shred the chicken and toss with cooked rice noodles, the sauce and bean sprouts. Top with chopped fresh cilantro and peanuts and serve with a squeeze of lime.
Switch up a classic dinner option to a fun hand-held. Just slice the pork, toss it with the sauce and serve in hoagie buns. Add a slice of Provolone cheese and broil until it’s melted.
Swap meat and potatoes for cranberry chicken rice pilaf. Just shred the chicken and combine it with long grain and wild rice mix, dried cranberries and sauce from the recipe.
Go from Sunday dinner to a breakfast-for-dinner hash and eggs. Cook chopped bacon in a skillet. Chop the veggies from the recipe and saute in bacon drippings. Add the bacon back to the skillet along with shredded chicken. Serve the chicken hash topped with a fried egg.
Sandwich this flavorful beef between two tortillas along with chopped green onions and Monterey Jack cheese then grill until the cheese is melty. You’ll love this creative quesadilla.
Create a Hawaiian pork individual pizza in a snap. Just chop the pork and toss with the pineapple sauce. Spread over an individual pre-baked pizza crust and top with shredded Swiss cheese. Add fresh cubed pineapple for extra sweetness.
Transform this meaty supper into a restaurant-style brisket grilled cheese sandwich. Try with sharp cheddar, muenster or smoked Gouda cheese. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, add sliced pear.