Fun Easy Dinner Ideas

7 Fun Easy Dinner Ideas

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Hello friends, today I am going to share with you the recipes of my fun easy dinner ideas that can make your dinner time full of fun. Cooking is a little bit effortful job for all of us. As we need to spend minimum 1 hour in the kitchen for cooking dinner. That is why most of us become reluctant for cooking. But what will happen if we have to spend minimum 5 minutes and maximum 20 minutes in the kitchen? Obviously, we will start to enjoy cooking.

Yes, for you I have chosen only those recipes that can be made very easily and spending minimum time. While cooking these recipes you can engage your kids with you as they can start to realize that cooking is not a difficult job. You can ask them to mix salads, to help you while you are decorating the dishes or pour sauce over the dishes. All these are tricks to make your cooking dinner time fun and easy. So, I am suggesting you to follow the ideas of my fun easy dinner ideas to have not only dinner time but also cooking dinner time with full of joy and fun.


Content in this article

  1. Baked Swordfish Steak
  2. Fettuccine Alfredo
  3. Turkey Burger
  4. Chicken Quesdillas
  5. Chicken French Bread Pizza
  6. Eggs in Basket
  7. Lamb Chops with Garlic Rosemary Sauce

1. Baked Swordfish Steak

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Baked Swordfish Steak

The 1st recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas that you will cook with swordfish steaks within 20 minutes only following my fun easy dinner ideas. Cooking the recipe you can provide a luscious dinner for your family. As the recipe is much easier to cook when you are following my fun easy dinner ideas, you will enjoy the cooking and get a fun spending time in your kitchen.

So, do not waste your time thinking about what you need to cook for dinner. Just follow my instructions of fun easy dinner ideas and cook the recipe which I am suggesting. The quantity of the ingredients that I have used for the recipe is used for 4 persons’ dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-3 Tbsp(divided)
  • Swordfish Steaks-3
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Multicolored Cherry Tomatoes-Halved-2 pt
  • Finely Chopped Red Onion-1/4c
  • Thinly Sliced Basil-3 Tbsp
  • Lemon Juice of ½ Lemon

Preparation:

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet.
  3. Add fish to the pan.
  4. Mix salt and pepper on top of the one side of the fish for seasoning.
  5. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes and wait until it is browned one side.
  6. Turn over the side of the fish and season this sidewith salt and pepper.
  7. Remove the pan from heat and put in the oven.
  8. Roast the swordfish for 10 minutes to let the fish to be cooked through and flaky.
  9. Mix tomatoes, onion and basil in a large bowl.
  10. Mix remaining olive oil and lemon juice.
  11. Add salt and pepper for seasoning the salad.
  12. Spoon salad over the fish.

I can confidently say that all your family members will find a different taste of swordfish with this recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. I am also sure that you have not found any difficulties to cook the recipe. You can also ask your kids to make the salad mixing tomatoes, basil and onionwhile you are cooking the dish of fun easy dinner ideas. They will obviously enjoy to do this being the part of cooking the recipe of fun easy dinner ideas. So, get ready to cook the recipe and get enjoyment of cooking following my fun easy dinner ideas.


2. Fettuccine Alfredo

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Fettuccine Alfredo

My next recipe of fun easy dinner ideas is made with Fettuccine. Do your family members and kids like fettuccine? If yes, they will be really happy to have such dinner recipe on the dinner table. If they do not like fettuccine, they will start to like it when you cook the food following my fun easy dinner ideas.

The preparation of the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas is simpler than you think. Get ready to spend 20 minutes in the kitchen to cook the recipe using the technique of my fun easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients:

  • Fettuccine-1 lb
  • Kosher Salt
  • Heavy Cream-1/2 c
  • Butter-1/2c
  • Freshly Grated parmesan-1/2c. Plus more for sprinkling
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Chopped parsley-2Tbsp

Preparation:

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water.
  2. Drain water reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
  3. Place a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add cream and butter.
  5. Cook as long as the butter is melted and the cream is heated through.
  6. Mix parmesan and add salt and pepper.
  7. If the sauce becomes too thick mix 1 tablespoon of the reserved pasta water at a time.
  8. Now, remove from heat.
  9. Mix cooked pasta and toss until coated in sauce.
  10. Sprinkle parsley on top of the pasta.

I assure you all your family members will love the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. So, I am suggesting you to cook the recipe following my fun easy dinner ideas. As long as you have my fun easy dinner ideas you do not need to be worried about the liking of your family members.


3. Turkey Burger

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Turkey Burger

It is rare to found a person from the age of 8 to 80 who does not like burger. And I have chosen turkey burger as one of the recipes of my fun easy dinner ideas that is really yummy. You can cook the recipe within only 15 minutes following my fun easy dinner ideas. So get ready to spend 15 minutes time in the kitchen to have a delicious burger and follow the below instructions of the cooking recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients:

  • Ground Turkey- 1lb
  • Worcestershire Sauce-1 Tbsp
  • Freshly Chopped Parsley-2 Tbsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-1 Tbsp
  • Hamburger Buns
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes
  • Mayonnaise

Preparation:

  1. Mix turkey, Worcestershire sauce, and parsley in a large bowl.
  2. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  3. Form mixture into four patties.
  4. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  5. Mix patties and cook per sides for 5 minutes. It will be golden and cooked through.
  6. Serve on a bun with your desired toppings.

See how you had to spend only 15 minutes to prepare the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. Spending only 15 minutes we get such luscious dish for us. It is only possible when you are with my fun easy dinner ideas.


4. Chicken Quesdillas

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Chicken Quesdillas

This chicken recipe also of my fun easy dinner ideas need only 15 minutes to be cooked. There are very easy steps to cook the food if you are following my fun easy dinner ideas. So let us see the steps of the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients:

  • Canola oil-2 tsp.(divided)
  • 10 inch flour tortillas-4
  • Shredded Cooked Rotisserie Chicken-2 Cups
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese-2 Cups

Preparation:

  1. Heat 1 Tsp. of oil in large frying pan over medium heat.
  2. While the pan is heating bring together the quesadillas.
  3. Sprinkle ½ cup of chicken over half of each tortilla.
  4. Add ½ cup of cheese on the top. Fold in half
  5. Add on quesadilla at a time in the skillet. Cook one side for 2 minutes. Wait until it is golden.
  6. Flip with tongs.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes more until the cheese is melted. The other side quesadilla will be browned.
  8. Remove to a plate.
  9. Cook the remaining quesadilla following the same way.

Serve immediately as it is hot while tasting. It is really difficult to have such yummy dinner recipe spending such minimum time in the kitchen. But it is not impossible as I am with you with my fun easy dinner ideas. As I am with you with the techniques of my fun easy dinner ideas you don’t need to think about anything else. Just follow the strategies of my fun easy dinner ideas and enjoy the cooking.


5. Chicken French Bread Pizza

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Chicken French Bread Pizza

It will be a good dinner if we make Chicken French Bread Pizza for our dinner following my fun easy dinner ideas. This recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas’ takes 22 minutes time to be made. Pizza lovers will obviously love the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. So, follow the below shared steps of the cooking recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas to make the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Softened Butter-1/4 Cup
  • Olive Oil-2 Tablespoons
  • Grated Asiago or Romano Cheese
  • Minced Garlic-2 Tablespoons
  • Dried Basil-1 Teaspoon
  • Finely Sliced Red Bell pepper-1/4cup
  • Black Pepper-1/2 Teaspoon
  • French Bread-1 16 ounce
  • Shredded Rotisserie Chicken
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese-1 Cup
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese

Preparation:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix butter, olive oil, grated asiago, garlic, basil, red bell pepper and black pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Piece French bread in half lengthwise. Piece each half crosswise into three pieces.
  4. Place butter mixture over the pieces.
  5. Add rotisserie chicken on the top.
  6. Add mozzarella and parmesan cheese sprinkling over the chicken.
  7. Bake for 8-12 minutes until the cheese is melted and golden brown.

You must say the food is really delicious while you are taking the taste of the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. To get such delicious dinner you do not need to give more effort. You can enjoy the restaurant taste at your home while taking dinner with the recipe of mu fun easy dinner ideas.


6. Eggs in Basket

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Eggs in Basket

The recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas is also known as eggs in nest or toad in the hole.  Especially, you can make the dish for your kids. But other members of the family will love the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas. With very few ingredients you can try the recipe following my fun easy dinner ideas. You need only 10 minutes to cook the recipe. It is really difficult to believe that you need such a short time to get a luscious dinner. But, it is possible if you have my fun easy dinner ideas. With the quantity of the ingredients, you can cook for 2.

Ingredients:

  • Whole Wheat Bread- 2 Slices
  • Tablespoon Butter-1
  • Large Eggs-2
  • Kosher Salt
  • Pepper

Preparation:

  1. Heat an electric griddle to 350 F or heat a large frying pan over medium high heat.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of butter on the griddle.
  3. Cut the center of each piece of bread using a cookie cutter as per your desired shape.
  4. Mix the remaining butter on one side of each piece of bread including the cutout pieces.
  5. Place the bread on the griddle keeping butter side down.
  6. Break one egg in a small dish.
  7. Slide it into the hole of one of the bread slices.
  8. Do the same with the remaining bread slice and egg.
  9. Cook for 1 minute or wait until the egg is golden on the bottom.
  10. Flip gently to cook the other side for 1minute more.
  11. Flip the cutout pieces of toast to cook on the other side for 1 minute to be toasted.

You should serve it immediately. Do not let the dish be cooled. Otherwise, your kids or other family members will not find the real taste of the dish of my fun easy dinner ideas.


7. Lamb Chops with Garlic Rosemary Sauce

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Lamb Chops with Garlic Rosemary Sauce

You can try lamb chops with garlic rosemary sauce following my fun easy dinner ideas. You need only 6 minutes to get the yummy dish on your dinner table. Follow the recipe of my fun easy dinner ideas and make your dinner time enjoyable.

Ingredients:

  • Chopped Garlic Cloves-2
  • Lamb Shoulder Chops(each about ¾ inch thick)
  • Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper
  • Olive Oil-2 Tablespoons
  • Rosemary-2 Tablespoons
  • Fresh lemon Juice-2 Tablespoons
  • Chicken Stock-1/2 Cup
  • Butter-1 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Add salt and pepper with the lamb and let it be seasoned.
  2. Heat oil in a 12 inch heavy skillet over medium high heat until it is hot but not smoking.
  3. Singe lamb for 3 minutes.
  4. Turn lamb over and sear for 2 minutes more.
  5. Remove the lambs from the skillet and place into 4 plates.
  6. Mix garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, chicken stock to the skillet.
  7. Cook for 1 minute over high heat stirring and scraping up brown bits.
  8. Mix butter.
  9. Pour sauce over the lambs.

Have you seen that we have made the recipe of fun easy dinner ideas spending only 6 minutes? Isn’t it interesting that you can make delectable dinner within very few minutes? So, do not waste time on thinking what you need to cook for dinner, just follow the technique of my fun easy dinner ideas.


The recipes that I have shared with you like the recipes of my fun easy dinner ideas are only to give you the touch of fun while you are cooking your dinner. I have chosen the recipes for you that can be made within maximum 20 minutes. Most of the recipes can be made within 5-10 minutes. If you need to spend 5- 20 minutes time in the kitchen obviously you will not feel boredom with cooking. Rather cooking will be a fun for you.

I also have shared the recipes as the recipes of my fun easy dinner ideas that you can prepare food with your kids. This attempt will help your kids to be taught how to help their parents and getting enjoyment and fun at the same time. Lastly, I am assuring you that if you follow my fun easy dinner ideas, you will not be tired in cooking.


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