Quick & Easy Family Dinner Ideas

Family Dinner Ideas

Quick & Easy Family Dinner Ideas

Are you looking for ideas for a quick dinner? Delicious but simple recipes that don’t require you to spend the whole day in the kitchen? This is the very beginning of today, what we thought about when we created this menu, imagining a delicious dinner with friends, with your sweetheart, and with the family.

Not sure what to cook tonight? Here are many quick recipes for dinner, quick and easy last-minute ideas to please your family or to organize a romantic dinner.

The most original proposals to consult and prepare for dinner.

Sudden guests? Are you invited to a friend’s or family’s house and looking for easy-to-prepare ideas? Here then is our collection of delicious recipes for the evening.

QUICK RECIPES FOR DINNER

Meatloaf In Crust

Meatloaf in a crust is a tasty second course: ideal to prepare for Sunday lunch or a nice family dinner.

Time: 50 min 

Ingredients

  • 120 g of bread stale
  • 200 g of milk
  • 800 g of minced beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g of grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • nutmeg to taste
  • 100 g of Prague ham 100 g of Prague ham
  • 150 g of caciotta or fontina cheese
  • 1 roll of rectangular puff pastry

Crumbled potatoes and sausage

The crumbled potato and sausage is a delicious and really tasty idea to bring to the table! A variant of the classic gateau, stuffed in this.

 Time: 60 min Difficulty

Ingredients

  • 1 kg of boiled potatoes
  • 100 g of flour 00
  • 100 g of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 350 g of sausage
  • 200 g of mozzarella
  • onion 1/2 onion
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper to taste
  • oil to taste extra virgin olive oil
  • bread crumbs to taste

Chickpea meatballs

There are some dishes that, despite the variations that distinguish local cultures and customs, are so simple and tasty.

Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  • 450 g of chickpeas canned (or 300 g of chickpeas dried)
  • 50 ml of water
  • 1 egg
  • 50 g of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 60 g of breadcrumbs + to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley to taste

Gnocchi Alla Romana

Roman-style gnocchi is a delicious first course, typical of the popular cuisine of Lazio, prepared with a mixture of milk, butter, and wheat semolina.

Time: 50 min 

Ingredients

  • 1 liter of whole milk
  • 250 g of semolina 250 g of semolina
  • 100 g of butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 30 g of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 20 g of grated pecorino
  • nutmeg to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • sage to taste

Roast in a pot

The roast veal in a pot is an alternative to the classic veal cooked in the oven: the meat will remain soft and delicate, perfect on its own.

Time: 60 min 

Ingredients

  •  800 g veal (preferably sirloin)
  • 1 onion
  • 200 ml of water (optional)
  • 200 ml of white wine
  • carrot
  • 4 sprigs of rosemary
  • origin to taste
  • salt to taste
  •  pepper to taste
  • oil to taste extra virgin olive oil

Vitello Tonnato

Vitello tonnato, or Vitel Tonne, is a traditional Piedmontese dish, served both as an appetizer and as a main course.

Time: 60 min 

Ingredients

  • 1 kg of veal
  • broth 1 liter of vegetable broth
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 350 g of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • tuna 150 g of canned tuna in oil
  • 5-6 anchovy fillets
  • 25 g of capers
  • the juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore is a tasty main course typical of home cooking: each region and each family brings its own variations, precisely for.

Time: 50 min

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (about 1 kg)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1/2 glass of red wine
  • to puree 400 g of tomato puree
  • salt to taste
  • to taste extra virgin olive oil