Make Any Of These 10 Simple Recipes When You're Out of Ideas

Garlic Spaghetti: Sauté minced garlic in olive oil until fragrant, toss with cooked spaghetti, and finish with grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley. It's simple, flavorful, and ready in minutes.

Tomato Basil Soup: Blend canned tomatoes, onion, and garlic until smooth, then simmer with chicken or vegetable broth. Finish with fresh basil and cream for a comforting bowl of soup.

Omelette: Whisk eggs with salt and pepper, pour into a skillet, and cook until set. Fill with cheese, diced vegetables, or cooked meats before folding. Omelettes are versatile and quick to make.

Stir-Fried Rice: Use leftover rice for this quick dish. Sauté vegetables and protein of your choice (chicken, shrimp, or tofu), then add the rice and a splash of soy sauce. Finish with scrambled eggs mixed in.

Grilled Cheese and Tomato: Upgrade the classic grilled cheese by adding tomato slices and a sprinkle of oregano between the cheese and bread before grilling to golden perfection.

Chickpea Salad: Combine canned chickpeas with diced cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, and a simple lemon-olive oil dressing. Add feta cheese and fresh herbs for extra flavor.

Pancakes from Scratch: Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together milk, egg, and melted butter. Combine and cook on a hot griddle. Serve with syrup or fresh fruit.

Baked Chicken Thighs: Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs or spices. Bake until the skin is crispy and the meat is cooked through. Serve with a side of vegetables.

Quick Chili: Brown ground beef with onions and garlic, then add canned beans, diced tomatoes, and chili powder. Simmer until flavors meld together. Top with cheese and sour cream.

Caprese Salad: Layer fresh mozzarella slices, tomato slices, and fresh basil leaves. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper for a fresh, no-cook meal.

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