30 Minute Meals for Late-Winter & Early-Spring
New year—same time crunch. Here are 10 of my fave new ways to get dinner on the table fast. A more delicious 2020 starts here!
Bone-in Chops Agrodolce with Polenta
Agrodolce is Italian for sweet and sour, which for me equals maximum flavor.
Recipe: Try Rach's Bone-in Chops Agrodolce with Polenta
Udon with Mushrooms, Miso, Greens & Sesame
I only started using miso in the past year and a half, but now I use it in everything!
Recipe: Try Rach's Udon with Mushrooms, Miso, Greens & Sesame
Crispy Saffron Couscous with Chorizo, Chicken & Shrimp
I stumbled on crispy couscous by accident when I overcooked the plain couscous I was making for my dog!
Recipe: Try Rach's Crispy Saffron Couscous with Chorizo, Chicken & Shrimp
Cauliflower Paprikash with Dilly Egg Noodles
For a gluten-free option, replace the noodles with boiled diced russet potatoes.
Recipe: Try Rach's Cauliflower Paprikash with Dilly Egg Noodles
Farro Spaghetti with Brown Butter, Shallots & Sage
For a meatless version, use mushroom stock instead of bone broth. Serve with an escarole-and-shaved-fennel salad dressed with lemon juice and EVOO.
Recipe: Try Rach's Farro Spaghetti with Brown Butter, Shallots & Sage
Over the years I've made a few versions of this fictitious dish from the Neil Simon movie Seems Like Old Times, starring Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, and Charles Grodin. I think I have perfected it.
Recipe: Try Rach's Chicken Pepperoni
Fusilli with Merguez & Eggplant
I have no words. If you love big flavors, make this recipe immediately!
Recipe: Try Rach'sFusilli with Merguez & Eggplant
Muenster Burgers with Sriracha Special Sauce
Use any leftover sauce as a sandwich spread or as a dipper for fried zucchini sticks, chicken tenders, or onion rings.
Recipe: Try Rach's Muenster Burgers with Sriracha Special Sauce
Broccolini & Sausages
Drizzle the bread with a healthy dose of EVOO, then pile on the good stuff!
Recipe: Try Rach's Broccolini & Sausages
Aglio e Olio with Celery Tops, Fennel & Pine Nuts
Garlic-and-oil pasta has a key ingredient, and it's not the garlic or oil—it's anchovies. Melting them into the oil develops their flavor, which is closer to toasted salty nuts than fish.
Recipe: Try Rach's Aglio e Olio with Celery Tops, Fennel & Pine Nuts