Last Minute Recipes

Super Quick and Easy

Grilled chicken and peppers

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Last minute recipes are my choices for when you really only have a few minutes to get dinner on the table. These recipes are all quick, easy, and foolproof. Choose from recipes using chicken breasts, ground beef, or pork. Serve them with a salad from a bag and some toasted bread or easy biscuits and your family will thank you.

Last Minute Recipes

  • Last Minute Pasta Recipes
    Pasta is a complete lifesaver. It's inexpensive, easy to cook, and can be paired with just about any ingredient, from frozen corn to heavy cream. These super-fast recipes will feed your family in a hurry.
  • Last Minute Breakfast Recipes
    On busy mornings, especially during the school year, it's easy to skip breakfast. But it's the most important meal of the day! If you've got ten minutes, you can make these quick recipes.
  • Last Minute Steak Recipes
    Use any type of steak, from ribeye to round, to make these super-fast main dish recipes. Try fajitas, some main dish salads, and a couple of stir-fry recipes, or marinate a steak in minutes to satisfy some hungry folks.
  • Last Minute Main Dish Salad Recipes
    In the summer, main dish salads are a wonderful way to get a one-dish meal together in a hurry. And they're so delicious and healthy! These easy recipes can be on the table in a flash.
  • Last Minute Ground Beef Recipes
    Having a pound of ground beef in your freezer, properly flattened so it thaws quickly and re-wrapped so it doesn't develop freezer burn, is a lifesaver. These quick and easy recipes are flavorful and family-friendly.
  • Last Minute Appetizers
    You can make a meal out of a judicious selection of appetizers, you know. Or pick one or two to serve to unexpected guests..
  • Last Minute Chicken Breast Recipes
    Chicken breasts are tender, juicy, and flavorful when properly cooked with other ingredients. Enjoy these super easy recipes.
  • Last Minute Pork Recipes
    We love pork tenderloin and cook with it a lot. It's very low in fat, full of flavor, and cooks in just a couple of minutes. These recipes are delicious and fast.
  • Last Minute Fish Fillet Recipes
    Fish fillets are the ultimate in last-minute food. These quick and easy recipes accent their mild flavors.
  • Last Minute Brunch Menu
    A brunch is one of the easiest ways to entertain. And this last-minute menu is super easy, leaving you free to enjoy your guests.
  • Last Minute Desserts
    When you want dessert in a hurry, these are the recipes to use. They'll save you if the dessert you made for a party fails, or just to treat your family in the middle of the week.
  • 10 Minute Recipes
    Well, these recipes are ready faster than you can get in the car and get to the drive-through window! And these recipes aren't just cold sandwiches or scrambled eggs.
  • 20 Minute Recipes
    For just a little bit more time, you can have quick shrimp scampi, creamy bacon chicken pasta (with pre-cooked chicken), or summer steaks on the table. Yum.
  • Five Minute Recipes
    These recipes really can be made, start to finish, in five minutes. Enjoy microwave omelet in a cup or broccoli slaw wraps.