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7 Simple Weeknight Meals in Less Than 30 Minutes

Some days the last thing you want to do is spend hours cooking a hearty meal. Here are seven quick and easy recipes to keep your belly full and your evening free.

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Thai Pork Patties With Bok Choy

For a lively mid-week meal, try these patties and serve with vegetables. Made with aromatic Thai flavours such as green curry and lemongrass, it’s an easy dish that’s sure to please. 

Get the recipe for Thai pork patties with bok choy here.

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Bacon And Bean Stew

Stew is the perfect warm-me-up dish. Butternut squash, green beans, and corn combine perfectly for a fast and tasty stew.

Get the recipe for bacon and bean stew here.

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Egg And Bacon Spaghetti


A few ingredients that you probably already have in your fridge are all you need to whip up this quick version of a classic carbonara. 

Get the recipe for egg and bacon spaghetti here.

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Marmalade-Glazed Mackerel With Apples

If you’re looking for something different to cook tonight, try fresh mackerel fillets, which only take moments to cook, and taste great with the tangy flavours of marmalade and apples. Serve with green beans, broccoli, and potato for a filling meal. Simple and delicious. 

Get the recipe for marmalade-glazed mackerel with apples here.

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One-Pot Chicken Casserole With Creamy Sherry Sauce

Cut the vegetables very small to speed up the cooking time in this “throw-it-all-in” recipe. With simple preparation and just 25 minutes cooking in one pot, you’ll have dinner on the table in no time.

Get the recipe for this one-pot chicken dish here.

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Pan-Fried Steaks With Italian Sauce

Lean, juicy steaks are quick to cook and taste delicious with a sauce livened up with a little wine, olives, garlic, and capers. Even when barbecue weather is over, this dish will keep you warm.

Get the recipe for pan-fried steaks here.

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Chili Beef And Taco Salad

This simple, warm salad is full of crunchy textures and handy to make when time is short. Serve with sour cream or plain Green-style yogurt to balance the heat from the hot chili flakes.

Get the recipe for chili beef and taco salad here.