8 weeknight dinners ready in 20 minutes

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8 weeknight dinners ready in 20 minutes

We guarantee that you’ll spend far less time in the heat of your kitchen with these fuss-free weeknight dinners. What’s more, they’re super delicious and each one will take you less than 20 minutes to cook.

Potato pizza

Sure it’s carbs atop carbs, but potato is a surprisingly tasty topping for pizza. Also add mozzarella, rocket, thyme and chilli, and your heart will melt more than the cheese does.
View the recipe here.

Sesame-crusted seared salmon

If the craving for something fishy hits you midweek, luckily for you fish doesn’t take forever to cook. Try this sesame-crusted seared salmon, which explodes with flavour when served with crushed minted peas and beetroot.
View the recipe here.

Asian fish cakes with chilli mayonnaise

If salmon is not your thing, try your hand at making fish cakes using hake fillet and a few fragrant spices and herbs.
View the recipe here.

Cauliflower couscous with mustard butter

Transform a head of cauliflower into couscous for a light weeknight dinner. Add a sprig of sage, a bay leaf, olive oil, some mustard butter and… voilà!
View the recipe here.

Peri-peri chicken livers

Chicken livers are always a winner and this spicy version by TASTE reader Nokuzola Nkula is no exception. Serve with sourdough bread and cream cheese.
View the recipe here.

Reuben sandwich

Yes, sandwiches are acceptable for dinner. Especially if they’re bursting with the likes of corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and a creamy Russian dressing.
View the recipe here.

Beef carpaccio

What better to tuck into when you’re stuck for time than beef carpaccio? Abigail Donnelly’s take features capers and Parmesan dressed with Dijon mustard, blackberries and more.
View the recipe here.

Grilled lamb, fennel and quinoa salad

There’s always time for something meaty midweek. You’ll love these free-range lamb steaks served on a bed of quinoa salad.
View the recipe here.

Ashraf Booley Article by: Ashraf Booley

Woolworths TASTE’s digital content producer loves nothing more than trying out inventive recipes and using close friends and family as his guinea pigs. When he’s not crafting content or posting images to TASTE’s Instagram account, he sits in a quiet corner sipping on pretentious tea and penning poetry.

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    Blair Burmeister
    February 16, 2016

    I feel like this list is lacking. Cauli cous-cous is not exactly a meal, its a side. The potato pizza takes at least 30 mins to prove, not to mention the kneading involved. Some of these suggestions are not true to the headline.