Delicious recipes to whip up
“Guests on the threshold is often called” meals in a hurry. Just type this phrase into a search engine, as there will be many “same name” recipes — from salads and cakes to.
Plus dishes like these that they are prepared very quickly. Minus — often clumsy and not very appetizing appearance.
Here, below, elegant recipes quick and delicious dishes . the preparation of which from the preparation to serve — will take no more than half an hour. Guests would not think you save time and energy, but rather, decide that you put a lot of effort to please them.
Of course, some of the ingredients in the house may not be there, but behind them, and along with a bottle of good wine you can always run to the store. Guests will definitely appreciate!
Recipes fast food
As a quick snack perfect different variations of sandwiches, such as toast with egg and garlic, and if your bins got a jar of the preserves, you can easily prepare brandade of tuna.
Useful and pita bread — it creates quick and tasty rolls, for example, salmon and melted cream cheese. This roll is good to put before serving in the fridge for half an hour, but if the times is waiting, serve it to the table and immediately after cooking.
Another great option is always to keep the finished tarts .
Then at the right time you can get them for a few minutes to fill stuffing: red caviar, mushrooms, fried with onions or spinach, poached egg, and then sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.
And, of course, we must not forget about the snacks made from fresh vegetables — in the heat of summer they will be particularly appropriate.
Tomatoes stuffed with feta
Ingredients (4 servings):
4 big tomatoes, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, half a cucumber, 100 grams of feta cheese, 85 g black olives, salt and ground black pepper to taste.
Garlic skip through the press, finely chop cucumber and black olives. Cheese cut into small cubes. Cut the top of tomatoes — they make caps. Tea spoon to clean out seeds and season each tomato with salt and black pepper. Beat the olive oil with garlic, balsamic vinegar and oregano, salt and pepper, add the finely chopped cucumber, peppers, cheese and olives, mix well. Place the filling in the tomatoes and cover with their “lids”.
Quick recipes side dishes
The main ingredients in hot dishes “in a hurry” are chicken or fish. But red meat in such a short time, alas, is not ready. However, options enough. That chicken probably had a fry, it is best to choose dishes from fillet, cut into small pieces, however, whole chicken Breasts, too.
The easiest way is to make a marinade for chicken from soy sauce, garlic, ginger and honey. If desired, you can add a couple of tablespoons of orange juice. Garnish with fried pieces of chicken in this flavorful marinade perfect rice, rice or buckwheat noodles, which is cooked very quickly.
More exotic option — chicken with sweet peppers and pineapple.
If your guests Asian cuisine not to your liking, you can cook the chicken in a creamy sauce. To do this, fillet you must first fry until Golden brown with onions and mushrooms in a little vegetable oil, then pour in the cream and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Chicken breast stuffed with ham and cheese and a salad of arugula
4 large chicken breast, 4 slices of ham and cheese, 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon dried Italian herbs, 1 tablespoon flour, salt, freshly ground black pepper; salad — 300 g arugula, 100 g cherry tomatoes, 1 tablespoon olive oil “extra virgin” and balsamic vinegar, 3 tablespoons of pine nuts.
To make chicken fillet deep cuts, so you can open like a book. RUB the inside with salt and pepper. Put on one side of the fillet with a slice of cheese and ham, close the fillets and fasten with toothpicks. Flour mixed with herbs and roll the fillets in this mixture. Fry the fillets in olive oil until Golden brown, then close the pan with a lid and bring the chicken until cooked. Meanwhile, wash, dry and lay out on plates of arugula. Cherry tomatoes cut in half and put on top. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, sprinkle with pine nuts. Next to the salad to put the ready Breasts.
Soy sauce and ginger are good for not only chicken, but also fish, e.g., cod or pangasius. In this marinade well, add onions and a little rice wine, and then fry the fish until Golden brown.
Chilled small whole fish, such as bream or sea bass can be baked with onions, carrots and peppers in foil — you will get diet and tasty dish, and not requiring a lot of effort.
Fish in lemon-cheese batter
Ingredients (4 servings):
4 pieces white fish fillet 150-200 grams each, 50 grams of bread crumbs, half a lemon, 50 g Parmesan, 1 egg, 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
Parmesan RUB on a grater, mix with bread crumbs, lemon zest and parsley, season with salt and pepper. Egg lightly whisk. Roll fillet in the mixture, previously dipped in egg, and fry in vegetable oil until Golden brown. Then cover and on low heat cook until ready.
If guests are hungry is not a joke, help out pasta. It is easy to cook, and the variety of recipes will allow you to choose exactly what you need. Many of them are so exquisite that will satisfy even the most fastidious gourmet: pasta with salmon in cream sauce, pasta with anchovies and tuna, pasta with shrimp and cherry tomatoes — this restaurant serves quite easy to replicate at home.
Cooking Express-desserts the most difficult thing is to choose what you want. Muffins, crumble, biscotti — all those not quite familiar to the ear treats are prepared very easily.
The most famous of quick-pies — Apple pie — the taste is not so simple as it seems, especially if served with ice-cream, berry sauce or chocolate cream.
For persons, nostalgic for the Soviet era, it is possible to quickly bake homemade kurabe. To do this is simple — just 20 minutes — and delicious, love will be on the table.
Quick and beautiful dessert, you can cook cottage cheese with berries or cookies. If instead of cheese to get the cheese cheese — ricotta, Philadelphia or mascarpone, dessert will be even sweeter. Decorate the finished dish with mint leaves.
Curd dessert with berries and biscuits
Ingredients (for 2 servings):
250 g soft cheese, 50 ml cream 33-35%, 100 g of sugar, 5-6 pieces of biscuits, 300 g strawberries.