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20-Minute Weeknight Dinners

By: , – Cindy Heller and Julie Miltenberger, Family Circle
3/26/2013 6:00 PM   :  21 comments   :  515,748 Views

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Simple, great-tasting meals ready in a flash. Just what you need when there's a lot on your plate.
 
Crispy Bean and Cheese Burritos
Makes: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 18 minutes
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Greek Couscous with Chicken and Feta
Makes: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 17 1/2 minutes
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  • 21
    I'll remember to shop for some couscous + vegetables + feta cheese for that dinner; I'm sure that I can mix something together out of that.
    I know it may seem weird to skip the orignal recipes to avoid registering - it's probably a good site with good material! - but if I can't see any content of that site before registering, I'm keeping out of it. I must have a dozen different accounts on the net already (mails, nutrition sites, hobby-related stuff) and registering at sites for a single info would make me lose sight of half my accounts out there. - 11/4/2013   6:31:17 PM
  • 20
    I agree with everyone else...don't want to be led to a 3rd party site - 11/3/2013   3:11:45 PM
  • 19
    I HATE these articles that make you go to a 3rd party website. They don't even tell you ANYTHING on here, but then I have to waste my time at a whole OTHER website where they want me to register and spam me just to see your stinking recipes? What happened to the SparkRecipes ?

    This "article" was a complete waste of my time. Thanks for nothing. - 11/3/2013   10:23:38 AM
  • DEBBIERODGERS
    18
    Not happy to have to fo to a third-party site! - 4/12/2013   7:53:24 AM
  • JULIJULINN
    17
    You first have to enter a name and e-mail address before you can "continue to destination". No way to avoid registering. - 4/2/2013   9:05:55 AM
  • 16
    Just click on "continue to your destination" and you can skip the registration part and view the recipes. - 3/29/2013   4:35:52 PM
  • 15
    Please don't tell us we can access these recipes only to get so far and then we are directed to a page to "register" to get the recipe. This is not the first time I've had this happen. Very disappointing - 3/28/2013   8:54:38 AM
  • 14
    I'm sure that burrito is good but 315 cal & 54 carbs?! Pass. - 3/27/2013   11:45:38 PM
  • 13
    Made the crispy bean and cheese burritos tonight, delicious and easy! - 9/15/2011   7:07:33 PM
  • RUNESHADOW
    12
    Egg salad mixed with diced tomatoes from my neighbor's garden, plus Triscuit Thin crackers. Two tomatoes plus two eggs equals quick supper for me. I hate to cook! - 9/9/2011   8:24:18 PM
  • 11
    We are having a nice roast chicken with rosemary, oven baked potatoes, and brocolli. Looking forward to it. - 9/9/2011   5:59:39 PM
  • BETSYBUG76
    10
    Soft taco sized tortillas are tiny. 415 calories for one? Thanks, I'll have a salad. Maybe then I will get more than 4 bites out of my dinner. - 9/9/2011   10:39:29 AM
  • PARISTASAI
    9
    Pizza! Pizza is Friday night fare at our house. For 30 years we have been attempting to duplicate the pizza made by the oldest pizza parlor in Knox County, Illinois, and once in a while, we come close! The restaurant has changed hands since my husband was a regular there, and the focus has changed to "Home of the spinach salad."
    - 9/9/2011   9:56:00 AM
  • 8
    The crispy bean and cheese burrito is a cheap dinner I have been cooking a for a few years. It doesn't take near as long as it says.. and it's great!! I love it crispy I won't eat it any other way! - 9/8/2011   2:07:41 PM
  • 7
    TOO much sodium - and not all that quick to fix.
    Sorry - 9/8/2011   10:11:26 AM
  • 6
    The recipes listed have way too much sodium and really aren't all that balanced in carb/protein, something I have to watch like a hawk.

    My dinner last night was Pad Thai, with 1/2 cup rice noodles and packed with bean sprouts, green peppers and onions and spice. It was 300 calories with 35 carbs and 16 of protein! YAY me - 9/8/2011   9:58:18 AM
  • ANGELELEMENTS
    5
    WOW I wouldn't make this recipe. I made a spark recipe with whole wheat wraps, called chicken tacos with no cheese and fat free greek yogurt. Let me know if you want the recipe! - 9/8/2011   9:20:00 AM
  • 4
    These recipes look pretty, sound interesting, but way too many calories and the prep time is exaggerated. The burrito recipe said 10 mins, but cook time alone for the rice is 10 mins. - 9/8/2011   7:15:51 AM
  • 3
    These recipes are listed as healthy but they all have too much sodium for anyone to eat, diet or not young or old. It would be nice to get a recipe that you don't have to makeover once in awhile. - 9/7/2011   8:23:57 PM
  • 2
    Tonight it's a roast chicken and roast red potatoes, carrots and broccoli. Our dessert/snack will be blueberries and fresh whipped cream. - 9/7/2011   7:38:04 PM
  • 1
    Since other people at my house aren't on a diet, their having chicken and rice. - 9/7/2011   6:10:21 PM

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