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Easy Easy Dinner Ideas with 7 Best Recipes for Four

Easy Recipes for 4

Are you looking for easy recipes for four to take dinner together with three persons? Or want to go to a restaurant with your colleagues/partner or friends to spend the evening? 

If you want to enjoy your dinner time at a restaurant I have nothing to say. But, if you have the interest to spend your dinner time at your own home with your lovable ones, I am with you to give you a chance to have a delicious meal with your mates. 

Healthy and Easy Recipes for Four

I can assure you, you will not feel tired while cooking the recipes as the recipes are really easy to cook and do not need a long time to be cooked. I have selected 7 healthy and easy recipes for you keeping your physical fitness in my mind. 

However, I don’t want to waste your time with my words. I am sharing 7 cooking recipes for you to help with cooking your dinner. Be sure, you are going to get delicious food recipes now. 

1. Fish Tacos

My first recipe is Fish Tacos. I always use my easy ideas to cook a tasty dinner easily. My ideas help you to cook simple delicious food. Please follow the following instruction to cook the recipe.

Ingredients

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-3 Tbsp
  • Lime Juice-1 Lime
  • Chili Powder-2Tsp
  • Ground Cumin-1/2TSp
  • Cayenne pepper-1/2 Tsp
  • Cod (or other flaky white fish)-1 ½ lb
  • Vegetable Oil-1/2 tbsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Corn Tortillas-8
  • Cubed Avocado-1
  • Lime Wedges
  • Sour Cream

For The Corn Slaw

  • Mayonnaise-1/4 c
  • Lime Juice-2 Tbsp
  • Chopped Fresh Cilantro-2 Tbsp
  • Honey-1 Tbsp
  • Shredder Purple Cabbage-2 c
  • Corn Kernels-1 c
  • Jalapeno minced-1

Cooking

  1. Mix olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne in a medium bowl.
  2. Add the cod to the mixture to coat. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  3. Now make the slaw. Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, cilantro, and honey.
  4. Now mix in cabbage, corn, and jalapeno. Mix salt and pepper.
  5. Now heat vegetable oil over medium heat in a nonstick pan.
  6. Take the cod from the marinade season with salt and pepper. Both sides need to be seasoned.
  7. Add the fish to the pan and cook the fish for 3 to 5 minutes.

Your dish is ready to taste. You only need to serve it over grilled tortillas with corn slaw and avocado. Mix lime juice on top and decorate with sour cream.

I expect that you will try the recipe as one of the easy recipes. You will need only 35 minutes to cook the dish. You can make your dinner time special with this recipe.

2. Burger & Fries Foil Packs

It is very hard to found a person who does not love a burger. You will need to have only 25 minutes to prepare the recipe. Let’s see how the ideas help us to get easy recipes.

Ingredients

  • Cooking Spray for foil
  • Ground Beef- 1 lb
  • Worcestershire Sauce -1 Tbsp
  • Garlic Powder-1 Tsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper
  • Frozen Fries-1 lb bag
  • Cheddar-4 slices
  • Pickles
  • Sliced Tomatoes
  • Ketchup for drizzling
  • Mustard for drizzling

Cooking

  1. Heat the grill to medium-high.
  2. Spray the cooking spray on four sheets of foil.
  3. Season with salt and pepper mixing ground beef, Worcestershire, and garlic powder in a large bowl.
  4. Keep each patty on an aluminum foil sheet with frozen fries. Fold up the foil pack.
  5. Grill for 10 minutes.
  6. Open the foil packs and top patties with cheddar.
  7. Cover the grill for 2 minutes and let it be melt.
  8. Add pickles and tomatoes to the burger and sprinkle mustard and ketchup.

Your food is ready to taste. I can assure you that after trying the recipe you will get the real taste of a burger. Not only that, using the ideas you can get healthy food.

My cooking recipes make you feel that cooking for your people is not a difficult job.

3. Stuffed Peppers with Corn with Corn Black Beans and Pepperjack

Friends are you thinking that how difficult will be the cooking recipe of the food as the name of the food is so long. Not to worry dear. The dinner recipe is easier than we think. Just try to follow the easy recipe and cook the food to get healthy food at your dinner time. 

Ingredients

  • Bell peppers-top sliced off-4
  • Black Beans rinsed-15 Oz Cans-2
  • Ears Corn-kernels stripped-2
  • Grated pepper Jack-3/4 c
  • Scallions-Thinly Sliced-3
  • Chili Powder-2 Tsp
  • Couple Dashes of Hot Sauce.

Cooking Food

  1. You have to preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Steam pepper in a large pot of simmering water to be tendered for 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. When it is cool make it halves and arrange in a glass baking dish.
  4. Now mix black beans, corn, ½ cup pepper jack, 2 scallions, chili powder, and hot sauce. Then season the mixture with salt.
  5. Now mix a spoon black bean mixture into a bell pepper. Mix cheese.
  6. Bake the mixture for 7 to 10 minutes. The cheese will be melted.
  7. Your cooking is completed and ready to be served.
  8. Before serving garnish with scallions.

Hope you are realizing how easy the cooking recipe is. You need only 20 minutes to try the said food recipe.

4. Hot Dog with Fried Rice

It’s a yummy food recipe to make your dinner amazing. Fried rice is a very well-known popular dish to all and if it is combined with hot dogs nothing can be compared with this. 

It is also very interesting that the recipe takes only 45 minutes to be cooked. 45 minutes is not so long time using which you can get a delicious dinner. So the persons do not matter if you are following my easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients

  • Butter-1 Tbsp
  • Onion, Finley Chopped-1/2
  • Medium Carrots-peeled and diced-2-3
  • Hot Dog-Sliced into coins and halves-2
  • Garlic Clove-minced- 1
  • Sesame Oil-1Tbsp
  • Cooked White Rice-2 ½ C
  • Eggs-Lightly Beaten-2
  • Frozen Peas-2/3 C
  • Soy Sauce-2 Tbsp
  • Scallion-Thinly Sliced-1

Cooking Recipe

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, carrots, and hot dogs. Cook for 3-5 minutes. The onions will be translucent.
  3. Add garlic and cook for one minute to get out the fragrance.
  4. Add sesame oil and let it be hot for one minute.
  5. Now mix rice and cook it for 3 minutes.
  6. Keep rice to one side of the pan and add eggs.
  7. Scramble the eggs and let it be mixed with the rice and cook for more than 2 minutes.
  8. Mix peas and soy sauce into the skillet to be combined.
  9. Mix scallions on the top to garnish.

Using the steps you can cook your desired food. If you follow the ideas you do not need to be anxious about cooking food at your dinner time.

5. Mini Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pies

This recipe is impeccable in a word. You can cook easily the recipe to satisfy your stomach in your busy days. 

You can see how the recipes and ideas help you to be a good cook. So, I am requesting you to follow my cooking recipes to have an amazing dinner. 

Ingredients

  • Unsalted Butter- 4 tbsp
  • Peeled and sliced medium carrot-1
  • Diced celery -2 ribs
  • Diced small onion-1
  • Minced garlic -1 clove
  • Fresh thyme leaves-1 tbsp
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • All-Purpose Flour-1/4 c
  • Dry White Wine-1/4 c
  • Chicken Stock-3c
  • Rotisserie Chicken-2 c
  • Baby Spinach-3 c
  • Frozen Puff Pastry-thawed-1 Sheet
  • Large Egg-1

Cooking Recipe

  1. First of all, you should preheat your oven to 400 Degree
  2. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat
  3. Add carrot, onion, garlic, thyme, celery. Cook for 5 minutes or until it is tender and comes out fragrance. Now season it with pepper and salt
  4. Mix in flour and beat constantly for 3 minutes. It will be brown.
  5. Now, mix in white wine and cook until absorbed.
  6. Mix chicken stock and beat to combine.
  7. Let the mixture to be boiled and then reduce the heat and cook for 6 to 8 minutes until it is thickened.
  8. Cook mixing rotisserie chicken and spinach until the chicken is heated through and the spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. Roll out puff pastry to ¼’ thickness on a floured work surface.
  10. Cut out 4 circles one inch larger on all sides than 10-ounce ramekin.
  11. Keep spoon of chicken into 4 ramekins and cover with a puff pastry circle.
  12. Cut slits across the top.
  13. Mix egg and 1 tablespoon water in a bowl and whisk them. Brush the mixture on top of puff pastry
  14. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes until it is golden.

How is the idea of my easy dinner ideas? Don’t say anything now. Taste first and then decide. Readers, now it is your choice whether you will try the recipe or not.

But I am confident you can’t control to avoid the taste of the dish. If you taste it for once obviously you fall into the trap of the taste of this dinner recipe. So enjoy your dinner time.

6. Meatball Sub Soup

What do you think if we change our tonight’s dinner menu? Once or twice a week we can try with soup at our dinner time. Keeping this thought in mind I am sharing meatball sub soup.

You need to prepare meatball and soup separately. But not worry as I have my dinner ideas which make your cooking easy.

Ingredients

Meatball
  • Ground Beef-1 lb
  • Italian Bread Crumbs-1/2 c
  • Mince Garlic-2 Cloves
  • Chopped Fresh Italian Parsley-1/4 c
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes-1 tsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
For The Soup
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-2 tbsp
  • Diced Onion large-1
  • Minced Garlic -1 Clove large)
  • Tomato paste-2 tbsp
  • Low Sodium Beef Broth-3 c
  • Skim Milk-1 c
  • Shredded Mozzarella-3 c
  • Freshly Grated Parmesan-1/2 c
  • Dried Oregano-1 tsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Baguette Slices

Cooking food

Meatballs’ Preparation
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, garlic, parsley, and crushed black pepper.
  4. Season it with salt and pepper.
  5. Roll them into meatballs keep on a prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or cook until it is browned.
For Soup
  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Cook onion adding in the oil for 6 minutes. It will be golden.
  3. Now add garlic and cook for one minute.
  4. Add tomato paste and combine.
  5. Mix tomatoes, beef broth, milk, and cook to combine all ingredients.
  6. Now add meatballs and simmer.
  7. Mix half the mozzarella and all the parmesan.
  8. Season with oregano, salt, and pepper.
  9. Divide soup into four ramekins. Add a baguette slice on top. Add mozzarella and broil for 2 to 3 minutes.

You will find the taste of a solid soupy dish. It’s very easy to cook. Whenever you need to taste soup you can try with this recipe.

7. Easy Cajun Jambalaya

The last recipe is Easy Cajun Jambalaya. Please follow the instructions to cook the said dish. Hope you will love it.

Ingredients

  • Olive Oil-1 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Onion-1
  • Bell peppers Chopped-2
  • Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Cubed-2 lb
  • Oregano-1 tsp
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper
  • Andouille Sausage-6oz
  • Minced Garlic Cloves 2
  • Tomato Paste-2 tbsp
  • Low Sodium Chicken Stock-2 c
  • Crushed Tomatoes-1 15.5-oz can
  • Long Grain Rice-1 c
  • Old Bay Seasoning-2 Tsp
  • Shrimp- peeled and deveined-1 lb
  • Thinly Sliced Green Onions-2

Cooking

  1. Heat Olive oil in a large Dutch oven
  2. Mix onion and bell peppers and season with salt pepper.
  3. Cook for 5 minutes and let it be tendered.
  4. Mix chicken and season with oregano, salt, pepper.
  5. Cook chicken for 5 minutes. The chicken will be golden.
  6. Mix andouille sausage, garlic, and tomato paste and cook until fragrance comes out.
  7. Mix chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, rice, and old bay seasoning.
  8. Now low the heat and cover with a tight-fitting lid.
  9. Cook for about 20 minutes. The rice will be tendered. The liquid will be absorbed.
  10. Mix the shrimp and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. It will turn into pink.
  11. Mix in green onions.

Your dinner is ready now. So, no more wait. Just enjoy your dinner. The quantity of the ingredients is used for four persons but you can add or less the quantity if it is needed depending on the persons’ number. 

Conclusion

Friends, how is the easy dinner ideas of recipes for four? Is it useful or not? Now, the choice is yours. I expect you will try the recipes to cook healthy recipes for getting healthy food and delicious as well. Cause it is not easy to cook food without having any idea about the food recipe. 

I’m not assuring you that you do not need to spend minimum time in the kitchen to try the recipes. I’m assuming that my easy recipes will help you to get an idea about easy cooking. 

You will enjoy cooking. A passion for cooking will create in you. And we all know how enjoyable it is when we make food with our own hands. 

No restaurant food can give us the happiness that we can get our home made food. Cause our labor does not mix with the recipe only. Our affection for our own is also blended with.