88 One-Bowl Dinners that will Change your Life

If you're familiar with the Food Network then you know they have a great knack for making and showing delicious food. Now with this article they've really outdone themselves, while usually you get a lot of top 10 lists popping up around the net, here's a total of 88 one bowl dinners that will change your life. It's hard to constantly come up with new dinner ideas all the time. We all have a limited amount of time however, so it's important to find ways of making great food without needing to slave over it forever. The best thing about a one pot wonder is how little of a mess you need to clean up afterwards. Unless you're one of those rare people that actually enjoy cleaning, for the rest of us, this is a total life saver.

There's going to be something for everyone in this exhaustive list, so I'm sure at least one of them will become your new favorite. The Food Network does a great job for testing out their recipes, and finding A list chefs to come up with them, so you know they're going to be a hit. The article is in the form of a slideshow, so kick back and relax while you click through all the savory goodness.

How does a BLT pasta skillet sound? This main dish recipe takes two favorites and combines them into one delicious creation. Some of the ingredients you will need for this yummy meal recipe include whole wheat fusilli pasta, bacon, thinly sliced garlic, whole peeled tomatoes crushed by hand, chill flakes, fresh basil leaves, chicory torn into bite size pieces, ricotta cheese and grated Parmesan. To start preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and reserve some of the pasta water. Then lay the bacon in a large ovenproof skillet and cook over medium heat until brown and slightly crispy, about four to five minutes per side. Remove the skillet from the heat, transfer the bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate. and pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.

Get ready for recipes like a pizza pot pie, two bean chile, spicy cajun seafood stew, chicken and spring onion rice bowl, a nicoise salad... and so much more! This is just the very beginning and each one already sounds amazing. Be prepared to have a difficult decision underway as you ask yourself "which one do I make first?".

It's no wonder that rice is so popular all over the world, it is such a versatile food to be used in all sorts of dishes from side recipes to stir fry recipes, and just simply on its own. For some rice varieties, soaking improves the texture of the cooked rice by increasing expansion of the grains. Rice may be soaked for 30 minutes up to several hours. Brown rice may be soaked in warm water for 20 hours to stimulate germination. This process, called germinated brown rice activates enzymes and enhances amino acids including gamma aminobutyric acid to improve the nutritional value of brown rice.

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