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Quick one‑pan dinner: simple, tasty, and interesting

Dinner from the pan is a great solution for a quick and tasty meal.
Dinner from the pan is a great solution for a quick and tasty meal.
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6:51 AM EST, November 16, 2023

Have you ever wondered if it's possible to whip up a flavorful and quick meal for the whole family during a hectic week? The answer is, indeed, it is! Moreover, we have a tried and tested recipe ready for you today.

If you're under the impression that preparing dinner always equates to countless hours spent in the kitchen or a lot of work, let me assure you, that's not always the case. There exist simple and fast recipes which you can prepare with just a handful of ingredients.

Here's some more encouraging news for today. Not only can you prepare a fantastic dinner swiftly, but you'll also have only one pan to clean afterward. Sound interesting? Let me explain. Today's recipe is a motivational prompt for a dinner that can be whipped up using just one kitchen utensil. All your tasks entail are mixing all the ingredients and serving the dish to your loved ones. It really can't get faster and more straightforward than this.

The whole family will love this delectable one-pan meal; they might even ask for seconds!

A notable benefit of today's recipe is its use of classic ingredients, which you'll likely have at home. Consequently, you don't need to undertake any additional shopping!

Ingredients:

  • 1 large onion,
  • 1 red bell pepper,
  • 0.88 lb of turkey tenderloin,
  • 2 cloves of garlic,
  • 2 jalapeno peppers,
  • 1 tablespoon of sweet paprika,
  • 1.5 teaspoons of curry,
  • 1 tablespoon of salt,
  • 0.88 lb of tomato puree,
  • 0.66 lb of basmati rice,
  • Approximately 4.23 cups of broth. 

Method of preparation:

Step 1. Begin the recipe by preparing all the ingredients. First, wash and clean the turkey tenderloin, then cut it into smaller pieces. Do the same with the vegetables. In the meantime, place a well-greased pan on the heat. When it's hot enough, add the onion and red bell pepper.

The first ingredients to hit the pan are onions and bell peppers.
The first ingredients to hit the pan are onions and bell peppers.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 2. Next, add the meat pieces, jalapenos, and garlic cloves to the pan. For the last ingredient, you can either press the garlic through a press or chop it finely. Choose the option that suits you best. I mix the ingredients thoroughly and sauté everything for a few minutes. 

Today's lunch is based on turkey tenderloin.
Today's lunch is based on turkey tenderloin.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 3. Next, it's time for the seasonings. Sprinkle sweet paprika, curry, and salt into the pan. Add the raw rice. The final ingredients to introduce into the pan are: tomato puree and broth. You can use either vegetable or poultry broth here. 

Tomato passata will add additional flavor values to the meal.
Tomato passata will add additional flavor values to the meal.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 4. Simmer the prepared mixture for approximately 20 minutes over low heat. Stir the contents of the pan occasionally.

After 20 minutes, the dish is practically ready.
After 20 minutes, the dish is practically ready.© Licensor | Pyszności

Step 5. After cooking for 20 minutes, remove the pan from the heat and allow it to rest under a cover for 10 minutes. After this resting period, serve the dish garnished with some chopped parsley. Enjoy your meal!

It really takes very little to make a delicious dinner.
It really takes very little to make a delicious dinner.© Licensor | Pyszności
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