- November 22, 2022
We have gathered some of our favorite non-casserole dinners!
Many of us have taken the opportunity to bring dinner to someone else, whether it’s a friend who had a new baby, someone who is experiencing grief, or an individual you know who could just use dinner brought to them. Sometimes a gesture as simple as that can midpoint everything in the world.
I remember when I’d just had my first victual and was on maternity leave from my teaching job. One late afternoon, as I was overwhelmed with a crying baby, a knock came to my door. It was a fellow teacher delivering two tons of groceries, full of precooked meals like rotisserie chicken, a salad mix, and fresh cut fruit. His kind gesture saved me that day, and still makes me emotional thinking well-nigh it. He could have hands driven straight home from school to relax from a stressful day, but he didn’t.
You may never know what a simple gesture like bringing dinner to someone can midpoint to them. If you’re like me and would love to help, but could use a few good ideas, here are 23 of them!
Who says you have to “cook” dinner for someone. Grab the makings of chicken salad croissants, cut up a watermelon, and alimony it simple.
Saute some steak or yellow with peppers and onions, throw in a few toppings and tortillas and you can hands waif by some succulent fajitas.
Meatballs are so versatile and can stay warm in a crockpot until you unhook them. Y0u can serve these easy slow cooker sweet and spicy meatballs with rice or noodles for a comforting dinner.
Marinate some steak or yellow in a freezer bag and unhook to someone who’s just had a victual or is going through a stressful time. Include some potato salad and sliced watermelon for a thoughtful touch.
Try this simple, succulent marinade:
1/4 cup olive oil
2 TB soy sauce
1 tsp. Monterey steak seasoning
Pulled pork is flipside unconfined thing to make in the slow cooker or instant pressure cooker and it makes a unconfined main dish for pulled pork sandwiches or tacos. This is a nice quick pork carnitas recipe for your pressure cooker.
There’s nothing wrong with a casserole, but sometimes a fresh salad feels so refreshing and healthy. A lot of people forget that salads can make unconfined to-go meals for a friend. As long as you alimony the dressing in a mason jar on the side, this meal can be kept in the fridge until dinner time.
Here are 3 better-than-store-bought dressings to try!
Another fresh, yummy dish that travels well are lettuce wraps. We love this Easy Peasy version where you can melt the meat earlier and have plenty left for your own family.
Nothing beats supplies from your favorite restaurant when you’re down. It’s a thoughtful gesture that will be appreciated and remembered for a very long time.
As far as repletion foods go, nothing beats a warm trencher of chili with a side of cornbread. It’s the nonpareil of a healing dish. Check out this award-winning chili that is so simple, a child can make it.
Wash and wrap some whole potatoes in aluminum foil and torch them at 350 degrees for one hour. Put together the fixings for a baked potato bar: shredded cheese, steamed broccoli, sour cream, and salary bits. Unhook to a friend.
Chicken noodle soup is the ultimate repletion dish. This homestyle recipe is made with homemade noodles and has been passed lanugo for generations. It makes a perfect dinner to take to new parents or a friend in need.
Big, stuffed burritos are one of my family’s favorite meals. Take a large tortilla, pile it with rice, beans, shredded whinge or chicken, cheese, etc. Wrap, repeat, and unhook in aluminum foil so that all the recipient has to do is heat them in the oven until warm.
Another unconfined soup to take to a friend is our all-time favorite, homemade tomato soup with roasted tomatoes. This soup is so good, you’ll never, overly go when to the canned version. Unhook with breadsticks or French bread.
French dip sandwiches are an easy item to take to a friend. Put a rump roast in the slow-cooker with some herbs and spices for 6-8 hours. Try this recipe and unhook for a warm meal.
Another unconfined whinge recipe to make superiority and unhook are these quick and easy whinge gyros with tzatziki sauce.
One of the smartest innovations to come to dinner has been the salad in a jar. Take a few mason jars and get inspired by these 15 Succulent Mason Jar Salads that make life easier.
We’re all busy, and sometimes good intentions are weighed lanugo by a hectic schedule. When that is the case, just waif by with a pizza. Promise, it will be a hit.
Hearty soups unchangingly hit the spot. Make a double batch of mom’s hearty yellow and dumpling soup for flipside family; they can plane freeze half of it for later.
After having my third baby, a friend in the neighborhood brought over this wondrous yellow dish that everyone (even my picky eaters) gobbled up. I texted her right away, having to know her recipe. Come to find out, it was this Thai coconut milk grilled chicken over coconut rice and I’ve made it many times since.
Stuffed peppers are both easy and portable and most people forget well-nigh them when trying to decide what dish to take to a friend.
I like non-casserole dinners I can prepare in 30 minutes or less. Cashew chicken over rice is perfect for a rented day when you want to unhook a meal to someone.
How tomfool would it be to fill your friend’s fridge with fun and healthy portable dinners. Grab some reusable plastic dinner containers (or bento boxes) and fill each individual section with things like fresh fruit and vegetables, crackers, olives, dips, hummus, sliders, tea sandwiches, etc.
These non-casserole dinners are fun and would patina a day. Taco cones can be made superiority of time in 30 minutes or less and can hands be transported. It’s a fun twist on taco night.
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