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5 easy weekday dinner ideas

01 September 2015

Caught in a week day recipe rut? Maybe these easy-cook and assemble meal ideas can tempt you out again. We’ve put together 5 choices built around one dish with minimum cooking required. Just add as many sides as you have time and make sure to get the rest of the home involved making them up.

Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads. Lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and colslaw in jars and bowls and get suffing those tortilla breads.

Taco tuesday

Cook up a pot of veges or meat then lay out all your fillings, like pulled pork, onions, peppers, lettuce, salsas and coleslaw in jars and bowls and get stuffing those tortilla breads.

Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt. Toast some waffles and then layer up with savory things like salmon or apease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt.

Waffle wednesday

The pot gets a rest tonight and the waffle maker is your champion. Make some batter, then layer up with savory things like salmon or appease your sweet tooth with berries and Greek yoghurt.

Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner. Put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread fo an easy mid-week dinner.

Sushi thursday

Grilling halloumi slices is the only cooking to do today. Then put together a delicious salad using tomato, cheese, beetroot, avocado and lots of greens and serve with some fresh bread for an easy mid-week dinner.

Fish friday

Make your own sushi for a fun Friday night treat. Cook up some rice, slice a little salmon, then cut up some toppings like avocado, cucumber and treat with plenty of wasabi and sliced ginger. Then place everything inside a bamboo placemat and roll away to create your sushi masterpiece.