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Lazy Minute Recipes: 15 Meals in 15 Minutes or Less

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor, RecipeLion.com

Being in a hurry and hungry isn't the greatest combination and sometimes it leaves us in a not-so-great mood. But it doesn't have to be that way! With these awesome "Lazy Minute Recipes" we've rounded up for you, you can cook up quick dinner recipes that will leave you happy and satisfied, not to mention full! This collection of 15 Meals in 15 Minutes or Less is perfect for the busy cook who wants to feed their family homemade dinners but who doesn't have as much time as they'd like to spend in the kitchen. You'd never guess some of the amazingly delicious suppers you can whip up in just a few short minutes. Explore the collection of lightning fast recipes in the list below for ideas on how to cook up some quick yet completely satisfying meals for your loved ones!

Lazy Minute Recipes:
15 Meals in 15 Minutes or Less

Table of Contents

Zesty Crispy Chicken10 Minute Cool Whip Cookies

15 Minute Recipes for Side Dishes

15 Minute Dinner Recipes

15 Minute Dessert Recipes

 

15 Minute Recipes for Side Dishes

10 Minute Loaded Potato in a Jar12 Minut Hot Cabbage Slaw
 

10-Minute Loaded Potato in a Jar (shown above, left) - Who knew such a delicious side dish recipe could also be so cute? Make this quick potato recipe and you'll never go back to your boring old starchy side again!
 

10-Minute Fruit Salad - Make any meal a little bit healthier by adding this quick-to-prepare fruit salad recipe to the menu. It's tasty and easy... what could be better?
 

12-Minute Hot Cabbage Slaw (shown above, right) - In under 15 minutes you can have one of the most delicious deli salad recipes prepared and ready to serve alongside your lunch or dinner. Just follow along with this simple recipe to learn how it's done!
 

15-Minute Red Beans and Rice - A classic dish, you simply can't go wrong with red beans and rice. No matter the season or weather, this is one of those meals in 15 minutes or less that's sure to please. 

 

15 Minute Dinner Recipes

15 Minute Stove Top Mac and Cheese5 Minute Cheese Chicken Enchilada Grande


15-Minute Stove Top Mac and Cheese (shown above, left) - Cheesy and oh so delicious, this macaroni and cheese recipe is one you'll find yourself making again and again. It's super fast and incredibly tasty; what's not to love?
 

15-Minute Chicken and Rice Dinner - It's back to basics with this easy recipe for chicken and rice. When it comes to making meals in 15 minutes or less, this fast supper recipe is the one to beat!
 

7-Minute Balsamic Pork Stir Fry - Change things up from your ordinary chicken recipe routine with this outstanding easy pork recipe. Stir fry recipes are great when you're trying to make meals in 15 minutes or less, so give this one a shot!
 

5-Minute Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Grande (shown above, right) - This super fast Mexican meal is one that always hits the spot. When you're in a hurry, try this quick and easy enchilada recipe that the whole family will enjoy.
 

Zesty Crispy Chicken (shown at top of page) - With the perfect amount of crunch, this juicy chicken dinner is a great weeknight meal option for busy home cooks. Add this to your list of simple meals in 15 minutes or less because it's always a winner.
 

The Easiest Cabbage & Noodle Skillet - Who doesn't love cabbage? This ultra simple skillet recipe is one that we rely on during our busiest days because it's delicious yet so fast to prepare. Give it a try tonight!

 

15 Minute Dessert Recipes

5 Minute Haystack Candies5 Minute No Bake Cookies


10-Minute Cool Whip Cookies (shown at top of page) - Cool Whip cookies are a heavenly dessert treat that you can make any time of day or year. This quick fix dessert recipe makes our list of best recipes with Cool Whip for sure!
 

5-Minute Haystack Candies (shown above, left) - An old-fashioned favorite, these sweet snacks are completely addictive and a must-make dessert for bakers in a hurry!
 

Easy 15-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge - When you want an indulgent dessert but don't have a ton of time, try this quick and easy dessert recipe. This recipe for fudge had to make our list of the best meals in 15 minutes or less because it's simply divine!
 

5-Minute Candied Bread - If you're wondering what candied bread is, you're not the only one. This unusual easy dessert recipe is one to fix if you want to wow your guests with a tasty treat that's also easy to prepare.
 

5-Minute No-Bake Cookies (shown above, right) - No bake desserts are the ultimate when it comes to finishing off a fast dinner menu.  Once you make a batch of these ultra-quick cookies, you'll never go back to your other cookie recipes again!

 

 

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If you're looking for even more fast meal ideas, don't miss our printable collection of 21 easy 30 Minute Recipes. Get your free copy of the Quick & Easy Meals eCookbook here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I'm a 71 yr. old lazy who orders out maybe these recipes will get me off my couch, Roger

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