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10 Easy Meals Recipes for Builders

Drew Glover • May 13, 2015
Had a long day and the last thing you want to think about when you get home is cooking? Or dishes? Use a single pot, set it aside, and cook for your family in under twenty minutes—how’s that sound? Sounds easy, huh? Find all the best easy meals right here!Spaghetti Pomodoro by San Francisco Chronicle
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1. Beth's Easy Minestrone Soup
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This thick italian classic is delicious and packed with veggies. It's great for a cold winter night or an after work snack. Enjoy!
2. Korean Soft Tacos
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These delicious Korean tacos are packed full of delicious tender beef, and are served with a coleslaw that is packed full of flavor, making this a perfect easy dinner.
3. Simple Roast Chicken Dinner with Potatoes
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Fast food does not have to mean a drive-through. Explore how to make an easy and healthy meal for your family, in less time than it takes to pile your kids in the car. This nutritious hot dinner is quick to make, and Food Blogger Joanne Choi, author of the "Week of Menus" blog, shares tons of time-saving tips in this Grokker Premium video.
4. Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes
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A fall inspired pumpkin dish that is incredibly savory, rich and creamy.
5. BBQ Chicken Pizza
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If you've ever eaten at California Pizza Kitchen, chances are you've tried the restaurant's most signature menu item, its BBQ chicken pizza. While the all-American combination of sweet and spicy barbecued chicken, gooey cheese, and hearty pizza crust has been copied all over the world, we went behind the scenes at CPK's test kitchen to learn exactly what goes into the original. See how it's made, then get the recipe below.
6. How To Make a Fresh Homemade Ranch Dressing
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Learn how to make a fresh, tangy, homemade buttermilk ranch. This super simple dressing is much healthier than the store bought kind...and it's perfect for salads or dipping. Pair it with an amazing BBQ chicken salad that you won't want to miss. Put this one on your summer menu!
7. Southern, Homestyle Chicken Salad Recipe
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Although this chicken salad recipe is very basic, it is still creamy and full of flavor, yet still enough room to customize it just the way you like. It has just the right amount of crunch from the onions and celery with that perfect blend of spice from the celery salt and other seasonings. Not to mention that kick of light sweetness from the sweet relish.
8. Curried Chicken Bites
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A quick and easy dish that is packed with Indian flavor and spices.
9. Apple Cake with Drunk Currants
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This amazing apple cake is spiced with cinnamon and allspice to give it a flavor of the south, and is topped with delicious, sweet, rum soaked currants, making this the perfect dessert for any dinner party. Watch James Ramsden in this Grokker Premium Video, create wonderful, easy dishes that can be prepped in advance to keep you out of the kitchen and ready to entertain when your guests arrive.
10. Homemade Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce Recipe
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Every kids favorite food chicken nuggets! This homemade version using crushed seasoned croutons makes for the best chicken nuggets breading and it’s already seasoned.
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