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25 Dinners That Are Basically Impossible To Mess Up

It's time to break up with your microwave.

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2. Baked Mushroom Risotto

Why it's impossible to screw up: Risotto is one of the hardest dishes to cook perfectly, and it involves a ton of labor. This recipe just involves your oven and a non-stick pan. Once you've mastered this recipe, you can move on to the more advanced stir 'n bake version.


3. Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Why it's impossible to screw up: Although this recipe might seem a little more complicated than the others, the majority of the cooking involves the meal sitting in an oven. The filling is mixed together and everything other than the pasta is cooked all at once in the oven.

6. Roast Chicken with Baby Brussels Sprouts

Why it's impossible to screw up: Although the chicken and brussels sprouts are in two different pans, they cook in the same oven at the same temperature, and all you have to do is stir the brussels sprouts and flip the chicken once. See full instructions here.


13. Burrata and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Salad

Why it's impossible to screw up: The recipe just calls for a fresh mix of delicious foods and an oven. It's even easy for it to look pretty, and you can easily substitute burrata for mozzarella. The only issue might be burning the piece of toast. You got this.


18. Asian Noodle Bowl with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Why it's impossible to screw up: The noodles are the only thing that needs to be cooked, and even they just require hot water poured over them. You can even mix up your own dressing with this recipe.


22. Hummus, Pickled Pepper, and Avocado Wraps

Why it's impossible to screw up: You can make these in under 20 minutes. All you do is cut up the veggies and place them in a tortilla. You can grill it if you like, but it's amazing cold.

23. Simple Shrimp Scampi

Why it's impossible to screw up: Although it may seem complicated, this recipe has simplified making a shrimp and pasta dish by using only one pot (aside from cooking the pasta), and it's a very detailed step-by-step recipe you can follow.

25. White Spinach French Bread

Why it's impossible to screw up: The main part of the dish is already made for you. All you need to do is slice a loaf of french bread in half, top it with veggies, and stick it in the oven. See the complete recipe here.