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    31 Trader Joe's Shortcut Dinners That Are Basically Just Assembly

    You don't need a ton of ingredients to make a masterpiece.

    When it comes to home cooking, you don't need a million fancy ingredients to whip up something delicious. Sometimes, simple is best. So here are some creative, no-fuss meals, and excellent meals, all of which you can make using just a handful of Trader Joe's ingredients.

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    1. Crispy Fish Tacos

    Fish nuggets, tortillas, and southwestern salad kit.
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    Ingredients: Tortillas + battered fish nuggets + Southwestern chopped salad kit.

    2. Harissa Chicken Plate

    3. Shrimp Pesto Gnocchi

    4. Middle Eastern-Inspired Naan Flatbread

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    Ingredients: Garlic naan (frozen or fresh) + cucumber tzatziki + gyro slices

    5. Cauliflower Thins and Egg

    6. Shakshuka With Chickpeas

    Chickpeas, shakshuka starter, eggs, and feta.
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    Ingredients: Shakshuka starter + eggs + garbanzo beans + Feta cheese

    7. Beef Short Rib Stroganoff

    8. Cajun Lobster Ravioli⁣⁣

    9. Air Fryer Caprese Chicken

    10. Tuna Poke Bowls

    11. Smoked Salmon Soba Bowls

    Ingredients for salmon soba bowls.
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    Ingredients: Matcha green tea Japanese noodles + smoked salmon + cucumber + avocado + soy sauce.

    12. Shrimp Fajitas

    Flour tortillas, onions and peppers, and shrimp for fajitas.
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    Ingredients: Frozen raw shrimp + handmade flour tortillas + taco seasoning + fire roasted bell peppers and onions + bloody Mary salsa

    13. Grilled Haloumi Flatbread

    14. Copycat Starbucks Spinach, Feta, and Egg White Wraps

    15. Tortellini Salad With Brussels Sprouts and Proscuitto

    16. Tempura Shrimp Bowls

    17. Mediterranean Orzo Salad Bowls

    18. Lemon Ricotta Orzo With Steak

    19. Burger Bowls

    20. Broccoli Bolognese

    21. Orange Chicken Bowls

    22. California Shrimp Stack

    23. Burrata Pesto Pasta

    24. Carnitas Flatbreads

    25. Egg Roll Bowls

    26. Lemon Shrimp Alfredo

    27. Thai Veggie Red Curry

    28. Loaded Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

    29. Jicama Salmon Tacos

    30. BLT Salad

    31. Shrimp and Grits

    Do you have an easy Trader Joe's meal you love cooking? Tell us in the comments below.