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    Updated on Mar 30, 2019. Posted on Apr 3, 2017

    7 Fancy AF Dinners That Are Actually Easy

    Impress without stress.

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    1. Skillet Chicken Cordon Bleu

    http://www.skinnytaste.com/skillet-chicken-cordon-bleu/
    http://www.skinnytaste.com/skillet-chicken-cordon-bleu/

    This one-pot take on a French classic ditches the breadcrumbs for a low carb version that is ready in no time.

    Get the recipe here.

    2. Sheet Pan Ratatouille

    http://www.feastingathome.com/sheet-pan-ratatouille-served-3-ways/
    http://www.feastingathome.com/sheet-pan-ratatouille-served-3-ways/

    Besides being a well loved movie, ratatouille is actually a very simple vegetable dish. This recipe is an excellent base that can be added to anything: pasta, rice, polenta, you name it! Don't let the name fool you, the hardest part of this recipe is deciding what to serve it with.

    Get the recipe here.

    3. Bucatini Carbonara With Leeks, Lemon and Bacon

    http://www.alexandracooks.com/2017/02/14/valentines-day-menu-bucatini-carbonara-leeks-lemon-arugula-endive-salad-double-chocolate-cake/
    http://www.alexandracooks.com/2017/02/14/valentines-day-menu-bucatini-carbonara-leeks-lemon-arugula-endive-salad-double-chocolate-cake/

    Let's break this down. Bucatini = big spaghetti. Carbonara = a pasta made with eggs, cheese and bacon. Together it makes a super easy recipe that sounds mad impressive.

    Get the recipe here.

    4. Cacio e Pepe

    Sara Jenkins / Via food52.com

    Cacio e pepe is the fanciest way to say noodles with cheese. This recipe may sound complicated, but it only has five ingredients and can be made in 20 minutes or less.

    Get the recipe here.

    5. Chicken Confit

    http://ladyandpups.com/2016/11/30/chicken-confit-grilled-cheese-sandwich/
    http://ladyandpups.com/2016/11/30/chicken-confit-grilled-cheese-sandwich/

    Don't let the word confit scare you, it simply means to cook something in fat (and we all know that fat = flavor). This ultra savory recipe takes it one step further and adds it to an indulgent grilled cheese; but it'll also be delicious as is.

    Get the recipe here.

    6. Croque Monsieur

    tastesbetterfromscratch.com

    A croque monsieur is literally a ham and cheese sandwich. A glorious, melting, fancy AF ham and cheese sandwich.

    Get the recipe here.

    7. Chicken Marsala

    therecipecritic.com

    This classic Italian dish is super simple to make and ready in under 30 minutes. If you do not have Marsala wine handy you can substitute it with a dry white wine.

    Get the recipe here.