5 Delicious Recipes You Can Whip Up in 20 Minutes

These Food Network Kitchen classes prove that dinner really can be done in a flash.

November 18, 2020

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Food Network Kitchen’s Carbonara Beans.

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Between work calls, Zoom school and all of the other hurdles 2020 has been throwing at us, getting meals on the table quickly can be challenging. For those days when you don’t have time to prep a feast or roast a whole chicken, 20-minute meals are a life saver. No time? No problem. Food Network Kitchen has got you covered with our newly released 20 Minutes to Delicious series, which airs live on the Food Network Kitchen app each week and highlights easy recipes that use minimal ingredients and get everything on the plate in just 20 minutes. Yep, you read that right.

Want a taste of the fun? Check out Nikki Scott’s Philly Cheesesteaks class (now available on demand on Food Network Kitchen). In this class, Nikki combines juicy shaved beef and sautéed onions with hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce, piled high on a hoagie with ooey-gooey melted cheese. Utilizing her stovetop, broiler and just a handful of ingredients, this fantastically filling dinner comes together super quickly.

Looking for something a bit lighter? Try Alexandra Utter’s Greek Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup class. This warm and cozy soup combines rotisserie chicken with frozen peas and carrots, which get thickened with egg yolks and flavored with lemon juice. With just a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand, this thick and creamy soup comes together faster than you ever thought soup could.

Have we hooked you yet? Good! 20 Minutes to Delicious airs each week on the Food Network Kitchen app, so make sure to check out the lineup of quick and tasty recipes coming up (we’re particularly excited for Dana Beninati’s Shortcut Latkes and Ali Clarke’s Carbonara Beans) and check out the hidden gems that have already aired, available on demand (like Sarah Holden’s Quinoa Power Bowls class).

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