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What is your favorite 'go to recipe' for a quick meal on days that you are pressed for time or that you just don't feel like cooking?

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  • 3 weeks later...

Got quite a few, mostly for weekday dinners.

An omelette with some toasted bread is a common one. Cheese, herbs, even pasta whatever is on hand and fill like (BTW leftover pastina + melty cheese is a great omelet stuffing).

Chopped vegetable salad (tomato, cucumber, onion, cabbage is the base) with tahini sauce, boiled eggs, chickpeas, croutons - whatever is handy. Sometimes and Indonesian twist with some fish sauce, peanuts, chili maybe lime or fried shallot flakes. 

Pita with falafel (we buy it fried and keep frozen, reheats well in the toaster oven).

Rice with boiled/fried egg (or century egg, before we run out). Some scallions and/or pickled ginger, chili oi, sesame oil or some dofu ru.

Shakshuka with frozen sauce (in winter) or quick fresh tomato sauce in summer.

Avocado toast, when in season.

SO loves grilled cheese.

And we always have some leftovers in the fridge or freezer.

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~ Shai N.

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