Quick & Easy Supper Spin-Offs: 3-in-1 Dinners

With one master recipe and a little know-how you can cook up many nights of delicious meals — and no boring reruns.

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Day One: Roast Turkey Breast

Roast Turkey Breast

Supermarket-prepped veggies make home cooking easy.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Roast 135 m
Cook 3 m

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Day Two: Tuscan White Bean Stew

Tuscan White Bean Stew

Spice up leftovers by keeping the pantry stocked with condiments like soy, hoisin, and stir-fry sauces, as well as mustard and salsa.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 5 m

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Day Three: Smoky Turkey and Veggie Frittata

Smoky Turkey and Veggie Frittata

Make sure your family gets enough fruits and veggies. Buy frozen and canned items — they're just as nutritious and always available.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 12 m
Bake 20 m

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Day One: Roast Pork & Pan-Roasted Potatoes

Roast Pork & Pan-roasted Potatoes

Store extra pork (tightly wrapped) in refrigerator for up to four days.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Roast 80 m

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Day Two: Cuban Sandwiches

Cuban Sandwiches

Purchase prepared potatoes, rice, and polenta for easy add-ons to any meal.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Grill 6 m

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Day Three: Pork Fried Rice

Quick Pork Fried Rice
Makes 2
Prep 10 m
Cook 22 m

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Day One: Old-Fashioned Pot Roast and Gravy

Old-fashioned Pot Roast and Gravy

Jarred cabbage is found in the canned vegetable aisle.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 165 m

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Day Two: Shredded Beef Shepherd's Pie

Shredded Beef Shepherd's Pie

This high-fiber dish will become a family favorite.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 5 m
Bake 30 m

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Day Three: Beef and Cheese Melts

Beef and Cheese Melts

Buying larger cuts of meat — to use over three meals — gives you more for your money and reduces prep time in the kitchen.

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 3 m
Broil 1 m

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Day One: Corn and Shrimp Risotto

Corn and Shrimp Risotto
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Roast 45 m
Cook 39 m

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Day Two: Black Bean Risotto Cakes

Black Bean Risotto Cakes
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Bake 25 m
Chill overnight in refrigerator

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Day Three: Stuffed Peppers

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the March 2008 issue of Family Circle magazine.

Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Bake 20 m
Cook 5 m