Food

Quick And Easy No Cook Meals

Let your oven enjoy a vacation for a change!

Some days you just don’t feel like cooking and sweating your hours in the kitchen. While ordering in or eating out are definitely options, they are not healthiest choices. Even if you are looking to take a break from your daily cooking, it does not mean that you cannot have home meal. In such cases, whipping something up super quick and in a flash is just the way to go. The bonus point is that you do not have to cook and stir up the oven. Just take a few ingredients at hand and mix them all together to prepare a scrumptious meal for yourself, family and friends without having to break a sweat. Here are easy and quick no meals you can try at home for when you don’t feel like turning on the oven.

Greek Salad

Commonly known as horiatiki, this traditional salad from Greece is all you need for a fresh no cook home meal. All you need are some cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumber, feta cheese and some other choices of veggies you like. Moreover, the dressing for the Greek salad is even easier to make. The dressing requires some red vinegar, dried oregano, fresh lime juice and extra virgin olive oil. Mix all the ingredients together and you have got yourself a delicious Mediterranean salad for your tummy. What’s better is it takes only fifteen minutes of your time for the dish to come together.

Caprese Zoodles

Say yes to zoodles! Easy and quick to prepare, the caprese zoodles is a great and healthy dish for your no cooking days. Slice zucchinis in the shape of noodles and mix them with some extra virgin olive oil. Season it with some salt and pepper and let the mixture marinate for fifteen minutes. The next step would be to add some mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil leaves. Toss and mix the ingredients well and finally to top it all add some balsamic vinegar for that oomph of taste.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Thank god for chickpeas for your no cooking days! Chickpeas are a great way to go if you don’t want to spend long hours in your kitchen. For this salad, mix some boiled chickpeas with bellpeppers, cucumber, olives and feta cheese. Add some salt and pepper for seasoning and drizzle some lemon dressing for a perfect dish.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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