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Quick Cooking Guide for People on the Go

For people constantly on the go, finding time to eat can be a challenge. And even then, sometimes it is easier to swing by the local fast food restaurant instead of breaking out the skillet at home. Instead of swinging through the drive-thru on your way home, try cooking some of these easy and fast recipes. Here is our quick cooking guide for people on the go.


Quick Cooking Guide for People on the Go

Quick Baked Chicken Parmesan

Total time: 22 minutes


2 large eggs

1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs or panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)

3/4 cup finely grated Parmesan (about 2 ounces)

5 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing

3 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided

3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

4 (6-ounce) chicken cutlets, pounded 1/2″ thick

6 ounces coarsely grated mozzarella (about 1 cup)

1/2 medium onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, pressed or finely chopped

1 (24-ounce) jar marinara sauce

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

1/4 cup (packed) basil leaves, torn if large, plus more for serving


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simple garlic shrimp

Simple Garlic Shrimp

Total time: 25 minutes


1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 
Great Value Extra Virgin Olive Oil 17 oz

1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

Salt to taste 
Great Value Iodized Salt, 26 oz

6 cloves garlic, finely minced

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 tablespoon caper brine

1 1/2 teaspoons cold butter

1/3 cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley, divided

1 1/2 tablespoons cold butter

Water, as needed

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blister cherry tomato pasta

Pasta with Blistered Cherry Tomato Sauce

Total time: 12 minutes


1 pound (450g) dry pasta

Kosher salt

4 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced

6 tablespoons (90ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes (about 2 pints; 750g)

1-ounce fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped (about 1 cup; 30g)

Freshly ground black pepper

Parmesan cheese, for serving

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Easy Beef Tacos

Easy Beef Tacos

Total time: 30 minutes


1 pound lean (at least 80%) ground beef

1 cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa

10 Old El Paso™ taco shells

½ head lettuce shredded SAVE $

1 medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)

1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)

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