Superfast Recipes: 20-Minute Cooking

Find recipes that each take 20 minutes or less, in various categories.

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Sausage, Tomato, and Arugula Fettuccine

Superfast Pasta

Including soups, stews, and more, and incorporating flavors from around the world, these dishes highlight the versatility of noodles―and none takes more than 20 minutes to cook!


Maple-Glazed Chicken with Apple Brussels-Sprout Slaw Recipes

Superfast Chicken

Quicken your chicken with these dishes that require only about 20 minutes to prepare.


Spicy Maple-Cashew Popcorn

Quick and Easy Appetizers

Whether it's an impromptu get-together with friends or a formal cocktail party, these 20-minute recipes will whet the appetite.


Roast Turkey and Prosciutto Pizza

Superfast Turkey

Whether using up Thanksgiving leftovers or starting from scratch, these recipes put turkey dinner on the table in 20 minutes or less.


Broccoli Rabe with Garlic and Golden Raisins

Superfast Sides

Make a side to match any kind of main in 20 minutes or less with these great recipes.


Steak Tips with Peppered Mushroom Gravy Recipes

Comfort Food in 20 Minutes

Whether it's soup, stew, sandwiches, mashed potatoes, or mac 'n cheese, if it puts a smile on your face, there's a 20-minute recipe for it here.


White Pizza with Tomato and Basil Recipe

Superfast Italian

Pasta, pizza, and everything in between, ready in 20 minutes or less


Pork Medallions with Whisky-Cumberland Sauce and Haricots Verts

Superfast Pork

Make a quick and healthy meal using tender, lean pork with these 20-minute recipes.


Mushroom, Corn, and Poblano Tacos Recipe

Superfast Mexican

Zesty south-of-the-border flavor is easy to achieve with these 20-minute recipes.


Pineapple Chicken Satay Recipe

Superfast Fruit Recipes

From appetizers to salads, entrées to desserts, these 20-minute recipes use fruit to demonstrate nature's sweetness.


Spicy Shrimp Sliders with Celery Mayonnaise

Superfast Shrimp

Easy and quick to cook, shrimp is a high-protein, low-calorie alternative to other meats and fish.


Prosciutto, Pear, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

Superfast Sandwiches

They're portable, easy to make, good for any time of day, and these recipes all take 20 minutes or less.


Chicken Breasts with Avocado, Tomato, and Cucumber Salsa

Superfast Grill Recipes

Fire up the coals: These recipes bring you grilled flavor in 20 minutes or less.


Sesame Chicken and Noodles in Mushroom Broth

Superfast Asian

These recipes, with flavors from China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, and more, all take 20 minutes or less to prepare.


Open-Faced Prosciutto and Plum Sandwiches Recipe

Superfast Summer

Celebrate the season with these 20-minute recipes using the freshest produce.


Seared Scallop Salad with Prosciutto Crisps

Superfast Seafood Dishes

Find great recipes for shellfish that take 20 minutes or less to cook.


Shrimp Cobb Salad Recipe

Superfast Salads

Eat healthy in 20 minutes or less with these superfast, easy main-dish salad recipes.


Wild Mushroom, Flank Steak, and Poblano Tacos Recipes

Superfast Southwest

Get zesty Tex-Mex flavor on the table in 20 minutes or less.


Warm Tortellini and Cherry Tomato Salad

20-Minute Vegetarian

Meatless dishes, ready in 20 minutes or less


Mini Greek-Style Meat Loaves with Arugula Salad

Superfast Mediterranean Recipes

From Morocco, to Italy, to Greece, to Turkey, to the Middle East, these recipes are tasty and none take more than 20 minutes to make.


Cornmeal-Dusted Catfish with Quinoa Sauté

Superfast Fish

Twenty-minute recipes from under the sea


Ginger-Soy Chicken Thighs with Scallion Rice Recipes

Superfast International Chicken

These dishes come from all over the world, but none take more than 20 minutes to prepare.


Thai Butternut Soup

Superfast Soups

Warm up to these soups, all ready in 20 minutes or less.


Skirt Steak with Gorgonzola Polenta

Superfast Beef

Beef dishes, ready in 20 minutes or less


Beef-Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

Superfast Stir-Fries

Stovetop suppers, ready in 20 minutes or less

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