Easy Mediterranean Dinners in 20 Minutes for the Colder Months

By.  Robert j. Maatthews

A great 5-ingredient lunch for one is this stuffed sweet potato with black beans, kale, and hummus sauce.

Sweet Potato with Hummus

It's easy to make this filling pasta dish during the week, and it tastes great. 

Lemon-Broccoli Pasta with Parmesan

The Parmesan adds a nice salty and umami flavor, and the broccoli and whole-wheat noodles give it some body. 

This bowl of black beans and rice is a lot like a taco salad, but it doesn't have a fried bowl. 

Black Bean-Quinoa Bowl

You can top it with a simple hummus sauce or add pico de gallo, fresh cilantro, avocado, and more.

This simple chicken and broccoli meal is a tasty and better alternative to Chinese takeout. 

Chicken with Broccoli

It only takes 20 minutes to make, so it's perfect for a quick dinner during the week. 

Spicy taco meat, creamy cheese, and crisp lettuce go great with soft sweet potatoes. 

Taco-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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