7 Quick-Prep Meals for Big Families

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Toss sliced bell peppers, onions, and chicken or beef strips with fajita seasoning on a sheet pan.

Spaghetti with Marinara and Meatballs

Boil spaghetti and heat up store-bought marinara sauce and meatballs. Combine for a hearty Italian meal. 

Stir-Fry Noodles

Stir-fry a medley of vegetables, pre-cooked protein (chicken, beef, or tofu), and cooked noodles in a wok with soy sauce and your choice of sauce. 

Breakfast Burritos

Scramble eggs, cook breakfast sausage or bacon, and gather toppings like shredded cheese, salsa, and avocado.

One-Pot Chili

In a large pot, cook ground meat (beef, turkey, or vegetarian), beans, diced tomatoes, and chili seasoning. 

Baked Potato Bar

Bake a batch of potatoes and set up a topping bar with options like shredded cheese, sour cream, chives, bacon bits, and chili. 

Taco Salad Bar

Prepare a taco salad bar with cooked ground meat (beef, turkey, or plant-based), shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, shredded cheese, beans, and various toppings. 

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