It’s Friday night, and you forgot you invited a few friends over. In a panic, you start to dial the phone to order a pepperoni pizza. Though that’s delicious, you are not the hostess with the mostest if you just order in. So put down the phone and make one of these quick recipes instead! With only a few ingredients, these easy entertaining ideas can turn any night into a party. Make these six dishes your new go-tos for simple entertaining.
Next time you’re at the store, pick up a bag of large frozen peeled and deveined shrimp. They can be your emergency stash for times when you need party entertaining ideas, like this simple garlic-shrimp and broccoli pasta dish. Just thaw shrimp in the fridge overnight or in cold water in the sink for about 20 minutes before cooking.
Warning: your friends may come over any time they’re craving Chinese takeout after you make them this super-simple yet absolutely delicious honey-sesame chicken. And it doesn’t even involve deep-frying.
The easiest pan sauce in the world becomes super creamy thanks to PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. If you have chicken breasts in the fridge, why aren’t you making this right now?
Cincinnati chili is kind of crazy! It’s chili on top of spaghetti with a ton of shredded cheddar cheese on top. This could be a fun one for tailgating that’s an alternative to chili dogs.
Your easy entertaining routine will be on a roll with these Tex-Mex roll-ups. Tortillas are filled with ground beef, TACO BELL Thick & Chunky Salsa, cheese, and red peppers, so every bite is packed with flavor.
One pan. One salmon fillet. That’s all you need! You can even serve this on the sheet tray for a more rustic party vibe, with asparagus and cherry tomatoes cooked right alongside the fish. Serve rice on the side, or make little bowls for everyone with all the colorful components.
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