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Recipes ready in 30 minutes or less

27 Recipes
Recipes ready in 30 minutes or less
(Los Angeles Times)

Spinach soup with nutmeg and creme fraiche

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Asparagus with bread crumb-fried eggs

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 2

Quesadillas stuffed with mushrooms and goat cheese

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Quesadillas stuffed with greens and feta

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Sizzling shrimp with garlic and hot pepper

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Garlic shrimp with grilled tomatillos

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 2 to 4

Slow-poached shrimp

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Clams with pine nuts and serrano ham

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 8

Egg salad sandwich with dill

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Black mussels with fennel salt

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 1 to 2

Angel hair pasta with fresh shiso-herb mix

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 4

New Mex Migas

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Giuseppe's mussels in sambuca

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Balboa Cafe's kale slaw

Time 30 minutes
Yields Makes about 12 cups

Steamed corn with clams and bacon

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Nage's clementine salad

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Zucchini, corn and green chile (Calabacitas)

Time 25 minutes
Yields Serves 6 to 8

'Spanglish' BLT with fried egg and melted cheese

Time Total time: 20
Yields Serves 1

Wolfe's Market's shell pasta salad with lemon zest

Time 30 minutes
Yields Makes 5 quarts

Pan fried trout

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 2

Steamed whole fish

Time 20 minutes
Yields Serves 2 to 4

Celeriac pasta with tomatoes and mint or basil

Time 30 minutes
Yields Serves 4


Noelle Carter is the former Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen director. She left in January 2019.
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