A family that eats together, stays together, don’t you think so? Here’s presenting a handful of fun recipes for family dinners.

Family Dinner Ideas

A family that prays together stays together. That’s something you have probably already heard of, but did you know that a family that eats together stays together too. With busy lives, that almost everyone leads today, it is almost impossible to sit together at the table for breakfast or lunch. However, if there’s one meal that holds the prospects of seeing a family sitting together at the table, it has got to be dinner. This is exactly why dinners should be elaborate without also being too taxing on the family member cooking the meal. To achieve this not-so-impossible objective, here’s presenting two gourmet recipes to try out and relish. These recipes are fun and are also guaranteed to help strengthen the bond of your family. Before trying out these recipes, make sure that all the members of your family are going to be arriving for dinner and arriving hungry. After all, you don’t want your efforts to go down the bottomless drain of excuses often made by family members.

Family Dinner Recipes

Tomato Cheese Fish Fillets 

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 250 g Fish Fillets
  • 2 tbsp minced Onions
  • ½ cup shredded Colby Cheese
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 seeded and chopped Tomato
  • A dash of Pepper
  • This one’s for all lovers of fish, fish fillets to be specific. You can begin by placing fish fillets in a microwaveable dish and adding the olive oil to the dish.
  • Once you have done this, proceed to sprinkle the fish with the other ingredients, namely the minced onions, seeded tomato, pepper and salt. In this step, other than the cheese, you will have to add all the other ingredients.
  • Microwave the fish until it turns flaky. To find out for sure if the fish is cooked or flaky enough use a fork on the fish. If fish flakes come off easily when the fork is used on it, it means that the fish is cooked. For this, under ideal conditions, you will have to microwave for the fish for around three minutes. Also, make it a point to turn the dish once during cooking.
  • Once the fish is cooked and you have also made sure it has, sprinkle the colby cheese parmesan cheese all over and let it rest for a three to four minutes before serving.

Cheese Pasta 


  • 3 ½ cups Grape Tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
  • 450 g Dried Fettuccine
  • ½ cup Basil leaves
  • ¼ tsp ground Black Pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ cup shaved Parmesan Cheese
  • Begin by finding yourself a large pot. Fill the pot with water and add salt enough to convert the contents of the pot into salted water. Place the pot on a source of heat.
  • Get a baking sheet and arrange the grape tomatoes on it. To the tomatoes, add two tablespoons of oil, the ground pepper and a miserly sprinkling of salt. Broil the tomatoes, but make sure the tomatoes are at least a distance of six inches away from the heat. The tomatoes should be shaken after ten minutes of broiling; this will give that much desirable char.
  • By this time the salted water in the pot should be boiling. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook it until it turns tender.
  • Heat a medium-sized skillet over a medium flame. Once the skillet is hot, add two tablespoons of oil to it and brown the garlic. Once the garlic is browned, add the tomatoes to the skillet. Once the tomatoes are cooked, reduce the heat and allow it to simmer for around six minutes or so.
  • Proceed to drain the pasta and place it in a separate bowl. To this separate bowl, add the grated parmesan cheese and shaved parmesan cheese. Also add the basil, kosher salt and tomatoes! Alternately, you can add the tomatoes, basil and kosher salt first and then sprinkle the dish with the cheese.

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