What's your 'can't be bothered' dinner/tea?

Mine's Heinz Cream of Tomato soup and toast, cheese on toast, American grilled cheese, eggs on toast, fried cod's roe on toast, or pasta and cheese. Unfortunately DH likes a full meal so we rarely have simple things.

What's yours?
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  • TNG
    TNG Posts: 6,930 Forumite
    House Nachos!

    Tortilla chips
    splat a bit of Hamburger Relish on 'em
    grate some cheddar cheese
    dice and chuck half a red pepper on
    chuck on a few jalapenos
    grate some red leicester on

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  • chatta
    chatta Posts: 3,392
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    Beans on toast, toasted cheese and tomato sandwich, any soup with ham sandwich. Worst case is a bowl of cereal :o
  • Jacket potato, cheese and beans!! Or cheese on toast or a bowl of cereal! But I do try and make sure that I have dinners in the freezer for when I can't be @rsed!!
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  • needmoney
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    fish n chips
    cheese n onion toastie
    bought cooked chicken tortilla wraps stuffed with chicken yogurt tomato cucumber hot chillie peppers
    beans on toast topped with grated cheese
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  • Put pasta on to cook. Fry some crushed / chopped garlic in some olive oil over a medium heat for a couple of mins, dump in a tin of tomatoes and some tomato puree, add herbs spices of choice (oregano, basil, dried chillis, pepper), cook sauce down whilst pasta's cooking. Drain pasta, add pasta to sauce, mix in, put on plate, top with cheese. This meal has several virtues (besides the obvious quick-and-easy critera): it can be cheap, it's easily-adaptable (add meat / veg as you wish) and it's reasonably healthy (more so if you use brown pasta - not as bad as it sounds,especially with tomato sauces!).

    PS As a reward for your virtuous culinary efforts in the face of lethargy, stuff yourself with chocolate afterwards.:D
  • Cheesey Garlic pasta (Pasta, far, far to much cheese and garlic puree mixed together). Yummy! :D
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  • Anything eggy really.
  • scuzz
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    pasta with tinned tomatoe and bacon
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  • Agutka
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    Takeout if there's two of us or noodles from packet if it's just me.

    Then there is the slightly better can't be bothered but MUST get veggies into diet - frozen peas, carrots from tin, plus fresh sugar snap peas or mange tout. With any grilled meat...

    Or my all time favorite... "honey, I've been busy all day, could you cook tonight please?", which usually works, but leaves kitchen looking like bombsite. Last night I had to scrub mashed potato and goodness knows what else off the lino and tiles! grr. Serves me right.
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