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5 quick and easy Dutch dishes

Too little time to cook today? Don’t worry – plenty of popular Dutch dishes can be rustled up in next to no time. In fact, these days you needn’t even bother with a trip to the supermarket, as you can buy all the ingredients necessary at online supermarkets such as Holland at Home!

quick and easy dutch meals

Stevige Hollandse maaltijdsoep (hearty Dutch soup)

1 jar of Struik concentrated broth (chicken or beef)
1 bag of freshly sliced soup vegetables
1 cup of rice
1 handful of soup noodles

First empty the broth into a large soup pan and add the amount of water indicated on the jar. Bring the broth to the boil and add in the vegetables, rice and soup noodles. Gently simmer until the rice and vermicelli are cooked and serve with a fresh baguette.

Nasi goreng speciaal (special Indonesian fried rice)

1 pack of rice
1 bag of fresh oriental vegetables
1 pack of chicken or pork cubes
1 pack of Conimex nasi speciaal mix
1 bottle of ketjap manis (soy sauce)

First prepare the rice according to the instructions on the packaging, drain, remove the lid and leave. Next heat a little wok oil in a frying pan or wok and fry the meat for around 8 minutes. Add the vegetables and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Now add the Conimex nasi speciaal mix, and stir-fry for a further 5 minutes, adding a little water if the mixture becomes too dry. Finally, add in the rice, seasoning and a dash of ketjap manis and stir-fry for a few more minutes. Serve with a fried egg and typical Indonesian side dishes including atjar tjampoer, sambal oelek and seroendeng.

Hollandse boerenomelet (Dutch farmer’s omelette)

1 pack of Knorr farmer’s omelette mix
4-6 eggs
1 large leek
1 onion

First chop the onion and slice the leeks. Next place the leeks into a colander, rinse thoroughly in cold water and drain. Put the eggs into a mixing bowl, lightly whisk and add in the Knorr farmer’s omelette mix. Now melt a knob of butter in a frying pan and fry the onion and leek for 2 minutes. Next pour a large ladle of omelette mix into the pan. Once the top of the omelette is almost solid, turn gently and cook on the other side until golden brown. Delicious served between two slices of fresh bread or with a French baguette.

Macaroni met ham en kaas (macaroni with ham and cheese)

1 pack of quick cook macaroni
1 bag of grated cheese
1 pack of ham cubes
1 tub of Conimex fried onions

Cook the macaroni according to the directions on the packaging. Drain and immediately stir in the grated cheese, ham cubes and half the tub of fried onions and, hey presto, it’s ready to serve! Ideal with a crisp, mixed salad drizzled with yogurt dressing.

Rauwe andijviestamppot (raw endive mash)

1 pack of Maggi mashed potato
1 endive head
1 Unox smoked sausage
1 pack of Maggi onion gravy

Prepare the mashed potato, smoked sausage and gravy according to the instructions on the packaging. Cut the endive head into thin strips, rinse and drain in a colander. Next stir the endive strips into the mashed potato and serve with the smoked sausage and gravy. Alternatively you can slice the smoked sausage and stir directly into the mash. Enjoy!

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