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31 Trader Joe's Shortcut Dinners That Are Basically Just Assembly

You don't need a ton of ingredients to make a masterpiece.

When it comes to home cooking, you don't need a million fancy ingredients to whip up something delicious. Sometimes, simple is best. So here are some creative, no-fuss meals, and excellent meals, all of which you can make using just a handful of Trader Joe's ingredients.

An interior shot of a Trader Joe's grocery store.

1. Crispy Fish Tacos

Fish nuggets, tortillas, and southwestern salad kit.

2. Harissa Chicken Plate

3. Shrimp Pesto Gnocchi

4. Middle Eastern-Inspired Naan Flatbread

5. Cauliflower Thins and Egg

6. Shakshuka With Chickpeas

Chickpeas, shakshuka starter, eggs, and feta.

7. Beef Short Rib Stroganoff

8. Cajun Lobster Ravioli⁣⁣

9. Air Fryer Caprese Chicken

10. Tuna Poke Bowls

11. Smoked Salmon Soba Bowls

Ingredients for salmon soba bowls.

12. Shrimp Fajitas

Flour tortillas, onions and peppers, and shrimp for fajitas.

13. Grilled Haloumi Flatbread

14. Copycat Starbucks Spinach, Feta, and Egg White Wraps

15. Tortellini Salad With Brussels Sprouts and Proscuitto

16. Tempura Shrimp Bowls

17. Mediterranean Orzo Salad Bowls

18. Lemon Ricotta Orzo With Steak

19. Burger Bowls

20. Broccoli Bolognese

21. Orange Chicken Bowls

22. California Shrimp Stack

23. Burrata Pesto Pasta

24. Carnitas Flatbreads

25. Egg Roll Bowls

26. Lemon Shrimp Alfredo

27. Thai Veggie Red Curry

28. Loaded Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

29. Jicama Salmon Tacos

30. BLT Salad

31. Shrimp and Grits

Do you have an easy Trader Joe's meal you love cooking? Tell us in the comments below.