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What’s for Dinner? (ESL Dinner Vocabulary) Posted by on Jun 12, 2018 in food

What do Americans like to eat for dinner? Well, there’s no easy answer! There are lots of options for dinner, whether you cook at home or go out to eat. An American dinner typically consists of a main course and a few side items (and maybe desert).

ESL Dinner Vocabulary

What’s cookin’?

Come into the kitchen with us as we look at a few different dinner items in this ESL dinner vocabulary video:

What’s for dinner?

  • cauliflower
  • chicken breast with Italian dressing
  • rice and quinoa

Boil some water in two pots and add the cauliflower to one and the rice and quinoa to the other. Season with salt and pepper.

Bake the chicken for about 20 minutes. Dinner is served!

  • penne pasta with vodka sauce
  • stir-fried vegetables

Boil the water, cook the pasta for 10 minutes, drain, and add the sauce and vegetables.

  • tuna steak
  • black olives, tomatoes, and red onions
  • broccoli with garlic and soy sauce

Stir-fry the veggies, add the tuna, and serve with the broccoli and a side of rice.

  • nachos

Bake some chips with pork, cheese, and veggies. Eat them with some rice and beans and top them with an avocado.

  • teriyaki stir-fried vegetables

Stir-fry your veggies in two different pans, and boil some rice. Add a teriyaki sauce and serve the teriyaki vegetables on rice.

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About the Author:sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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