Here are delectable ideas for making the most of basic ingredients you’re likely to have on hand.

1. Toss chicken cutlets with olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, and parsley (reserve some for topping). Broil; serve with steamed new potatoes and topping.

2. Marinate tuna steaks in apple juice, ginger, sesame oil, and wasabi; broil or grill.

3. Saute sausages with olive oil, kale, and sundried tomatoes; toss with white beans.

4. Dip tilapia fillets in mayo and lemon juice, then in a combo of breadcrumbs and Parmesan; bake. Serve with a green salad.

5. Simmer homemade or jarred spicy tomato sauce; add eggs, cover, and poach. Serve with tortilla chips and diced avocado.