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Lasagna Night

Chef Spencer Watts prepares quick, easy, and delicious dishes like Skillet Lasagna, Creamed Spinach, and Banana Ice Cream in under 30 minutes. Spencer is an expert at 30-minute meals and Lasagna Night is no exception. Don't spend a whole afternoon baking lasagna when you can let it sizzle in a skillet. Spencer mixes together ground beef, tomatoes, pasta, cottage cheese, spices, and oven-ready noodles for a deconstructed stove-top lasagna. Topped with melted mozzarella and fragrant fresh basil, this lasagna is a wonderful burst of flavor. Next, a decadent spinach side in a nutmeg-spiced cream sauce that will change your kids opinion of the leafy green. To contrast the heavy dishes, Spencer then prepares a fresh arugula salad with a citrusy vinaigrette. Light and zesty, this refreshing salad is sure to awaken your taste buds. Finally, Spencer quickly whips up creamy banana ice cream for delightfully sweet dessert.

Spencer's BIG 30

Tuesdays at 10PM 

Spencer's BIG 30 is a fast-paced series featuring healthy, hearty meals for four that can be made by anyone in around 30 minutes for around 30 dollars.

Episodes (5)

S1:E3

Lasagna Night

Chef Spencer Watts prepares quick, easy, and delicious dishes like Skillet Lasagna, Creamed Spinach, and Banana Ice Cream in under 30 minutes. Spencer is an expert at 30-minute meals and Lasagna Night is no exception. Don't spend a whole afternoon baking lasagna when you can let it sizzle in a skillet. Spencer mixes together ground beef, tomatoes, pasta, cottage cheese, spices, and oven-ready noodles for a deconstructed stove-top lasagna. Topped with melted mozzarella and fragrant fresh basil, this lasagna is a wonderful burst of flavor. Next, a decadent spinach side in a nutmeg-spiced cream sauce that will change your kids opinion of the leafy green. To contrast the heavy dishes, Spencer then prepares a fresh arugula salad with a citrusy vinaigrette. Light and zesty, this refreshing salad is sure to awaken your taste buds. Finally, Spencer quickly whips up creamy banana ice cream for delightfully sweet dessert.

S1:E4

Fish & Chips Night

30-minute meals have never tasted this good! Chef Spencer Watts offers up some secrets for the perfect fish and chips dinner. Fish and chips are always great for a quick, inexpensive family dinner and they're even better when elevated with succulent sides and decadent desserts. Host Spencer Watts makes simple fish and chips with a twist-Fish IN Chips. For an extra-crunchy twist, Spencer uses potato chips to coat the juicy cod and amps up the flavor with fresh dill, parsley, and zesty lime. Then, he offers a unique take on traditional French fries-Polenta fries. These Polenta fries are loaded with aromatic spies and pair perfectly with crispy fries. Spencer then whips up a creamy Garlicky Dip. Fast, simple, and bursting with flavor, this dip adds a little kick to the fish and fries. Next, Spencer prepares a fresh green pea salad with sweet apples and watercress for a light refreshing side. Finally, a delightfully easy, melt-in-your-mouth Broken Pavlova topped with blueberries and fragrant lime curls will have your family asking for seconds.

S1:E5

Chinese Take-Out Night

Host Spencer Watts shows us some of his favorite budget-friendly Chinese take-out dishes in around 30 minutes. Why order take-out when you can make it fresher, faster, and even healthier at home? Chef Spencer Watts shows us how to make his favorite Chinese take-out dishes. First, Veggie Fried Rice is on the menu. Simmered in veggie stock, this puffed up rice features delicous veg and fluffy eggs-a great way to sneak more nutrients into your kids diet. To compliment the rice, Spencer quickly cooks up some Chinese Broccoli doused in a garlicky sauce for extra flavor. Then, Spencer makes a zesty Asian-inspired sauce to carmelize some Sticky Garlic Ribs. These easy ribs eliminate any hassle-just pop them in the oven and you're good to go. To finish, Spencer prepares a Chinese take-out classic with a healthy twist-Sweet and Sour Cauliflower Balls. Deep-fried n a mind-blowing batter and dipped in a flavorful sweet and sour sauce, these bite-sized delights are more delicious and nutritious than the ones from the take-out restaurant.

S1:E6

Breakfast for Dinner Night

Breakfast for dinner is quick, easy and ever-delicious. Host Spencer Watts makes some breakfast classics like a BLT Frittata and Cheese Croissants. The best way to do a fast, inexpensive dinner for four? Make breakfast for dinner! Chef Spencer Watts starts off by whipping up a fluffy BLT Frittata. This frittata features crispy bacon, silky eggs, and juicy tomatoes, and puffys up in the oven for a delightfully creamy bite. For the L in BLT, Spencer makes a refreshing butter leaf lettuce salad drizzled in a mayo dressing featuring a special kick from teh reserved bacon fat. Next, mini tenderized potatoes tossed in fragrant spices and browned in butter are a great alternative to the classic breakfast hash brown. Then, Spencer bakes easy Cheesy Croissants made with delicious puff pastry. These buttery, flaky croissants melt-in-your-mouth and are perfect for a family breakfast for dinner. For dessert, Spencer prepares crunchy, homemade granola with sweet dried apricots to sprinkle on a healthy yogurt Granola Parfait.

S1:E7

Pizza Night

What's fun for the whole family? Pizza night! Chef Spencer Watts makes two easy, budget-friendly pizzas for a delicious family-style meal. Pizza night is a great go-to for the whole family to enjoy. Since pizza is quick and easy, host Spencer Watts makes two delicious pies: one classic deep dish and one tasty thin crust. The deep-dish pizza is cooked in a piping hot skillet and topped with savory tomato sauce, melty mozzarella, spicy pepperoni. The thin crust pizza is topped with creamy primavera sauce, mozarella, asparagus, onion, and halved tomatoes and baked in the oven for crispy, golden-brown edges. Spencer then makes a light side to add a little more veg to teh meal-soft Kale Caesar Salad. This healthy salad features Dijon and Worcestershire for some zing and a squeeze of lime for a tarte twist that will awaken your taste buds. Finally, Spencer prepares a sweet treat that is sure to be a hit with your kids-Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies. To make dessert hassle-free, but full of flavor, these delightfully chocolatey-peanut butter squares are cooked in the microwave.