Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.
Swedish Meatballs are always a crowd pleaser; so don't wait for a gathering to have them. Serving them with Herb Sauteed Mushrooms, Black Pepper and Lemon Orzo, and Grape Tomato Salad will make any weeknight feel like a party. Treat the kids to cocktail toothpicks for eating these little meatballs -- they'll love feeling like grown-ups.
In a skillet, saute sliced mushrooms in butter. Add chopped fresh herbs; season to taste.
Toss cooked orzo with butter, a bit of lemon juice to taste, and freshly ground pepper. Add a dash of cream if desired.
Cut grape tomatoes in half; toss with vinaigrette dressing and chopped fresh parsley.