Our Best 20-Minute Dinners

Bye-bye, drive-thru. Hello, fresh, healthier, never-boring meal ideas -- all ready in a jiffy.


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Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears, & Blue Cheese
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Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears, & Blue Cheese

    Turkey tenderloins, seasoned with a sage rub, top grilled spinach, juicy slices of pear, and creamy crumbled blue cheese.

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Mini Meat Loaves with Green Beans

    These mini meat loaves are seasoned with fresh basil and topped with tangy tomato sauce and lots of mozzarella cheese. Green beans, which get a touch of heat from crushed red pepper, make a delicious side dish.

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Herbed Chicken, Orzo, & Zucchini

    Chicken breasts, seasoned with basil, pairs beautifully with fresh zucchini and dill-seasoned orzo.

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Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream

    For a quick dinner you'll love, top crunchy tostadas with broiled tilapia fillets, veggies, and a zesty chili-lime cream.

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Smoky Mushroom Stroganoff

    A creamy mushroom sauce tops eggs noodles in this vegetarian twist on a classic Italian favorite.

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Chunky Bean & Chicken Chili

    This hearty chicken chili is quick and easy -- and so good. Green chilies add a touch of heat. Top with tortilla chips for a bit of crunch.

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Breaded Pork with Cabbage & Kale

    A corn bread coating gives tender pork loin delightful texture. Red cabbage and kale make a good and healthful side dish.

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Potato-Topped Beef Bowl

    This is comfort food at its finest. Ground beef and mixed veggies are topped with a heaping helping of mashed potatoes and melted cheddar cheese.

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Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toast

    Crusty wheat bread is topped with a creamy layer of goat cheese and a medley of skillet-cooked fresh veggies -- carrots, mushrooms, onion, and basil.

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Layered Turkey Enchiladas

    This simple supper features a zippy cranberry enchilada sauce, chicken or turkey, a medley of veggies, and lots of cheese.

11/35
Flat Iron Steak with BBQ Beans

    This recipe calls for fajita seasoning, which gives the steak a bit of kick. Barbecued black beans and corn bread make delicious (and simple) side dishes.

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Speedy Paella

    In this simple twist on classic paella, turmeric-spiced scallops, shrimp, and plum tomatoes are tossed together with rice, peas, corn, and carrots.

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Poached Egg Salad

    Warm leeks and grapes are tossed with tangy blue cheese and mixed greens. Toast topped with a creamy poached egg keeps the meal hearty.

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Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

    Seasoned chicken is cooked in maple syrup and served with creamy mashed sweet potatoes.

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Balsamic Pork and Dumplings

    This hearty supper starts with frozen potato-and-onion-filled pierogi (potato dumplings) and rosemary-seasoned pork tenderloin. Green beans make a fresh side.

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Broccoli-Potato Soup with Greens

    Gouda cheese gives this delicious soup smoky flavor. Broccoli and winter greens (such as curly endive, chicory, escarole, or spinach) keep it healthy.

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Peanut-Sauced Shrimp & Pasta

    Plump shrimp, rice noodles, bottled peanut sauce, fresh asparagus, and yellow sweet pepper toss together in minutes, creating a simple supper they'll love.

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Polenta Sausage Bowl

    Crisp-tender zucchini, zesty Italian sausage, juicy grape tomatoes, and sliced mushrooms top creamy polenta. Italian seasoning and fresh Parmesan cheese make a pretty (and tasty) garnish.

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Herb-Garlic Beef Roast

    Savory beef roast is seasoned with flavorful Italian parsley and freshly ground pepper; fresh carrots and red potatoes complete the meal.

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Pork Chops Primavera

    A simple blend of apple butter and soy sauce jazzes up basic pork chops. Fresh green beans and cherry tomatoes make a colorful -- and healthy -- side.

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Chicken with Parmesan Noodles

    You can toss together this quick dish of angel hair pasta, grilled chicken, basil pesto, carrots, and parmesan cheese in minutes.

22/35
Sausage and Orzo

    This simple supper of sausage, orzo, green onions, and sweet peppers tosses together in minutes; leftovers make a great lunch.

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Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings

    Refrigerated cornbread twists make this chicken and dumplings spin-off a snap, while sage and Mexican cheese add a fresh twist.

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Catfish Po'Boys

    Melted Monterey Jack cheese and sweet and spicy peppers take fried catfish filets from ho-hum to simply delicious.

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Turkey Tortilla Soup

    Turn leftover turkey into a delectable soup. With pantry-ready ingredients zesty salsa, chicken broth, and tortilla chips, this recipe is ready in a flash.

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Salmon-Potato Cakes

    A blend of dill, chives, and honey-Dijon mustard adds a kick to quick-cooking fish fillets.

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Saucy Beans and Eggplant

    Make a meal out of fried eggplant with our garlic-sauced beans and green onion-seasoned brown rice.

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Saucy Shrimp and Vegetables

    A glaze of honey, chili sauce, and orange juice adds a punch of flavor to this good-for-you shrimp and veggie dinner.

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Chicken with Cherry-Ginger Chutney

    Tired of the same old chicken? Dress it up with our quick-and-easy chutney, made from a dash of ginger, tart dried cherries, and fresh apple slices.

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Pork and Potatoes with Tomato Relish

    A topping of grilled onions, fresh tomatoes, and red wine vinaigrette adds pizzazz to classic comfort food.

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Zucchini Cakes with Mushroom Ragout

    Lightly spiced, cheesy zucchini cakes are topped with a warm mixture of mushrooms and sweet pepper, creating a delicious and satisfying meatless meal.

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Pineapple Chicken

    Juicy pineapple tempers the spice of this curry-flavored chicken dish. Sweet peppers and jalapenos make a pretty garnish.

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Mediterranean Salmon & Noodle Bowl

    Balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil make a simple sauce for this toss-together dinner of spinach, salmon, sweet peppers, and fettuccine.

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Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice

    Cajun seasoning, lemon peel, and fresh parsley spice up fresh snapper. Red beans and long-grain rice complete the dish.

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