Our Best 20-Minute Dinners
Bye-bye, drive-thru. Hello, fresh, healthier, never-boring meal ideas -- all ready in a jiffy.
Turkey Steaks with Spinach, Pears, & Blue Cheese
Mini Meat Loaves with Green Beans
Turkey tenderloins, seasoned with a sage rub, top grilled spinach, juicy slices of pear, and creamy crumbled blue cheese.
Fish Tostadas with Chili-Lime Cream
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.
Smoky Mushroom Stroganoff
For a quick dinner you'll love, top crunchy tostadas with broiled tilapia fillets, veggies, and a zesty chili-lime cream.
Chunky Bean & Chicken Chili
A creamy mushroom sauce tops eggs noodles in this vegetarian twist on a classic Italian favorite.
Breaded Pork with Cabbage & Kale
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.
Skillet Vegetables on Cheese Toast
A corn bread coating gives tender pork loin delightful texture. Red cabbage and kale make a good and healthful side dish.
Layered Turkey Enchiladas
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.
Flat Iron Steak with BBQ Beans
This simple supper features a zippy cranberry enchilada sauce, chicken or turkey, a medley of veggies, and lots of cheese.
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.
Poached Egg Salad
In this simple twist on classic paella, turmeric-spiced scallops, shrimp, and plum tomatoes are tossed together with rice, peas, corn, and carrots.
Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes
Warm leeks and grapes are tossed with tangy blue cheese and mixed greens. Toast topped with a creamy poached egg keeps the meal hearty.
Balsamic Pork and Dumplings
Seasoned chicken is cooked in maple syrup and served with creamy mashed sweet potatoes.
Broccoli-Potato Soup with Greens
This hearty supper starts with frozen potato-and-onion-filled pierogi (potato dumplings) and rosemary-seasoned pork tenderloin. Green beans make a fresh side.
Peanut-Sauced Shrimp & Pasta
Gouda cheese gives this delicious soup smoky flavor. Broccoli and winter greens (such as curly endive, chicory, escarole, or spinach) keep it healthy.
Polenta Sausage Bowl
Plump shrimp, rice noodles, bottled peanut sauce, fresh asparagus, and yellow sweet pepper toss together in minutes, creating a simple supper they'll love.
Herb-Garlic Beef Roast
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.
Sausage and Orzo
Savory beef roast is seasoned with flavorful Italian parsley and freshly ground pepper; fresh carrots and red potatoes complete the meal.
Chicken with Cornmeal Dumplings
This simple supper of sausage, orzo, green onions, and sweet peppers tosses together in minutes; leftovers make a great lunch.
Refrigerated cornbread twists make this chicken and dumplings spin-off a snap, while sage and Mexican cheese add a fresh twist.
Turkey Tortilla Soup
Melted Monterey Jack cheese and sweet and spicy peppers take fried catfish filets from ho-hum to simply delicious.
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.
Saucy Beans and Eggplant
A blend of dill, chives, and honey-Dijon mustard adds a kick to quick-cooking fish fillets.
Saucy Shrimp and Vegetables
Make a meal out of fried eggplant with our garlic-sauced beans and green onion-seasoned brown rice.
Chicken with Cherry-Ginger Chutney
A glaze of honey, chili sauce, and orange juice adds a punch of flavor to this good-for-you shrimp and veggie dinner.
Zucchini Cakes with Mushroom Ragout
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.
Lightly spiced, cheesy zucchini cakes are topped with a warm mixture of mushrooms and sweet pepper, creating a delicious and satisfying meatless meal.
Mediterranean Salmon & Noodle Bowl
Juicy pineapple tempers the spice of this curry-flavored chicken dish. Sweet peppers and jalapenos make a pretty garnish.
Cajun Snapper with Red Beans and Rice
Balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil make a simple sauce for this toss-together dinner of spinach, salmon, sweet peppers, and fettuccine.
Cajun seasoning, lemon peel, and fresh parsley spice up fresh snapper. Red beans and long-grain rice complete the dish.