Seven ingredients (not counting salt, pepper, or oil) are all you need for a wholesome dinner that comes together in minutes. Take the hassle out of dinner tonight with saucy skillet recipes, quick-prep pastas, shortcut salads, and more easy meal ideas.
Five common pantry ingredients are all you need for this simple lasagna skillet that comes together in just 30 minutes. Top the pasta with snipped fresh basil for a touch of freshness and a flavor boost.
From stove top to table in just 20 minutes, this easy chicken skillet recipe gains simple but sophisticated flavor from dried basil. Orzo and zucchini cooked with red wine vinegar and dill round out the nutritious meal.
Season tender, slow-cooked turkey thighs with a zippy coating of brown mustard and maple syrup. Quick-cooking tapioca thickens the spread that pairs equally well with hearty new potatoes.
Pop open that extra tube of biscuits in your fridge for a fun twist on pizza. The versatile dough forms a golden crust to skillet-browned beef, mushrooms, olives, and cheese baked in Italian-style tomato sauce.
This flavorful take on classic tacos utilizes flour tortillas for the crispy crust and a mix of ground beef, cheese, and tomatoes for the filling. Ground cinnamon and chile powder give the simple dinner a spicy-sweet kick.
Punch up frozen whitefish by poaching it in two varieties of citrus. A stack of oranges and arugula, along with our easy homemade vinaigrette, completes the fresh 7-ingredient dinner recipe.
Brown sugar and butter provide the sticky glaze for these quick pork chops. Cracked black pepper helps balance the sweetness of fresh apples and pecans.
Give your evening meal a Mediterranean twist by incorporating tomatoes, basil pesto, and peppers. Fresh mozzarella and crisp slices of French bread sandwich the ingredients before getting a toasty finish on the stove.
Dress up the tender steak strips and crisp vegetables in this no-fuss salad recipe with bottled ginger vinaigrette. Shredded carrot and sesame seeds make delicious additions to the nutritious 5-ingredient dinner.
Chicken plus Greek yogurt plus crushed cornflakes equals a baked play on the classic fried chicken dinner. See how!
Using frozen foods like meatballs and mixed vegetables is a smart way to make a wholesome meal in minutes. Combine them with beef broth, beans, and pasta for a quick take on cozy minestrone soup.
Skip the pasta and opt for nutty, fiber-packed farro instead. The perfectly al dente whole grain gets a coating of peanut butter, honey, and lime juice before joining wilted kale and garlicky pork medallions.
Punch up traditional tuna and noodles with freshly squeezed lemon juice and capers. Refrigerated Alfredo sauce provides a quick shortcut to completing the easy pasta dinner.
Red wine, garlic, and mushrooms combine for an impressive yet easy sauce for skillet-cooked steak. The fancy feast is ready in 30 minutes and under 300 calories per serving.
Lemon-infused olive oil provides the perfect kiss of citrus to this easy seafood recipe. Roasted Swiss chard and shrimp get an additional burst of flavor from dried cranberries.
Perk up packaged pasta with a rainbow of colorful vegetables. Fresh thyme and minced garlic flavor the easy ravioli, which can be finished with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese or a drizzle of olive oil.
This one-pan dinner pairs tangy fruit with versatile shrimp for a fresh take on the evening meal.
A simple sauce made from orange juice adds delicious flavor to this 30-minute salmon recipe. Complement the savory seafood with a colorful medley of beets and carrots.
Light Alfredo pasta sauce dresses up simple stove-top chicken and mushrooms. Broccoli cooked with fresh slices of lemon makes an easy (and healthy) side dish.
Asparagus, squash, and green onion add a spring-fresh touch to this simple chicken and bacon combo. A splash of broth helps the meat stay juicy and flavorful.
Seasoned with olive oil and kosher salt, this grilled shrimp is simple and delicious. Serve it with crisp, garden-fresh lettuce for an easy dinner.
Pork tenderloin tops antioxidant-rich spinach and juicy pineapple. The pork is a good source of B vitamins and riboflavin -- nutrients that promote healthy red blood cells -- and it's lower in fat and calories than skinless chicken breast.
A zippy mixture of celery, green onion, tarragon, lemon juice, and mayonnaise tops this simple salmon recipe. Serve the fish with fresh grilled asparagus.
A quick saute followed by a brief braising keeps these quick chicken breasts moist. A mixture of garlic, lemon, oregano, and parsley provides a fresh take on traditional gremolata.
This artful tuna salad is good for you, too. The recipe calls for olives and an olive oil-based dressing -- both high in heart-healthy fats that fight inflammation and antioxidants that combat cancer.
Prepared rotisserie chicken is a shortcut to home-style cooking. Simply quarter the chicken and serve it on a bed of sauteed squash, cherry tomatoes, and arugula or spinach leaves.
Balsamic vinaigrette and olive oil make a simple sauce for this toss-together dinner of spinach, salmon, sweet peppers, and fettuccine.
A blend of crushed red pepper and Asian-style sesame-ginger dressing adds a delicious kick to this simple chicken dinner. Honey-roasted peanuts add crunch.
This simple supper of sausage, orzo, green onions, and sweet peppers tosses together in minutes. Bonus! The leftovers make a wholesome lunch option.
To reinvent steak leftovers from last night, simply layer the meat, mixed greens, and red onions on a toasted bagel. Add dried tomatoes for extra flavor.
This mile-high turkey sandwich gets a fresh spin with thick-sliced country Italian bread and bruschetta topping. Heart-healthy walnuts add nutritious and delicious texture to the easy recipe.
Creamy yogurt and fresh mint make a delicious dressing for this 20-minute salad of hearty lamb, crisp greens, and crunchy radishes. Herbed feta cheese provides an additional pop of flavor.