Making weeknight meals doesn't have to be a daunting task. Featuring fresh ingredients and smart shortcuts, our easy dinner ideas come together in 30 minutes or less. With these quick recipes up your sleeve, you'll stress less and get delicious, easy meals on the table in a flash.
Paired with sliced veggies and crumbled feta cheese, pan-fried chicken makes a quick and easy meal. Drizzle the unconventional salad with our simple homemade vinaigrette.
For an easy dinner idea, top watercress leaves with cornmeal-breaded tomatoes and juicy pork tenderloin. Toss with blue cheese crumbles and sweet and sour sauce for a bold kick.
When it comes to fast and easy recipes, quesadillas are a delicious choice, especially when packed with tender roast beef and sweet and spicy peppers.
Move over, takeout. This easy noodle bowl, complete with spicy peanut sauce, is just as easy (and delicious) as the noodle dishes at your favorite Thai restaurant.
You only need seven ingredients and 20 minutes to throw together this easy meal. Dried tomatoes, broccoli florets, and roasted chicken give the childhood favorite a sophisticated update.
Cut down on kitchen time with this cold soup. A twist on gazpacho, the quick recipe is bursting with garden-fresh flavor; creamy avocado slices and corn bread croutons add delicious texture.
It only takes a few minutes to pan-fry the turkey tenderloin in this easy recipe. Lay the sauteed meat on a bed of peppery arugula, along with sliced pears and provolone cheese, then top with a tasty honey mustard and cider vinegar pan sauce.
This quick meal works for lunch or dinner. Simply layer goat cheese, zucchini, and tomato on sourdough bread, then toast until golden. A homemade spinach mayo adds creamy indulgence to the easy sandwich.
Buttery cannellini beans infused with big garlic flavor are a fresh and easy side dish to complement a hearty steak. Make the whole easy meal in one pan.
Craving something crispy but short on time? This fish dish is one of our favorite quick dinner recipes. Buttermilk helps the Cajun-seasoned breading stick to the fish, and a basic frying method ensures crispy, golden fish every time.
For a budget-friendly meal, cook chorizo sausage with cherry tomatoes and tomato sauce. To serve, spoon the concoction over potato- and onion-filled pierogies.
In just 20 minutes, you can cook spicy jerk chicken and serve alongside an easy-to-make slaw of pineapple, baby bok choy, and red cabbage.
Top baby spinach with grapes, bacon, dilled Havarti cheese, and pecans, then drizzle with warm bacon-raspberry vinaigrette. Combine the ingredients ahead of time and refrigerate for an even faster dinner or lunch.
Who says a hot meal has to take a lot of prep time? This quick dinner recipe puts an Asian spin on chicken-noodle soup with the addition of soy sauce, sugar snap peas, and soba noodles.
Blend cannellini beans with light Alfredo sauce, then serve with spaghetti and broccoli for a creamy, quick pasta recipe.
A lemon-garlic butter sauce adds fast flavor to cheese ravioli. Finish off the easy meal with generous helpings of salmon and baby spinach.
Stuff warm tortillas with grilled portobello mushrooms and sweet peppers for a satisfying and easy dinner. Sliced avocado, avocado mayo, salsa verde, cilantro, and lime wedges add zip.
Coating fish in panko and baking is a healthy alternative to frying. Serve the easy main dish with wasabi-lime mayo and crispy green beans.
This quick and easy recipe for the grill requires no meat. Grilled zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, and cauliflower create a substantial meal when served with couscous and refreshing lime zest.
You probably already have everything you need to make this six-ingredient dinner. In less time than a pizza delivery, you can make and enjoy crispy whole wheat flatbread topped with fresh spinach and tomato, crumbled goat cheese, and artichoke hearts.