Easy Dinners

Just because you're short on time doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the quality and flavor of your dinner. Our easy dinner ideas include recipes that take less than 30-minutes from start to finish, casseroles that you can easily throw into a dish, simple slow cooker recipes, and dinners that require just a few on-hand ingredients from your pantry.

Shortcut Braised Chicken

This three-way spin on braised chicken is everything we want in comfort food: flavorful, filling, and so easy to pull off. The secret is starting with a rotisserie chicken. Serve with crusty bread and a side salad and you're good to go.
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Chicken Sausage, Veggie, and Ravioli Soup

This broth-based soup develops a rich, herby flavor thanks to chicken sausage and fresh thyme leaves.
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Spicy Shrimp Tom Yum Soup

Originating in Thailand, this soup is a hot and sour bowlful of local ingredients like Thai chili peppers and lemongrass. These are available in Asian markets, but we have swaps that are easier to find in a pinch.
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Creamy Wild Rice-Mushroom Soup

The nutty taste and chewy texture of wild rice defines this creamy vegetarian soup.
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Dump and Bake Casseroles That Need Virtually Zero Prep Time

Pressed for time on a busy weeknight? No problem! Our easy dump casseroles provide a hearty meal with almost no prep time. Simply combine your ingredients, dump them into a casserole dish, and let your oven do the rest.
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Dump Chicken Recipes That Are (Almost) Completely Hands-Off

When you don’t have the time for a lot of chopping and prepping, make one of our chicken dump recipes for dinner. These dishes keep it simple—just stir (after dumping) the ingredients together, and bake, slow cook, or pressure cook. Since they’re mostly hands-off, these dump chicken dinners will save you some clean-up afterwards, too.
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More Easy Dinners

Quick and Easy Spring Dinners

Out with the old and in with the new. Color your spring plate with the freshest produce of the season: citrus, rhubarb, carrots, asparagus, strawberries, and more! Best of all, these quick and easy spring dinners can be made in 30 minutes or less—perfect for the midweek crunch!
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Our Best 20-Minute Dinners

Say good-bye to takeout and hello to fast, fresh, never-boring meal ideas -- all ready in 20 minutes or less. With plenty of quick and easy dinners to choose from, including pork chops, pasta dishes, and hearty stir-fries, our fast recipes will fit right in to your busy schedule. Try our 20-minute dinners the next time you find yourself in a dinnertime rut.
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Pork Chops with Apples and Cream

Pork chop recipes are always a great choice for dinner, and this dish that includes apples is even better for fall. A splash of heavy cream helps set this pork and apple recipe a cut above the rest, because it makes the sauce deliciously thick.