Easy Dinner Recipes

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To celebrate the unofficial start of summer (aka Memorial Day weekend), I’ve rounded up seven dinner recipes that serve as a tasty preview for the warmer days ahead. Read on for my ideas (which are most delicious when served alfresco).
What to Cook This Week (May 20 – 26)
To celebrate the unofficial start of summer (aka Memorial Day weekend), I’ve rounded up seven dinner recipes that serve as a tasty preview for the warmer days ahead. Read on for my ideas (which are most delicious when served alfresco).
stir fried scallion chicken with asparagus in a bowl
Stir-Fried Scallion Chicken
Scallions play a significant supporting role in this chicken stir-fry, adding flavor, color, and interest. This is a serious family favorite.
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a tray with chicken, broccoli, carrots and other veggies
Sheet-Pan Chicken and Rainbow Vegetables
Keto Baking Sheet Chicken and Rainbow Veggies - PureWow
Super simple but not short on flavor, this pork stir-fry is perfect for quick dinners. Just 20 minutes, start to finish, including ingredient prep.
Pork and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
Super simple but not short on flavor, this pork stir-fry is perfect for quick dinners. Just 20 minutes, start to finish, including ingredient prep.
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30 Ground Beef Crockpot Recipes for Lazy Cooks
ground beef crockpot recipes: crockpot hamburger vegetable soup
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68 Big-Batch Dishes to Feed a Crowd
Whether it's a birthday celebration, dinner party or any old weeknight, these big-batch recipes and crowd-pleasing dishes come together in no time to feed the whole crew. Plus, many can be made ahead for meal prep or to freeze for future busy evenings.
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52 Bulk Dinner Ideas to Feed a Crowd
Here are 52 bulk dinner ideas that you can make on Sunday night, then eat for the rest of the week. (Not to mention they are ideal for feeding a crowd.)
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31 Ridiculously Easy Dinners to Make Each Night in May
may dinner ideas: asparagus and artichoke paella
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31 Flexible May Dinner Ideas
These 31 easy dinner recipes aren’t just seasonal; they’re flexible and foolproof, too. Feel free to cook with whatever you have on hand this May.
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Instant Pot Carnitas Recipe (With Video)
Our Instant Pot carnitas are ready in under 1 1/2 hours. Toss the meat with seasonings and citrus in the multicooker, and they become a delicious taco filling.
Instant Pot Carnitas Recipe
Our Instant Pot carnitas are ready in under 1 1/2 hours. Toss the meat with seasonings and citrus in the multicooker, and they become a delicious taco filling.
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Tomato and Halloumi Salad Bowls with Farro and Basil
tomato and halloumi salad
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30 Summer Dump Dinner Recipes
To minimize the whole hot stove thing, we like to rely on dump dinners—easy set-it-and-forget-it meals. Here, 25 of our favorite summer dump dinner recipes.
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65 Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas
mother's day dinner ideas: spicy bucatini amatriciana
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What to Cook This Week (April 29 – May 5)
This week’s menu features seven crowd-pleasing dinner recipes that serve five to eight people. Whether you have a full table, unexpected guests or a penchant for leftovers, these big-batch ideas are sure to please.
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Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers / Stuffed Peppers made with ground turkey are gorgeous, inexpensive, versatile, and delicious any time of year.
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what to cook this week, april 22 - 28
What to Cook This Week (April 22 – 28)
We’ve rounded up seven meatless twists on classic dishes—like burgers, paella and bánh mì—to serve this week. These vegetarian (and vegan) dinner recipes are just as decadent as their predecessors, as well as a breeze to prepare.
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Potato and Spring Pea Frittata Recipe
The potato and spring pea frittata from Cara Mangini’s new cookbook, 'The Vegetable Eater,' is equal parts sophisticated, seasonal and simple. Read on for the easy recipe that makes for a delightful dinner, lunch or breakfast.
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17 Pioneer Woman Dinner Recipes That Are Quick, Easy and Delicious
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32 Breakfast for Dinner Ideas
These breakfast for dinner ideas are fabulous for the midweek dinner rush—many of these recipes are quick to prepare, somewhat healthy and involve bacon. Need we say more?
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What to Cook This Week (April 15 – 21)
I can’t get enough of spring produce at this time of year. So, I rounded up seven dinner recipes to cook this week that put asparagus, mushrooms, artichokes and other favorites in the spotlight. Best of all, each of these recipes takes 30 minutes or less to prepare.
25 quiche recipes that are delicious and easy to make
25 Quiche Recipes
Instead of relegating quiche to stuffy brunches and bridal showers, we think it deserves a spot in your weekly dinner rotation. Here are 25 of our favorite quiche recipes to serve for Mother's Day, Easter brunch, Christmas morning or any old weekend.
asparagus and artichoke paella recipe in two white bowls with spoons
Asparagus and Artichoke Paella Recipe
The asparagus and artichoke paella from Cara Mangini’s new cookbook, “The Vegetable Eater,” is a vegetarian ode to spring produce. Read on for the simple, crowd-pleasing recipe.
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Hoisin Shrimp
This is one of the most saucy/exciting shrimp recipes in my repertoire, and it only takes 15 minutes to make. For real!
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Nothing against chicken and beef, but your dinner rotation may feel a bit stale if you never branch out. Read on for seven meals to cook this week that star less popular proteins, meat- and plant-based alike.
What to Cook This Week (April 8 – 14)
Nothing against chicken and beef, but your dinner rotation may feel a bit stale if you never branch out. Read on for seven meals to cook this week that star less popular proteins, meat- and plant-based alike.
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90 Easy Summer Dinner Ideas
These 90 easy summer dinner recipes take mere minutes to whip up and don’t use every single pan in the kitchen.
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31 Postpartum Freezer Meals Any Parent Will Appreciate
postpartum freezer meals: baked ziti
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31 Postpartum Freezer Meals Any Parent Will Appreciate
postpartum freezer meals: mediterranean sheet pan eggs
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61 Low-Maintenance Summer Dinner Party Ideas
Try one of these low-maintenance summer dinner party ideas that taste spectacular when you're in the mood to entertain but don't feel like cooking for hours. From easy appetizers to impressive desserts, these lazy recipes are perfect for effortless summer entertaining.
the top 10 appetizers for an upcoming dinner
30 April Dinner Recipes
Spring has *finally* sprung. Presenting 30 of our favorite spring dinner recipes to make every night in April that put seasonal produce in the spotlight.
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30 Healthy Casserole Recipes
healthy casserole recipes: spaghetti squash casserole
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20 Cottage Cheese Recipes
These surprisingly tasty cottage cheese recipes prove the trendy ingredient isn't just boring weight loss food. From protein-packed pancakes to lasagna, you’re sure to be convinced too.
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What to Cook This Week (April 1 – 7)
Want to work more veggies into your dinner rotation? These seven plant-heavy dinner recipes (most of which are vegetarian or vegan) will give you plenty of inspo. Read on for ideas, from grain-free mushroom pasta to a foolproof skillet steak with asparagus.
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15 Vegan One-Pot Meals for Lazy Nights
We’ve curated 15 vegan one-pot meals that will have you eating meat-free every night of the week. These veggie-centric soups, stews and pastas are delicious, and prove going plant-based is as easy as tossing some leftover produce into a pot. Read on for the easy dinner recipes.
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31 Flexible May Dinner Ideas
These 31 easy dinner recipes aren’t just seasonal; they’re flexible and foolproof, too. Feel free to cook with whatever you have on hand this May.
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Spiced Lemony Brussels Sprouts Recipe (With Video)
Try this easy roasted vegetable side dish for dinner.
what to cook this week march 25 - 31
What to Cook This Week (March 25 – 31)
It may not be warm enough to eat alfresco yet, but we’re gearing up for long, balmy nights with seven dinner party-worthy recipes that are equal parts easy and elegant. Read on for ideas, including an Easter main your guests will love.
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Skillet Gnocchi Bake with Sausage and Kale Recipe
This skillet gnocchi bake features rich tomato sauce, tender kale, Italian sausage and plenty of cheese for a cozy winter recipe that’s ready in all of 45 minutes.
20 trader joe's cauliflower gnocchi recipes
20 Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi Recipes
So, the next time you’re craving a giant plate of pasta, consider swapping for magical cauliflower and make one of these 20 Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi recipes instead.
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40 Recipes for One
Treat yourself to 40 single-serve recipes for one that you'll have no problem tackling solo. Why do you only cook something special when you have guests over?
pot roast chicken with fondant potatoes, herb salsa and roasted garlic
Pot Roast Chicken with Fondant Potatoes, Herby Salsa and Roasted Garlic
The pot roast chicken with fondant potatoes, herby salsa and roasted garlic from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, “5 Ingredients Mediterranean,” is destined for your next dinner party. Read on for the simple-yet-sophisticated recipe.
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30 Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner (Because You’re Hungry and Busy)
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What to Cook for Your Family This Week with $75
Grocery shopping is expensive, especially if you’re feeding a group. Here, you’ll find seven dinner recipes to cook this week that are sure to satisfy the whole crew—grown-ups and picky kids alike—without breaking the bank. (Yep, this family meal plan is under $75.)
Spring has finally arrived, and we’re celebrating the only way we know how: with all the seasonal produce we’ve been craving since last year. Read on for seven dinner recipes to cook this week that put peas, asparagus and more front and center. Spring Soups
What to Cook This Week (March 18 – 24)
Spring has finally arrived, and we’re celebrating the only way we know how: with all the seasonal produce we’ve been craving since last year. Read on for seven dinner recipes to cook this week that put peas, asparagus and more front and center.
shrimp and beans with harrosa and garlicy sourdough croutons
Shrimp & Beans with Harissa and Garlicky Sourdough Croutons
The shrimp and beans with harissa and garlicky sourdough croutons from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, “5 Ingredients Mediterranean,” is mind-blowingly simple *and* fast. Read on for the foolproof dinner recipe.
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Rogue Ratatouille Risotto Recipe
The rogue ratatouille risotto from Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook, “5 Ingredients Mediterranean,” is as elegant as it is easy to prepare. Read on for the simple one-pan recipe, which only calls for five ingredients and a few pantry staples.
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17 Pioneer Woman Dinner Recipes That Are Quick, Easy and Delicious
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31 Toddler Dinner Ideas
Presenting 31 toddler dinner ideas your picky eater might actually try, from quinoa chicken nuggets to one-pot mac and cheese. Better yet, these easy dinner recipes come together in no time at all.
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What to Cook This Week (March 11 – 17)
With spring just around the corner, we’re savoring every crumb of our cold-weather favorites, from slow cooker soups to cozy pastas. Read on for seven easy, tasty dinner recipes to cook this week that will help you bid winter adieu.
the 13 best phoner woman chicken recipes
The 13 Best Pioneer Woman Chicken Recipes
We've gathered the 13 best Pioneer Woman chicken recipes to help you transform that boring piece of chicken into a magical dinner.