Easy weeknight dinners can be challenging. You have been gone all day at work and now that you are home, your work still isn’t finished. You have hungry mouths to feed and unfinished chores. This is when you need something fast and easy to get on the table. We have over 20 easy weeknight dinners that will make everyone at the table happy and put you in the easy chair (with your feet up and a margarita in your hand).
Don’t make the same ole’ thing every night. Fast and easy doesn’t have to be boring or routine. These easy weeknight dinner recipes are full of flavor and far from boring.
You will want to lick your plate clean with this easy creamy garlic butter shrimp pasta. It only takes 15 minutes to cook this amazing meal. Watch the video in the post and enjoy your shrimp dinner.
You won't believe how fast and easy this lemon chicken piccata is to make. The family will think you left work early to start dinner. The tangy lemon caper sauce is so good you will want to dip your bread in it.
Steamed salmon is so tender and moist. These fillets cook in five minutes. It will take longer to toss a salad
This green salad with avocado and chicken is a full meal deal. Healthy, filling and delicious. You can even use leftover chicken to make it even faster.
This chicken enchiladas recipe is a fast one pan layered casserole. It will only take 20 minutes to prep.
These Spanish beans with tomatoes have smokey sweet spices and only 125 calories per serving.
Let the instant pot do all the work tonight. White chicken chili only takes 20 minutes in the pressure cooker. Get creative with toppings.
O.M.G. This is like a fancy restaurant dish. No one will believe you can cook this in 15 minutes. The garlic wine sauce is "slurpelishes". Make sure you serve it with some crusty bread to dunk into the sauce.
Prawns take hardly any time to cook. This curried prawn dish is no exception, it is better than take-out.
This pasta dish is full of smokey chorizo, plump shrimp, thick fettuccini noodles and a sauce that is to-die-for! Grab some crusty bread to dip in the sauce. You won't believe it only takes 30 minutes to get all this flavor. Make this tonight!
Kimchi fried rice is a perfect way to use leftover rice. The spicy kimchi adds so much flavor your going to wish you had made a double batch.
Egg roll in a bowl has all the flavors of an egg roll in an easy one-pan meal.
Chicken and dumplings is the perfect comfort food and it is so easy to make in an instant pot.
Seared steak bites and crispy potatoes in an Asian sauce. This is meat and potatoes in less than 30 minutes.
Chicken thighs, golden Yukon potatoes, and fresh tender asparagus all in one pan. Clean up is a breeze.
Fresh veggies, tender chicken, and savory sauce. This cashew chicken stir fry is better than takeout.
Take a leftover pork roast and make these fast pulled pork sandwiches for dinner the next night.
Make tonight feel like a trip to Italy with Pasta-e-Fagioli. It's a filling soup with a ton of flavor.
Crunchy slaw, spicy chipotle dressing and flakey fish. These Tex-Mex fish tacos are a favorite. If you have extra time, make your own tortillas. Soooo good.
This taco salad is a healthy weeknight meal and it has all the favorite flavors of a classic taco.
RECIPES YOU CAN SERVE WITH YOUR DINNER:
Make a tossed salad with simple tahini dressing.
Sprouted Brown Rice makes a great side dish and cooks fast in an Instant Pot.
Serve some roasted asparagus with your main meal.
This quinoa-cranberry pilaf only takes 30 minutes to make.
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