Imagine this: it's 4 p.m., you’ve had a busy day, and you're still not sure what you're making for dinner. You could easily just throw in the towel and grab some take-out or order delivery or you could try any one of the amazingly quick and easy dinner recipes. It’ll most likely save you some money and some calories to boot!
Whether you’re eating solo or cooking for a family, preparing weeknight dinners shouldn't have to be a big to-do. All you need is an easy-to-follow recipe that doesn't take hours to make, and that's exactly what these deliver. These full-of-flavor recipes developed and tested by the Landcruisers Test Kitchen are unbelievably tasty and oh-so-satisfying without taking a ton of time to prep or cook. So you can have a good-for-you meal on the table in less time than it would take delivery to show up.
Eggs are great for any meal, so you can pack up the leftovers from this frittata to have for breakfast or lunch the next day.
Mussels may feel luxurious, but in reality, they're actually pretty easy to make. Throw some fries in the oven for a classic moules frites.
Nothing says southern comfort quite like like some smokey chicken and roasted corn. The flavor combination of these two components will leave your taste buds singing.
Perfect for a cold night, this rich soup and herb-smothered flatbread are so easy to make you'll have plenty of time for snuggling under a blanket later.
Crab cakes may seem complicated, but this straightforward recipe will have you whipping them up in no time. Throw these tangy cakes on top of some fresh greens and you've got yourself a mighty fine dinner.
Homemade pasta sauce always tastes so much better. And the simple ingredients used in this recipe lets the freshness of the dish shine.
If you've never tried poaching your salmon in coconut milk, now's the time to try it. The perfect combination of sweet and spicy flavors in this dish will satisfy any curry lover.
Adding ricotta and grilled veggies brings this classic dish up from an appetizer to a main course.
You don't have to be on the coast to enjoy this creamy seafood chowder and bread bowl — and you don't have to set aside much time to make it either!
There's nothing easier to make than a sandwich, right? And this baguette, stuffed with fresh grilled chicken and homemade caesar dressing, is bursting with flavor.
Throw together some veggies, black beans, and shredded chicken on top of tortilla chips for an extremely easy weeknight dinner that's sure to be a hit for the whole family.
This savory vegetarian-friendly dish is full of robust cremini mushrooms and fresh green beans. And best of all? It only takes 20 minutes to prepare.
Clocking in at just 15 minutes, this rice noodle salad is the perfect choice if you're extremely tight on time and are looking for a lighter dinner option.
For extra flavor, let the beef sit in the homemade pineapple, ginger, and pepper sauce overnight.
This colorful fish dish can be made with whatever veggies and fish you already have in your fridge.
To satisfy any pizza cravings while still getting in some veggies, try this crispy pita pizza and tomato salad.
If you've had a hectic day of running around and need something hearty, this pasta dish will not disappoint. Sprinkle on some fresh parmesan and you'll think you've been transported straight to Italy.
Plums might not be the first thing you think of when you go to make dinner, but after trying this dish, they will be. Plus, this meal only takes 15 minutes to make.
It only takes 20 minutes to transport yourself to the islands with this insanely delicious jerk pork chops dish.
Try this vegetarian meal that's packed with bright flavor.
This yummy dish takes less than 10 ingredients and cost just $3.55 per serving.
Frozen veggie potstickers get a semi-homemade makeover with fresh carrots, snap peas, and peppers in a soy-ginger sauce.
Make it a fun-filled taco night with delicious, smokey tacos that can be topped with diced pineapples, pickled jalapeños, and shredded cabbage.
Mole normally takes hours of tender loving care to cook, but with our shortcut recipe, you can have those delicious cinnamon and cocoa flavors in just minutes
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If you're a sucker for a delicious pasta dish, switch up this classic recipe with spring vegetables, such as asparagus and peas.