Having a stash of easy and quick dinner recipes can be a real sanity-saver. Finding those recipes you can fall back on when you are too tired to even think (isn’t that most moms by dinnertime?) is essential and makes cooking dinner so much easier.
10 Quick Dinner Recipes
This collection of quick dinner recipes is for those crazy-busy nights when you are just too tired to cook. They are all simple to follow and ready in 30 minutes or less, so you can be done with dinner and finally get that break you deserve!
1. Ultimate Chicken Teriyaki
My husband makes the BEST chicken teriyaki – we seriously eat it like once a week. Ella has become quite the picky eater, but she’ll polish off a whole plate of this stuff. It’s amazing! It can be thrown together quickly as well, making this a perfect weeknight dinner!
Get the recipe at lwvogue.com
2. One Pot Cajun Pasta
This colorful, one-pot Cajun Pasta is ready in only 15 minutes plus it’s allergy-free, gluten-free, and vegan. It doesn’t get much better than that!
Get the recipe at strengthandsunshine.com
3. Chicken Thighs with White Beans and Wilted Greens
Looking for a warm, healthy meal for a cold night? This recipe for Chicken Thighs with White Beans and Wilted Greens is the answer. From start to finish this quick dinner recipe only takes 30 minutes. You could also cook the chicken in advance and save even more time!
Get the recipe at theviewfromgreatisland.com
4. Salsa Chicken
It doesn’t get any easier than this Salsa Chicken recipe, just dump the ingredients in a crock pot and go! When you come home, dinner will be warm and ready! Love it!
Get the recipe at katbalogger.com
5. Shrimp Alfredo
This Shrimp Alfredo recipe is one of my favorites. I love it because it’s super delicious (my family gobbles it up!) and really simple to make. Pair it with some French bread and a salad, and you have yourself a yummy homemade meal in no time at all!
Get the recipe at lwvogue.com
6. Beef and Broccoli
Doesn’t this look absolutely delicious? Beef and Broccoli is a classic favorite your family is sure to love. Bonus – this quick dinner recipe will have you breaking out your chopsticks in 20 minutes!
Get the recipe at savorytooth.com
7. Easy Chicken Legs Recipe with Zucchini and Carrots
My daughter loves a good drumstick, so I had to include this recipe! With chicken legs and vegetables, this nutritious, one-pan dinner is sure to be a family favorite.
Get the recipe at grandmasglutenfreerecipes.com
8. Fiesta Chicken Soup
Fiesta Chicken Soup is the perfect option for those extra busy nights. Make this flavorful meal even more yummy with a sprinkle of cheddar cheese and a dollop of sour cream! Simply irresistible!
Get the recipe at bunnyswarmoven.net
9. Paleo Sloppy Joes
The Sloppy Joe – a childhood classic. This homemade version is full of flavorful ingredients and SO much better than the canned stuff we ate as kids. Your family will go nuts over this recipe!
Get the recipe at onecleverchef.com
10. Zuppa Toscana Italian Soup
Bring the restaurant home with this copy-cat Zuppa Toscana Italian Soup. Made in a pressure cooker, this warm and delicious soup is ready fast!
Get the recipe at thisoldgal.com
I hope you and your family enjoy these quick dinner recipes and they make your evenings a little easier.
Want even more dinner ideas? Check out my free Ridiculously Easy, Kid-Approved, Meal Plan!
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