Are you in a dinnertime rut? Aren't we all? It's time to mix it up with some new delicious and easy dinner recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less. Most of these are easy to make with ingredients you are likely to have on hand. Let's do this!
1. Copycat Panera Bread 10 Vegetable Soup
This Copycat Panera Bread 10 Vegetable Soup is comforting, spicy, and loaded with vegetables. It's easy to make in around thirty minutes, and I've made it gluten free! Bring on the comfort food.
2. Baked Teriyaki Salmon
This easy Teriyaki Salmon recipe is flavorful, tender, and absolutely delicious. The 5-ingredient homemade teriyaki sauce makes this easy meal a family favorite, and the whole dish comes together in under 45 minutes. Pair it with your favorite side for a healthy and hearty meal the whole family will love.
3. Skinny Roasted Cod With Tomatoes
Skinny Roasted Cod With Tomatoes is a huge weeknight win. The fish is mild, tender, and flavorful, and the roasted tomatoes are super sweet. This is made super easy on a sheet pan.
4. Spicy Tomato Soup
This simple and flavorful Spicy Tomato Soup is perfect for a cold winter day. A little smokey spice makes a big difference in this bowl of goodness. But it's surprisingly simple to make. All you need are a few ingredients and about 30 minutes! Make a big batch and meal prep for lunches.
5. Easy 5-Ingredient Chicken Drumsticks
This easy five-ingredient Chicken Drumsticks recipe is tasty and simple; your entire family will love them! The crispy skin holds the moisture in, giving way to the tender meat that is juicy and flavorful thanks to a simple marinade made with tamari, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic. Makes great leftovers.
6. Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry
Weeknight shortcuts are the best! Try this Instant Pot Chicken Stir Fry using frozen vegetables for a quick one-pot wonder dinner the whole family will love.
7. Stir Fried Udon Noodles
A quick and easy stir-fried teriyaki chicken yaki udon stir fry recipe, made with leftover chicken, vegetables, chewy udon noodles, and tossed with a sweet and sticky teriyaki sauce. Great for using up leftovers or when you want a simple meal in less than 30 minutes!
8. Dill Pickle Soup
Dill Pickle Soup is my all-time favorite soup recipe for busy weeknights. It requires merely 30 minutes of your time and provides you with a hearty and satisfying bite. This easy soup is savory and creamy, and kids love it too. Perfect for lunch or dinner, especially in cold winter weather.
9. Honey Mustard Chicken
This Honey Mustard Chicken is exactly what you need if you're looking for a flavor-packed, one-pan dinner meal that can be made in just 30 minutes! And the creamy honey mustard cream sauce is amazing on rice, potatoes, and roasted veggies, too!
10. Beef Yaki Udon Noodle Stir Fry
Beef yaki udon is a tasty noodle stir fry that you can make in less than 30 minutes. Try this easy udon recipe if you’re looking for a simple Japanese dish to make with beef and noodles. You can make the entire thing in one wok, and since it has meat, vegetables, and noodles, you don’t even need to come up with side dishes.
11. Chick Pea Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
This easy recipe for Chick Pea Pasta with Sausage + Broccoli Rabe is a healthy and satisfying dinner that can be on the table in 20 minutes!
12. Creamy Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff
This Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff is a creamy, savory, luxurious dinner inspired by delicious Eastern European cuisine, and it's ready to eat in just half an hour! You simply can't beat this easy stroganoff recipe for a one-skillet, thirty-minute dinner when you're ready for a satisfying, comforting meal that doesn't involve slaving in the kitchen all afternoon.
13. Yummy Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl
Pork egg roll in a bowl is a low-carb alternative to traditional egg rolls. This is an easy recipe with ground pork, veggies, and other flavors, which is sure to satisfy a craving for Asian food. I love this easy one-pan meal. If you want something quick and simple for a busy weeknight dinner, consider this 15-minute meal! It’s cheaper and healthier than takeout but every bit as tasty – maybe even more!
14. Easy, 20 Minute Vegan Pasta
Easy, 20 Minute Vegan Pasta! You are going to love this healthy, easy vegan pasta! With a trick to creating glossy, restaurant-style pasta, this is a must save for quick dinners.
15. 30 Minute Pesto Chicken, Kale and White Bean Soup
This 30 Minute Pesto Chicken, Kale + White Bean Soup is the perfect cozy recipe to whip up on a cold night when you want something healthy and easy.
16. Air Fryer Honey Mustard Pork Chops
I love the versatility of pork chops. This air fryer honey mustard pork chops recipe is the latest recipe I’ve made and it’s so good! This 30 minute meal is perfect after a busy day at work. Making a tasty honey mustard pork chop sauce is super-easy too! You will LOVE this delicious air fried pork recipe. They are flavourful, juicy pork chops!
17. 10 Minute Vegan Black Bean Tacos
If you are looking to serve a plant-based taco for dinner, take a look at this recipe for vegan black bean tacos! In just 10 minutes, you can have a healthy, yet satisfying meal ready to serve with a punch of flavor and protein. This black bean taco recipe will knock your socks off!
18. Easy Quinoa Sweet Potato Chili
If you want to enjoy a hearty, meatless chili that is ready in under 30 minutes, try this flavorful, filling, and delicious quinoa sweet potato chili. This is a quick and easy combination that you can make for lunch or dinner even on busy weekdays.
19. Italian Beef Braciole Stuffed Beef Roll
Being Italian, this Italian beef braciole always makes me happy. A stuffed Italian rolled steak or beef roll with tomato sauce is always good. Braciole is delicious served with pasta, mashed potatoes or a vegetable based side dish. It makes a truly wonderful Sunday family dinner and is one of the Italian classics when it comes to steak roll recipes.
20. Sheet Pan Portobello Fajitas
Sizzling and spicy bell pepper, onion, and portobello mushroom strips will make truly delicious vegan fajitas together with guacamole, salsa, black beans, and vegan sour cream. I guarantee you that you will not miss any beef or chicken. It is quick to make, but even quicker to disappear.
21. Pasta with Clam Sauce
This recipe for Linguine alle Vongole, aka pasta with clam sauce, is an easy and delicious classic Italian seafood dinner that uses mostly pantry ingredients and only takes 30 minutes to make.
22. Campbell's Chicken Curry
This foolproof Campbell's Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables and a flavorful broth made with curry, turmeric and Campbell’s® Cream of Chicken Soup.
23. Cedar Planked Salmon with Peach and Tomato Salsa
This gorgeous late-summer Cedar Planked Wild Salmon recipe with Tomato Peach Salsa makes for a simple and flavorful grilled dinner.
24. Grilled Swordfish with Grilled Oranges & Fennel
Have you ever grilled oranges? This recipe for Grilled Swordfish with Grilled Oranges & Fennel is a fantastic – and easy – introduction to grilling citrus fruit.
25. Air Fryer Black Bean Taquitos
Black Bean Taquitos made in the air fryer! Crispy vegan taquitos made in the air fryer with just a handful of ingredients.
26. 20-Minute Pasta With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
This hearty dish with roasted red pepper pasta sauce is the perfect vegan comfort food! Not only do you get to enjoy a big bowl of pasta, but it is covered in an amazing, flavorful sauce. Dinner in 20 minutes? YES, please!
27. Easy Vegan Drunken Noodles Recipe
Inspired by the Thai favorite, Pad Kee Mao, this easy vegan drunken noodle recipe is made with rice noodles, veggies, tofu and a spicy sauce. Ready in 30 minutes!
28. Za’atar Spiced Tofu Scramble
If you’re looking for a simple, plant-based recipe that packs of punch of savory, aromatic flavor, then this is the recipe for you – Za’atar Spiced Low FODMAP Tofu Scramble! This play on classic scrambled eggs uses tofu instead of eggs for a plant-powered, protein-rich twist. You might be thinking: “But…tofu doesn’t taste like eggs!” And you’d be right. But don’t worry – we got you.
29. Lamb Burgers with Tahini Sauce
This lamb burger gets its Mediterranean flavor from lots of fresh herbs – a combo of oregano, mint, dill and parsley – as well as feta, cumin, and of course, the star of the show, juicy ground lamb.
30. Easy Italian Sloppy Joes
These are the best easy Italian Sloppy Joes and they are so handy when you are short on time or energy! It's even more perfect when I have leftover meat sauce from a pasta dish I have made previously.
31. Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles
Bring on the zoodles with this Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles! It's a savory, filling, and super nutritious dinner that can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. Full of red peppers, sugar snap peas, stir-fried chicken, and a savory sauce over zucchini noodles. Get the Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles recipe here.
32. Chicken Curry
This Chicken Curry is full of creamy curry flavor and loaded with red peppers and green beans. It's easy to make on a weeknight and ready in under 30 minutes. This is a family favorite at my house. Get the Chicken Curry recipe here.
33. Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles
This Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles is a family weeknight pleaser and is made in under 30 minutes. Ground chicken is a great shortcut for busy weeknight dinners. You can serve it over rice noodles, veggie noodles, rice, or even pasta. Get the Thai Basil Chicken with Rice Noodles recipe here.
34. Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli is loaded with tender beef and a sauce that is full of flavor. That savory sauce is insanely delicious. Made gluten-free and super easy in the Instant Pot. Get the Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli recipe here.
35. Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken
Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken is a nutritious, low-carb, gluten-free dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Take spiralized zucchini noodles, onions, and peppers and toss them with a delicious stir-fry sauce and toasted sesame seeds. Get the Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken recipe here.
36. Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps
These Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps are packed with flavor and nutrition. It’s an easy gluten-free meal made in under 30 minutes with mostly pantry staples and a few fresh ingredients like ground chicken and fresh basil. Get the Thai Basil Chicken Lettuce Wraps recipe here.
37. Easy Beef Curry
Easy Beef Curry is full of smoky, spicy flavors and comes together in less than 30 minutes by using curry paste. The sauce tastes like it's been cooking all day. Get the Easy Beef Curry recipe here.
38. Instant Pot Sesame Chicken
Instant Pot Sesame Chicken is a delicious weeknight meal that the entire family will love. This hearty dish comes together quickly and has tender chicken covered in a sweet and savory sauce. Get the Instant Pot Sesame Chicken recipe here.
39. Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry
Stir fry on a sheet pan? Yes you can! This Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry is a quick, easy weeknight dinner your family will love. Making it in a sheet pan makes it a hands-off no stir, stir fry! Add any vegetables you have on hand like red bell peppers, onions, broccoli, and scallions. Get the Sheet Pan Chicken Stir Fry recipe here.
40. Campbell's Chicken Curry
This foolproof Campbell's Chicken Curry is the perfect easy weeknight meal your family will love. It’s loaded with tender chicken, vegetables and a flavorful broth made with curry, turmeric, and Campbell’s® Cream of Chicken Soup. Get the Campbell's Chicken Curry recipe here.
41. Juiciest Baked Pork Tenderloin
This is the juiciest baked pork tenderloin recipe ever. It's coated in an easy spice rub, quickly browned in a pan which creates a lovely crust, then baked in a simple pan sauce to keep it incredibly tender, juicy, and delicious. The melt-in-your-mouth tender pork tastes amazing as leftovers, too!
42. Baked Fish with Lemon Garlic Butter
This baked fish is our absolute favorite baked white fish recipe. It's cooked in a delicious lemon garlic butter sauce until tender and flaky. It's a 20 minute dinner recipe you don't want to miss!
43. Baked BBQ Chicken
Baked BBQ Chicken is the best way to enjoy BBQ chicken all year round! We use only 2 ingredients and have perfected our baking method so that the chicken turns out juicy with the best sweet and sticky glaze every time!
44. Restaurant Steak Recipe with Cilantro Steak Butter
This Restaurant Steak recipe with Cilantro Steak Butter is SO delicious. Now you can cook steak just like they do at a steakhouse for a fancy night in. This filet mignon makes the perfect steak dinner for Valentine’s Day or any other special night!
45. Baked Chicken Tacos
Chicken Tacos are the perfect easy weeknight dinner. This quick and easy baked chicken tacos recipe has lots of flavor and none of the stress. Made in less than 30 minutes, the spicy shredded chicken filling bakes up in the crispy taco shells so fast. It’s the ultimate recipe for serving a crowd on game day, Cinco de Mayo, or taco night.
46. Grilled Mango Chicken
Grilled Mango Chicken is a refreshing, smoky summer meal with a tropical twist! Easy to make with a mango-soy sauce marinade and boneless chicken thighs, this recipe is needed on your summer grilling list.
47. Lemon Butter Baked Tilapia
Enjoy this 20-minute Lemon Butter Baked Tilapia for weeknight dinners or meal prep! Lightly seasoned and dressed in a luxurious lemon butter sauce, every tender and flaky bite of fish is perfectly lemony, garlicky, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
48. Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers
These light and healthy Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers always make for an easy, protein-packed dinner! They’re stuffed with an aromatic turkey filling, topped with marinara and cheese, and are naturally keto, low carb, and gluten free.
49. Easy Spaghetti Bolognese
This Spaghetti Bolognese recipe is a quick, easy weeknight version of the traditional, slow-simmered Italian meal. It’s a homemade pasta dish with herbs, spices, and seasonings that is both filling and comforting. Learn how to make the best bolognese sauce with a few tips and tricks along the way!
50. Ina Garten Pot Roast
Once you learn how to make Ina Garten’s Company Pot Roast recipe, you’ll never be at a loss for elegant, savory dinner ideas again. My foolproof guide includes the original Barefoot Contessa recipe and my stress-free slow cooker method, so you can prepare your menu any way you prefer—even Pot Roast in a Pressure Cooker!