July 22, 2019

Our favorite quick-and-easy weeknight dinners

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In this recipe roundup, we’re sharing some of our time-tested tricks for getting dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Hungry? Read on.

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

This quick stir-fry — it goes from prep to plate in less than the time it takes for brown rice to steam — is a healthier version of your favorite takeout. Sub in whatever vegetables you have on hand if you don’t have red peppers and mushroom at the ready. Vegan or vegetarian? Swap in tofu for the chicken and make this quick and easy dinner tonight.


Orange soy sauce pork chop with side of peas and carrots.

Pork Chops with Orange-Soy Sauce

Who has time for marinades? Here, a sweet-and-savory glaze finishes off succulent pan-seared pork chops. Pair with steamed broccoli and a side of rice or couscous.


Spinach and mushroom fettucini

Spinach and Artichoke Fettucine

A true one-pot meal! Chop up some veggies — an onion, some mushrooms, a 14-ounce can of artichoke hearts — and add them to a boiling pot of pasta. Toss in some frozen spinach, and voila: Dinner is served. Serve with a green salad and crusty bread for tonight’s quick and easy dinner.


Bowl of Thai chicken and vegetable soup.

Easy Thai Chicken Soup with Coconut Milk

Creamy coconut milk, fresh ginger, piquant chili and curry paste combine in this soul-warming, veggie-rich spin on chicken soup. Add a scoop of rice for a more satisfying bite.


Salmon dinner with side of brussel sprouts.

Seared Salmon with Sesame Sautéed Spinach

Packed with heart-healthy omega-3s, this salmon dish comes together in no time. The sesame spinach adds folate and plenty of vitamins A and C.


Portabella pizza topped with cherry tomatoes.

Portabella Mushroom Pizza

For carb-counters, this quick and easy dinner idea is a no-brainer. Meaty, umami-rich portabella mushrooms stand in for crust in this tasty twist on pizza. Pile on your favorite toppings and pair with a green salad.