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Feb 26, 2019

Quick & Simple Dinner Recipes

If you’re like us, the last thing you want to do when you get home from a long day is cook an elaborate dinner! If you’re into meal prep, more power to you, but if not, we are sharing something you can whip up in no time on our lifestyle blog today. These are some of our favorite quick and simple dinner recipes that will satisfy your hunger while saving you some time! Bonus: they are healthy too! Whether you are keto, gluten-free, dairy-free, or it depends on the day, there’s a recipe to suit your style.

Quick & Simple Dinner Recipes

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Simple Dinner Recipes
via Weeknight Bite

You had us at chicken enchiladas… but when put in casserole form (AKA no tortillas) and mixed up with quinoa or cauliflower rice, this skillet skimps on the calories – but delivers the same favorite taste.

Skillet Chicken Caprese

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Photo via Life Made Simple

A few simple ingredients and 30 minutes is all you need to create this chicken version of one of our favorite dishes – Capresd salad!

Easy One Pot Black Bean Soup

Simple Dinner Recipes
via Minimalist Baker

When ‘easy’ and ‘one pot’ are in the title, you know we’ll click! This yummy simple recipe is from one of our favorite veggie chefs. It not only looks super good, but is super filling too!

Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts Linguini

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Photo via Country Living

This recipe sounds complicated, but it really just requires cooking together pancetta, Brussels sprouts, and onions and mixing in pasta! Top with parmesan and you’re ready to serve an impressive dinner!

Broccolini & Beef Bowl

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Photo by Anna Delores

If you are in the mood for Asian cuisine, this recipe is the perfect way to satiate your taste buds without ordering takeout (or feeling bad about yourself afterwards!).

Quinoa Bell Peppers

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Photo via Damn Delicious

Healthy and delicious! These quinoa stuffed bell peppers just require mixing together a few ingredients like quinoa, black beans, corn, and feta cheese, and then baking inside a bell pepper – YUM!

Glazed Salmon with Broccoli Rice

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Photo via Real Simple

One of the best things about seafood is that it cooks quickly, so you’re not waiting forever while it bakes! This glazed salmon is sweet and delicious, and goes perfectly with easy broccoli and rice.

Harissa Roasted Veggies & Tahini Sauce

Simple Dinner Recipes
via Goop

Roasted veggies that are uber rich in flavor? Sign us up! Plus, when there’s a simple (once again) sauce involved, you know it’s going to be finger lickin’ good.

Cheesy Avocado Quesadillas

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Photo via Damn Delicious

Something that always sounds good? A quesadilla! Who doesn’t love cheesy tortillas!? Add avocado and ground beef and you’ve got a slightly more sophisticated version of one of our favorite meals.

What are your favorite simple dinner recipes to make when you’re crunched for time?

  • Ellie

    I was literally just thinking about what recipes I can find for quick dinners after work! 🙂 Thank you!

  • Nicole

    I will for sure be using these this week!

  • Michelle

    They all look amazing!

  • Nicole

    Cant’ wait to make all of these!

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