When you cook at home, you eventually run out of new ideas. You start craving something different. the search for dinner recipes is never ending. Trust me, I know. Our goal as a food blog is to share with you the recipes we create for our own family. You can browse our complete Recipe Box here for ideas.
But we are not only a food blog. We are also a real family, in the same boat as you.
In our hunt for the very best Weeknight Dinner Recipes, we went straight to the source : our network of awesome food bloggers from all over the world. I asked them “Share your best recipes that are doable on a weeknight.”
This is only part of their collection, and we are sharing them with you. From traditional to completely original… pizzas to paleo… Mexican to Mandarin…you have to check these recipes out. So jump right in and browse the very best. Save this page to your favorites, and go back to it whenever you need meal planning help.
The Ultimate Guide of Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes (Volume I)
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Anytime you can take one of my favorite meals (ribs) and make them in a crockpot, I’m 100% on board. Great recipe for tasty and tender ribs.
Soup recipes are one of my favorite things to collect. I’m always on the lookout for tasty new twists that my family will love, like this delicious chicken tortilla soup recipe.
If you love the spices of tikka masala, this is a must try Healthy Homemade version from Basement Bakehouse. Great idea to change up the boring weeknight meal routine.
I love stuffed peppers, and this is a no-meat version that is healthy and delicious. Love the red peppers, too.
This hearty and wholesome chicken and wild rice soup looks so comforting and delicious. Can’t wait to try it.
One pan. Talk about a woman with a plan. This chicken and saffron rice looks so tasty, I want to dig in right now. Perfect for weeknight meals and…easy clean up, Mom and Dad.
This weeknight dinner idea is pure genius in my book. Biscuits and tacos, ya’ll. How can this be anything but fantastic?
This Persian flavored dish looks amazing. I love the green beans and rice, and I am adding this to my weekly menu plan right now. Another tasty way to spice up your meal routine.
I love the flavors of gumbo, and this Cajun inspired grilling recipe has my mouth watering. This looks like a great way to spend some outdoor quality time with the family on a weeknight after work. Healthy, too!
I love the flavor and texture of quinoa, and I love the way this one pan recipe has embraced it. Healthy, spicy and tasty one pot dinner idea.
Bring that Asian flavor to your weeknight dinner table with this beef and broccoli recipe. Better than take-out, and better for you, this is a meal to make.
Salmon is one of the healthiest and easiest types of fish to prepare. I love the simple herb roasted method in this quick and delicious dinner idea.
I have a new goal of serving a big, healthy salad at least one night a week to my family. This one is at the top of my meal plan. I love the bright colors and Mexican flair. And I’m a sucker for avocados all the time.
Serious food goals, right here. One pot of delicious chinese chicken and rice. In the same pan. LOVE. Gotta to try this dinner idea out.
I love chicken thighs for two reasons. Well, three actually. They are affordable. They are tasty. And they are VERY versatile. Like this recipe for grilled Korean flavored chicken thighs with grilled veggies. Easy, delicious. Homerun meal in my book.
Pork chops are a regular weeknight dinner at our house. Lean pork is healthy and delicious, plus you can flavor it in so many ways. Like this easy recipe for cilantro lime chops. YUMMY!
My favorite part of any meatloaf recipe is the edges. With these awesome little individual meatloaves, you get more of that caramelized brown flavor.
This is a big ole skillet full of delicious. Comforting and creamy, this is the type of meal my family loves.
If you have followed our blog for long, you know that I love cabbage. It is cheap, healthy and delicious. Cabbage recipes are a staple in our home, and this casserole looks perfect for our weeknight dinner plan.
Another fantastic twist on a sheet pan supper. Full of fresh vegetables, sweet roasted apples and savory sausage, this looks amazing.
You can never go wrong with a saucy and cheesy meatball sub, can you? I love this method of preparing them in a baking dish. My family is going to love this one.
Give me noodles with lots of bold flavors, and I am a happy girl. I love this unique twist, and I think my family will love it.
I’m a Tennessee girl, but there is no shame in my game. I’ll eat this Mississippi-style pot roast ALL DAY LONG. I’ve made this recipe several times and it is by far one of the best crockpot roasts I’ve ever eaten.
Looking for a swap on pasta? Try out this cheesy recipe for lasagna using spaghetti squash. Looks like something I wanna sink my fork into. Like…right now!
My family LOVES recipes using ground beef. I am intrigued by this saucy recipe for African meatballs…the color and flavors sound amazing. Adding this to my list of must-try dinner ideas.
I love everything about this baked chicken recipe. The tangy flavor of artichoke with the wonderful taste of Parmesan cheese.
I love little green peas, don’t you? Plus, is it just me, or is this prettiest piece of chicken you have ever seen. I’m always looking for dinner ideas that I know my family will like, so I’m putting this one at the top of my must-cook list.