5 Easy Dinner Recipes of All Time


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Introduction

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We all know how hard it can be to come up with new and exciting dinner ideas week after week. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our all-time favorite easy recipes that are sure to please everyone in the family. From simple pasta dishes to one-pot wonders, these recipes can be made in a snap, so you can have a delicious meal on the table in no time at all.

1. Spaghetti and Meatballs

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This classic dish is always a hit with kids and adults alike. And thanks to our easy recipe, it can be on your table in just 30 minutes. Simply cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, then top with our deliciously seasoned meatballs and your favorite marinara sauce.

1 pound of ground beef

1/2 cup bread crumbs

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup milk

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 (26-ounce) jar marinara sauce

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

In a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, egg, and milk. Mix well. Shape into a 1 1/2-inch meatball. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil.

Bake for 20 minutes, or until the meatballs are browned and cooked through.

In a large pot, heat the marinara sauce over medium heat. Add the meatballs and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve over cooked spaghetti.

Enjoy!

2. One-Pot Chicken Parmesan

This easy chicken parmesan recipe is a life-saver on busy weeknights. It’s a one-pot meal that comes together quickly and can be on the table in under an hour. Best of all, it’s packed with flavor thanks to a simple tomato sauce and plenty of shredded mozzarella cheese.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin

Salt and black pepper to taste

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

2 cups tomato sauce

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken breasts with salt and black pepper, then dredge in flour. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.

Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside.

Add the tomato sauce to the skillet and bring to a simmer. Return the chicken to the skillet and top with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook until the cheese is melted and bubbly, about 5 minutes.

Serve immediately.

3. Creamy Alfredo Pasta

This easy pasta dish comes together in just 15 minutes and is loaded with a rich, creamy sauce that everyone will love. We like to top ours with grilled chicken or shrimp, but it’s just as delicious on its own.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1 (8-ounce) package of fettuccine noodles

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the fettuccine noodles and cook according to the package directions.

Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Cook until bubbly and thickened, about 5 minutes.

Drain the cooked noodles and add them to the skillet with the sauce. Toss to combine. Serve immediately.

4. Beef Stroganoff

This easy beef stroganoff recipe is a weeknight favorite in our house. Tender chunks of beef are simmered in a rich mushroom gravy and served over Egg Noodles. It’s a hearty and comforting meal that comes together quickly and can be on the table in under an hour.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes

Salt and black pepper to taste

1 (8-ounce) package of sliced mushrooms

1 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 beef bouillon cube

2 cups water

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 (16-ounce) package of egg noodles

Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the beef cubes and season with salt and black pepper. Cook until browned on all sides. Remove the beef from the pot and set it aside.

Add the mushrooms, onion, garlic, and beef bouillon cube to the pot. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 10 minutes.

Return the beef to the pot and add the flour. Stir until well combined. Cook until the gravy is thickened, about 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook the egg noodles according to the package directions. Serve the stroganoff overcooked noodles.

5. Sausage and Peppers

This easy sausage and peppers recipe is a weeknight favorite in our house. It’s a quick and easy meal that can be on the table in under 30 minutes. We like to serve it over rice or pasta, but it’s just as delicious on its own.

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound Italian sausage links

1 red bell pepper, sliced

1 green bell pepper, sliced

1 onion, sliced

Salt and black pepper to taste

1/2 cup chicken broth

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the sausage links and cook until browned on all sides. Remove the sausage from the skillet and set it aside.

Add the bell peppers, onion, salt, and black pepper to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Add the chicken broth and return the sausage to the skillet. Simmer for 10 minutes. Serve immediately.​

These easy recipes can be made in a snap, so you can have a delicious meal on the table in no time at all. With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a delicious and satisfying meal that the whole family will love. So, what are you waiting for? Give these easy recipes a try tonight!

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