Here are 10 quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes:
One-Pot Pasta: Cook pasta in a pot with your favorite vegetables, broth, and seasonings. Simmer until the pasta is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
Sheet Pan Fajitas: Toss sliced bell peppers, onions, and chicken or tofu with fajita seasoning and olive oil on a sheet pan. Roast in the oven until tender and serve with tortillas and toppings.
Stir-Fried Noodles: Sauté your choice of vegetables, protein (tofu, shrimp, chicken), and cooked noodles in a wok or skillet with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger for a quick stir-fry.
Mediterranean Quinoa Bowl: Combine cooked quinoa with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta cheese (optional), and a drizzle of olive oil and lemon juice. Top with fresh herbs like parsley or basil.
Baked Salmon with Roasted Vegetables: Season salmon fillets with salt, pepper, and herbs. Place them on a baking sheet with a mix of chopped vegetables. Roast until the salmon is cooked through and the veggies are tender.
Taco Salad: Brown ground beef or tofu with taco seasoning. Assemble a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, black beans, corn, and the cooked protein. Top with salsa, sour cream, and crushed tortilla chips.
Chickpea Curry: Sauté onions, garlic, and ginger in a pot. Add canned chickpeas, diced tomatoes, and curry powder. Simmer until the flavors meld together. Serve with rice or naan bread.
Caprese Stuffed Chicken: Make a pocket in chicken breasts and stuff them with sliced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil leaves. Sear the chicken on the stovetop and finish cooking in the oven.
Veggie Quesadillas: Fill tortillas with a mix of sautéed vegetables (bell peppers, onions, zucchini) and shredded cheese. Cook in a skillet until the cheese melts and the tortillas are crispy.
Asian Lettuce Wraps: Sauté ground chicken or tofu with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Serve the mixture in lettuce cups and top with chopped peanuts, green onions, and a drizzle of hoisin sauce.
These recipes offer a variety of flavors and can be customized based on your preferences. Enjoy your quick and delicious weeknight dinners!