13 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes

Here’s a fresh list of quick and easy dinner recipes for when you’re too hungry or tired or busy. Thirty minutes or less and you could be on your way to Thai basil pork, pork chops with applesauce, chicken piccata, or even a pepper and egg sandwich. It’s all here and it’s all fast.

Quick Chicken Chili

Exactly what you want—nay, need—when you're crave something that's satiating as heck but you need it to be quick and with some semblance of healthy.
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Spaghetti with Garlic and Chile Flakes

Think you've got nothing in the house for supper? Take a look at this nifty little pasta recipe that comes together in minutes. And then think again.
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Thai Basil Pork

A little spicy, salty, and sweet and altogether satisfying. A weeknight salvation when you need dinner pronto but you want something that's not predictable or boring.
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Cheeseburgers with Everything Sauce

Burgers smothered in what our recipe testers dubbed "awesome sauce." Whatever you call it, it's a game changer.
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Smoked Salmon Pasta

This one-pot pasta supper may sound even more enticing when you find out just how quick and easy this one-pan pasta is to prepare and to clean up after.
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Smoked Paprika and Chickpea Soup

Think there's nothing for supper? Pull out this recipe. Then look in your pantry again. You just have to know where to look.
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Breaded Fish Fillets

Done in just 30 minutes, made with recognizable ingredients, and your kids will never know the difference. Who loves you?!
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Pork Chops with Applesauce

No ordinary pork chops and apples recipe, this particular approach takes its sass from crisp, fried sage leaves and can be on the table in 30 minutes.
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Chicken Piccata

Ever heard that little ditty, "Winner, winner, chicken dinner?" We like to think of it as "Winner, winner, chicken piccata dinner."
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Pepper and Egg Sandwich

Just like mom made. That's what we're hearing from folks who grew up hoovering this classic, quick, easy, cheap Italian staple any and all times of day.
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Steak and Arugula Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette

“Easy yet feels special.” “Perfect.” “KEEPER!” That’s what we keep hearing about this superlative steak supper for when you want hearty AND healthy.
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Shrimp with Chorizo

What did our discerning testers say about this recipe? "Wildy satisfying." "Zesty." "Quick and tasty." "A marriage made in heaven." "A stunning nosh." And they should know.
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Brown Butter Flattened Chicken

Looks and tastes like a restaurant-quality meal that requires a staff of sous chefs and dish washers. Yet in reality it comes together in a single skillet in just 30 minutes.
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