Those days when meal planning goes south and weeknight weariness looms, simple salvation can be found in this easy skillet lasagna made with store-bought ravioli.
Megan S., Recipe Tester
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Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta
This creamy vegetarian pasta dish, made with rigatoni, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and lemony ricotta, is on the table in just 30 minutes. Sounds like a weeknight winner to us.
Sweet Potato Hummus
This easy hummus can be made in the slow cooker or oven, and is a healthy snack or appetizer that requires almost no effort.
Pistachio-Lime Polenta Cake
This lime-infused polenta cake boasts a light texture and rich, buttery flavor. It’s perfect for teatime or dessert, but we won’t judge if you sneak a slice for breakfast.
Fried Polenta Sticks
Just when we thought polenta couldn’t get any better we discovered these irresistible fried polenta sticks.
Viennese Crescent Cookies
A holiday cookie if we ever saw one! So buttery, so nutty, so delicate, so mind-bendingly charming, these traditional Viennese cookies rival the city’s fancier pastries as our fave.
Chopped Vegetable Salad with Pomegranate
Scoop up mouthfuls of this colorful and herbacious salad, and revel in the fresh flavors of Middle Eastern food. Serve with lettuce leaves or pitas for spooning and dipping.
Walnut, Fennel, and Pomegranate Salad
A quick salad doesn’t have to be boring. Bitter greens, tossed with crunchy walnuts, salty cheese, and tangy pomegranate sounds pretty exciting, doesn’t it?
White Bean Stew with Tomatoes and Rosemary
There’s something about a big old pot of beans–comforting, richly flavored, and filling. Tomatoes and rosemary add a little something special.
Pasta with Chickpeas and Tomatoes
A simple, rustic, and flavorful vegetarian dinner that only takes a handful of ingredients and 45 minutes. Also, it tastes really fantastic. What’s not to love?
Spaghetti al Limone Amalfitano
This Italian classic is “a cook’s recipe,” which is to say, we give you all the components and how-tos that you need. You get to tweak it to your pantry and your preference.
A novel take on the classic. Mint leaves, Parmesan, lemon, garlic, and peanuts (yes, peanuts), are blitzed in a food processor. It’s great on lamb, chicken, salmon, and pasta.
Tarka Dal ~ Lentils with Tomatoes and Cilantro
Easy, healthy, and perfectly spiced, these creamy lentils are simple to whip up at a moment’s notice. Lucky you.
Spring Pea Puree
Alongside roast chicken. With spring lamb. Beneath fish. Smeared on a cracker. Set out with crudités. Twirled with pasta. This spring green knows no limits.
Tahini truffles are nutty, rich, sexy, little bites. A pleasure to share…though we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to keep them all to yourself.
Carrot and Ginger Soup
A healthy-though-you-wouldn’t-know-it-from-the-taste soup that comes together with just a few cheap ingredients and boasts a sweet earthiness tempered by just the right amount of warmth.
Red Wine Onions
Meet your newest weeknight staple for when you want something a little special and impressive. Slightly sweet, deeply flavored, caramelized red onions doused with red wine.
Za’atar Cacio e Pepe
It’s Ottolenghi. Enough said. (Well, okay, we have to say more. Like how everyone who’s tried this swears it’ll forevermore be their simple supper standby.)
Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Cookies with Pecans and Chocolate
Think the spirit of granola. But in a satisfying cookie shape that’s crisp at the edges, chewy at the center, and oh so satisfying through and through
Chinese-Style Smashed Cucumber Salad
Get your aggression out in genteel fashion by making smashed cucumbers and then letting them soak up some sesame and soy goodness.