15 Easy Weeknight Meals

Whoever said you need to sweat over a hot stove every night after working all day and caring for your family? Save time on dinner with these 15 Easy Weeknight Dinner Recipes, and spend more time enjoying the family table. Dinner will be on the table in no time!

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Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese

Make Dinner Easy with These Simple, Delicious Easy Weeknight Recipes!

Don’t you dread those days when you’ve had a long few hours at work or a tiring day with your family, and on top of that exhaustion you have to prepare an entire meal from scratch? I know I do! That’s why I’ve rounded up 15 of my favorite easy dinner recipes perfect for weeknights and weekends alike! Whether you’re a vegetarian or a meat lover, you’ll find a 30-minute dinner recipe here that the whole family will love!15 Easy Weeknight Dinner | chefsavvy.com


1. Turkey Meatballs with Arugula and Mushrooms

Pan fried Turkey Meatballs served on a bed of wilted arugula and sautéed garlic mushrooms. A healthy dinner that can be made in 30 minutes or less!

Turkey Meatballs With Arugula and Mushrooms
Pan fried Turkey Meatballs served on a bed of wilted arugula and sauteed garlic mushrooms. A healthy dinner that can be made in 30 minutes or less!
Check out this recipe

Turkey Meatballs with Arugula and Mushrooms | chefsavvy.com

2. 30-Minute Lemon Chicken

You only need a few ingredients to make this easy one-pan chicken dish!

30 Minute Lemon Chicken
Quick and easy 30 Minute Lemon Chicken. You only need a few ingredients to make this one pan dish!
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30-Minute Lemon Chicken Skillet | chefsavvy.com

3. One Pan Chicken Skillet

A simple One-Pan Italian Chicken Skillet that can be made in less that 15 minutes!

One Pan Italian Chicken Skillet
A simple One Pan Italian Chicken Skillet that can be made in less that 15 minutes!
Check out this recipe

One-Pan Italian Chicken Skillet | chefsavvy.com

4. Easy Chicken Stir Fry

Easy 30-Minute Chicken Stir Fry loaded with vegetables and tossed in a spicy Asian-style sauce.

Easy Chicken Stir Fry
Easy 30 Minute Chicken Stir Fry. Loaded with vegetables and tossed in a spicy Asian sauce.
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Easy Chicken Stir Fry | chefsavvy.com

5. Italian BLT Grilled Cheese

This Italian BLT Grilled Cheese made with prosciutto, arugula, tomato and slathered with a homemade herb butter.

Italian BLT Grilled Cheese
Italian BLT Grilled Cheese made with prosciutto, arugula, tomato and slathered with homemade herb butter.
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How To Make an Italian BLT Grilled Cheese recipe

Italian BLT Grilled Cheese | chefsavvy.com

6. Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup

A quick and easy one-pot soup loaded with arugula, spinach, broccoli and turkey meatballs.

Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup
Quick and easy one pot Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup. Loaded with arugula, spinach, broccoli and turkey meatballs.
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Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup | chefsavvy.com

7. Walnut Pesto Pasta

Quick and easy pasta made with fresh basil, walnuts, roasted tomatoes, wilted spinach and arugula.

Pesto Pasta with roasted tomatoes and wilted greens
Twist on the traditional pesto with walnuts and fresh basil. Roasted tomatoes, wilted spinach, and arugula are also added to the pasta.
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Walnut Pesto Pasta | chefsavvy.com

8. Grilled Vegetable Panini

Grilled Vegetable Panini loaded with zucchini, bell peppers and red onion. Topped with mozzarella and an Italian herb olive oil spread. Quick vegetarian meal!

Grilled Vegetable Panini
Grilled Vegetable Panini loaded with zucchini, bell peppers and red onion. Topped with mozzarella and an Italian herb olive oil spread. Quick vegetarian meal!
Check out this recipe

Grilled Vegetable Panini | chefsavvy.com

9. Pasta with Garlic and Oil

Thin spaghetti tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese, and crushed red pepper flakes for this easy pasta dish!

Pasta with garlic and oil
Thin spaghetti tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, parmesan cheese, and crushed red pepper flakes.
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Pasta with Garlic and Oil | chefsavvy.com

10. Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese

A fun twist on the original made in less than 15 minutes!

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese
Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese. A fun twist on the original made in less than 15 minutes!
Check out this recipe

Spicy Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese | chefsavvy.com

11. Asian Style Chicken Meatballs

Baked and tossed in a sweet and spicy Asian sauce. Serve as an appetizer or add rice to make this delicious meatball dish an entire meal!

Asian Style Chicken Meatballs
Asian Style Chicken Meatballs. Baked and tossed in a sweet and spicy Asian sauce. Serve as an appetizer or add rice to make it a meal.
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Asian-Style Chicken Meatballs | chefsavvy.com

12. Lasagna Soup

This creamy 30-minute Lasagna Soup features everything you love about lasagna in a bowl. Topped with shredded mozzarella and fresh basil.

Lasagna Soup
Topped with shredded mozzarella and fresh basil, this simple one-pot lasagna soup is exactly what you need to warm up on a cold, winter day.
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top shot of lasagna soup in white bowl with spoon

30-minute Lasagna Soup Recipe | chefsavvy.com

13. Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Spicy chicken wraps made with baked chicken tenders instead of fried. Served with my homemade blue cheese dressing.

Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Baked Buffalo Chicken Wraps. Crispy panko coated chicken tenders tossed in buffalo sauce and added to a wrap with ranch or blue cheese dressing!
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Baked Buffalo Chicken Wrap | chefsavvy.com

14. Spicy Shrimp Pho

This Spicy Shrimp Pho is a twist on the traditional Vietnamese soup made with hot steaming chicken broth, shrimp, cilantro and fresh squeezed lime juice.

Spicy Shrimp Pho
This Spicy Shrimp Pho is a twist on the traditional Vietnamese soup made with hot steaming chicken broth, shrimp, cilantro and fresh squeezed lime juice.
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Spicy Shrimp Pho | chefsavvy.com

15. French Onion Grilled Cheese

This is an extremely simple recipe for French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwich that anyone can make. There are only 4 ingredients needed and this sandwich takes less than 45 minutes to prepare.

French Onion Grilled Cheese
French Onion Grilled Cheese. All of the flavors of French Onion soup you love stuffed into a grilled cheese sandwich. Made with caramelized onions, Swiss cheese, and parsley.
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French Onion Grilled Cheese Recipe | chefsavvy.com

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