70 Cheap And Easy Dinner Recipes

Ditch takeout and boring meals for good.

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Parker Feierbach

When it comes to weeknight dinner, we’re all looking for something affordable, quick and easy, and satisfying (we’ve got to look forward to them all day, after all). These recipes hit all three criteria, with ease. You don’t have to drop major dough to make something delicious that can be on your table in an hour or less—save money by choosing cheaper proteins (we’re talking chicken, ground proteins, or vegetarian options) and time by making these dishes all in one pan, in your fave kitchen appliance, or via some of our top kitchen shortcuts. Whatever your style, these 70 cheap and easy meals will please your entire family without breaking the bank.

One of the easiest ways to cut down on dinner costs is to go for cheaper cuts of meat, or utilizing more expensive ones in creative ways. Try adding ground beef, turkey, or chicken to help bulk out old standbys, on the cheap. Try roasting a whole chicken (or buying a rotisserie chicken), then utilizing it for everything from pizza to tacos all week long. Try adding more expensive seafood or steak to pasta or rice to help make smaller, more affordable portions go further, like in our Creole jambalaya, our smoked salmon pasta, or our creamy steak fettuccine. It’s all about the way you use the protein that matters, not avoiding them altogether.

If you’ve been on the fence about certain kitchen appliances, like slow-cookers, air fryers, and Instant Pots, consider this your sign to take the plunge and get one. They help dinners come together SO fast, and truly, even we’re impressed with how often we use ours. We’ve got a number of creative recipes for them here, like our Crockpot white chicken chili, our air fryer chimichangas, or our Instant Pot chicken noodle soup, but check out our more in-depth lists for the air fryer (over 100 recipes!), Instant Pot, and Crockpot too.

Even if you’re not ready for another appliance, we bet you have some things in your kitchen already that’ll help you get dinner on the table fast, like sheet pans, a Dutch oven, and casserole dishes. We’ve included a number of our favorite recipes here, like our chicken pot pie casserole, our one-pot vegetarian chili mac, or our sheet pan chicken fajitas, but once you’ve got the basics down, feel free to get creative.

One of the best ways to save some money is to go meatless (and not just on Mondays). And we don’t mean by replacing proteins with all those high-priced meat substitutes (though we’re all about those sometimes)—no, instead we’re talking about making vegetarian meals out of cheap beans, tofu, and plants. Try our vegan lasagna, our creamy mushroom pasta, our tofu katsu curry, or our vegan crunchwrap to see how versatile and filling these meals can be.

Want more cheap and easy meals? Check out our favorite 5-ingredient meals, our top 30-minute meals, and food editor June’s entire Budget Eats series. You won’t believe what she comes up with for under $25!

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Classic Stuffed Peppers
Parker Feierbach

The bell pepper is an excellent vessel for stuffing meat, rice, and, of course, cheese. It's strong enough to hold its shape in the oven, and the flavor is subtle enough to go well with just about anything. This is our favorite recipe, but the customization options are endless.

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Black Bean Tostadas
Lucy Schaeffer

With only 5 ingredients, these black bean tostadas are the easiest and fastest meal to throw together. You can always include additional toppings like corn salsa, avocado ranch, or endless crunchy veggies like radishes or pickled red onions, but these are also delicious if you keep things simple, like we did here.

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Arroz Con Pollo
Parker Feierbach

Want something awesome for dinner but don't want to spend your entire evening cooking and cleaning? Arroz con pollo (chicken with rice in Spanish) is the the perfect recipe. It's an easy one-pot meal that doesn't taste like one, and it tastes even better as leftovers.

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Creamy Steak Fettuccine
Parker Feierbach

Whenever we crave steak, this dish is always what we want to make. It comes together quickly and is so full of flavor. It makes us forget chicken fettuccine Alfredo ever existed. If you want the steak without the pasta, may we suggest Cajun butter steak?

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Baked Risotto with Lemon, Peas & Parmesan
Andrew bui

If you’ve never made risotto because you didn’t want to stand there stirring forever, then this recipe is for you. It packs all the satisfying flavor of a slow-stirred version into a fraction of the hands-on time!

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BBQ Chicken Twice-Baked Potatoes
Ethan Calabrese

Missing summertime BBQ chicken? Stuff sweet potatoes with rotisserie chicken and your favorite BBQ sauce, then top them with Gouda for a healthy chicken dinner you can enjoy long into fall and beyond.

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Pad Thai
Ethan Calabrese

An easy alternative to takeout, our simplified pad Thai recipe is designed to satisfy noodle cravings fast. We skipped some traditional ingredients (such as dried shrimp, tamarind, pressed tofu, and bean sprouts), opting for ingredients that you can pick up at your local grocery store.

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Breakfast Tostadas

We LOVE breakfast for dinner, and one of our faves is these tostadas. The best part is you can change up the toppings every time you make them, and they'll always be an incredibly easy and delicious dinner (or anytime meal!).

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Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

If chicken pot pie excites you, but pie crust intimidates you, you’ve arrived at the perfect recipe. Classic chicken pot pie filling is baked into a stress-free casserole and, best of all, topped with biscuits baked to a tantalizing golden brown.

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Homemade Crunchwrap Supreme
Ethan Calabrese

We're so obsessed with Taco Bell’s Crunchwrap Supreme that we have not one, but TWO copycat recipes. And while we love our vegan Crunchwrap, we still have a special place in our hearts for the original meat-loving version. They're not Taco Bell prices, but they're still pretty dang close.

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Best-Ever Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Parker feierbach

Got some leftover roasted chicken or rotisserie chicken? This pizza is the PERFECT way to use it! Buffalo sauce is one of our favorite ways to doctor our leftovers, and if you've still got some leftover rotisserie chicken, you've got to try this combo in our Buffalo baked ziti recipe.

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Smoked Salmon Pasta
Parker Feierbach

Smoked salmon pasta sounds really fancy, but the truth is it's one of the easiest and fastest dinners we've ever made. It comes together in just under 30 minutes, making it the perfect dish to whip up for a weeknight seafood dinner, but still good enough to impress your guests for holidays and celebrations.

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Chicken Fried Rice
Parker Feierbach

This dish started as way to use leftover rice that has dried out and may not be great on its own, but is still perfectly edible. The addition of oil and soy sauce and veggies and meat spruce up the rice for a delicious meal.

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Vegan Lasagna
Ethan Calabrese

Tofu replaces ricotta in this vegan version of classic lasagna. Add that to a béchamel-inspired white sauce, and you've got a vegan dinner that won't make you feel at all deprived.

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Baked Feta Pasta
Andrew Bui

This pasta went viral on TikTok, and for good reason! Roasting a block of feta with bursting tomatoes is amazing, and you can add things like shallots and smashed garlic to make it your own.

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Creamy Kale & Gnocchi Bake

Fans of creamed spinach will absolutely love this hearty, creamy kale and gnocchi bake that puts the classic side dish front-and-center on your plate with gnocchi as the main attraction. It's quick to put together since the gnocchi cook right in the sauce, making them extra-creamy and delicious.

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Garlicky Lemon Baked Tilapia
Parker Feierbach

Tilapia has a very mild fish taste and is a great way to get those non-fish eaters to love it. We cooked ours in plenty of butter, lemon, and garlic to make it bright and fresh and easy for everyone to enjoy. Baking it requires very little effort with zero risk of the fish sticking to your skillet or grill. A win win!

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Air Fryer Chimichangas
Lucy schaeffer

Chimichangas are essentially fried burritos, which, don't get us wrong, we absolutely LOVE—but sometimes we're not all about the excess oil or messy deep frying. Make these in the air fryer instead for an exceptionally crispy burrito, with half the effort!

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One-Pan Creamy Chicken & Gnocchi
Erik Bernstein

When everything cooks together, everyone wins. The chicken here finishes cooking in the sauce, making it the easiest comfort meal ever. It's what weeknight dinner dreams are made of!

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Air Fryer Pork Chops
Parker Feierbach

Due to the intense heat circulation that happens in the air fryer, the outside of these chops crisps slightly while the inside stays nice and juicy. Twenty minutes later—most of it hands-off time—and it's basically instant dinner.

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Honey Garlic Glazed Salmon
Ethan Calabrese

A longtime favorite of Delish readers, this savory-sweet salmon never disappoints. Searing fish might seem intimidating but, once you get the hang of it, it'll be second nature—just follow our easy tips.

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One-Pot Vegetarian Chili Mac
Joel Goldberg

Looking for a hearty weeknight dinner? Our smoky vegetarian chili mac is here to save the day! It all comes together in one pot, and it's SUPER versatile. Throw in your favorite bean and pasta shape, melt in your favorite cheese, and top with whatever you like (as long as it's crunchy!).

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Bucatini all'Amatriciana
Lucy Schaeffer

If you're in a pinch you can sub bacon for the pancetta in this classic pasta dish, but we think it really does make a difference in the outcome. It doesn't take hours to simmer, but still comes out to be one of the best pasta sauces we've ever had. Be sure to top with lots of Pecorino and basil!

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Sheet-Pan Lemon Butter Chicken Thighs
Emily Hlavac Green

Tossed with potatoes, lemons, onion, and an herby butter, these chicken thighs are so easy to throw together and only dirty one. single. pan.

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Copycat Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Parker Feierbach

In our attempt to copy the fan favorite from P.F. Chang's, we flavored ground chicken with hoisin sauce (a fermented bean paste that gives the chicken the quintessential Chinese-American flavor), soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sriracha, and sesame oil. Water chestnuts add a nice crunch here too.

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Pan-Fried Tilapia
Parker Feierbach

We're here to vouch for tilapia; it has so much to offer! It's lean and inexpensive, making it a great choice for your next weeknight dinner. Follow a few simple rules and take this affordable fillet from zero to hero.

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Italian Sausage & Pepper Frittata Affogato

Breakfast meets dinner in this marinara- and mozzarella-topped dish. Fittingly, the Italian word "affogato" means drowned, which explains the marinara topping. It lends this dish a vibe somewhere between a breakfast frittata and pizza, meaning it’s enjoyable for pretty much any meal of the day.

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Shrimp & Snow Pea Stir Fry
Lucy Schaeffer

This dinner is the perfect fix for a busy weeknight. Only 5 ingredients and 1 skillet and you’re on your way! Allowing the shrimp some time to marinate adds an extra layer of flavor to really make those 5 ingredients stretch. But DON’T let that stop the imagination from flowing—just like you can swap the ingredients, you can add more as well.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Posole
Ethan Calabrese

Make no mistake: This slow cooker version isn't authentic, but it's quick, easy, flavorful, and filling. Mix and match your favorite toppings and feel free to sub in your favorite protein—pork, beef, or turkey would all be delicious. Just be sure to adjust your cook time accordingly. If you're looking for something more classic, check out our best-ever red pozole.

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TikTok Ramen
Joel Goldberg

This amazing dinner hack brings us back to college, in the best way possible. Have fun customizing the noodles with your favorite veggies and toppings, and don't doubt the everything bagel seasoning (either from a shaker or homemade)—just do it.

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Coconut Curry Salmon
Emily Hlavac Green

The coconut milk and spice go so well together here, making a rich, but not heavy, sauce that really tastes and feels far more complicated than it is. The salmon simmers in the milk, keeping it very tender and flaky and extra flavorful. Spoon the sauce over the salmon a few times as it cooks to give it a nice coating.

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Thai Fried Rice
Lucy Schaeffer

Rather than soy sauce, which a traditional Chinese-style fried rice would use, our Thai fried rice uses fish sauce to give this its signature funk. If you're a lover of spice, you'll appreciate the punch of Thai red chiles here: Use at your own discretion; they are potent in heat!

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Kung Pao Chicken Meatballs
Lucy Schaeffer

If you are looking to spice up your routine chicken dinners, look no further. These chicken meatballs have a kick from a traditional kung pao sauce that gets most of its heat from dried red chiles, which you can always cut back on. These meatballs are filling on their own, but serving over rice will also help cut some of the heat!

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Shrimp Scampi
Joel Goldberg

Shrimp scampi is an Italian-American dish that is usually made using plump, pink shrimp served over a heaping bowl of pasta. We think the pasta detracts from the delectable simplicity of this dish, so we made it without, but feel free to add some if you like!

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Garlicky Roasted Cauliflower Pasta
Lucy Schaeffer

In this recipe, cauliflower gets mashed into a paste to create a light sauce for the pasta that adds a ton of flavor. It's simple, light, and perfect for when you want comfort without being weighed down by something overly rich. The toasted walnuts on top add a nice crunch and really complete the dish, but feel free to skip or swap for another nut.

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Vegan Crunchwraps
Erik Bernstein

We updated the fast food favorite to be totally vegan and completely irresistible. Creamy vegan queso dip and meaty lentils make a satisfying filling while a quick trip in a hot skillet adds crunch to every bite.

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Tofu Katsu Curry

This hearty Japanese dinner comes complete with crispy sesame-panko-crusted tofu, tender vegetables, and a rich and flavorful curry sauce.

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Tuscan Butter Gnocchi
Parker Feierbach

Tuscan butter is perfect on everything. Literally. We love it on shrimp, salmon, chicken, and now, gnocchi.

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Skillet Lemon-Herb Chicken and Potatoes

It’s one of our favorite tricks at Delish: cooking all components of a dish—protein, carbs, vegetables—in a single skillet. Quick-cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts stay moist and tender thanks to pan-roasting and a tangy lemon-butter sauce. If you can't find small potatoes, feel free to cut up larger ones to about 1-inch pieces.

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Joel Goldberg

If a bowl of creamy, earthy, umami-rich pasta sounds good to you, give this flexible recipe a go. It tastes great with any variety of mushrooms, and is easily adapted with alternate alliums, herbs, nuts, pasta shapes, and hard cheeses.

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Balsamic Basil Chicken
Parker feierbach

After marinating the chicken, everything—including the veggie side!—comes together in one pan in less than 30 minutes. Call it another skillet chicken dinner win!

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Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp
Erik Bernstein

This garlic lovers’ spin on shrimp scampi was made famous by Giovanni’s Shrimp Truck on Oahu. Tossing the shrimp in rice flour helps them take on a delicately crunchy texture, but all-purpose flour will work in a pinch.

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Tex-Mex Meatballs
Ethan Calabrese

Pro tip: These Tex-Mex-inspired meatballs make a killer sub. Throw them on a hero roll with extra sauce and melt some cheddar on top, or turn it into a meal with some rice or pasta instead.

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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
Chelsea Lupkin

For these fajitas you simply toss all of the ingredients in an easy marinade of oil and taco spices like cumin and chili powder and then bake it all together on a sheet pan (for just 20-25 minutes). Just add tortillas and you're good to go!

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Baked Spaghetti
Ethan Calabrese

Why make baked spaghetti instead of regular ol' spaghetti with meat sauce, you ask? It's ALL about that melty layer of cheese on top! If you prefer, slice some fresh mozzarella to finish it off instead.

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Chipotle Chicken
Parker Feierbach

No matter where you stand on Chipotle, there's one thing we can all agree on: the chicken is darn good. We love a good copycat recipe and this one is spot on. The chipotle pepper and adobo sauce lends that authentic Chipotle taste we long for, and bonus? Guac isn't extra if you make it at home!

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Cilantro Lime Chicken
Parker Feierbach

Cilantro and lime is a classic duo that we can't get enough of. Serve this with our cilantro lime rice if you can't either.

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Baked Penne Alla Vodka with Turkey
Lucy Schaeffer

There is nothing quite as comforting as a baked pasta dish. The sides get a little crispy and the topping of melty cheese is to die for. Here we changed up the classic penne alla vodka by adding in ground turkey. The result is a creamy pasta that satisfies every carb craving possible with a little extra boost of protein.

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Creamy Tuscan Chicken
Emily Hlavac Green

Be sure to have some crusty bread on hand, because this sauce is KILLER. And don't skip the suggested lemon wedges — the bit of acid helps cut through all the cream!

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Garlicky Spaghetti
Parker Feierbach

One bite and you'll forget that all you needed to pull off this fancy-tasting dish was garlic, lemon, and a fresh herb (parsley, basil, or chives all work, so use your favorite!).

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Turkey Casserole
Parker Feierbach

After Thanksgiving is all said and done, we usually end up with more leftover turkey than any one Thanksgiving sandwich can handle. This casserole is a great way to use it up (as well as any lingering veggies.) The buttery crumb topping is everything.

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Beef & Broccoli
Parker Feierbach

The sauce in this version uses ingredients we always have on hand in our kitchen—garlic, broth, soy sauce, lime juice, and Sriracha. While not traditional, this recipe hits the spot. For a more traditional version (with the addition of hoisin sauce), try our beef & broccoli stir-fry.

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Chicken Marsala
Parker Feierbach

Chicken Marsala is a classic Italian-American dish that's creamy, quick, and irresistible. The sauce made of mushrooms, marsala wine, and heavy cream is straight-up drinkable, and we love serving it over a big pile of spaghetti or angel hair.

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Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Parker Feierbach

Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of chicken noodle soup? This Instant Pot recipe makes light work of this homestyle classic.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup
Ethan Calabrese

Homemade chicken noodle soup is already easy to whip up, but tossing all of your ingredients in a slow cooker makes it even easier. Tip: If you make chicken soup and feel like it's lacking something, this can typically be not enough salt. Finish the soup with a pinch of flaky sea salt, a drizzle of olive oil, and a squeeze of lemon for a brighter, punchier flavor.

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Tuscan Butter Shrimp
Parker Feierbach

Is there anything *authentically* Italian about this recipe? Nope. Is it delicious? 100%. In fact, this Tuscan butter sauce is so good, you'll be tempted to eat it straight out of the pan. (And we wouldn't blame you!)

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Lemon Pepper Chicken
Ethan Calabrese

This recipe starts on the stovetop for a perfect golden sear then finishes in the oven for the juiciest, most flavorful results. If you don't want to turn on your oven, you can do everything over the stovetop too!

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Crock-Pot Pepper Steak
Erik Bernstein

We in the Delish Test Kitchen absolutely love a good stir fry, both for how creative you can be with them and how quick they can be to make. But sometimes, even stir frying is too much effort and you just want something you can set and forget, like this pepper steak recipe.

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Crockpot White Chicken Chili
Parker Feierbach

Our slow-cooker white chicken chili couldn't be easier, and we love the texture it takes on once the beans are partially mashed. It might feel weird to use a potato masher in your slow-cooker, but trust us, it's worth it! This hearty chili will keep you full all winter long.

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Shredded Chicken Tacos
Joel Goldberg

Shredded chicken tacos are the perfect way to spice up your taco Tuesday. This recipe is inspired by chicken tinga, a Mexican guisado (or stew) made of tender shredded chicken that's added to a tomato sauce spiked with chiles, onion, garlic, and spices. Top the tacos with cilantro, creamy avocado, and good squeeze of lime!

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Easy Shepherd's Pie
Ethan Calabrese

In England, the birthplace of this hearty dish, shepherd's pie is most often made with a ground lamb filling. In the States, it's more common to use ground beef. Both are delicious, so use whichever you prefer.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs
Ethan Calabrese

Using a slow-cooker is one of our favorite, easy ways to prepare chicken thighs. The gentle heat helps ensure that the thighs will be tender and juicy. AND the sauce, you'll be happy to know, doesn't need any precooking. It just gets poured right in and forgotten about until dinner time. 😉

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Easy Creole Jambalaya
Ethan Calabrese

You can add all different types ingredients to a jambalaya like crawfish, chicken, okra or carrots but what absolutely most be present is perfectly cooked long grain rice and sausage, traditionally andouille. This is the base of our recipe but we also add some plump shrimp to round out the dish.

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Stuffed Pepper Soup
Parker Feierbach

This soup has everything you like about a classic stuffed pepperground beef, rice, tomatoes, and CHEESE. It's perfect on its own or served with cornbread or a salad. Feel free to switch things up too (ground turkey for beef, quinoa for rice, etc.).

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Sesame-Seed Crusted Chicken Parm
Erik Bernstein

On the road to creativity here, we take two unexpected turns. First, we add sesame seeds to the breading for a nutty crust, crunchy enough to stand up to lots of sauce and cheese. Second, marinara gets upgraded with a scoop of harissa—a smoky Tunisian chili paste—for some heat and complex flavor. You might never make regular chicken Parm again.

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Homemade Falafel
Ethan Calabrese

Crispy on the outside, full of herby, spicy goodness inside . . . of all the things you can stuff between pita, falafel is one of our favorites. While there’s nothing as quick as grabbing a sandwich from your favorite falafel joint, our homemade falafel is a cinch. 

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One-Pot Shrimp Primavera

This loaded fettuccine makes it so easy for you (and your family!) to eat your vegetables. We love adding quick-cooking shrimp to the pot for protein once the pasta is almost al-dente.

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Vegetarian Chili

This vegetarian chili is till every bit as warm, comforting, and filling as a classic beef chili. Three types of beans do the heavy lifting in the chili and "beef" it up. It's filled with warm spices, and a jalapeño adds a little extra heat. Serve it on a cold night with a slice of homemade cornbread, or on a hot one over a vegan hot dog.

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Perfect Fish Tacos
Parker Feierbach

The fish—we use cod, but any flaky variety, like tilapia, works—marinates in a mixture of lime juice, chili powder, and cumin that will become your standard. But the real gem of this recipe is the cabbage slaw—don't skip it. It takes just a few minutes to toss together and its brightness is the perfect condiment to the spiced cod.

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Apple Cider Glazed Chicken
Park Feierbach

Don't let chicken breasts have all the fun! Chicken thighs are super flavorful, easy to cook, and SO delicious with sweet potatoes and apples. Try it for dinner any night this fall.

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