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Weeknight Dinner

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Articles on Weeknight Dinner

Give Pantry Staples a New Life with This Foolproof Pasta alla Vodka
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Give Pantry Staples a New Life with This Foolproof Pasta alla Vodka

Looking for a dish that’ll use up that bevy of ingredients tucked away in your pantry? Try this recipe...

9 Easy Vegetarian Mains for Meatless Monday and Beyond
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9 Easy Vegetarian Mains for Meatless Monday and Beyond

Too often, recipes for vegetarian entrées seem more like side dishes masquerading as mains, or they...

These Easy Italian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Would Make Nonna Proud 05:23
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These Easy Italian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Would Make Nonna Proud

Meatballs are a top-tier comfort food in any form, whether in a red-sauced Italian sub or in Swedish...

These Vegetarian Peanut Soba Noodles Make Weeknight Cooking Effortless
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These Vegetarian Peanut Soba Noodles Make Weeknight Cooking Effortless

Tired of Easy Mac and lackluster takeout? Change it up with these flavor-packed peanut soba noodles...

Leftovers Are the Star of These Loaded Chicken Quesadillas
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Leftovers Are the Star of These Loaded Chicken Quesadillas

Quesadillas are undeniably an easy weeknight meal—and a dish that warrants the joyful, underutilized...

3 Super Simple Pasta Recipes to Make When the Fridge Is Bare
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3 Super Simple Pasta Recipes to Make When the Fridge Is Bare

This post was originally written several years ago to highlight no-fail, delicious weeknight dinners...

The Best Chickpea Recipes Besides Hummus
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The Best Chickpea Recipes Besides Hummus

A can of chickpeas can take you almost anywhere you want to go, as these 11 chickpea recipes prove...

11 Make-Ahead Freezer Meals for Easy Weeknight Dinners No Matter What 01:40
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11 Make-Ahead Freezer Meals for Easy Weeknight Dinners No Matter What

Meal prep is great for knocking out various components to use in breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout...

Parchment Paper Is the Star of This Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Meal
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Parchment Paper Is the Star of This Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Meal

Recipes that call for a slew of ingredients and tools are great and all, but there’s something equally...

Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Vegan Roasted Eggplant Lasagna

Vegan Roasted Eggplant Lasagna

This vegan eggplant lasagna makes a super tasty, super healthy dinner whether you're vegan or not...

Easy Baked Breaded Salmon 403 Saves

Easy Baked Breaded Salmon

A fast, easy approach to cooking salmon, with a hint of Dijon mustard and crunchy breadcrumbs.

Bucatini with Bacon Cream Sauce 6 Saves

Bucatini with Bacon Cream Sauce

This weekend pasta dish from Alexis deBoschnek features bucatini swirled with bacon, parmesan cheese...

Creamy Tomato Pasta 2 Saves

Creamy Tomato Pasta

This creamy tomato pasta uses up a handful of pantry staples—shallots, garlic, tomato pasta, basil...

Easy Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops 132 Saves

Easy Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops

One pan is all you need to get juicy, flavorful lamb chops.

Chicken Piccata 277 Saves

Chicken Piccata

A recipe for thinly pounded, seasoned chicken breasts sautéed until golden brown and served with an...