Easy Weeknight Dinners

Weeknight meals for busy families! Not only are they quick and easy recipes for dinner, but they are also delicious and kid-friendly. Put these weeknight dinner…
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one pot tex - mex taco pasta is an easy and delicious dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta - Averie Cooks
one pot tex - mex taco pasta is an easy and delicious dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta - Averie Cooks
this is an image of sweet chili chicken and veggies in a casserole dish
Sweet Chili Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
A chicken dinner idea in just one pan! It's such a speedy weeknight meal that's healthy and gluten-free. In just 15 minutes, this easy sheet pan recipe lets you have chicken and veggies in sweet chili sauce! Whip up this Sweet Chili Roasted Chicken and Vegetables tonight!
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chicken and green bean stir fry with rice
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry - Averie Cooks
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You're going to love this simple family meal! Juicy and buttery in a creamy tomato-based sauce, this classic Indian Butter Chicken is so good. All made in just one pot, this chicken dinner recipe is so easy!
Indian Butter Chicken
You're going to love this simple family meal! Juicy and buttery in a creamy tomato-based sauce, this classic Indian Butter Chicken is so good. All made in just one pot, this chicken dinner recipe is so easy!
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chicken and green bean stir fry on rice with chopsticks
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry - Averie Cooks
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This speedy weeknight meal in just one pot is ready in 30 minutes! It features a butter chicken sauce that's rich and creamy. Juicy and full of flavor, every bit of this Indian chicken recipe is amazing. Try this easy family dinner!
Indian Butter Chicken
This speedy weeknight meal in just one pot is ready in 30 minutes! It features a butter chicken sauce that's rich and creamy. Juicy and full of flavor, every bit of this Indian chicken recipe is amazing. Try this easy family dinner!
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chicken and green bean stir fry on top of rice
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry
30-Minute Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry - Averie Cooks
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beef stir fry in a skillet with text overlay
Easy Mongolian Beef Stir Fry
A Chinese-inspired main course recipe! Full of rich flavors, this Mongolian beef stir fry is a winner. Plus, this beef bowl is ready in just 10 minutes! So, forget calling for takeout and try this easy family dinner!
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Sheet Pan Italian Chicken and Vegetables
An easy sheet pan recipe for Italian chicken and vegetables! Cleanup is a breeze in this chicken dinner idea. Tender and juicy with so much flavor, this baked chicken and veggies is a winner. Whip up this speedy weeknight meal today!
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This chicken dinner is a winner! It's a quick and easy meal that feeds a crowd. Paired with lemon notes and a Greek touch, this chicken and orzo recipe has so much flavor! Serve it at parties, picnics, and potlucks! Mediterranean Diet Recipes Dinners, Orzo Recipes, Chicken Orzo, Greek Lemon Chicken, Parmesan Chicken, Best Chicken Recipes, Mediterranean Diet Recipes, Recipes Chicken
Greek Lemon Chicken and Orzo
This chicken dinner is a winner! It's a quick and easy meal that feeds a crowd. Paired with lemon notes and a Greek touch, this chicken and orzo recipe has so much flavor! Serve it at parties, picnics, and potlucks!
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sweet chili roasted chicken and veggies in a skillet with text overlay
Sweet Chili Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
This sweet chicken and veggies is a delicious home-cooked meal on a sheet pan! While this oven roasted chicken and vegetables has the perfect flavor balance from sweet chili sauce, it's accidentally healthy. It's also a perfect weeknight dinner recipe that's easy to make!
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grilled salsa verde pepper jack chicken on a plate
Grilled Salsa Verde Pepper Jack Chicken
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one pot tex - mex taco pasta is an easy and delicious dinner that's ready in less than 30 minutes
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta
Tex-Mex Taco Pasta - Averie Cooks
sheet pan pineapple teriyaki chicken with green beans and red peppers on top
15-Minute Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken
This 15-Minute Sheet Pan Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken is an easy spring recipe with zero cleanup! This main course recipe is a kid-friendly summer dinner. Baked in a teriyaki marinade, this chicken dinner idea is loaded with flavor!
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Baked Cheesy Beef Taquitos
This weeknight dinner recipe for ground beef and cheese taquitos is ready in just 30 minutes! It's also an easy appetizer for a party. Crispy and delicious, these Baked Cheesy Beef Taquitos are sure to be a hit!
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beef and broccoli stir fry in a pan with the words, better than takeout beef and broccoli
Better-Than-Takeout Beef With Broccoli
Craving Chinese food? This beef recipe is better than takeout! Full of umami flavor, this homemade beef and broccoli is sure to become one of your favorite dinner ideas. Check out what to serve with this easy main dish!
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chicken tinga tacos with onions and cilantro on top
Easy 20-Minute Chicken Tinga Tacos
20-Minute Chicken Tinga Tacos! This easy Mexican recipe is weeknight-friendly. Super juicy with an authentic smoky chipotle flavor, these chicken tacos will become one of your favorite Mexican dinner ideas!
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two pictures showing the steps to make ricotta and spinach stuffed shells in a casserole dish
Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Shells - Averie Cooks
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Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Shells - Averie Cooks
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baked lemon rosemary chicken in a white casserole dish
Baked Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Just five basic ingredients are all you need to make this EASY recipe! Chicken thighs are seared until golden, then coated with a zingy lemon rosemary marinade and baked. The skin crisps up in the oven while the chicken remains moist and tender! Serve with a side salad, roasted veggies, or mashed potatoes for a full meal!
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two images showing how to make ricotta and spinach stuffed shells in a casserole dish
Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Shells
Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Shells - Averie Cooks
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lemon butter garlic shrimp pasta in a skillet
Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
Don't miss out on this simple pasta recipe with a lemon butter sauce! Ready in just 15 minutes, it's a perfect weeknight dinner for family. Plus, this lemon shrimp pasta tastes so fancy! Pin this for later!
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Chicken Egg Roll Bowls
Whip up these easy chicken egg roll bowls! This main course recipe is a speedy weeknight meal that's ready in just 15 minutes. Full of flavor and texture, this deconstructed egg roll in a bowl will become one of your favorite chicken dinner ideas!
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this creamy lemon chicken piccata is an easy and delicious dinner
Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata
30-Minute Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata - Averie Cooks
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an easy stuffed bell peppers recipe in a baking pan
Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers
Sweet bell peppers are stuffed with a mixture of Italian sausage, ground beef, rice, and veggies then topped with CHEESE! This is a great meal prep recipe that comes in handy on busy weeknights! EASY, hearty, comfort food that the whole family will love!
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homemade chicken noodle soup in a white bowl
Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
This Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is a winner! It will become your new favorite chicken dinner idea. While this chicken soup is way faster, it still tastes like what grandma used to make. Try this cozy soup recipe for dinner!
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two pictures with broccoli and chicken in them
Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry
Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry - Averie Cooks
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one pot jambaalaya is an easy and delicious side dish
Easy One Pot Jambalaya
You're going to love this Easy One Pot Jambalaya! It's a perfect weeknight dinner recipe that's ready in just 30 minutes. This chicken and sausage jambalaya is also a delicious home-cooked meal!
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Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry
Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry - Averie Cooks
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chicken and broccoli stir fry together in a wok with the words, better than - takeout sticky chicken & broccoli
Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli
Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli - Averie Cooks
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Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli
Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli - Averie Cooks
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chicken, broccoli and sesame seeds in a sauce
Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli
Better-Than-Takeout Sticky Chicken and Broccoli - Averie Cooks
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one skillet sausage and peppers with rice
Easy One-Skillet Sausage and Peppers with Rice
Your new favorite weeknight dinner for family! Complete with onions and rice, this Italian sausage and peppers is so flavorful. Plus, this one-skillet recipe is a quick 30-minute meal! Pin this for later!
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grilled salsa verde pepper jack chicken on a plate
Grilled Salsa Verde Pepper Jack Chicken
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20-Minute Baked Lime Cilantro Chicken Breasts, chicken recipes, dinner ideas for tonight Lime Chicken Recipes, Lime Chicken Breast, Ground Chicken Recipes Healthy, Lime Chicken, Baked Chicken Recipes
20-Minute Baked Lime Cilantro Chicken Breasts
A quick and easy chicken recipe in one sheet pan! You are going to love this 20-minute dinner idea for tonight. Not only are these baked chicken breasts moist, tender, and juicy, but they are also bursting with Mexican-inspired lime-cilantro flavors!
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two plates filled with chicken and rice on top of each other, next to chopsticks
Sticky Sesame Chicken
Sticky Sesame Chicken - Averie Cooks
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two bowls of greek lemon chicken soup with spinach and carrots
Lemon Chicken Soup
Lemon Chicken Soup - Averie Cooks
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Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers
Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers with Rice & Ground Beef - Averie Cooks
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easy sheet pan italian chicken and vegetables with text overlay that reads easy sheet pan italian chicken and vegetables
Sheet Pan Italian Chicken and Vegetables
Sheet Pan Italian Chicken and Vegetables
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chicken and broccoli stir fry in a wok with the words how to make cashew chicken
Cashew Chicken {Better than Takeout!}
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an easy chicken baked ziti recipe in a casserole dish on a plate
Chicken Baked Ziti
8-Ingredient Baked Ziti with Chicken - Averie Cooks
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homemade chicken tortilla soup in a white bowl
Easy 30-Minute Homemade Chicken Tortilla Soup
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grilled mango pineapple chicken on a platter
Grilled Mango Pineapple Chicken
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two pictures with different types of food in them and the words ground chicken green thai curry
Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry
Ground Chicken Green Thai Curry - Averie Cooks
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an easy stuffed bell peppers recipe in a baking pan
Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers
Easy Stuffed Bell Peppers with Rice & Ground Beef - Averie Cooks
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an old fashioned beef stew in a white bowl
Easy Old-Fashioned Beef Stew
Easy Old-Fashioned Beef Stew (Stovetop Recipe) - Averie Cooks
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creamy lemon chicken piccatata is an easy and delicious dinner
Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata
30-Minute Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata - Averie Cooks
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