These easy weeknight dinners were created to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed and stressed about cooking dinner at the end of a long day. All of these meal ideas help simplify your evenings and leave you with more time to relax and enjoy the time with your family.
Less Time in the Kitchen with Easy Weeknight Dinners
Whether you’re a busy parent, a working professional, or someone who doesn’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, these recipes are quick and delicious.
Peruse this list and find some recipes that sound good to you. Also let them inspire you to come up with some dishes on your own.
I’ve listed a combination of one-pan, slow cooker, and stovetop meals that are all easy and require very little cleanup. And since I’ve always been known for my frugal nature, they’re also budget-friendly
Super Simple Meal Planning for the Week
Most of the time, you can plan ahead to make this process even easier. Create a master list as you read through the ingredients of the recipes that sound good to you. Check your pantry, fridge, and spice collection to see what you already have and cross those off the list.
If your family likes bread with every meal, you can buy it prepackaged. Or you can make a week’s worth of this easy southern-style cornbread that goes with each night’s meal.
This chicken and gravy slow cooker dinner is easy to put together before you start your busy day. You’ll come home to a wonderful aroma that gets your taste buds ready for a fabulous meal! I love the fact that this is a comfort food that adds warmth and joy with every bite.
Packed with flavor, this is one meal that my family enjoys often. Not only is it easy and delicious the first time around, it makes delicious leftovers that you can refrigerate or freeze for later. Just put it in an airtight container, and it should be good for another meal!
Whether you’re following a keto diet or you’re simply watching your carbs, check out this delicious Italian beef and cabbage casserole. I love the blend of flavors that give this a wonderfully rich taste.
Once you try this yummy Mississippi pot roast, you’ll wonder where it’s been all your life. Easy to make, loaded with deliciousness, and oh-so filling, this comfort food will find a place on your regular dinner rotation.
You don’t have to do much to make this delicious yet easy dinner from Back to My Southern Roots. All you have to do is add the ingredients to your slow cooker, put the lid on it, and turn it on. Just a few hours later, you’ll have a meal that tastes amazing!