Life can get hectic, but dinnertime doesn't have to suffer. With these 15 easy and speedy recipes, you can whip up delicious dinners in 30 minutes or less, ensuring that flavorful meals are always on the table, even on your busiest days.
Thai Eggplant Red Curry with Tofu
This Thai Eggplant Red Curry is simple yet flavor packed meal perfect for busy weeknights. Zucchini and tofu add richness and nutrients to this already healthy freezer-friendly dish. Made in one pot and ready in just 30 minutes. Get the recipe.
Easy Cod Piccata
This Easy Cod Piccata in a creamy Picatta sauce makes a quick 30-minute dinner recipe your family will love. Creamy, a bit briny and so so good! Get the recipe.
Honey Mustard Chicken
This Honey Mustard Chicken is exactly what you need if you're looking for a flavor-packed, one-pan dinner meal that can be made in just 30 minutes! And the creamy honey mustard cream sauce is amazing on rice, potatoes, and roasted veggies, too! Get the recipe.
Casarecce Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto
This Casarecce Pasta recipe will give you an incredibly delicious pastca recipe that’s family-friendly and ready in just a little over 20 minutes! This pasta variety, with its twisted and rolled shape, resembles a small scroll and is known for its ability to hold sauces and ingredients exceptionally well. And my recipe features a plant-based sundried tomato pesto topped with fresh basil that you’ll absolutely love. Get the recipe.
Easy Drunken Noodles
Inspired by the Thai favorite, Pad Kee Mao, this easy drunken noodle recipe is made with rice noodles, veggies, tofu and a spicy sauce. Ready in 30 minutes! Get the recipe.
Creamy Salmon Pasta
This Easy and Creamy Salmon Pasta features quickly seared salmon tossed in a creamy, smoky sauce along with your favorite pasta. This hearty and satisfying dish is loaded with flavor and comes together in no time. Get the recipe.
Pesto Chicken, Kale + White Bean Soup
This 30 Minute Pesto Chicken, Kale + White Bean Soup is the perfect cozy recipe to whip up on a cold night when you want something healthy and easy. Get the recipe.
Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff
This Chicken Mushroom Stroganoff is the perfect one-pot meal that'll be ready in under 30 minutes to give you a deliciously satisfying meal without having to slave away in the kitchen all day! It features chicken stroganoff, the chicken version of this incredibly popular East European dish that we've all come to know and love. Get the recipe.
Pumpkin Mushroom Risotto
Celebrate fall with this healthy, creamy and SO delicious Mushroom Pumpkin Risotto! It's easy to make and great for vegetarian weeknight dinner. Get the recipe.
Seared Scallops with Lemon Butter and Capers
Pan seared scallops are one of life's greatest joys. Delicate, sweet, and incredibly delicious, they make a great choice for a special occasion meal. Get the recipe.
Austrian Garlic Soup
Garlic lovers rejoice! This Austrian Garlic Soup is the easiest and most delicious soup you've ever tried. So rich in flavor, creamy, and lick-your-bowl good soup. Get the recipe.
Pasta Checca with Burrata
Pasta Checca with Burrata! This recipe is ready in less than 20 minutes. Quick, no-cook sauce tossed with hot angel hair pasta and topped with creamy burrata. Get the recipe.
Potato, Spinach and Sausage Soup
If you love Olive Garden’s Zuppa Tuscana soup, then you’ll love this version. A simple recipe ready in 30 minutes made with spinach, sausage and potatoes in a light cream broth. Get the recipe.
Ground Beef And Broccoli
Dive into a delicious and healthy meal with Ground Beef and Broccoli. With tender beef and crisp broccoli in a savory sauce, it's a satisfying stir-fry that's quick and easy to make. Get the recipe.
Korean Beef And Rice
If you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight meal, then try this Korean beef and rice! It’s the perfect combination of flavors for a meal that’s going to become a new family favorite! With a few pantry staples, you can make a delicious meal from start to finish in just 15 minutes! Get the recipe.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.