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12 Easy Weeknight Dinners

You know when it's Wednesday and you feel like it should already be Friday? Yeah, same. That's why we've got a good arsenal of easy weeknight dinners that keep us sane and give us dinner in under an hour.

Salmon Burger on plate with slaw.

Yummy Salmon Burgers with Slaw

These salmon burgers are THE YUMMIEST! and made with just five ingredients. The best for a quick + easy high protein lunch or dinner.

salmon, breadcrumbs, green cabbage, Greek yogurt, fresh herbs

Coconut Curry Soup in a bowl with tofu.

Anything-You-Have Coconut Curry Soup

Coconut Curry Soup – this easy recipe can be made with almost ANY vegetables you have on hand! Silky-smooth and full of flavor. Vegetarian and vegan!

tofu, coconut milk, red curry paste, potatoes, fresh veggies

Spicy pork covered in sauce, wilted spinach, and carrots with white rice.

5 Ingredient Spicy Pork

A fancy-feeling dinner recipe that actually comes together in snap. Serve it in bowls, stir-fry it with some veggies, or add it to burritos!

pork tenderloin, soy sauce, hot chili paste, ginger, brown sugar

Ground pork, cabbage, and carrots on white rice.

15-Minute Egg Roll In a Bowl

Ground pork browned with garlic and ginger, sautéed carrots and cabbage cooked down in some soy sauce and chili paste, a nice little heap of hot rice.

ground pork, shredded cabbage, carrots, ginger, Chinese five-spice

Red curry noodles in bowl.

Red Curry Noodles

Lots of fresh veggies, seared tofu, slurpable noodles, and a saucy coconut red curry sauce. Stovetop to table in 30 minutes flat!

rice noodles tofu, red curry paste, coconut milk, stir fry vegetables

Spicy, saucy Chicken Tinga Tacos with fire-roasted tomatoes, smoky chipotle, garlic, chopped onions, corn tortillas and a lime wedge for squeezing.

The Best Chicken Tinga Tacos

The only chicken tinga tacos recipe you will ever need! Spicy, saucy, simple, and so fresh.

chicken, fire-roasted tomatoes, chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, garlic, corn tortillas

Spicy Carrot Soup in pot with wooden spoon.

Spicy Instant Pot Carrot Soup

Curry-like spicy carrot soup made with 7 easy ingredients – in the Instant Pot if you want. Extremely smooth and velvety, and bonus: it’s super healthy.

carrots, coconut milk, peanut butter, red curry paste

Green Curry in bowl with spoon.

5-Ingredient Green Curry

5-Ingredient Green Curry! Packed with tons of veggies, an easy green curry sauce, and finished with golden raisins and cilantro.

tofu, sweet potatoes, green curry paste, coconut milk, broccoli florets

Instant Pot Creole Chicken and Sausage in a bowl with a spoon in it.

Instant Pot Creole Chicken and Sausage

Shredded chicken, andouille sausage, creole seasoning, a rich tomato sauce, veggies, and rice. Cooked in the Instant Pot or slow cooker!  

chicken breasts, Andouille sausage, fire-roasted tomatoes, Creole seasoning, red bell peppers

A spoon sits in a bowl cashew crunch salad.

Cashew Crunch Salad with Sesame Dressing

This salad is loaded up with crunchy veg, chow mein noodles, edamame, and roasted cashews and it’ll make you ACTUALLY WANT TO EAT A SALAD. And the sesame dressing – OMG!

cabbage, edamame, carrots, cashews, chow mein noodles

Oven risotto in a bowl with mushrooms.

Oven Risotto with Garlic Roasted Mushrooms and Arugula

The best easy risotto – made in the oven! Served up with some garlic roasted mushrooms and a lemony arugula salad. YUM!

arborio rice, Parmesan cheese, mushrooms, lemon, arugula

Spicy Shrimp Veracruz with rice.

Spicy Shrimp Veracruz

One of our favorite shrimp recipes! Juicy shrimp in a pepper / tomato spicy, briny sauce served over rice. SO GOOD.

shrimp, mini peppers, cherry tomatoes, pickled jalapeños, capers, golden raisins

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    JEANNETTE TERGLIAFERA

    I am not impressed with any of these recipes! To spicy and not even tempting