70+ Quick Dinner Ideas

Do you cringe when your family asks you what’s for dinner?  I’ll provide you with some easy recipes and quick dinner ideas to help you figure it all out.  *This post may contain affiliate links*

70+ Quick Dinner Ideas from It's a Keeper

Do you wish you had more time to spend with your family and less time in the kitchen?  So many busy moms struggle with getting dinner on the table every night. Meal planning is your answer to what’s for dinner.

Let me show you how easy it is to create a custom meal plan for your family.  You can even download a free meal planning printable.  You can eat a delicious, home cooked dinner every night and, if you use the recipes below, you won’t have to spend a lot of time preparing your meals.

70+ Quick Dinner Ideas

Below is a list of my favorite quick dinner ideas – just click the link for the recipe. Most can be made in under 30 minutes.

Make sure you check out my recipe for Chicken Pot Pie Puffs — it’s one of the most popular recipes on It’s a Keeper!

Easy Chicken Recipes

Easy Chicken Pot Pie
Baked Chicken Fajitas
Chicken Cacciatore
Crispy Cheddar Chicken
Crispy Oven Fried Chicken
Chicken Pot Pie Puffs
Buffalo Chicken Puffs
Easy Chicken Marsala
Crusty Mustard Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken
Lemon Rosemary Grilled Chicken
Roast Chicken with Balsamic Bell Peppers
Roast Chicken with Caramelized Shallots
White Chicken Chili
Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Open Faced Chicken Caprese Sandwiches

Easy Pork Recipes

Balsamic Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Bacon Avocado Grilled Cheese with Garlic Aioli
Pork Chops with Rosemary Garlic Rub
Drunken Pork Chops
Honey and Spice Glazed Pork Chops
Molasses Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Pork Chops in Creamy Shallot Sauce
Pork Chops Oreganata

Easy Beef Recipes

Steak Pizzaiola
The Best Meatloaf
Crunchy Onion Bourbon Burgers
Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese
The Best Wimpies (Sloppy Joes)

Easy Pasta Recipes

Penne Gorgonzola with Chicken
Jill’s Easy Spaghetti Sauce
Caramelized Onion Penne
Gnocci and Broccoli in Parmesan Cream Sauce
Linguine with Sausage and Peppers
One Pot BLT Pasta
Sesame Noodles
Spaghetti with Lentils

Easy Soup Recipes

30 Minute Cheeseburger Soup
Broccoli Cheddar Soup with Ham

Chicken Corn Chowder
Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Pasta Fagioli

Other Easy Recipes

Perfect Risotto
Microwave Risotto
Three Cheese Garden Pizza
Pizza Roll Ups

Sides & Salads

Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Balsamic Quinoa Salad
Cheesy Broccoli Bake
Cheesy Parmesan Orzo
Creamy Broccoli Slaw
Creamy Coleslaw
Easy Cheesy Orzo
Fresh Tomato and Asparagus Salad
Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Grilled Orzo Salad
Kale Chips
Mac and Cheese
Oven Fries with Horseradish Cream
Parmesan Roasted Broccoli
Parmesan Roasted Green Beans
Perfect Caesar Salad
Perfect Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Provencal Vegetables
Roasted Smashed Potatoes
Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Sicilian Cauliflower
Southwest Salad
Spinach Salad with Raspberry Dressing
Sriracha Cole Slaw
Strawberry Salad with Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing
Three Bean Salad
Tuscan Roasted Asparagus

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