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Quick Dinner Recipes

Whether you're on the go or just want to spend less time in the kitchen, we've got you covered with these quick dinner recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less!

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With three hungry boys in my house, dinners need to be quick, filling and it helps to get in some veggies, too. This one is a favorite because it's hearty and fun to tweak with different ingredients. mdash;Kim Van Dunk, Caldwell, NJ
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Sausage 'n' Noodle Dinner

Sausage 'n' Noodle Dinner

Sausage 'n' Noodle Dinner

I adapted this dish from a recipe my German grandmother gave me. It reminds me of my heritage whenever I make it.

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Shrimp 'n' Veggie Pizza

Just 30 minutes are all you’ll need to put together this simple colorful pizza. “It’s a great way to use up leftover shrimp and veggies,” attests Terri Webber of Miami, Florida.

Ziploc Light Chicken Kabobs

Ziploc Light Chicken Kabobs

Ziploc Light Chicken Kabobs

Nothing captures the taste of summer like these flavorful kabobs sizzling on the grill. Best of all, they're easy to make ahead and grill in less than 30 minutes.
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Skewered Shrimp & Vegetables

Skewered Shrimp & Vegetables

Skewered Shrimp & Vegetables

Serve these flavorful and colorful kabobs as an appetizer or as the main dish—either way, guests will love them!

Honey Thyme Grilled Chicken

Honey Thyme Grilled Chicken

Honey Thyme Grilled Chicken

For grilling chicken, I wanted a marinade different from barbecue sauce, so I pulled out some honey and thyme. If you have time, let the chicken marinate awhile to boost flavor. —Noel Bigelow, Alexandria, Virginia

Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon

Papa Burger

Papa Burger

Papa Burger

When whipping up something for Father’s Day or the Fourth of July, I go big and tall with this fully loaded, juicy yumburger. —Chase Bailey, Costa Mesa, California

Breaded Sirloin

Breaded Sirloin

Breaded Sirloin

This recipe calls for beef steaks to be dipped in an egg mixture, then coated in a combination of seasoned bread crumbs, grated cheese, parsley and garlic.—Sandra Lee Pippin, Aurora, Colorado

Lemon-Soy Roughy

Lemon-Soy Roughy

Lemon-Soy Roughy

I enjoy fish very much, and I especially like it fried. But my doctor has said it's a no-no! So this is a very tasty way to prepare fish without adding lots or extra fat and calories. —Anne Powers of Munford, Alabama

Whole Wheat Orzo Salad

Whole Wheat Orzo Salad

Whole Wheat Orzo Salad

In less than 30 minutes, I can put together this hearty salad of pasta, white beans and veggies – and it’s good for a crowd. — Mya Zeronis, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Instead of serving cold shrimp with cocktail sauce, prepare this simple basil sauce and top it with tender cooked shrimp. It's a fun and fancy appetizer. —Ken Hulme, Prescott, Arizona

Caramelized Onion 'n' Pear Pizza

Caramelized Onion 'n' Pear Pizza

Caramelized Onion 'n' Pear Pizza

Get your knife and fork ready for this one! Our Test Kitchen uses delectable layers to create a mouthwatering, eye-appealing main course that eats like a meal. This savory “pie” with pears and two kinds of cheese will get rave reviews!—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

Tangy Mini Meat Loaves

It's fun to make miniature meat loaves instead of one big loaf...plus, they cook up quickly in a skillet rather than in the oven. This recipe is one of my old standbys for a speedy supper. —Paula Martin, Paxinos, Pennsylvania

Turkey Sausage with Pasta

Turkey Sausage with Pasta

Turkey Sausage with Pasta

Love Italian food? You'll be craving what's good for you when this turkey dish is on the menu. It balances meat, pasta and the best of the garden's bounty. —Mary Tallman, Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin

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One-Pot Meaty Spaghetti

One-Pot Meaty Spaghetti

One-Pot Meaty Spaghetti

I used to help my mom make this when I was growing up, and the recipe stuck. It was a beloved comfort food at college, and is now a weeknight staple for my fiance and me. —Kristin Michalenko, Seattle, Washington

Chicken with Citrus Chimichurri Sauce

Chicken with Citrus Chimichurri Sauce

Chicken with Citrus Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a green sauce from South America that goes with grilled meats. My citrus version brightens up grilled chicken, which gets its juiciness from brining. —Tyffanie Perez, Springville, Utah

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Creamy Dijon Chicken

Creamy Dijon Chicken

This chicken dish is extremely fast and economical. It makes a nice sauce that works well over brown rice or wide noodles. If you want extra sauce for leftovers, double the recipe. —Irene Boffo, Fountain Hills, Arizona
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