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Quick Main Dish Recipes

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Cinema Chicken Nachos

Cinema Chicken Nachos

Cinema Chicken Nachos

You'll have a blockbuster hit with these cheesy tortilla chips topped with tomatoes, onions, and more. Since the nachos call for prepared cooked chicken, they're quick to throw together in just 10 minutes. Plus, you can adjust or customize the ingredients to best fit your family's taste.

Kitchen-Sink Soft Tacos

Kitchen-Sink Soft Tacos

Kitchen-Sink Soft Tacos

My kids invented this recipe by throwing some taco spice on leftover sloppy joes. I have to admit, they are delicious. Though they're excellent after school, we also love them as a tasty yet timely weekend lunch. -Darlene King, Estevan, Saskatchewan

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbed Turkey Breast Tenderloins

Herbs add surprising dimension to this tender turkey breast recipe shared by Denise Goedeken of Platte Center, Nebraska. It's easy for a weeknight meal but fancy enough for company, and just as the name suggests, it's oh-so quick to fix.
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Three-Cheese Macaroni

Three-Cheese Macaroni

Three-Cheese Macaroni

Melonie Corbin's creamy homemade macaroni and cheese is quick to fix and costs only 58¢ a helping. "You can add tuna, leftover ham or other meat, and vegetables to make this into a main dish," she related from Cottage Grove, Minnesota.

Crumb-Coated Chicken

Crumb-Coated Chicken

Crumb-Coated Chicken

"This recipe is easy enough for kids to do, and our family loves it!" writes Ginny Watson (pictured) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. A crumb coating adds savory flavor to the chicken and keeps it moist while it cooks.

Cheesy Beef Pasta

Cheesy Beef Pasta

Cheesy Beef Pasta

A satisfying supper's just 15 minutes away with this can't-miss stovetop dish. As Janalee Watkins of Vernal, Utah explains, "Four cheeses blend with the ground beef and tomatoes for a pasta entree that's rich and flavorful."

Pronto Prosciutto Pasta

Pronto Prosciutto Pasta

Pronto Prosciutto Pasta

"With lots of prosciutto and flavor from feta and seasonings, this impressive pasta is quick and easy," Jill Conley relates from Chicago, Illinois. "It’s a tasty entree for a twosome’s weeknight meal. Plus, it’s a cinch to double for a crowd at special gatherings."

Poached Salmon and Dill Sauce

Poached Salmon and Dill Sauce

Poached Salmon and Dill Sauce

"This salmon recipe is so easy, and people often tell me it's the best-tasting salmon they've ever had," says field editor Kathleen Jones of Newberg, Oregon. "The fish is moist and tender, and the dill sauce is a delightful complement."

Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Ginger-Garlic Marinade

Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Ginger-Garlic Marinade

Grilled Turkey Tenderloins with Ginger-Garlic Marinade

"I've been using this recipe for 10 years-we love it!" shares Debra Holt of Franklin, Virginia. "I am a high school teacher, and a student gave me the recipe."

Tilapia with Cucumber Relish

Tilapia with Cucumber Relish

Tilapia with Cucumber Relish

In Wyandotte, Michigan, Mary VanHollebeke found a recipe that lures even landlubbers to her fish suppers. "I spotted this easy entree on a recipe card in my local fish market," she reports. "Although my husband isn't big on fish, he enjoys this mild-tasting tilapia." The relish adds garden-fresh flavor and pretty color to the lightly browned fillets.

Pineapple Bacon Pizza

Pineapple Bacon Pizza

Pineapple Bacon Pizza

Eating pizza is fun, but making it with your favorite ingredients is even better—especially when you can do it in 30 minutes or less! Just ask Amanda Hoffman of Worthington, Minnesota. "One weekend, when I was home from college, I made this for my family and they absolutely loved it. It's equally good with chicken instead of bacon."
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