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55 Brand New Dinners to Try This Spring

Don't fall into a dinner rut! Try our newest weeknight dinners this spring.

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Pork Chops with RhubarbTaste of Home

Pork Chops with Rhubarb

A surprising rhubarb sauce makes these tender chops extra special. I like it on the tangy side, but you can always add more honey to sweeten up the fruity sauce a bit if it’s too puckery for your family. —Bonnie Bufford, Nicholson, Pennsylvania

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Miso SalmonTaste of Home

Miso Salmon

I love miso salmon! It was the obvious choice for developing a healthy weeknight meal. This dish is full of Asian flavors and fresh, colorful veggies. And it's so beautiful, it doesn't feel like a meal that was thrown together quickly. —Ann Piscitelli, Nokomis, Florida

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Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed ChickenTaste of Home

Goat Cheese and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

This spinach-stuffed chicken breast recipe is special to me because it has so much flavor, yet not too many calories. I love Italian food, but most of the time it is too heavy. This is a healthy twist on an Italian dish! —Nicole Stevens, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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Buffalo Chicken Meat LoafTaste of Home

Buffalo Chicken Meat Loaf

Here's a great way to spice up a plain chicken meat loaf. It combines two of my favorite Sunday afternoon foods into one easy-to-make meal that's a huge hit with my family. —Holly Jones, Kennesaw, Georgia

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The Best Sausage PizzasTaste of Home

The Best Sausage Pizzas

What makes this recipe unique is the slow overnight fermentation of the dough. The flour has time to hydrate and relax, which makes the dough so much easier to roll out! —Josh Rink, Taste of Home Photo Stylist

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Sopa de Camarones (Shrimp Soup)Taste of Home

Sopa de Camarones (Shrimp Soup)

My daughter and I came up with this "sopa de camarones" when she was younger, and it's been a favorite with family and friends ever since. And it may even be tastier as leftovers the next day! —Patti Fair, Valdosta, Georgia

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Chicken Avocado WrapsTaste of Home

Chicken Avocado Wraps

I came up with this sandwich while trying to figure out what to make for lunch one day. This chicken avocado wrap recipe is now a favorite at my house. —Shiva Houshidari, Plano, Texas

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Comforting Tuna PattiesTaste of Home

Comforting Tuna Patties

My grandmother and mother made these tuna patties on Fridays during Lent. I'm not the biggest fan of tuna, but it's perfect in this dish. These patties are even good cold the next day, if there are any leftovers. —Ann Marie Eberhart, Gig Harbor, Washington

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Creamy Avocado ManicottiTaste of Home

Creamy Avocado Manicotti

I am always looking for creative ways to make vegetarian dinners a little different. I grow my own basil, and avocados are a versatile favorite, so this recipe is a fantastic way to make manicotti that's a little unusual. —Jennifer Coduto, Kent, Ohio

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Rhubarb BeefTaste of Home

Rhubarb Beef

My daughter made a trip around the world and brought home this recipe from Iran. I've served it often to many of my friends, and they always seem to savor its different, zingy taste. —Bertha Davis, Springfield, Missouri

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Vegan Taco SaladTaste of Home

Vegan Taco Salad

The best salads are made with ingredients that have different textures and complementary flavors. In this vegan taco salad, you'll love the crunch of the tortilla chips with the sweet, crisp lettuce and "meaty" crumble mixture. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Creamy Reuben CasseroleTaste of Home

Creamy Reuben Casserole

This Reuben casserole dish is great to serve for St. Patrick's Day - or any time. It features corned beef, sauerkraut and other ingredients that make Reuben sandwiches so popular. It's always well received at a potluck. —Margery Bryan, Royal City, Washington

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Kung Pao Sloppy JoesTaste of Home

Kung Pao Sloppy Joes

What happens when you combine two favorites into one easy dish? Clean plates, that’s what! My family loves Chinese food, but takeout can be expensive and not always the healthiest. This colorful stovetop kung pao sloppy joe recipe will please everyone at dinnertime, including the kids. My husband prefers to skip the bun and eat it over brown rice or rolled in lettuce wrap. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

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Mexican Chicken Fajita PizzaTaste of Home

Mexican Chicken Fajita Pizza

This Mexican chicken pizza has always been a hit with my kids and it’s such a great way to sneak in extra vegetables. —Carrie Shaub, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

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Cheddar Ham SoupTaste of Home

Cheddar Ham Soup

I knew this ham soup recipe was a keeper when my mother-in-law asked for it! The hearty soup—chock-full of leftover ham, veggies and cheese—is creamy and comforting. And even though the recipe makes enough to feed a crowd, don’t expect it to last more than one meal! —Marty Matthews, Clarksville, Tennessee

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Mediterranean MeatzzaTaste of Home

Mediterranean Meatzza

Pizza night has never been the same at our house since we started making our low-carb pizza with a meat crust. It's protein-packed, filling and topped with fresh Mediterranean ingredients. — Shauna Havey, Roy, Utah

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Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Soup with Bok ChoyTaste of Home

Vietnamese Chicken Meatball Soup with Bok Choy

Throughout Vietnam there are many kinds of soups, “canh,” served all year long. I particularly love enjoying this warm, flavorful bowl of Vietnamese chicken soup on laid-back weekends, but it's also great packed in a thermos for lunch. It's the perfect bok choy soup, too! —Brenda Watts, Gaffney, South Carolina

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Buffalo Chicken EnchiladasTaste of Home

Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas

This is not a drill. These buffalo chicken enchiladas—filled with tender rotisserie chicken, lots of cheese and, of course, Buffalo sauce—are a crave-worthy, easy and delicious meal. The entire family will ask for them again and again. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

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Sheet-Pan Honey Mustard ChickenTaste of Home

Sheet-Pan Honey Mustard Chicken

This sheet-pan chicken is an easy gluten-free, low-carb meal ideal for busy weekdays. The chicken is tender, juicy and so delicious! It made the list of our favorite meals. You can substitute any low-carb vegetable for green beans. —Denise Browning, San Antonio, Texas

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Lemon-Dijon Grilled Salmon Foil PacketTaste of Home

Lemon-Dijon Grilled Salmon Foil Packet

My family enjoys this healthy salmon recipe very much, which makes it a winner in my book. The capers really give it a burst of flavor. And since the salmon are grilled in foil, there's almost no cleanup! —Bonnie McGuire, Sunnyvale, California

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Easy JambalayaTaste of Home

Easy Jambalaya

I brought this easy jambalaya to a Sunday potluck and it was quickly gobbled up. When friends asked me for the recipe, they couldn't believe how easy it was! —Tami Kuehl, Loup City, Nebraska

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Ham and Broccoli Baked PotatoesTaste of Home

Ham and Broccoli Baked Potatoes

This loaded baked potato dish is a spin on a favorite family recipe I have made for years: ham and potato casserole. It's a great recipe when you have a tight food budget, and it tastes amazing! The potatoes and filling can be prepared ahead of time, then assembled prior to serving. —Patricia Prescott, Manchester, New Hampshire

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Greek Chicken & RiceTaste of Home

Greek Chicken & Rice

A fresh take on comfort food, Greek chicken and rice is my go-to on busy weeknights and when unexpected company stops by. Boost the health benefits and toss in chopped spinach. —Savannah Lay, Baker City, Oregon

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Curry Shrimp and RiceTaste of Home

Curry Shrimp and Rice

My family and I absolutely love curry shrimp and rice, but this is the only one I know of where all but two of the ingredients come straight out of the pantry. To add a little heat, stir in 1 tablespoon of fresh ground chili paste. —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

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Bratwurst Burgers with Braised OnionsTaste of Home

Bratwurst Burgers with Braised Onions

This burger is a fun mashup of a bratwurst with onion and peppers, chicken-fried steak and a beef burger. The best of three dishes, bratwurst burgers are guaranteed to be family-pleasing. —Priscilla Yee, Concord, California

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Grilled Chorizo and Shrimp PaellaTaste of Home

Grilled Chorizo and Shrimp Paella

This shrimp paella recipe is not only healthy but satisfying, too! There's vitamin C from the sweet red pepper, fiber from the rice, and the chicken sausage is a great source of lean protein. — Daniel Bartholomay, Fargo, North Dakota

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Chimichurri Baked FlounderTaste of Home

Chimichurri Baked Flounder

Chimichurri is a tasty addition to any type of fish. I find that the fresh herbs brighten up this baked flounder dish in particular. To save time, gather your herbs together on your chopping board and chop them all at once. —Jennifer Okutman, Westminster, Maryland

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Sheet-Pan Tandoori ChickenTaste of Home

Sheet-Pan Tandoori Chicken

This tandoori chicken recipe is easy for weeknights since it uses just one pan, but it's also special enough for company. The best part is there isn't much to clean up when you're done! —Anwar Khan, Iriving, Texas

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Asian TofuTaste of Home

Asian Tofu

This tasty Asian tofu was the first meatless recipe my fiance made for me. It's a wonderful light protein and is so easy to pair with broiled or grilled veggies such as eggplant, asparagus or even tomatoes. —Emily Steers, Los Angeles, California

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Black Pepper Chicken Stir-FryTaste of Home

Black Pepper Chicken Stir-Fry

I just love this chicken stir-fry recipe, and the aroma is out of this world! The dish is slightly sweet and very peppery, so you may want to serve it over white or brown rice to tame the heat. —Barbie Miller, Oakdale, Minnesota

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Chicken Satay NoodlesTaste of Home

Chicken Satay Noodles

This recipe is so quick and easy. It was given to me by a friend and it tastes just like chicken satay! —Salina Moore, Woodward, Oklahoma

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Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi SandwichesTaste of Home

Vietnamese Chicken Banh Mi Sandwiches

My version of the classic Vietnamese sandwich combines the satisfying flavor of chicken sausage with tangy vegetables pickled in rice vinegar. Stuff the ingredients in a hoagie bun and lunch is ready to go! —Angela Spengler, Niceville, Florida

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Kimchi Fried RiceTaste of Home

Kimchi Fried Rice

Forget ordinary fried rice! Kimchi fried rice is just as easy, but it packs a flavorful punch. This is a great use for leftovers, too. You can freeze this recipe for up to three months. When cooking your defrosted rice, add a little extra soy sauce so it doesn't dry out. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Turkey CrepesTaste of Home

Turkey Crepes

This savory crepe recipe has been passed down through many generations in my family. You can also use any leftover turkey filling for turkey pot pie. —Andrea Price, Grafton, Wisconsin

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Open-Faced Prosciutto and Egg SandwichTaste of Home

Open-Faced Prosciutto and Egg Sandwich

We love breakfast at any time of the day in my house. I came up with this healthy egg sandwich as something new for brinner (aka breakfast for dinner), but they’re fabulous no matter when you serve them. —Casey Galloway, Columbia, Missouri

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Lime and Dill Chimichurri ShrimpTaste of Home

Lime and Dill Chimichurri Shrimp

Chimichurri is a very popular condiment in Argentina and Uruguay and is most often used as a dipping sauce or a marinade for meats. My chimichurri shrimp version incorporates dill and lime, which give it a brighter flavor, making it ideal for spring and summer entertaining. —Bonnie Landy, Castro Valley, California

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Portobello and Chickpea Sheet-Pan SupperTaste of Home

Portobello and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Supper

This is a fantastic meatless dinner or an amazing side dish. It works well with a variety of sheet-pan-roasted vegetables. We enjoy using zucchini or summer squash in the summer, and you can also change up the herbs in the dressing. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Grilled Tuna SaladTaste of Home

Grilled Tuna Salad

I love cooking this tuna spinach salad! Tuna steaks are quick to cook and delicious, and always seem a little more elegant, even though they're pretty inexpensive. You can find them at most meat and seafood counters. —De'Lawrence Reed, Durham, North Carolina

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Chicken Matzo Ball SoupTaste of Home

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

The keys to this amazing chicken matzo ball soup are slow-cooking it and using boxed matzo ball mix. Some people swear by seltzer, but I find it’s not necessary—the mix makes perfect, fluffy matzo balls every time due to its baking powder. Add chicken fat (schmaltz) for extra-authentic flavor. The matzo balls will taste as if they came straight from Grandma's kitchen. —Shannon Sarna, South Orange, New Jersey

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Pork Cabbage Stir-FryTaste of Home

Pork Cabbage Stir-Fry

The ginger comes through nicely in this colorful napa cabbage stir-fry that is lower in fat and sodium than many. It's great served over steamed rice or cooked noodles. —Marcie Nor of Macungie, Pennsylvania

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Shrimp Egg Foo YoungTaste of Home

Shrimp Egg Foo Young

If you love Chinese food as much as I do, you'll appreciate this shrimp egg foo young that features all the flavor without all the fat and calories. The secret lies in using just the egg white instead of the whole egg. —Quimberley Rice, Decatur, Georgia

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Roast Pork SoupTaste of Home

Roast Pork Soup

This well-seasoned, satisfying soup has a rich full-bodied broth brimming with tender chunks of pork, potatoes and navy beans. It's been a family favorite for years. Served with cornbread, it's one of our comfort foods in winter. —Sue Gulledge, Springville, Alabama

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Glazed Corned BeefTaste of Home

Glazed Corned Beef

I serve this delicious entree each St. Patrick's Day, even though my family is Dutch, not Irish. The tender meat is topped with a simple, tangy glaze that is so tasty. Leftovers make excellent Reuben sandwiches. —Perlene Hoekema, Lynden, Washington

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Orange Chicken Stir-FryTaste of Home

Orange Chicken Stir-Fry

My husband loves this orange chicken stir-fry, so we have it quite often. I'm delighted with the ingredients as we have six orange trees in our backyard. —Bunny Bronson, Lake Placid, Florida

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Spicy Chicken EnchiladasTaste of Home

Spicy Chicken Enchiladas

Cooked chicken strips and canned enchilada sauce hurry along this zesty entree. I came up with this spicy chicken enchiladas recipe shortly after I got married. It's a delicious dinner for two that's easy to double for company. &mdashAmy Dando, Apalachin, New York

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Taco Salad for a Large CrowdTaste of Home

Taco Salad for a Large Crowd

I made this huge taco salad to bring to a party and people were scrambling to figure out who made it. Needless to say I only brought home an empty bowl and the guests went home with a full stomach! Everyone loves this taco salad recipe. —Lisa Homer, Avon, New York

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Chunky Chicken Salad with Grapes and PecansTaste of Home

Chunky Chicken Salad with Grapes and Pecans

This chicken salad with grapes is ready in a snap when using rotisserie chicken and a few quick chops of pecans, sweet onion and celery. —Julie Sterchi, Jackson, Missouri

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Keto Meatballs and SauceTaste of Home

Keto Meatballs and Sauce

I have been following a keto diet for a year and a half and have lost 130 pounds. I took several recipes and tweaked them to create this recipe for keto meatballs. You won't miss the breadcrumbs at all! I like to eat these on their own, but they are also great over zucchini noodles. —Holly Balzer-Harz, Malone, New York

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Buffalo Chicken SlidersTaste of Home

Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I got the idea for these buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for a family get-together. It's a versatile recipe, and I sometimes use several different styles of buffalo sauce and let guests mix and match their favorites. —Christina Addison, Blanchester, Ohio

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Cornish PastiesTaste of Home

Cornish Pasties

My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her craft each Cornish pasty, as she made them in different sizes depending on who was eating. Serve with a green salad to make a wonderful meal. —Verna Hainer, Pueblo, Colorado

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Eggplant Roll-UpsTaste of Home

Eggplant Roll-Ups

We love these easy Italian eggplant roll-ups stuffed with creamy ricotta and spinach. The fact that these are vegetarian is a bonus! —Laura Haugen, Portland, Oregon

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Kung Pao ChickenTaste of Home

Kung Pao Chicken

My family loves the kung pao chicken from our favorite Chinese restaurant. But in less time than it takes for the delivery guy to arrive, we can be digging into a steaming platter of this copycat recipe! —Jennifer Beckman, Falls Church, Virginia

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Beef SuyaTaste of Home

Beef Suya

My Nigerian brother-in-law introduced me to beef suya, a very spicy street food that's popular in western Africa. I was intrigued when I found out the spice rub is made from ground peanuts and a blend of different seasonings. After lots of experimenting, I came up with my own version. —Elena Iorga, Helena, Montana

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Moo Shu Pork Stir-FryTaste of Home

Moo Shu Pork Stir-Fry

This is a delicious moo shu pork recipe that I adapted to meet our family's tastes. Cutting the ingredients into small pieces makes for a very quick stir-fry. —Sherri Melotik, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

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Cheeseburger QuesadillasTaste of Home

Cheeseburger Quesadillas

I created these fun cheeseburger quesadilla mashups in honor of my family's two favorite foods. They are so yummy and easy to make! —Jennifer Stowell, Deep River, Iowa

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