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Your Easy Weeknight Dinner Meal Plan (With Free Printable Grocery List!)

Weeknight meal planning just got a whole lot easier! Grab the grocery list, head to the store and you’ll be ready to give your family five easy suppers without hitting the drive-thru.

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Shop once and eat all week long! This weeknight meal plan includes four dinners that are done in 30 minutes or less plus one easy casserole. We even have your grocery list.

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Meal 1: Shrimp Risotto

This colorful main dish will make family meals seem a little more elegant. It comes together so quickly, it’s just right for a warming weeknight supper. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Meal 2: Chicken Cheese Strata

The spices in this simple strata with chicken, broccoli and cheese offer an extra special taste. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Meal 3: Skillet Lasagna

This is hands-down one of the best skillet lasagna recipes our testing panel has ever tasted. And with classic flavors and cheesy layers, it’s definitely kid-friendly. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Meal 4: Artichoke Tuna Melt

Artichokes, spinach and a lemony mayonnaise give this melt an advantage over ordinary tuna salad sandwiches. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Meal 5: Chicken Mole Casserole

The key to a good mole is its rich, brown sauce with a hint of chocolate. The cocoa in this recipe lends richness without sweetness. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Peggy Woodward, RDN
Peggy is a Senior Food Editor for Taste of Home. In addition to curating recipes, she writes articles, develops recipes and is our in-house nutrition expert. She studied dietetics at the University of Illinois and completed post-graduate studies at the Medical University of South Carolina to become a registered dietitian nutritionist. Peggy has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. She’s a mom, a foodie and enjoys being active in her rural Wisconsin community.