What’s for dinner tonight? Let me help you take the guesswork out of meal planning for the next couple of weeks with my list of Ten 30-Minute Dinners. These tasty family dinner ideas include a mix of easy dinner bowls and salads, my favorite stir fry recipe, plus a couple of classics like stuffed peppers and homemade pizza. The best thing? All these dishes can be prepared in just 30 minutes! If you’re in a dinner-time rut and find yourself cooking the same things over and over, I hope you’ll be inspired to try something new in the list below.
Pepper Steak Stir-Fry
Fresh ginger and a trio of bell peppers in this Pepper Steak Stir-Fry result in loads of flavor and a colorful entrée for your dinner table.
Balsamic Pork Chops
Full of flavor and extremely tender, these boneless pork chops simmer in a balsamic vinegar sauce and are served over wild rice.
Smoky Chicken Street Tacos with Pickled Red Onions
Make the chicken for these Smoky Chicken Street Tacos in a slow cooker ahead of time, then serve on soft mini flour-tortillas topped with pickled red onions and fresh salsa.
Easy-Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup
Start with a deli rotisserie chicken to make Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup that's quick and easy.
Crispy Oven-Fried Fish Filets with Dijon Tartar Sauce
Use a one-two-three breading process for crispy baled fish every time. Adding a little Dijon mustard to the homemade tartar sauce makes all the difference!
Tex-Mex Chicken Salad with Pico de Gallo
With plenty of fresh ingredients, and by leaving off a heavy, calorie-laden dressing, you can feel good all day long about this dinner salad!
BBQ Turkey Stuffed Peppers
Stuff BBQ-flavored turkey mixture into red, yellow, or green sweet bell peppers for a leaner version of the classic stuffed peppers recipe.
Super Food Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing
Super Food Salad with Ginger Sesame Dressing has amazing color, interesting ingredients, crunchy texture, and delicious taste!
Fish Taco Bowl with Mango Salsa and Cilantro Lime Crema
Baja grilled fish + cool cilantro crema + spicy sweet mango salsa = FISH TACO BOWLS. This meal is healthy and fun to eat, and not messy like eating hand-held fish tacos!
BBQ Chicken Pizza
BBQ Chicken Pizza is the easiest gourmet pizza ever! Topped with spicy sauce, mozzarella cheese, red onions & bacon, this is a weeknight meal your family will love!