Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Recipes for Weeknights

If cooking a whole meal on a weeknight isn’t a task in itself, handling the giant pile of dishes left over in the sink at the end of dinner is even worse. These recipes require a minimal amount of dishes and prep work, giving you a tasty meal without being stuck at the sink for hours.

Happy family eating together

One Pan Salmon and Asparagus with Lemon Herb Butter

Pick up a filet of salmon from the meat counter on your way home from work along with a handful of asparagus to make this simple dish that looks and tastes world-class. Top it all off in a garlic, herby lemon butter and you’ll have the whole family going back for seconds.

Source: Natasha’s Kitchen

Fresh salmon

30-Minute Tuscan Chicken Skillet

This recipe offers a double bonus: quick to make andrequires minimal clean up! Combine chicken breasts, cremini mushrooms, chicken stock, and sun-dried tomatoes for a dish that will bubble gently away until it is infused with a rich, homey flavor.

Source: Sweet Peas and Saffron

Tuscan Chicken

Sheet Pan Fajitas

Love fajitas but don’t want to spend your time standing in front of the skillet? This sheet pan version makes a simple dish even easier. Let the oven do the work for you as you prepare your tortillas, crack open the chips and guac, and enjoy a pre-dinner snack.

Source: The Wanderlust Kitchen


Asian-Style Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

If you’re trying to avoid too many carbs, these Cabbage Rolls with a twist are just what you need. The savory flavors of ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, and tangy rice wine vinegar take this comfort food to the next level.

Source: Things I Made Today

Asian-Style Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

One Pan Lemon Rosemary Chicken Thighs

Chicken Thighs are an inexpensive cut of meat that packs a big punch of flavor. They also go perfectly with this simple but decadent meal that does all of its baking in the oven. Served with sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts, it’s the perfect meal to transition you into fall.

Source: Girl versus Dough

chicken thighs

Spend more time around the kitchen table and less time scrubbing pots at the sink with these tasty recipes.

Spend more time around the kitchen table and less time scrubbing pots at the sink with these tasty recipes.


  1. These are some great dishes. I make a marinade steak in the oven. Choose any marinade that you want refrigerate at least 30 minutes in refrigerator. Place steak wrap in foil with cut cube potatoes(3) in a pyrex dish. Place in oven broil high for 30-45 min dependent on your stove and the redness of your steak.

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