Sometimes, you need a quick dinner that is easy to make and can be made in a hurry. On days like that, you need some fast dinner ideas where everything from start to finish is ready in 15 minutes or less.
With spring and summer comes family outings or events, with fall and winter it brings cooler weather that also comes along with busy holiday schedules.
All of these activities can keep us busy and who wants to go home and sit over the stove the rest of the time cooking dinner?
For any season, these dinner recipes are a great go to list if you are looking for some quick dinners that are easy to make and something the entire family will enjoy.
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Fast Dinner Recipes Ready in 15 Minutes
Super quick, this vegetable fried rice takes less than 10 minutes to cook and makes for a delicious fried rice meal or side dish.
It’s the perfect classic take out fried recipe!
Full of healthy goodness, this power bowl includes veggies, avocados, and a creamy cilantro lime sauce for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Chock full of protein, fiber, potassium, magnesium and more – so very good for you!
Using precooked rice and creamy humus, this quick dinner recipe is also a healthy meal that is perfect for when you need dinner on the table quickly.
Creamy and tasty, this Risotto only takes 10 minutes to prepare.
Easily customizable, this chili macaroni is a favorite for many kids and adults. It only takes a few minutes to cook the noodles and add the other ingredients.
With only three ingredients, this air fryer blackened salmon only takes 10 minutes from start to finish! Quick, easy, and delicious!
Quick and easy, this dish can be served as a main dish or even a side dish. It’s also a vegan dish that’s so delicious, you may never go back to Chinese takeout!
More Fast Dinner Ideas to Try this Week
Full of lemon and garlic flavor, these noodles are on the plate in around 10 minutes and can be served with your favorite garlic bread.
A delicious and healthy meal that only takes minute, this tofu teriyaki bowl will be a hit with just about everyone!
An easy meatless dinner idea, these hummus pita pizzas are easy to make and delicious. Ready in just under 15 minutes.
Perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, this chicken flavored pasta salad is a must-try.
This chili mac and cheese takes less than 15 minutes and is an easy one pot dinner recipe the kids will love!
Using premade burgers, these delicious hamburgers are layered with cheese, bacon, French onions, barbecue sauce, and lettuce.
Makes for a filling and delicious sandwich that’s quick and easy. Serve with fries and you are good to go!
A chili lime seasoning is brushed onto the salmon and baked on a sheet pan with chopped veggies for a delicious dinner in under 15 minutes.
A tasty one pan meal that combines the flavor of a lemon glaze with squash and shrimp. This quick and easy weeknight dinner is done in 15 minutes or less.
This Mexican dish is easy and makes for a great meatless weeknight dinner. It’s ready from start to finish in just 15 minutes!
There you go – 15 great fast dinner ideas that your family will love. And tonight’s cook can get out of the kitchen and start relaxing.
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