Dinner Recipes

Need some ideas to answer that age-old question: What’s for dinner? Here’s a collection of dinner recipes that will inspire and please even picky eaters. From comfort food favorites like meatballs and gravy and short ribs, to company worthy dishes like chicken and mushrooms and chicken francaise, find tonight’s dinner here.

Short Ribs

Short Ribs

In this recipe, short ribs are cooked in a flavorful sauce made with onions, carrots, celery, garlic, red wine, tomato sauce, beef broth and spices. The sauce is just as good as the ribs! Here we cook the short ribs on the stove-top instead of the oven, low and slow until they’re fall off the bone tender.

Meatballs and Gravy

Meatballs and Gravy

These meatballs and gravy make a delicious and comforting meal the family will really enjoy! In this recipe, meatballs are browned and cooked in rich and creamy gravy.

Fried Chicken Thighs

Fried Chicken Thighs

These fried chicken thighs are a quick and easy way to make a delicious fried chicken meal on a busy weeknight. In this recipe, boneless, skinless chicken thighs are coated in flour and fried until golden and crispy. Since the chicken is boneless it cooks up really quickly, so you get a juicy on the inside, crispy on the outside piece of chicken in less than 10 minutes.

Italian Sausage Meatballs

Italian Sausage Meatballs

These Italian sausage meatballs are cooked in a tomato sauce that’s made with crushed tomatoes, garlic, onions and olive oil. It’s really simple and very good! In this recipe, the Italian sausage adds a ton of flavor to the meatballs already, so you only need a few ingredients to put them together.

Stuffed Biscuits

Stuffed Biscuits

These stuffed biscuits are easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, store-bought refrigerated biscuits are stuffed with a flavorful ground beef mixture that’s flavored with onions, carrots, garlic, olives and a combination of spices. Then they’re brushed with an egg wash and baked until golden, flaky and fabulous!

Mushroom Pork Chops

Mushroom Pork Chops

In this recipe, thick pork chops are fried until they are beautifully golden then covered with a luxurious mushroom sauce. Serve the mushroom smothered pork chops with fluffy mashed potatoes, rice or steamed veggies for a delicious meal.

Rice Chicken and Sausage

Rice Chicken and Sausage

This rice with chicken and sausage dish is a stick-to-your-ribs kind of dinner. It’s not fancy but it sure is good. Chicken thighs and andouille sausage are cooked with onions, lots of garlic and a combination of spices. The rice is cooked in the same pot, we even add a beer, arroz con pollo-style, to steam the rice.

Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and Mushrooms

If you’re due for a wonderful home-cooked meal, this is it. In this recipe, chicken breasts are pounded thin, simply seasoned with a combination of spices and cooked until golden brown. Then the mushrooms are cooked with the delicious pan juices to make a wonderful sauce.

Pineapple Habanero Ribs

Pineapple Habanero Ribs

These fall-off-the-bone pineapple habanero ribs are baked, then glazed with a slightly sweet and a little spicy barbeque sauce. The sauce is super simple to make: plain barbeque sauce is combined with pineapple juice and habanero pepper hot sauce.

Chicken Foil Packs

Chicken Foil Packs

These chicken foil packs are so easy to make and absolutely delicious. In this recipe, chicken, potatoes and corn are generously seasoned and cooked in foil packets on the grill. This is a simple dinner, using affordable ingredients. Especially in the summer when fresh corn is super cheap!

Shrimp Foil Packet

Shrimp Foil Packet

This sausage and shrimp foil packet is an easy, delicious and fun meal for summer. In this recipe, a large foil pack is loaded with seasoned kielbasa sausage, large shrimp, potatoes and fresh corncobs.

Sheet Pan Sausage and Potatoes

Sheet Pan Sausage and Potatoes

This sheet pan sausage and potatoes is the dinner to make when you’re short on time, money and energy. In this recipe we use a fully cooked polka kielbasa sausage, red potatoes and onions. Then everything is seasoned and baked until the sausage is golden and the potatoes are tender.

Cedar Plank Mahi Mahi

Cedar Plank Mahi Mahi

This is an easy and delicious mahi mahi recipe, where the fish is the star. Here, the mahi-mahi gets flavor from the cedar plank on the bottom and from the sweet orange slices that are placed on top. We keep the seasoning really simple, to not distract from the mild mahi mahi flavor.

Cod with Tomatoes

Cod with Tomatoes

If you’re looking for quick fish recipes, this cod with tomatoes is just the thing. In this recipe, cod fillets are cooked in a butter and white wine sauce with cherry tomatoes and spinach. This is a really easy fish dinner that’s perfect for busy nights. We serve the cod with pasta, keeping this dinner simple and delicious.