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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.

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.

Spanish Rice with Chicken and Sausage Recipe

Spanish Rice with Chicken and Sausage Recipe

This Spanish rice with chicken and sausage 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.

Spicy Baked Chicken

Spicy Baked Chicken

This spicy baked chicken is an easy recipe that you can put together in just a few minutes. The rest is hands-off. Once seasoned, the chicken sits in the refrigerator getting all flavorful. Then, it’s baking time, about 1 hour to a juicy and delicious chicken dinner. With only 4 ingredients, this dinner is budget friendly and no-fuss too!

Sausage and Potatoes Skillet

Sausage and Potatoes Skillet

This sausage and potatoes skillet is easy, affordable and delicious, a winning combination for weeknight dinner! In this recipe, fully cooked sausage is simmered in a flavorful tomato sauce with potatoes. Then, to make it extra filling, it’s topped with hard boiled eggs. Serve this meal with crackers or bread to soak up the delicious sauce.

Braised Chicken Thighs

Braised Chicken Thighs

In this recipe, chicken thighs are braised in a delicious mushroom and garlic sauce. This meal is really easy to make so it’s perfect for busy weeknights. Prep is minimal, and it comes together quickly. Serve the braised chicken thighs with noodles or mashed potatoes with a generous amount of the mushroom and garlic sauce for a satisfying meal.