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30 Easy Dinner Ideas For When You're Not Sure What To Make

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Sometimes you just need a go-to easy dinner recipe — one that's perfect for busy nights where you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, but still want something more substantial than, say, a PB&J.

So we rounded up some of our favorite easy dinner ideas, from customizable personal pizzas to a no-fuss stir-fry. Dinner will be ready in no time!

1. Fajita Parchment-Baked Chicken

2. The Best Ever Slow Cooker Pot Roast

3. Veggie Garlic Noodles

4. Chicken & Biscuit Bake

5. Taco Soup

6. One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

7. Chicken & Veggie Stir-Fry

Chicken & Veggie Stir-fry

8. Oven-Baked French Bread Pizzas

9. Easy Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken

10. Upgraded Ramen

11. Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

12. Meal Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

13. Black Bean–Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

14. Easiest One-Pot Beef with Broccoli

15. Instant Pot Veggie-Packed Mac 'n' Cheese

16. Sheet Pan Sausage & Veggies

17. Vegan Chickpea Shakshuka

18. Pesto Chicken Bake

19. Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

20. 10-Minute Lemon Garlic Salmon & Asparagus

21. Protein-Packed Veggie Bowl

22. Tuna & Avocado Wrap

23. BBQ Meatloaf & Veggie Dinner

24. Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Foil Packs

25. Bowties & Broccoli

26. Stuffed Bell Pepper Boats

27. Roasted Veggie & Black Bean Tacos

28. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

29. 15-Minute Lo Mein

30. Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

What's your go-to easy dinner? Tell us in the comments below!

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