22 Easiest Ever Dinner Recipes

Looking for easy dinnertime inspiration? Scroll down for 22 of my favorite and easiest dinner recipe ideas!

1. Fiery Asian Chicken Cutlets
These spicy chicken breasts are amazing sliced over a salad or in Banh Mi style sandwiches. Especially good paired with my quick soy sauce veggie pickles.

2. Turkey Quinoa Meatballs
Cooked quinoa takes the place of breadcrumbs in these tender turkey meatballs. Make a big batch to enjoy for quick dinners all week long.

 3. Mushroom & Goat Cheese Stuffed Zucchini
My favorite easy vegetarian dinner recipe! Hollowed out zucchini boats filled with a creamy and hearty mushroom filling.

 4. Orange & Ginger Glazed Salmon
Tangy orange marmalade is the secret behind this easy Asian-inspired salmon dish. 

5. Crispy Roasted Lemon Chicken Thighs
Easy enough for weeknight dinners, it's also an elegant dish to serve for company. Just add a side of rice or mashed potatoes and a salad, and you have a perfect meal.

6. Latin Spice Roast Chicken with Chimichurri
Three meals in one! Delicious roast chicken the first night, then make chicken salad the second day, and turn the leftovers into a spicy homemade chicken soup. Talk about convenient!

7. Mustard & Panko Crusted Salmon Fillets
I love this easy and crunchy salmon dish made with a few ingredients.

8. Cooked Shredded Chicken for Easy Weeknight Meals
Learn how to make a huge batch of shredded chicken that you can keep in the freezer for quick and healthy meals all week long! (Plus! A BUNCH of recipe ideas for the chicken.)

9. Pan-Seared Shrimp with Mango Salsa
This one is perfect for hot days when you want something lite. Ready in just a few minutes!

10. Spicy Roasted Tomato Soup
Feeling under the weather or in need of something a little comforting? This easy homemade tomato soup recipe is just the thing. Perfect with a grilled cheese!

11. Whiskey Orange Chipotle Chicken Thighs & Drums
One of the most popular recipes on my site, and with good reason! This is always a crowd-pleaser and perfect when serving a big group (or just a hungry family!). I include variations for a non-alcoholic version.

12. Chipotle Roasted Eggplant
This one is perfect for those meatless mondays. Just 3 ingredients and perfect on top of a salad, in a sandwich, or just on its own with a yogurt sauce. Spicy and satisfying!

13. 10-Minute Broiled Chipotle Salmon Fillets
Chipotle Tabasco is the secret ingredient behind these easy and spicy salmon fillets. How gorgeous does that glaze look?!

14. Crispy Pan-Fried Fish with Lemony Arugula
One of my go-to recipes. Try this with cod, tilapia, hake, sole--really just about any milk white fish will work. Crispy and delicious!

15. Chimichurri Fish Tacos
I'm such a fish taco fan, and this is one of my favorite ways to make them at home. The tangy herb sauce blitzes right up in a blender and then can be used for lots of other great recipes, too!

16. Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken Breasts
The quickest and tastiest chicken marinade ever. Be sure to check out the neat trick for making clean-up a breeze!

17. Roasted Garlic Mushroom Sauce for Nearly Everything
Learn how to make this sauce and you'll be set for a dozen different dishes. Serve them on top of grilled chicken or fish, add to a burger, toss with cooked pasta or rice, serve on its own as a side, puree with a little cream into a soup--seriously so many things you can do with this basic recipe!

18. Turkey Bacon Meatballs
Seriously one of my favorite meatball recipes ever. Lean turkey + smokey bacon = meatball perfection!

19. Cleaning Out the Fridge Fried Rice
Turn leftovers into the most perfect bowl of homemade fried rice ever!

20. Basil Arugula Pesto Pasta
Got wilting herbs? Turn them into a tasty and easy pasta sauce!

21. Sweet & Spicy Broccolini with Sausage
Sauteed veggies and spicy Italian sausage are a quick and comforting weeknight dinner recipe.

22. Cold Sesame Soba Noodle Salad
Another great summertime recipe. This cold salad is rich with flavor, but light for those hot summer nights. 

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