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Need a quick dinner and don’t know where to start? Hoping I can help out with that! I put together a list of our favorite 30 minute dinner recipes that you can whip up in less time than it takes delivery to get to your door.

These are recipes that we make at home regularly–I can be pretty darn lazy when it comes to making dinner, so the quicker and easier, THE BETTER!


Sheet Pan Dinners

honey lime chicken fajitas on sheet pan.
5 from 14 votes

Honey Lime Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Winner, winner, simple chicken dinner! These simple Honey Lime Baked Chicken Fajitas are simple to make and full of flavor and spice. This sheet pan dinner is served in under 30 minutes! A touch of honey, lime and smoked paprika combine for an out of this world flavor!
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Baked orange chicken sheet pan dinner served on plate with white rice and orange slices.
4.89 from 27 votes

Orange Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

Dinner is so simple with this Baked Orange Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner! Toss all the ingredients on the pan, spread on the marinade and bake! Serve over some minute rice and you are all set for dinner!
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Tacos + Enchiladas

Chicken taco bake in pan with serving spoon scooping in.
5 from 4 votes

Chicken Taco Casserole

This super simple Chicken Taco Casserole is a dinner ready in about 30 minutes. So versatile and lots of options to serve. A forkable taco dish that the whole family will love! Top with chips or serve over rice–so many ways to enjoy!
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Air fryer fish tacos topped with cilantro lime slaw on plate with lime wedges.
4.99 from 124 votes

Air Fryer Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

These Air Fryer Fish Tacos are ready start to finish in about 15 minutes. Toss a simple Cilantro Lime Slaw together while the fish air fries and you will have the perfect taco dinner. Use your favorite white fish: tilapia, mahi mahi, cod, etc. A weeknight dinner that is so simple and one that everyone will love!
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Pan of green chicken enchiladas topped with onion, cilantro, tomatoes, etc.
5 from 3 votes

Green Chicken Enchiladas

A simple dinner ready in about 30 minutes thanks to rotisserie chicken, this quick Green Chicken Enchiladas recipe is the best weekday meal. Toss it together in 10 minutes and have a cheesy delicious dinner in no time! Green enchilada sauce adds the perfect flavor!
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Ground pork tacos in tortillas topped with pineapple, jalapeño and cilantro salsa.
5 from 12 votes

Ground Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

A simple dinner with crispy browned ground pork and a tangy pineapple salsa, these Ground Pork Tacos are a quick and delicious way to get dinner on the table. Whip up this recipe in about 20 minutes and enjoy a dinner with so much flavor!
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Pasta Dinners

Ground beef pasta recipe in skillet with parsley and basil on top.
4.85 from 66 votes

Simple Beef Pasta Skillet

This Simple Ground Beef Pasta recipe is a perfect pasta dish the whole family will love! Ready in under 30 minutes, this easy cheesy pasta dinner is packed with spinach, tomatoes and just the right amount of Italian Seasoning. Who wants seconds?
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Creamy tomato basil skillet gnocchi topped with chopped basil and parsley.
5 from 8 votes

Tomato Basil Gnocchi

15 minutes is all that you need to whip up this one pot, creamy Tomato Basil Gnocchi with fresh basil, as well as all the garlic and parmesan! Such a simple dinner to prep and prepare but tastes like an amazing meal that you had to work for. The whole family will love it!
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One pot lemon ricotta pasta in bowl with forks.
5 from 9 votes

Lemon Ricotta Pasta

Simple creamy and so refreshing, this one pot Lemon Ricotta Pasta is a 20 minute meal that is so effortless. Dinner comes together in just one dish and is full of flavor and even veggies. Serve with fresh bread and a salad and dinner is complete!
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Stock pot with creamy tomato sauce and topped with herbs.
5 from 12 votes

Creamy One Pot Pasta

This is the easiest Creamy One Pot Pasta you will ever make! Less than 10 minutes to prep and as easy as tossing everything in the pot and stirring. Dinner doesn't get any easier, or tastier than this creamy, parmesan pasta!
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Soup Recipes

Italian sausage and gnocchi soup in bowl topped with herbs and parmesan.
4.93 from 13 votes

30 Minute Sausage Gnocchi Soup

A hearty soup is just 30 minutes away with this simple Italian Sausage and Gnocchi Soup. Only a few minutes to prep, minimal ingredients and simmered with the perfect Italian seasonings. Grab a fresh loaf of crusty bread and make it a cozy soup for dinner kind of night!
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Red dutch oven with ground turkey chili topped with red onion, green onion and cilantro with wooden spoon sitting in pot.
5 from 2 votes

Simple Turkey Chili

This quick and Simple Turkey Chili is made stovetop and in just 30 minutes! Full of peppers, beans, spices and one unique ingredient to really bring out the richness of flavor. An easy recipe to prepare for cozy cold night dinners!
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Gray ceramic bowl with broccoli cheddar soup served with spoon.
4.92 from 23 votes

Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The easiest soup ever–this Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup is as easy as dumping everything in the pot and then stirring it all up in the end. So creamy and cozy, and packed with broccoli, but only a matter of a few minutes to prep!
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White bowl with tomato tortellini soup and spoon scooping in.
4.93 from 13 votes

Tomato Tortellini Soup

Simple and hearty, this Tomato Tortellini Soup is a great recipe for dinner when you need some good comfort food that will fill you up. Stove top and Slow cooker variations to fit your need!
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Other Favorites

Creamy Tuscan chicken in pan topped with freshly chopped parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach.
5 from 9 votes

Creamy Baked Tuscan Chicken

This cozy and comforting creamy Baked Tuscan Chicken is a simple take on a classic dish. A dump and bake chicken breast recipe that can be prepped and served in about 30 minutes. A great dish for a simple weeknight meal or a dinner party–perfect for any occasion!
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Chicken stuffed poblano peppers on parchment topped with cheese and cilantro.
5 from 28 votes

Easy Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers

These Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers are so easy and baked with all the spicy, cheesy goodness the entire family will love. With a few simple tricks, these peppers will be yours in no time and with very little effort!
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Spinach ricotta chicken breast topped with freshly chopped parsley and parmesan in bowl with pasta.
4.97 from 51 votes

Spinach Ricotta Chicken

This Spinach Ricotta Chicken is so simple to whip up but tastes like a fancy gourmet meal! Rich and creamy ricotta, parmesan, spinach and a few other simple ingredients come together in this delicious chicken recipe to keep you from making the same old chicken all the time! Ready in 30 minutes too!
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Turkey stir fry served with rice and topped with sesame seeds and green onion.
5 from 8 votes

Ground Turkey Teriyaki Stir Fry

A simple weeknight dinner ready in under 30 minutes, this Ground Turkey Teriyaki Stir Fry is just the right amount of sweet and savory. A simple homemade teriyaki sauce is easier than you think–with a hint of orange zest and all the flavor the whole family will love!
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Skillet with chicken thighs and fresh parsley on top.
5 from 11 votes

Creamy Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms

Creamy and comforting, this 20 minute Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms in White Wine Sauce recipe is the perfect dinner. Minimal prep and pairs perfectly with a salad, rice and a fresh loaf of bread. This chicken dinner feels fancy but is perfect for a weeknight meal!
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Close up view of stuffed chicken breasts topped with freshly chopped basil.
4.97 from 26 votes

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken with Tomato and Basil

Chicken for dinner doesn’t have to be the same old and it doesn’t have to be complicated either. This simple Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken with fresh basil and tomato makes dinner worth repeating! Ready in 30 minutes and packed with flavor– a Caprese salad right in your chicken!
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Vegan sloppy Joes on bun with chips.
5 from 7 votes

15 Minute Vegan Sloppy Joes

Simple and delicious–these vegan lentil sloppy joes are literally ready in no time!
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