Easy Dinner Recipes

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This easy dinner recipes archive is your go-to source for delicious, family friendly, quick weeknight meals and Sunday suppers.

Whether you’re looking for quick one-pot meal, sheet pan dinners, or a slow cooked roast, you’ll find great inspiration here!

There are quick air fryer recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less! The Busy Foodie readers love my easy dinner recipes that use frozen, heat and eat chicken patties, like Aldi red bag chicken and Nashville hot chicken sandwiches.

If you prefer to use a stovetop, your oven, or crockpot to make your meal, you’ll find plenty of dinner ideas for those here, too. One of the most popular easy dinner recipes on this website is a one pot pasta with sausage and eggplant!

Oh, and what’s a good dinner without a few delicious side dishes? You’ll find plenty of easy side dish recipes to make, including oven roasted vegetables and air fryer sweet potato fries!

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Two portions of salmon meuniere on a white serving board with a bowl of quinoa in the background.

Salmon Meunière

Salmon meunière is a simple, pan-cooked salmon recipe with a bright, lemon-butter sauce that will make you feel like you’re eating at the best restaurant in town.

Creamy Gouda Mac and Cheese.

Smoky Air Fryer Mac and Cheese

This ultra-creamy mac and cheese recipe is made right in your air fryer — no boiling required! Smoked gouda and paprika give it a fantastic smokey flavor that really takes it to the next level. If you love homemade macaroni and cheese, you’re going to flip for this recipe!

BBQ chicken Thights on a white serving board, with a bowl of coleslaw to the side.

How to Air Fry Chicken Drumsticks

Are you ready to up your chicken game? Today, I’ll show you how to air fry chicken drumsticks. It’s a super fast way to make the most delicious chicken legs with crispy skin and tender, juicy meat.

Sausage and Eggplant One Pot Pasta

This one pot sausage and eggplant pasta is the perfect meal. It’s loaded with fresh veggies and just enough sweet Italian sausage to give it tons of flavor.

overhead view of a bowl of pasta with broccoli and sausage, with a dish of cheese in the background.

One Pot Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

This one-pot pasta with sausage and broccoli is the easiest dinner ever but it’s so delicious. It has tons of flavor from the sausage, plus a delicious garlic and oil sauce that I can never get enough of.

lemon ricotta pasta on a white plate.

One Pot Lemon Ricotta Spaghetti

This one-pot lemon ricotta pasta with zucchini is everything you need for a delicious summer dinner: creamy sauce, tons of flavor from lemon zest and juice, and a great way to use up a glut of zucchini and fresh basil.

A dish of baked feta pasta, ready to be served.

Baked Feta Pasta

Baked feta pasta is a game changer! It’s the perfect combination of tangy cheese, sweet tomatoes, and fresh basil—all in a 30-minute meal that’s a serious upgrade from typical ziti. 

Easy Bruschetta Pasta

This bruschetta pasta is the perfect dish to make when you want to impress your friends without having to do much more than chop some tomatoes and basil.

Drizzling katsu sauce over air fried chicken katsu

Air Fryer Chicken Katsu (Torikatsu)

If you’re craving crispy, golden-brown chicken katsu but don’t have a lot of time, try making it in your air fryer. This quick and easy recipe is healthier than deep-frying but just as delicious.