16 Quick Weeknight Meals

easy weeknight meals

Ever have one of those nights where have no idea what to put on the table quickly? We’re here to help! These easy and quick weeknight meals are ready in under an hour, so you don’t have any hangry family members on your hands. No more frozen pizzas, these recipes will be your new weeknight go-to’s!

Salmon in a Tomato and Feta Sauce

Salmon in a Tomato and Feta Sauce

“This salmon baked in a tomato and feta sauce (aka salmon saganaki) is a perfect light spring/summer meal and right now it’s great when served with some of the fresh locally grown asparagus!” - Kevin
Stir Mein (Stir Fry/Lo Mein)

Stir Mein (Stir Fry/Lo Mein)

“Well, I've attempted to make Lo Mein at home a few times because it's my favorite Chinese dish. I finally nailed it!! The sauce tastes like a perfect mix between a stir fry sauce and a lo mein sauce.” - Michelle
Vegan White Beans and Kale Skillet

Vegan White Beans and Kale Skillet

“This white bean and kale recipe makes for the perfect hearty, healthy meal. Complemented by fire-roasted tomatoes, sweet onions, and artichoke hearts, these Italian white beans are both delicious and 100% vegan.” - Nicole
Sea's Salisbury Steak

Sea's Salisbury Steak

“This is my favorite recipe for Salisbury steak. It's very easy and gets rave reviews! You can simmer this for a while. The longer you do, the thicker, darker and more flavorful the gravy becomes. This recipe makes extra gravy for mashed potatoes.”- Sea
Truffle Alfredo Pasta

Truffle Alfredo Pasta

“This alfredo pasta is amazingly silky smooth. It's so rich and creamy, you'll swoon until the very last bite. The truffle butter and cheese has a mild, rich flavor that's incredible when dusted with a little sea salt and fresh cracked pepper. It's quick and simple to put together. This is best served fresh, so have your pasta ready to go while preparing the alfredo sauce.” - Kitchen Crew
Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

“Sticky Sesame Cauliflower is a sticky glaze-coated cauliflower that is bursting with flavor. This Korean fried cauliflower makes a great dinner or appetizer.” - Nicole
Working Mom's Layered Nachos

Working Mom's Layered Nachos

“A quick, easy and somewhat healthy dinner fix for anytime you need to get dinner on the table quickly and keep 'em happy!” - Michelle
Bourbon Honey Steak Tips

Bourbon Honey Steak Tips

“This recipe makes tender, succulent, flavorful, and easy steak tips that are perfect for a fast meal or hearty appetizer.” - Paula
Parmesan Crusted Chicken With Creamy Risotto

Parmesan Crusted Chicken With Creamy Risotto

“With this recipe, I've found it is much easier to cook when you have a helper! That way they can cook the chicken and the other person can start assembling everything else. Enjoy!” - Christi
Beef and Bean Burritos

Beef and Bean Burritos

“This is super simple to cook and what burritos are not eaten they can be wrapped and frozen. These Beef and bean burritos can be popped in the microwave and make the perfect lunch.” - Debbie
Luby's Fried Fish and Tartar Sauce

Luby's Fried Fish and Tartar Sauce

“The crust on this cod sticks perfectly, fried up golden brown and crisp. We've never had fried fish from Luby's so we can't speak to its authenticity... but we can say this is mighty good fried cod. There are not a lot of seasonings in the recipe, so the flavor of the fish shines. The homemade tartar sauce is the perfect complement to the fish. This makes a lot of tartar sauce. The recipe can easily be cut in half and you'll still have enough for dinner.” - Kitchen crew
Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

Homemade Cheesy Italian Hamburger Helper

“So easy and so good! My kids love Hamburger Helper but I was never thrilled with serving them the box version. This healthier version tastes even better. They devoured it!” - Jennifer
Curried Vegetable Stir Fry

Curried Vegetable Stir Fry

“I make this simple yet tasty curried vegetable stir fry all the time. My kids love it because of the baby potatoes and broccoli, their two favorite vegetables. To make it a complete meal, I like to serve it with Quinoa Fried Rice or some kind of lentil soup. “ - Shikha
Mom's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Mom's Swedish Meatballs Recipe

“You did not let Just A Pinch users down. This was a 5 star recipe, my family loved it. It made the whole house smell heavenly. After it was made I kept thinking about those frozen Swedish Meatball dinners and how bad they are compared to fresh made. This was a little time consuming to make but worth every minute.” - Jennifer
Comforting Cabbage Sausage Stew

Comforting Cabbage Sausage Stew

“Yesterday, I had a bowl of this cabbage-sausage stew -it was so good! The flavors mingle well together. And IF you have any left over the next day, the flavors meld even better.” - Pat
Buffalo Chicken Grilled Onions and Cheese Sandwich

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Onions and Cheese Sandwich

“I LOVE grilled cheese sandwiches and hot wings. So, here is my recipe that combines both. Great on a nice cold day!” - Sharonne