Make-Ahead Dinner Recipes

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  • Baked Ziti
    1 hr, 5 min
    Baked Ziti - classic Italian American comfort food of pasta baked with sausage, tomato sauce and all kinds of gooey, yummy cheeses. So EASY and so good!
  • Best ever dry brined turkey after roasting
    2 hrs, 15 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo
    Want the most perfectly moist, flavorful, and juicy Thanksgiving turkey? Try dry-brining! All you do is rub the turkey with salt and let it hang out in the fridge for 24 to 72 hours. No muss, no fuss. The best turkey you'll ever eat will soon be yours!
  • How to Cook Steak Sous Vide
    10 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo
    The EASIEST and BEST way to make steak is cooking it sous vide. It's precise and will cook the steak exactly to your preferred doneness. A quick sear on a skillet to finish, and you’ve got the best steak EVER.
  • Horizontal view of white plate with slice of small batch lasagna and garnished with chopped parsley. A partial view of the baked lasagna in the glass pan is to the right of the plate. Above the plate to the left is a small bowl of lettuce and a tumbler. A fork is on the left of the plate.
    1 hr, 5 min
    This small-batch weeknight lasagna comfortably serves two and is ready in half the time as a larger batch. Loaf Pan Lasagna is layered with chunky pieces of sausage and rustic-but-quick tomato sauce.
  • Sloppy Joes with Turkey Recipe
    36 min
    These Turkey Sloppy Joes are family-tested and kid-approved, plus lean ground turkey is a great healthy option for weeknight dinners. Embrace the mess and your kids will, too!
  • Turkey Chili ready to serve
    1 hr, 30 min
    Gluten-Free
    Easy Turkey Chili, great for turkey leftovers! With shredded turkey meat, kidney beans, onion, garlic, tomatoes and chili.
  • Chicken Freezer Meal with Chicken Tenders-close up of chicken, potatoes, olives and swiss chard
    2 hrs, 50 min
    One pan? Yes, please! This French Herbes de Provence skillet chicken uses chicken tenders, potatoes, olives, and spinach make quick work for this weeknight, freezer friendly meal.
  • Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl - Bowl with sweet potatoes, black beans, quinoa, and spinach
    55 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian
    Need a good make-ahead meal? These Quinoa Bowls are loaded with creamy black beans, vitamin packed sweet potatoes, wilted spinach, and crunchy pepitas! Make everything on a Sunday and you have work-day lunches ready for the week!
  • Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cheese
    45 min
    Vegetarian
    Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Southwestern toppings are the BEST! Black beans, corn, bell peppers, and creamy queso fresco make this a colorful and filling main dish all on its own. Score!
  • 37 min
    Break out your skillet tonight for this Italian-inspired chicken dish! Spinach, tomatoes, red onion, and capers combine to make this super simple meal a flavor superstar. Freezes well, too!
  • Cinncinnatti Chili
    3 hrs, 40 min
    Authentic Cincinnati Chili is a meaty, rich, and uniquely spiced chili from (you guessed it!) Cincinnati, Ohio. It's served over hot spaghetti with your choice of toppings. Don’t forget the cheese and oyster crackers!
  • Cranberry Apple Stuffed Pork Loin
    1 hr, 25 min
    We LOVE this pork loin roast stuffed with chopped apples, walnuts and cranberries. So festive, perfect for holiday entertaining!
  • Beef and beans chili
    1 hr, 45 min
    Everyone needs a recipe for classic beef chili. Make this one your go-to! It's made with corn, peppers, tomatoes, and beans, and makes enough to freeze for later!
  • Stuffed Delicata Squash Recipe
    45 min
    This Stuffed Delicata Squash recipe is an elegant dinner party meal, but it's also easy enough to make on a weeknight. We're stuffing these with a mix of pancetta, goat cheese, rice, and mushrooms!
  • Chile Relleno Casserole
    1 hr, 25 min
    Poblano chiles, stuffed with cotija cheese and chorizo sausage, baked in an egg and cheese casserole with tomato sauce.
  • Quinoa bowl sweet potato
    40 min
    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
    We love roasted sweet potatoes, especially in grain bowls like this one! Combine with quinoa, and top with avocado for a quick, one-bowl vegetarian meal.
  • Easy Chicken Enchiladas in pan covered in red chili sauce and cheese
    50 min
    Gluten-Free
    Our favorite red chili chicken enchiladas! Corn tortillas are dipped in red chili sauce to bake in the flavor in this easy chicken enchiladas recipe. Simple make-ahead midweek dinner. Reheats well for leftovers!
  • Starbucks Egg Bites Recipe
    35 min
    In addition to looking darn adorable, these pressure cooker egg bites are super delicious and easy to make! Just like Starbucks' egg bites, but better because you made them yourself!

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