Make-Ahead Dinner Recipes

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  • Best Tomato Soup Recipe - bowls of tomato soup on table with bread
    40 min
    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian
    This Classic Tomato Soup is rich with a velvety texture. It’s easy to make with canned tomatoes, and perfectly suited for all of your grilled cheese dipping needs. Better than a can of Campbell's and just about as easy!
  • How to Make Chili without Beans
    50 min
    Chili, without the beans—just beef, tomatoes, onions, and lots of great spices. Make it ahead, freeze the leftovers, eat it for days.
  • Bowl of buffalo chicken chili with toppings
    40 min
    This Buffalo Chicken Chili is the best of two game day classics: buffalo chicken wings and chili! Top your bowl with sour cream, tortilla chips, chopped green onions, cheese, and extra buffalo sauce for a new Super Bowl favorite. (Slow cooker and Instant Pot directions, too!)
  • Asian Beef Lettuce Wraps
    45 min
    Served on a bed of thin rice noodles and wrapped in lettuce, these curried beef patties make for a bright, flavorful meal that's easy to make and fun to eat.
  • Skillet Chicken Dinner Recipes-close up of chicken in a skillet with green beans and orange bell peppers with wooden serving spoons on the side.
    49 min
    Low Carb
    Need dinner in a hurry? Chinese 5-Spice Skillet Dinner to the rescue! Lean protein, loads of colorful vegetables, and on the table in about 30 minutes!
  • Leftover turkey pot pie in a large casserole dish with serving spoon
    45 min
    Leftover Turkey Pot Pies are a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers like turkey, carrots, onions, celery, even pie crust. Make them whatever size you want; we like small ramekins for mini-size portions for the kids!
  • Best Recipe for Chicken Korma - bowl of chicken korma with plate of Naan
    2 hrs, 55 min
    This sped-up version of chicken korma saves time without sacrificing flavor! Boneless chicken thighs are gently simmered in a rich, creamy sauce to create layers of sweet and spicy flavors.
  • Stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and summer squash
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    It's summer squash season! Try these Stuffed Shells with Yellow Squash and Ricotta for an easy and delicious summertime meal. Easy to make ahead and also freezes well!
  • Chicken freezer burritos with jalapeno avocado
    40 min
    Chicken Freezer Burritos are your answer to a quick, family-friendly weeknight meal! They're easy to make and delicious (when reheated correctly!). Here's everything you need to know about how to make freezer burritos you'll actually want to eat!
  • How to Make Stuffed Mushrooms - mushroom with melted cheese on top sitting on a bed of greens.
    40 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Vegetarian
    Spinach-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms are a vegetarian delight that even a die-hard meat eater will enjoy! They’re also gluten-free and suitable for anyone on a keto plan.
  • Horizontal view of easy shepherd's pie with a striped dish towel underneath white casserole dish. Serving spoon insdie with a scoop missing.
    55 min
    Get your forks ready and dig into this Tex Mex take on the comfort food classic Shepherd’s Pie. It’s spicy, cheesy and loaded with chicken, beans, and corn, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes. You’re looking at pure weeknight dinner deliciousness.
  • Mac and Cheese Add-Ins - mac and cheese in bowl with basil leaves and breadcrumbs on top
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    This mac and cheese with fresh basil and artichokes takes the classic to new heights! The sauce is infused with basil and made with a blend of melted cheeses. No roux! (P.S. Your kids will love this, too!)
  • Caramelized mojo marinated pork roast with four juicy slices cut from it. A small white bowl of marinade rests next to a larger bowl of red rice.
    3 hrs, 45 min
    Low Carb, Paleo
    Cuban-style roast pork is marinated in a garlicky-citrus mojo sauce to deliver flavorful, succulent meat. Cuban pork is easy to make, and the best part is you can use the leftovers to make Cuban sandwiches. Go ahead—wow your family two nights in a row!
  • Perfectly tender pot roast piled onto a gray plate with carrots and potatoes and covered in gravy.
    8 hrs, 25 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb
    Pot Roast with gravy is comfort food at its finest. Put it in a slow cooker to make all of your chilly winter dreams come true. Carrots, potatoes, and mushrooms cook low and slow along with the roast while you’re at work. Dinner is ready when you are!

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