40 Quick Dinner Ideas and Easy Dinner Recipes

Need quick dinner ideas? Try one of these easy-to-prepare dinner recipes and get a delicious meal on the table tonight!

Is it 6 o'clock and you haven't even started thinking about dinner yet? Don't worry, you're not alone! Whether you've got 10 minutes or an hour to cook, we've compiled a list of quick dinner ideas to help you out.

10-Minute Quick Dinner Ideas

If you only have 10 minutes for dinner, take-out isn't even an option! Try one of these quick-to-prepare meals that will come together in 10 minutes or less, including stir-frys, pizza and pasta.

Get more 10-minute easy dinner recipes!

30-Minute Easy Dinner Ideas

You can prepare a delicious, home-cooked meal in 30 minutes or less. Take your pick from sandwiches, chicken entrees or soups, or more sophisticated fare like Tuscan polenta or pork medallions.

Need more? Browse our gallery of 30-minute easy dinner ideas!

45-Minute Easy Dinner Recipes

Got just under an hour? We have plenty of mouthwatering options for you, including savory stews, speedy roast chicken and pork chops.

Want to save time on clean-up? Check out these one-pot dinner recipes!

60-Minute Easy Dinner Ideas

You can make a truly impressive meal if you've got an hour to spare. Cancel your dinner reservation and cook up something comforting at home, like fried chicken, macaroni and cheese or chicken potpie!

For the ultimate low-effort dinner, try one of our slow-cooker recipes!

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Need more dinner ideas? Try these links below or join the discussion in our Quick & Easy Cookbook message board.

Easy Chicken Recipes For Dinner
Vegetarian Dinner Recipes
Dinner Recipes with Pantry Ingredients
Dinner Recipes Under $10
Easy Pasta Dinner Recipes
Hearty Meat and Potato Recipes

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