19+ Quick and Easy Meals

The coming of fall means quick and easy meals are going to be needed at the ready. These easy recipes are exactly what you need!

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These quick and easy meals are your solution for busy weeknights! Simple dinners can still be delicious with these easy fast dinner recipes!

Back to school is right around the corner…. after school activities, sports, homework and billion other things will be crowding your evenings. You’ll need to stock up on some fabulous quick and easy meals like these ones!

Not just dinner recipes, you’ll also find lunches, snacks and a few other fabulous time saving options. One thing is for sure, you won’t go hungry!

One Pan Meals

Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas
Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas are an easy weeknight meal using tender beef, homemade fajita seasoning, peppers, onions and jalapenos! #sheetpanrecipes #steakfajitas #bestangusbeef #steakholder www.savoryexperiments.com
Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas are an easy weeknight meal using tender beef and homemade fajita seasoning.
Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon
Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon is a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal. Prep this sheet pan meal in just 5 minutes using tomatoes, asparagus and a crispy panko and walnut topping for you salmon.
Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon is a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal. Prep this sheet pan meal in just 5 minutes using tomatoes, asparagus and a crispy panko and walnut topping for you salmon.
One Pot Italian Chicken
One Pot Italian Chicken is a favorite simple chicken recipe using only one dish and simple ingredients. Ready in just 45 minutes! #onepotmeals #simplechickenrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
One Pot Italian Chicken is a favorite simple chicken recipe using only one dish and simple ingredients. Ready in just 45 minutes!
Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole
white plate with chicken noodle casserole
This Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole is quick and easy to prepare.  With diced chicken, egg noodles, bacon and a creamy cheese sauce this dish will have you reaching for more!
One Pot Chicken Bruschetta Pasta
Chicken Bruschetta Pasta in a Cast Iron Skillet
One Pot Chicken Bruschetta Pasta is uses only one dish and a handful of ingredients to make dinner for the whole family. Tomatoes, fennel, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese make this a winning dish! 
Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Chicken
Sheet pan garlic chicken on a tray
Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Chicken is an easy sheet pan dinner that’s packed with flavor. A complete meal in just 30 minutes! 
Blackened Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs
coverhead of sheet pan chicken thighs in the oven
I am all for saving time on meals, and one pan meals are the best. This EASY Blackened Sheet Pan Chicken Thigh recipe is about to be your new favorite!
Spatchcock Sheet Pan Chicken
rimmed baking sheet with roast chicken and vegetables
Spatchcocking a chicken is an easy and ingenious way to break down a bird that guarantees gorgeous results every time.
Chicken with Shallots
The New York Times' Chicken with Shallots recipe pairs chicken thighs with caramelized shallots in a rich, delicious sauce. It is 100% crowd pleaser! #nytchickenwithshallots #chickenwithshallots #easychickenrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
Caramelized shallots and chicken in a flavorful gravy.

Instant Pot Meals

Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli
Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli is a quick, easy and healthy alternative to your favorite Chinese takeout dish. Ready in just 30 minutes! #beefandbroccoli #instantpotrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
If Beef and Broccoli is one of your go-to takeout dishes, you will LOVE this Instant Pot Beef and Broccoli! It’s easy to make and will be ready faster than your takeout could be delivered!
Instant Pot Short Ribs
Quick and easy meals - instant pot short ribs
These Instant Pot Short Ribs are fork tender, flavorful and so good you’ll make them again and again. Pressure cooker short ribs take considerably less time to make than typical braised short ribs!
Instant Pot Pulled Pork
Quick and easy meals - instant pot pulled pork
This Instant Pot Pulled Pork Recipe is perfectly seasoned and delicious on tacos, sandwiches or on its own. So easy to make & ready in just one hour! 
Instant Pot Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a bowl
An easy instant pot recipe that tastes even better than the original Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Ready in just 30 minutes! 
Instant Pot BBQ Beef Brisket
BBQ brisket slices on a cutting board - quick and easy meals
Instant Pot BBQ Brisket is the perfect dinner idea! Brisket will stay moist and offer loads of flavor.
Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs
Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs is perfect for nights when you need dinner fast. You won't need to know how to make spaghetti and meatballs any other way! #howtomakespaghettiandmeatballs #instantpotrecipes #spaghettiandmeatballs  www.savoryexperiments.com
Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs is perfect for nights when you need dinner fast. You won’t need to know how to make spaghetti and meatballs any other way!
Instant Pot Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese in a black bowl - quick and easy meals
Of all of the Instant Pot recipes, this pressure cooker mac and cheese is the best! If you like homemade creamy mac and cheese, Instant Pot Mac and Cheese is for you! 
Instant Pot Chili
Instant Pot Chili is a gold star chili. A simple chili recipe using jalapeño, chili seasoning, beans and beef ready in just 20 minutes! #instantpotrecipes #intantpotchili #easychilirecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
Instant Pot Chili is a gold star chili. A simple chili recipe using jalapeño, chili seasoning, beans and beef ready in just 20 minutes!

Quick and Easy Meals Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Cheesy Sausage Broccoli Skillet
Sharp cheddar cheese tossed with rice, broccoli florets, roasted red pepper and tender Eckrich Smoked Sausage. Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes! #easydinnerideas #skilletmeals #onepandinner www.savoryexperiments.com
This Cheesy Sausage Broccoli Skillet is so easy to make with rice, sliced sausage veggies and of course, CHEESE! Ready in 15 minutes! 
Quick Portabella Pizzas
This Quick Portabella Pizza is the ultimate low carb pizza and easiest stuffed portabella recipe with only 4 ingredients and ready in 20 minutes! #portabellamushroomrecipes #stuffedportabellamushrooms #portabellapizza #lowcarbpizza www.savoryexperiments.com
This Quick Portabella Pizza is the ultimate low carb pizza and easiest stuffed portabella recipe with only 4 ingredients and ready in 20 minutes!
Creamy Cajun Pasta
Creamy cajun pasta in a white bowl - quick and easy meals
Creamy Cajun Pasta is seriously AH-MAZING and only takes 20 minutes! Rotini covered in a cream sauce with Cajun seasoning, smoky andouille sausage, sautéed peppers, red onion and grape tomatoes.
Black Bean Green Chile Soup
Black bean green chile soup is a tomato based soup with smoky chipotle peppers and robust flavors. Top with avocado, cilantro and queso fresco! #easysoups #souprecipes www.savoryexperiments.com
Black bean Green Chile Soup is a tomato based soup with smoky chipotle peppers and robust flavors. Top with avocado, cilantro and queso fresco! Hearty enough for an entree, but can also be an appetizer! 
Easy Orange Chicken
This Orange Chicken Recipe is amped up with bell pepper, baby corn and carrots in a delicious savory orange sauce over rice. Garnish with scallions sesame seeds and orange zest for the best homemade Chinese food. #homemadeorangechicken #orangechickenrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
This Orange Chicken Recipe is amped up with bell pepper, baby corn and carrots in a delicious savory orange sauce over rice. Garnish with scallions sesame seeds and orange zest for the best homemade Chinese food. 
30-Minute Marinara
30 Minute Marinara Sauce - Quick and easy meals
Homemade Marinara Sauce is a quick and easy recipe for a tomato based sauce using herbs and spices. Perfect for pizza, dipping sauce or to put over pasta. 
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