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!

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!

One Pan Meals

Sheet pan steak fajitas with peppers

Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas are an easy weeknight meal using tender beef, homemade fajita seasoning, peppers, onions and jalapenos! You can find the recipe here.

Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon on a tray

Panko Crusted Salmon is a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal! This sheet pan dinner uses tomatoes, asparagus, and a crispy panko and walnut topping for your salmon! You can find the recipe here.

One pot Italian chicken on a silver plate with a fork

One Pot Italian Chicken is a favorite simple chicken recipe using only one dish and simple ingredients. Ready in just 45 minutes! You can find the recipe here.

Chicken bruschetta pasta in a white bowl

Do you want to make a delicious and healthy dinner for your family in just 20 minutes? This One-Pot Chicken Bruschetta Pasta is it! You can find the recipe here.

Sheet pan garlic chicken on a tray

Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Chicken is an easy and family-friendly sheet pan dinner. You’ll want to keep this 30 minute honey chicken recipe on hand for quick and easy meals! You can find the recipe here.

Instant Pot Meals

Instant pot beef and broccoli on a white plate

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! You can find the recipe here.

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! You can find the recipe here.

Quick and easy meals - instant pot pulled pork

Instant Pot Pulled Pork is fork tender pork seasoned with a sweet and zesty seasoned and cooked in just 1 hour to perfection! One of those quick and easy meals that are perfect for sandwiches, tacos or to eat on it’s own. You can find the recipe here.

Panera broccoli cheddar soup - quick and easy meals

Instant Pot Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup is one of the easiest copycat recipes you’ll ever make. This easy soup is guaranteed to become a family favorite weeknight meal! You can find the recipe here.

BBQ brisket slices on a cutting board - quick and easy meals

Instant Pot BBQ Brisket is the perfect dinner idea! One of my favorite quick and easy meals will stay moist and offer loads of flavor! You can find the recipe here.

Spaghetti and meatballs in a white bowl - quick and easy meals

Recipes like this Instant Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs are perfect for busy weeknights when you need dinner in a hurry. You will never need to know how to make spaghetti and meatballs any other way! You can find the recipe here.

Mac and cheese in a black bowl - quick and easy meals

Of all of the quick and easy meals, this pressure cooker mac and cheese is the best! If you like homemade creamy mac and cheese, this is for you! You can find the recipe here.

Chili in a white bowl - quick and easy meals

Instant Pot Chili is a gold star chili. A simple chili recipe using jalapeño, chili seasoning, beans and beef ready in just 20 minutes! You can find the recipe here.

Quick and Easy Meals Ready in Under 30 Minutes

Cheesy rice and broccoli in a skillet - quick and easy meals

Sharp cheddar cheese tossed with rice, broccoli florets, roasted red pepper and tender smoked sausage. Dinner is ready in just 15 minutes with this Cheesy Sausage Broccoli Skillet! You can find the recipe here.

Portabella pizza on a white plate - quick and easy meals

These Quick Portabella Pizzas are the ultimate low carb pizza. The stuffed portabella mushrooms are one of the best quick and easy meals! You can find the recipe here.

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. You can find the recipe here.

Black bean soup in a white bowl - quick and easy meals

Black Bean Green Chile soup is a tomato based soup with smoky chipotle peppers and robust flavors. Top with avocado, cilantro and queso fresco! You can find the recipe here.

Orange chicken in a white dish - quick and easy meals

This Orange Chicken Recipe is amped up with bell pepper, baby corn and carrots in a delicious savory orange sauce over rice! You can find the recipe here.

30 Minute Marinara Sauce - Quick and easy meals

Marinara Sauce is one of the simplest of Italian sauces, and this 30-Minute Marinara Sauce could not be easier! You can find the recipe here.

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