Fast-Fix Weeknight Recipes
Pork Cutlets with Brussels Sprouts
An easy sauce of sour cream, brown sugar and milk (or cream) tops skillet-cooked pork chops. Brussels sprouts cook in the same skillet, simplifying cleanup.
Upside-Down Pizza Casserole
Play with this four-ingredient recipe just as you would improvise with pizza toppings. You can substitute Italian sausage for the ground beef or add ingredients such as sliced mushrooms, pepperoni or sweet peppers into the meat mixture.
Mexican Sweet Potato-Veggie Medley
Create a meatless main dish in minutes by sauteeing sweet potatoes, then adding canned corn and black beans. Top with a chipotle-flavor sour cream, avocado slices and fresh cilantro.
Paella is a snap when you use precooked turkey sausage, precooked shrimp and pouch rice. Serve this dish with warm, crusty bread to sop up the juices.
Beef and Blue Pizza
Red onion, blue cheese, thinly sliced roast beef and chopped sweet pepper top a premade pizza crust for a quick and easy dinner.
Gingered Chicken and Fried Rice
Carrots, sugar snap peas and fresh ginger give crunch and flavor to this easy Asian-inspired recipe.
Savory Focaccia Pie
Top flavored focaccia with oil-packed dried tomatoes, Italian sausage, baby spinach, and goat cheese or feta cheese for meal that's ready in just over 20 minutes.
Peppery Beef with Mushrooms
Prepare this hearty main dish even faster by using prepared ingredients such as purchased steak seasoning and presliced mushrooms. Roasted red potatoes make a quick and flavorful side dish.
Potato Chips Meet Fish
How do you get your family to eat fish? By serving tilapia coated with potato chips, herbs and honey-mustard dressing.
Quick Green Chili and Chicken Enchiladas
Chicken tenders, Mexican-style four-cheese blend, green chile peppers and bottled green salsa fill these easy enchiladas. Buy hot or mild chiles to suit your family's taste for heat.
Rice and Sweet Pepper Bowl
This seven-ingredient meatless meal combines sweet peppers, Spanish-style rice and stewed tomatoes. Two kinds of cheese-shaved Parmesan and Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers-punch up the flavor.
Tuck mango salsa, Gouda cheese, and chopped turkey or chicken into flour tortillas for this fresh twist on quesadillas.
Tortellini with Chicken and Cheese
Prepare this chicken dish in just 20 minutes using packaged ingredients. Substitute leftover chicken (or any leftover cooked meat) for the frozen chopped cooked chicken breast, if you like.
Tilapia Tacos with Chipotle Cream
Either fresh or frozen tilapia works well for these tacos. Just rub the fish with seasonings, and it's ready for the skillet. Serve with a creamy chipotle sauce and a zesty combination of chopped onions, tomatoes and cilantro.
Herbed Chicken, Orzo and Zucchini
Team basil-seasoned chicken breasts with fresh zucchini and seasoned orzo for a fast and flavorful dinner.
Pork Chops with Pear-Maple Sauce
Mediterranean Chicken and Polenta
Cook chicken breasts with tomatoes, olives and wine, then serve with creamy polenta for a Mediterranean-inspired dinner.
Zesty Black Bean Chili
This fast-fix chili uses a variety of canned or ready-to-eat ingredients, including salsa, black beans, vegetable juice and turkey kielbasa.
Spicy Orange Chicken
Cook chicken in a mix of fresh orange juice, soy sauce, honey and ginger, then serve over wilted spinach. Crushed red pepper adds heat; adjust to suit your taste.
Easy Italian-Style Enchiladas
Go cross-cultural by combining chicken, Italian pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese in Mexican tortillas.
Chicken-Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese
Jazz up classic macaroni and cheese with parsley, sun-dried tomatoes, chicken and broccoli for dinner in 20 minutes.
Fast Chicken and Rice
This skillet meal is ready in just 10 minutes! Combine chicken, cooked brown or white rice, peas, almonds, and bottled stir-fry sauce.
Buffalo Chicken Pizzas
Top pita bread rounds with Southwest-flavor chicken strips, blue cheese dressing, celery and bottled hot pepper sauce for a dinner that's ready in 20 minutes. The flavor will remind you of your favorite wings!
Pesto Penne with Deli Roasted Chicken
Purchased pesto and roast chicken help get this main-dish pasta on the table in 20 minutes. Fresh broccoli cooks with the pasta and lends straight-from-the-garden flavor. Round out the meal with Romaine Hearts with Lemon-Honey Vinaigrette and Raspberry-Topped Cheesecake.