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24 Easy Dinner Ideas For When You're Not Sure What To Make

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to easy dinner ideas — the ones perfect for busy nights where you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen, but still want something more substantial than, say, a PB&J. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍝

1. Chicken & Veggie Stir-fry

Chicken & Veggie Stir-fry

2. Oven-Baked French Bread Pizzas

3. Easy Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken

4. Upgraded Ramen

5. Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

6. Meal Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

7. Black Bean–Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

8. Easiest One-Pot Beef with Broccoli

9. Instant Pot Veggie-Packed Mac 'n' Cheese

10. Sheet Pan Sausage & Veggies

11. Vegan Chickpea Shakshuka

12. Pesto Chicken Bake

13. Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

14. 10-Minute Lemon Garlic Salmon & Asparagus

15. Protein-Packed Veggie Bowl

16. Tuna & Avocado Wrap

17. BBQ Meatloaf & Veggie Dinner

18. Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Foil Packs

19. Bowties & Broccoli

20. Stuffed Bell Pepper Boats

21. Roasted Veggie & Black Bean Tacos

22. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

23. 15-Minute Lo Mein

24. Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

What's your go-to easy dinner? Tell us in the comments below!

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