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

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Sometimes you just need a go-to easy dinner recipe — one that's 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.

So we rounded up some of our favorite easy dinner ideas, from customizable personal pizzas to a no-fuss stir-fry. Dinner will be ready in no time!

1. Chicken & Biscuit Bake

2. Taco Soup

3. One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

4. Chicken & Veggie Stir-Fry

Chicken & Veggie Stir-fry

5. Oven-Baked French Bread Pizzas

6. Easy Butter Chicken

Easy Butter Chicken

7. Upgraded Ramen

8. Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

Easy Chicken Alfredo Penne

9. Meal Prep Pesto Chicken & Veggies

10. Black Bean–Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

11. Easiest One-Pot Beef with Broccoli

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

13. Sheet Pan Sausage & Veggies

14. Vegan Chickpea Shakshuka

15. Pesto Chicken Bake

16. Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

17. 10-Minute Lemon Garlic Salmon & Asparagus

18. Protein-Packed Veggie Bowl

19. Tuna & Avocado Wrap

20. BBQ Meatloaf & Veggie Dinner

21. Teriyaki Chicken & Veggie Foil Packs

22. Bowties & Broccoli

23. Stuffed Bell Pepper Boats

24. Roasted Veggie & Black Bean Tacos

25. Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

26. 15-Minute Lo Mein

27. Instant Pot Cashew Chicken

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

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