Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals

30 Minute Meals

Quick and easy 30 minute meals are splendid for when you're short on time but still want a delicious home cooked dinner. They're also great for inexperienced cooks that want to use basic cooking skills...not compete for the next Iron Chef.

Don't give up on having a home cooked meal because you don't want to spend hours in the kitchen. We have the answer to the dinnertime crunch with hundreds of savory dinners that take 30 minutes or less for the complete meal; with your choice of entrees and sides, casseroles, skillet meals and more.

Imagine...delicious dinners that taste like old fashioned suppers even on the busiest of days. No matter how full your schedule gets, how much (or how little) time you have, or your cooking experience; your family will love these quick and easy meals in 30 minutes.

Get the perfect solution to your "What should I make for dinner?" question.



30 Minute Meals - Chicken Recipes

30 Minute Chicken

Chicken done in 30 minutes or less

Quick Chicken
30 Minute Meals - Beef Recipes

30 Minute Beef

Quick and easy meals with beef

Quick & Easy Beef
30 Minute Meals - Pork Recipes

30 Minute Pork

Pork, bacon and ham meals

Quick & Easy Pork
30 Minute Meals - Pasta and Seafood Recipes

Pasta and Seafood

30 minute pasta & seafood meals

Easy Meatless
Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals - Sweet and Sour Chicken

Easy Sweet & Sour

Most Popular in 30 Minute Meals

Easy Sweet & Sour
30 Minute Meals - Broccoli Spinach Fettuccine Recipe

Broccoli Fettuccine

Most Pinned 30 Minute Meal

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Everyone needs go-to recipes they can count on to pull together a tasty dinner in no time. These are our reader's favorites, the meals the kids will eat, and all are complete meals from kitchen to table in 30 minutes or less. Perfect for weekdays or anytime you want a dinner you can count on being delicious.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Sesame Chicken and Rice

Add Asian flair to dinner tonight with this zesty recipe.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Garlic Lime Shrimp and Pasta

This dish is elegant yet so very simple.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Pizza Pasta with The Works

Kids love pizza and pasta makes it even easier to make.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Easy Homemade Sloppy Joes

No need for a canned sauce when you have this fresh recipe.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan

Smothered in mozzarella, the Italian dinner favorite is a classic.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Dinner Race Cars

This adorable version of sloppy joes guarantees clean plates!

Top 30 Minute Meals

Apple Cinnamon Kielbasa

Warmly spiced, a hearty meal is done in less than 30 minutes.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Broccoli Spinach Fettuccine

For a flavorful meatless meal, this dinner can't be beat.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Save money and time without sacrificing taste.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Quick and Easy Chili Recipe

Chili is the perfect meal for an easy weekend meal.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Pepperoni Pizza Casserole

More of a meal than pizza slices, this is a family favorite.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Fast Fresh Penne with Feta Cheese

7 ingredients and loads of flavor make this meatless winner.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Rosemary Chicken and Vegetables

Get a Sunday dinner feeling in just 30 minutes.

Top 30 Minute Meals

Broccoli Beef Stir Fry

All the flavor of Chinese take-out is packed into this meal.


Popular Super Easy Desserts

Easy Apple Crisp
Apple Crisp Recipe
This is an easy apple crisp recipe using simple everyday ingredients. Topped with ice cream, it's the dessert that will disappear almost as soon as it comes out of the oven!

Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp

Monkey Bread Recipe
Monkey Bread Recipe
Monkey Bread brings back fond memories of the house filling up with the smell of cinnamon followed by eating a sticky treat with your fingers. This easy, delicious treat is a certified comfort food.

Pull Apart Monkey Bread


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