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   ~ Easy Meals for Dinner ~  

7 delicious easy meals for dinner tonight!

easy meals for dinner

  Yummilicious Chicken with Brown Sugar & Lemon

Here are seven easy meals for one week of easy cooking!  Not only are these easy meals delicious, but you will have dinner on the table in no time.

Here at DinnerPlanner.com, we understand the stress of "What's for Dinner" being heard day after day.   Sometimes you just run out of ideas for dinner and need a little inspiration!

So let these easy meals inspire you this week to do some delicious family cooking!

 

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7 Easy Meals for Dinner This Week:


SIMPLE CREAMY RED PEPPER SAUCE OVER ANGEL HAIR PASTA  *Meatless Monday
No one will ever guess there are red peppers in this delicious sauce.  Serve up a healthy Meatless Monday meal with this delicious recipe!


SKILLET CHICKEN CORDON BLEU
One of our favorite skillet recipes!  Try this and let us know what you think!


EASY CHILI WITH BOW TIE PASTA
A great easy meal for when the weather turns chilly!  Who can resist two favorites ... chili and pasta!



EASY BAKED FISH FOR KIDS

Here is a fish recipe that even kids will love.  Serve with our Creamy Rice & Broccoli

 

YUMMILICIOUS CHICKEN WITH BROWN SUGAR  &  LEMON

This is a great easy meal when you're looking for something just a bit different!  

 

PORK CHOPS AND CREAMY POTATOES 

 

SUPER SUNDAY POT ROAST

Doesn't get much easier or tastier for a wonderful Sunday dinner.  This easy meal simmers all day and goes on the table quickly.




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SIMPLE YET DELICIOUS


DINNERPLANNER.COM'S CHICKEN IN APPLE CREAM SAUCE (Simply Delicious)

1 lbs. boneless chicken breast, thin cut
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon of butter
1/2 teaspoon thyme leaf
salt & pepper
2 small onions, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced

Cream Sauce:

1 cup apple juice
1/2 cup of half & half
2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 Tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 Tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt

Make sure the chicken breasts are thin by either slicing the breasts on the diagonal with a sharp knife, or pounding them thin.

Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and thyme.  Sauté chicken breasts in olive oil and butter until both sides are lightly browned.  Remove chicken to a plate.  Sauté onions and garlic until onions are soft.   In a medium bowl, mix together the sauce ingredients.  Pour sauce mixture into skillet with the onions and bring to a light simmer.  Add chicken back to the pan and simmer for 15 minutes.  Stir sauce a few times while cooking.

THIS CHICKEN IS WONDERFUL SERVED OVER EASY RICE PILAF

EASY RICE PILAF

1 small onion diced,
2-3 cloves of garlic, diced
1 Tablespoon butter
1 (14.5 oz) can of chicken broth
1/2 Tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup white rice (uncooked)

Sauté onions and garlic in butter until soft.  Add chicken broth, soy sauce, salt, and pepper.  When broth starts to get warm, stir in rice.  Bring to a light boil; cover and reduce heat.  Simmer on low for about 18 minutes.  Do not lift the lid or stir the rice while cooking.




SIMPLE SKILLET DINNER ~  More Easy Meals ...

 

EASY SKILLET CHICKEN & RICE


1 lb. chicken tenders, sliced (or  boneless chicken)
1 small onion, diced
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup white rice (uncooked)
1 (14.5) oz. can chicken broth
1 tablespoon dried parsley
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Lightly salt and pepper chicken. Sauté chicken and onion in oil until chicken is golden brown.  Remove chicken to a plate and sauté rice in butter for 2 minutes in the same skillet. Add chicken broth, dried parsley, and salt to the rice.  Stir and bring to a light boil.  Add chicken back to the skillet on top of the rice.  Reduce heat; cover and cook for 18-20 minutes.  Sprinkle cheese on top of  chicken and rice and stir through.  Cover and let sit for a minute until cheese melts.

YUM!  This chicken recipe uses just a few ingredients and takes very little time.  

 

 

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20 MINUTE PIZZA SKILLET ROTINI



1 lb. lean ground beef
1 small onion, diced
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 sliced pepperoni, diced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
salt & pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon flour
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
2 (14 oz.) cans beef broth
1 (14.5) can diced tomatoes

1 box Barilla MINI rotini 
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Using a large skillet, sauté ground beef, Worcestershire, onions, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper until browned. Add the pepperoni the last couple minutes of browning the ground beef.  Drain off any grease.  Stir tomato paste through the browned beef.  Stir the flour through the ground beef.  Add beef broth and diced tomatoes; stir bringing to a light boil.  Add the mini rotini and stir through until all is well combined.  Simmer on medium-high, stirring often for 7-8 minutes.  Sprinkle with cheese; cover and remove from heat.  Serve when cheese is melted.

 

 

SKILLET CHICKEN POT PIE

1 lb. boneless chicken breasts, cut into small cubes
1 Tablespoon canola oil
2-3 fresh carrots, peeled and diced
1 small onion, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, diced
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaf
1 teaspoon oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (14.5 oz.) can chicken broth
1-1/2 cups petite peas, thawed
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons chicken flavored soup base
2-1/2 Tablespoons flour
3/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


Using a large skillet with a lid, sauté chicken, carrots, onions, and garlic in oil until chicken is lightly browned.  Sprinkle with thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper while cooking.  Pour chicken broth into skillet and bring to a light boil.  Stir in peas and soup base. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12 minutes.  Wisk together the milk and flour.  Stir milk mixture into skillet.  Stir in cheese and simmer  uncovered for 5 minutes.


Delicious served over rice or fresh baked biscuits.

 

SIMPLE & DELICIOUS GROUND BEEF STROGANOFF

1-1/4 lb. lean ground beef
1 small onion, diced
2-3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 small can sliced mushrooms
2 Tablespoons flour
2 cans Campbell's Beef Consommé
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1 (8 oz.) container sour cream

In a large skillet, sauté ground beef with onions and garlic. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and Worcstershire while browning.   Add mushrooms to browned ground beef and cook an additional minute.  Sprinkle ground beef mixture with flour and stir until mixed through the ground beef.  Pour both cans of beef consommé  and the dry mustard into the skillet with the ground beef.  Stir through and simmer on medium-high for 8-10 minutes.  Remove from heat and stir in sour cream.

Simple and delicious served over noodles.

 

 

 

 







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