5 Easy Dinner Recipes that Save Time

5 Easy Dinner Recipes that Save Time

A week's worth of meals made from just one 10-minute trip to the grocery store.

01 of 07

One Shopping Trip, 5 Easy Dinner Recipes. Your Shopping List

One Shopping Trip, 5 Easy Dinner Recipes. Your Shopping List

Spend 10 minutes at the store and get everything you need for the week. Just buy: 3 3/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast; 14 large tomatoes; 2 whole ripe pineapples or 3 14-ounce cans of juice-packed pineapple chunks; 1 1/2 dozen eggs; 17 ounces fresh baby spinach; 10-ounce block of low-fat cheddar cheese or 2 1/2 cups shredded; 1 pound whole-wheat penne.

02 of 07

Easy Dinner Recipes: Add Pantry Staples You Have Already

Easy Dinner Recipes: Add Pantry Staples You Have Already

All you need in addition to that shopping list are these pantry staples: Black pepper; low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth; Dijon mustard; flour; garlic; fresh or dried herbs; olive oil; red wine vinegar; salt. You'll be impressed by what you can make from these simple ingredients.

03 of 07

Easy Dinner: Spinach and Tomato Stuffed Chicken Roulade Recipe

Easy Dinner: Spinach and Tomato Stuffed Chicken Roulade Recipe

This spinach and tomato stuffed chicken roulade recipe makes an amazing presentation but is simple enough for any day of the week—it only takes 45 minutes from start to finish. Swapping extra firm tofu for chicken turns it into an impressive vegetarian option.

Save time tonight with the Spinach and Tomato Stuffed Chicken Roulade recipe.

04 of 07

Easy Dinner: Easy Baked Tomato Pasta with Spinach

Easy Dinner: Easy Baked Tomato Pasta with Spinach

If you love the simplicity and comfort of gooey baked ziti, this is the easy dinner recipe for you. It's just as warm and satisfying but gets a big nutritional boost from superfood spinach and diced tomato rather than salt and sugar-laden jarred sauce.

Save time tonight with this Easy Baked Tomato Pasta with Spinach.

05 of 07

Easy Dinner: Vegetable and Cheese Frittata Recipe

Easy Dinner: Vegetable and Cheese Frittata Recipe

We all know that scrambled eggs and omelets make quick and easy dinners. This vegetable and cheese frittata recipe lets you upgrade your eggs without adding much time. It takes just 25 minutes—perfect for an easy dinner Monday through Friday. Or sleep in and make an easy, fancy weekend brunch! Save time tonight with the Vegetable and Cheese Frittata recipe.

06 of 07

Easy Dinner: Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Pineapple Salsa

Easy Dinner: Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Pineapple Salsa

Grilling the pineapple right with the chicken kebabs causes the sugars in the fruit to caramelize, adding a whole new flavor profile without any additional cook time. The bright citrusy pineapple salsa makes these chicken kebabs fresh and refreshing. Looking for vegetarian options? Use tofu instead of chicken.

Save time tonight and make Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Pineapple Salsa.

07 of 07

Easy Dinner: Tomatoes Stuffed with Hawaiian Chicken Salad Recipe

Easy Dinner: Tomatoes Stuffed with Hawaiian Chicken Salad Recipe

Chicken salad may be a healthy lunchtime go-to, but serve it up with a Hawaiian twist and stuff it in a tomato and the result is a 100 percent dinner-table-worthy meal. Swap in 1 pound diced tofu to make it a satisfying vegetarian option.

Save time tonight with the Tomatoes Stuffed with Hawaiian Chicken Salad Recipe.

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