If there is one thing we all struggle with, it is getting dinner on the table night after night. Whether you're feeding just yourself or a family as well, it can feel tough to keep up energy and momentum. So it's no wonder that when our readers come across the weeknight wonders that are not only totally doable after a long day, but also totally delicious, they're clicking save so they can come back to it to make again and again.
Of all the dinner recipes we've shared over the years, these were the most saved in 2017.
Buttered noodles are supremely satisfying no matter how old you are, especially when nutty brown butter, toasted panko, and a double dose of cheese are involved. Even when you don't feel like cooking, this is a recipe you can totally pull off.
But don't stop there — keep this spin on buttered noodles in the meal plan rotation too. Umami-packed miso paste, a few pats of butter, and starchy pasta water are simmered together with garlic and browned mushrooms for a rich and ultra-savory weeknight sauce ready to partner with any type of pasta you have in the pantry.
We all want to work more veggies into our day, and this recipes does just that and lightens up our go-to comfort food. Here, cauliflower is puréed into the most lush, creamy sauce and then mixed with two types of cheese.
Make a double batch of these classic meatballs and stash them in the fridge for busy weeks. Serve them over pasta, in sandwiches, on pizzas or grain bowls, or as kebabs.
Here's how to give that bag of frozen tortellini in the freezer new life. Partnered with a handful of basic ingredients, this weeknight-friendly soup hits the table in 20 minutes.
Save this recipe now if you haven't already! This foolproof method delivers the most tender and juicy pork chops every single time.
Skip the takeout and get out your slow cooker instead for an easy dinner that delivers crisp, golden chicken with a tender interior, coated in a glossy, spicy sweet sauce.
Ground beef is the secret that makes this version of stroganoff weeknight- and budget-friendly.
If you have a soft spot for chicken tikka masala, you have to try this version. It simmers all day in the slow cooker and treats you to the most richly flavored, satisfying dinner.
More than any other recipe on the site, this is the dinner you've been saving most of all. This veggie-packed orzo is wonderfully satisfying as is, but if you want to bulk it up even more, you can't go wrong with a fried egg, a piece of chicken, or some chicken sausage.