Sometimes you really don’t want to cook — either because you’re too tired or simply don’t like cooking — but still have to feed yourself and your family. What you need is a simple, satisfying meal that doesn’t require a ton of effort. We’re talking about fuss-free recipes that call for just one pot or sheet pan or start with a smart grocery store shortcut (think, rotisserie chicken or bagged slaw) to provide maximum comfort with minimum effort.
From comforting one-pot pasta made with Greek yogurt to saucy BBQ shredded chicken, we’re sharing 21 easy dinner ideas for low-effort, high-reward recipes are just the thing to make when you simply don’t want to cook. They’re quick, easy, and perfect for people who don’t want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen.