Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They allow us to get a wholesome dinner on the table without fuss when we're limited on time.
These 10 recipes were our most popular this year. They likely made their way onto countless meal plans week over week and we plan to keep them on the roster well into 2018.
It's hard to beat the simple comfort of a bowl of spaghetti. This one is filled with umami-rich goodness in the form of sautéed mushrooms, garlic, and plenty of Pecorino Romano cheese.
This vegetarian dinner makes for easy assembly and cleanup, thanks to it being made on a single sheet pan. If you have the time, some cooked rice is a nice way to round out the meal.
Store-bought naan is the answer to these satisfying DIY sandwiches that are a whole lot of fun for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Casseroles aren't usually 30-minute affairs, but this one is since it's both assembled and cooked right on the stove.
The quick-cooking power of the Instant Pot results in a well-rounded burrito bowl that's great for dinner tonight and even better for lunch tomorrow.
These nuggets of chicken are as crispy and golden-brown as they come, thanks to a dredging in finely milled Wondra flour, which creates the ideal coating for the meat.
This cozy soup comes together in just 20 minutes, thanks to the assistance of store-bought broth, a can of crushed tomatoes, and a bag of frozen tortellini.
This skillet dinner is a complete meal since the meat, potatoes, and veggies all cook together in one place.
Since you're already using frozen meatballs for this recipe, feel free to make things even easier by using store-bought zucchini noodles instead of spiralizing them yourself.
Dijon mustard helps create a thick, emulsified sauce for chicken thighs that's made a little decadent with a splash of cream.