Family Dinner Refresh: 5 New Recipes to Wake Up Your Weeknight Cooking
Meatless Monday, Taco Tuesday, Pizza Friday! Weeknight dinner themes are the kind of smart solutions that make meal planning so much easier, but it’s easy to get in a rut making the same stuff over and over again. To help you branch out, we reached out to some of our favorite food folks to see what’s cooking at their houses. From tofu nuggets to a super-speedy stovetop pizza, these recipes are here to reboot your cooking.
MONDAY Crispy, crunchy cubes of tofu and broccoli florets that eat like fries. This is a Meatless Monday meal you’re definitely going to look forward to! Bonus: It comes together quickly in the air fryer.
Get the recipe: Air-Fryer Tofu Nuggets with Smoky Broccoli
TUESDAY Hard or soft tacos? With this Taco Bell copycat recipe, you get the best of both worlds, plus plenty of melty cheese. Build the double-decker shells on a sheet pan and pull your fillings and toppings together as they bake.
Get the recipe: Cheesy Gordita Crunch-Inspired Beef Tacos
WEDNESDAY We have a proposal: Let’s make Instant Pot Wednesday a thing! To get you started, try this super-simple, extra-delicious chicken dish that tastes like a lighter take on classic pot roast.
Get the recipe: Instant Pot Honey Mustard Chicken
THURSDAY Chinese wheat noodles get tossed in a sauce that can best be described as buttery, garlicky goodness. Mushrooms and Broccolini join the party for added flavor — and a little veggie power.
Get the recipe: Umami Garlic Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms and Broccolini
FRIDAY It’s Friday! You made it! Celebrate with the fastest homemade pizza we know. These thin-crusted beauties come together in just 15 minutes. Bring on the weekend!
Get the recipe: Cast-Iron Tortilla Pizza