15 Dinners You Can Make With Simple Ingredients You've Definitely Got

Whip up these easy dinners with what you've already got in your fridge, freezer, and pantry.


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What’s for Dinner? Weeknight Spinach Stuffed

Make these stuffed shells in no time with simple freezer and pantry ingredients including spinach, pasta shells, marinara sauce, and of course lots of cheese.

Honey-Lime Glazed Salmon

These salmon fillets are fried with a honey glaze on the outside and bathed in a browned-butter lime sauce right after cooking. The results are a crisp outside and a

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Herb Roasted Spatchcock Chicken

All you'll need for this amazing chicken are lemons and fresh herbs. This oven-roasted butterflied chicken is succulent, juicy, and full of flavor.

One-Pot Lighter Beef Stroganoff

With just a few simple ingredients, you can make this delicious and comforting dinner. Made with ground beef and greek yogurt instead of sour cream, this recipe provides

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Roasted Sausage & Veggies Over Pasta

A perfect dinner idea when you want to use up the veggies in your fridge. This basic, tasty, and filling recipe covers 4 of the 5 food groups!

White Chicken Enchiladas

A crowd-pleasing dinner! This quick and easy weeknight meal is sure to become a family favorite. Top with lots of cheese!

Marinated Sirloin Steak Tips

Made in a cast iron pan with peppers and onions, you'll love the ease of this super flavorful, quick, and easy meal. Serve with rice or potatoes and a salad for a

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Easy Slow Cooker Chili

Made with canned beans and canned crushed tomatoes, you can throw this chili together in the morning, then let it cook for 6 hours for a delicious, filling, and

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Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, Oven Beef Pot Roast

A perfect way to use that frozen chuck roast in your freezer! This classic and hearty pot roast is super tender and full of flavor.

Easy Beef & Broccoli

Rich in flavors and served with rice, everyone will love the healthy and tangy sauce on this fantastic quick beef recipe. This dish can last a few days in the fridge, so

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30-Minute Cashew Chicken

Sweet, sticky and so delicious. Ready in just 30 minutes, this recipe uses pantry staples and cooks in just one skillet. Perfect for a super short-on-time meal.

Easy Pork Roast With Vegetables

Simple ingredients simply prepared make the best meals! This pork roast dinner is a prime example. Pork, potatoes, carrots, onions, and Brussels sprouts are roasted on a

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Veggie Stir Fry

Rice noodles, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and zucchini come together in this classic veggie stir fry. Add chicken, beef, or tofu for a protein boost.

Instant Pot Penne Bolognese

Pasta, marinara sauce, onions, garlic, and a few other basic ingredients are all you need for this fast and delicious recipe.

Cheesy Lentil Pasta

This cheesy lentil pasta is the perfect hearty comfort food – it uses 6 basic cupboard ingredients & it's kid-friendly, too!