Quick & Easy Recipes

Our Everyday Food selection of no-fuss, quick, and easy recipes will be your go-to selections for daily cooking. From breakfast to dinner and beyond, our easy meal and snack recipes feature chicken, beef, soups, vegetables, desserts, pastas, and other favorites.

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Quick Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipes the Entire Family Will Love

We're sharing family-friendly dinner recipes guaranteed to appeal to even the most finicky eaters. Try our easy stovetop mac and cheese, sheet-pan fajitas, pork and pineapple kebabs, and more.
By Lynn Andriani

15 Main-Dish Recipes That You Can Make in 15 Minutes

Drop the frozen meal! We know it's been a long day, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality or nutrition at the dinner table. Here are our favorite healthy, delicious recipes that only take 15 minutes to make. They're just the thing for those crazy-busy weeknights.
By Kelly Vaughan

Quick, Easy, and Delicious Pasta Recipes Ideal for Weeknight Dinners

When you need a comforting meal but don't have a lot of time, whip up one of these fast pasta recipes. All can be made in 45 minutes or less.
By Jennifer Anderson

30-Minute (or Less) Chicken Dinner Recipes Perfect for Busy Weeknights

Looking for delicious weeknight dinners that come together in 30 minutes or less? Chicken is the answer. These quick chicken recipes are a fantastic option for breezy family meals everyone will enjoy.
By Kelly Vaughan

Quick and Easy Vegan Recipes Everyone Will Enjoy

Plant-based cooking isn't just about eating healthy—it's also about getting meals and snacks on the table fast. Our quick and easy vegan recipes, including mushroom tacos, quinoa bowls, black bean salsa, and more, are delicious meals you'll make again and again.
By Laura Rege

Quick Desserts to Whip Up in Less than 30 Minutes

Sometimes you want to spend hours making an uber-impressive dessert ... and sometimes you just need a cookie, like, yesterday. Either way, we’ve got you covered -- and your guests won’t be disappointed.

Easy Basic Pancakes

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Nothing says "weekend" like homemade pancakes for breakfast. Our easy recipe will help you whip them up in less than 30 minutes. Making pancake batter from scratch is so simple that you'll wonder why you never did it before!

Creamy Lemon Squares

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The creamy lemon squares of your dreams take just 15 minutes of prep: Stir together a mere three ingredients to create a sunny, puckery filling for the buttery shortbread crust in this dessert.

One-Pan Pasta

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It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Easy Waffles

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Consider this your new, go-to waffle recipe when you want to start your day off on a sweet note. No fussy steps or unexpected ingredients are required here, which means you can whip these up whenever your cravings hit.

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes

Like your favorite dip reinvented as a meal, and made healthier to boot! Sauteed chicken cutlets cook fast, and cream cheese provides a little richness with less fat than heavy cream.

Quick BBQ Sauce

Rating: 3.05 stars
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For a basic barbecue sauce, all you have to do is whisk together ketchup, light brown sugar, white wine vinegar, worcestershire sauce, and paprika. Use this recipe when making grilled or slow-cooked meat, such as our Barbecue Pork Sandwiches.
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Crispy Chicken Cutlets

A streamlined take on a family-favorite that makes it even more suited for busy weeknights: a 15-minute marinade in yogurt tenderizes the chicken cutlets, while also acting as a ‘glue’ for crunchy panko breadcrumbs. The cutlets cook quickly in the frying pan and then are ready to be topped with a lemon-y mixed green salad and devoured.