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

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!

Easy Waffles

Rating: 3.5 stars 294
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.

One-Pan Pasta

Rating: 3.5 stars 7146
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.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rating: 3 stars 4885
Get a perfect hard-boiled egg every time with these simple tips. With hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator, you always have the components of a satisfying meal.

Quick BBQ Sauce

Rating: 3 stars 106
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.

Penne with Garlicky Tomatoes and Salmon

Shake yourself out of a pasta rut with this simple, supremely flavorful recipe for penne with salmon. While the noodles cook in their own pot, you'll sauté juicy cherry tomatoes with garlic and then steam the salmon right in the same pan. The result is a fresh and flavorful seafood dinner that comes together in under 30 minutes. 
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Inspiration and Ideas

What's for Dinner? 22 Weeknight Recipes You'll Want to Make in May
From cheesy pork cutlets to crispy chicken tacos to crunchy leek-and-asparagus rice, these quick dinner ideas make getting weeknight meal on the table more delicious. 
Delicious Snack Recipes That Are Perfect for Any Mood
A full meal can feel like too big of a commitment, especially when we're craving something quick and satisfying. That's where snacks come in! Equally popular with kids and adults alike, most of our best snack recipes are wholesome and nutritious, and all are deeply satisfying. Join us in snacking right through breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Best Buttermilk Pancakes
Rating: 3.5 stars 1499

The key to light and fluffy buttermilk pancakes from scratch? Don't overmix the batter—it should have small to medium lumps.