Make meal planning easy by preparing one of these tasty one-dish entrées for dinner tonight.
This top-rated spinach-ravioli lasagna uses convenience items, like store-bought pesto sauce, jarred Alfredo sauce, and frozen
cheese-filled ravioli, to deliver a delicious main dish with little time and effort on your part.
Vegetarian or not, you'll love this healthy and satisfying meat-free dish for its delicious sauce: a flavorful combination
of creamy peanut butter, fresh ginger and sweet chili sauce.
Not only is this classic spaghetti recipe easy to make, cooking it all in one pot means quick and simple cleanup later.
These enchiladas are perfect for weeknights when you're craving Tex-Mex. Look for fresh salsa in the refrigerated section
or the deli counter at your supermarket, or feel free to use your favorite jar of tomato salsa.
This make-ahead Italian brunch casserole features sweet Italian sausage, green onions, diced zucchini, roasted red bell peppers,
Italian bread, sharp Cheddar cheese, milk, and of course—eggs. Serve with fresh fruit.
A symbol of Creole cooking, gumbo is ubiquitous in homes and restaurants across Louisiana. Andouille sausage and file powder
make this chicken-and-sausage gumbo a classic and, as in any good gumbo, a deep, rich roux thickens the stew.
Take a break fom the usual chicken and rice combo and make this creamy, hearty seafood casserole.
Toss pre-made tortellini with chicken and an array of herbs for a palate-pleasing summer salad.
We preferred turkey pepperoni, so you don't get a greasy appearance. Freeze the unbaked casserole up to one month. Thaw overnight
in the refrigerator; let stand 30 minutes at room temperature, and bake as directed.
Served over a bed of couscous, this colorful Sausage Stir-fry incorporates ingredients such as chopped Granny Smith apples,
dried plums, and red and yellow bell peppers to create a unique combination of sweet and savory flavors.
This elegant pasta dinner will have your family thinking you worked in the kitchen all day long. The secret, though, is refrigerated
ravioli and jarred Alfredo sauce that's heated with white wine, chopped fresh tomatoes, and fresh basil. Top with grated Parmesan
cheese for a tasty finishing touch.
Perfect for entertaining, this chicken casserole may take longer to prepare but it's worth the wait. In a hurry? Save time
by following our Kitchen Express shortcuts in the recipe directions.
This ultimate one-dish wonder goes from kitchen to table in 15 minutes flat. It even uses easy and budget-friendly ingredients
such as Oriental-flavored ramen noodle soup mix, shredded cabbage, and your choice of shrimp or chicken.
A flavorful cornmeal-based crust is topped with hearty ground beef, tomato paste, and sharp Cheddar cheese in this easy Italian
Ready in less than 45 minutes, this creamy bow tie pasta recipe combines chicken, cream of mushroom soup, and cheese for a
satisfying main dish. Cooking the pasta in the same water that the chicken was cooked in gives the noodles extra flavor—and
using just one pot makes for easy cleanup.
Ready in only 30 minutes, this quick, meatless chili is made with black beans, meatless burger crumbles, and canned tomatoes.
You can substitute ground beef for the meatless burger crumbles, if desired. Top with a dollop of sour cream, corn chips,
and chopped fresh cilantro just before serving.
This easy stir-fry dinner calls for strips of top round steak, fresh asparagus, and classic stir-fry seasonings and vegetables.
By cooking your favorite takeout dishes at home, you'll save both money and calories.
Make homemade ravioli simple by using won ton wrappers found in the produce section of the grocery store. Change the level
of spiciness by adjusting the amount of dried crushed red pepper.
Make this 30-minute rice and smoked sausage main dish recipe all in one skillet for an easy weeknight meal with very little
Use your favorite frozen greens in this soup, or substitute a bag of thoroughly washed fresh spinach.
No rolling pin is needed for this pot pie. Refrigerated pie crusts give you a leg up in the preparation of this classic comfort
Replace the traditional pastry crust in chicken pot pie with homemade biscuits. These biscuits are made with sharp Cheddar
cheese, chopped bacon, and chives, making them just as tasty solo as atop this chicken pot pie.
All the flavors of a favorite casserole come together in the comfort of mac and cheese. Serve this dish to your family, and
it will become a quick favorite.
White Lightning Chicken Chili gets its name because it only takes 30 minutes from start to finish to get this one-dish meal
to the table. Don't drain the chopped green chiles or navy beans. Serve chili with cornbread.
Chicken, rice, and greens fill one soulful pot in our family-friendly take on a Lowcountry staple. Quick-cooking basmati rice
helps turn this recipe into dinner in no time and stays fluffy throughout the entire cooking process.
Elegant and easy, this hearty dish comes with a side and a sauce all-in-one. Be sure to brown the chops well so they'll give
the mustardy pan sauce deep flavor.
Nicknamed "Anytime Chicken" by Test Kitchen Specialist Vanessa McNeil Rocchio, this winner of a chicken dinner is our new
favorite roasting-pan supper for weeknights or easy entertaining with friends.
This dish is a revelation. Throw all of your ingredients into one pot over medium-high heat, and about 25 minutes later you'll
have noodles perfectly coated in a luscious tomato-basil sauce.
"This is an updated version of my favorite dinner as a kid," says Test Kitchen Specialist Vanessa McNeil Rocchio. "Cooking
the curry powder with the flour brings out the essential oils, making the dish even more flavorful.
Reinvent the Caesar by roasting the lettuce to caramelize it, and jazz up store-bought dressing to make it taste like homemade.
Cook the orzo like rice, paella-style, on the stove, then top with fish, and bake. Feel free to substitute salmon for any
flaky white fish.
Rich, beefy petite tender, the quick-cooking foundation of this stew and a supermarket steak cut from shoulder, looks and
tastes like tenderloin but costs a third of the price. Can't find it? Try chuck-eye steak, which has good flavor but needs
a little more trimming.
Smoked ham hocks are inexpensive and give the dish rich flavor; substitute with ham steak if you prefer. This dish defines
easy, relaxed cooking, so don't stress over measurements.