31 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes to Make Every Night in March
Chicken Fricassee with Spring Vegetables
Whether you consider it an elegant stew or a savory chicken dish with a velvety pan sauce, one thing is clear: this chicken recipe is anything but boring.
BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Recipe: BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Dress up baked spuds with sautéed onions and bell peppers, pulled smoked pork, coleslaw, corn chips, and plenty of cheese.
Hearty Beef and Freezer Veggie Soup
This warm and comforting soup pulls together in just 40 minutes thanks to convenient freezer veggies. Refrigerated basil pesto makes an unexpected topping that you’ll love.
Creamy Chicken and Bacon with Herbed Puff Pastry
This deconstructed pot pie is an absolute crowd-pleaser. Opt for store-bought rotisserie chicken and a carton of stock if you really need to cut your prep time.
Skillet Shrimp Chilaquiles
Recipe: Skillet Shrimp Chilaquiles
Don’t skip the freshly fried tortilla chips here—they make all the difference and are a snap to make at home.
Cabbage, Mushroom and Bacon Pasta
The secret to this creamy pasta dish is adding half a cup of reserved pasta water when stirring in the cream cheese. Add more if needed.
Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries
Budget-friendly flank steak, potatoes, and kale create one delicious sheet pan supper that’s ideal for busy weeknights.
Chicken Sausage with Fennel and Apples
This sweet and savory dinner recipe comes together in under an hour. Just throw your ingredients on a shat pan and let it bake away. Sprinkle with a reserved vinegar mixture just before serving.
Pico de Gallo Pizzas
Recipe: Pico de Gallo Pizzas
Skip the takeout and pile on your favorite Tex-Mex flavor for thin-crust personal pizzas that will soon be a family favorite.
Skillet Mac and Cheese with Crispy Breadcrumbs
If you have 15 minutes, you can pull together this decadent mac and cheese. It will bake for about twenty minutes, which is just enough time to fold that last load of laundry or—better yet—sit and relax with a glass of wine.
Roasted Pork Chops with Beets and Kale
Pork chops are one of our favorite weeknight ingredients for their budget-friendly price tag and their quick cook time. Add beets and kale and you have a healthy dinner the whole family will love.
Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Arugula Pesto
Dinner is on a stick tonight. Top grilled chicken, zucchini, squash, and Vidalia onion skewers with a savory arugula pesto.
Tortellini, White Bean, and Turnip Greens Soup
Store-bought refrigerated cheese tortellini is dressed up with onion, celery, carrots, turnip greens, beans, and tomatoes. The result is utterly delicious.
Fish Tacos and Topping Bar
Recipe: Fish Tacos and Topping Bar
Let kids make their own tasty creation with our Fish Tacos and Topping Bar.
One-Pan Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Artichokes
This Mediterranean-inspired chicken dish comes together with only 20 minutes hands-on time. Serve with couscous, rice, or pasta to soak up the pan sauce.
King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese
You'll find all of the tasty, southwestern flavors of King Ranch Chicken Casserole – like tomatoes, green chiles, sour cream, and chile powder – in this creamy skillet macaroni and cheese recipe. This hearty dinner entree takes just 45 minutes to prepare, and we can guarantee that your family won't leave leftovers. Sub in your favorite pasta, like traditional macaroni noodles, if you don't have any cavatappi on hand.
Quick and Easy Spaghetti Bolognese
This is the quickest Bolognese you’ll ever make. Our secret is store-bought tomato and basil pasta sauce that we dress up with a few fresh ingredients and, of course, sweet Italian sausage.
Mini Black Bean and Cheese Enchiladas
Dinner just got a whole lot more fun. These handheld enchiladas will be a hit with your dinnertime crowd. Set out a variety of toppings and let everyone be the chef.
Fried Pork Chops with Peas and Potatoes
This dinnertime recipe is a classic. Fried pork chops are topped with a delicious wine skillet sauce and served with crunchy roasted potatoes and sweet peas.
Braised Chicken Thighs with Carrots and Lemons
If you’ve never braised before, this is the perfect recipe to give it a try. Serve the chicken and pan sauce with mashed potatoes—you won’t be sorry you did.
Beef Flautas with Buttermilk-Avocado Crema
Serve these ground beef flautas with a simple green salad—and don’t forget the Buttermilk-Avocado Crema.
Oven-Fried Chicken with Spring Salad
You can make fried chicken without all the messy hassle with our weeknight-approved, oven-frying method.
Sheet Pan Nachos
Recipe: Sheet Pan Nachos
Nachos are for dinner tonight. One sheet pan and tons of toppings make for a winner of a dinner. Cover the pan with foil for quick cleanup.
Skillet-Toasted Gnocchi with Peas
This satisfying gnocchi recipe is surprisingly light due to flavors from fresh thyme, sweet peas, lemon zest and juice, and fresh flat-leaf parsley.
Buttermilk Chicken Tenders with Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans
This kid-friendly meal will be a winner with grown-up too.
Steak, Sweet Potato, and Blue Cheese Salad
Sweet, savory, and salty come together in this dinner salad. Use leftover steak for steak sandwiches tomorrow.
Greek Meatballs with Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce
Make a simple supper with this ground beef recipe. You can also make a double batch of meatballs to serve as an appetizer at your next get-together.
Recipe: Chicken Bog
This is our new favorite recipe for entertaining. It’s so creamy and an absolute cinch to pull together (30 minutes, total!).
Ham and Lima Bean Fried Rice
Recipe: Ham and Lima Bean Fried Rice
Don’t even think about dialing takeout. Our Ham and Lima Bean Fried Rice is going to satisfy your craving.
Tortilla-Crusted Tilapia with Citrus Slaw and Chipotle Tartar Sauce
This is one fish recipe they won’t turn their noses up at. The citrus slaw and chipotle tartar sauce kick it up a notch or two.