48 Spring Dinner Ideas the Whole Family Will Love
Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Add a loaf of warm crusty bread, and in under an hour you can serve your family a traditional Creole dinner.
Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
Say hello to the easiest (and most flavorful!) meat-and-potatoes dinner ever.
Braised Chicken Thighs with Slow-Cooked Marinara
Enter: the best use of your slow cooker this spring. These braised chicken thighs with marinara sauce are next-level good.
Ham and Noodle Casserole
Recipe: Ham and Noodle Casserole
Made with egg noodles, chopped ham, and a mix of springy vegetables, this casserole is as family-friendly as it gets.
Creamy Rice with Scallops
Recipe: Creamy Rice with Scallops
You're going to want seconds of this creamy rice, trust us. Pair the dish with these seared scallops, and then mix it up next time with another protein.
Pork Chops with Tomato-Bacon Gravy
We were sold at "tomato-bacon gravy." Oven-roasted pork chops just found their best new condiment.
Healthy Turkey Lasagna
Recipe: Healthy Turkey Lasagna
This leaner take on classic beef lasagna is the weeknight casserole you'll be making all spring.
Grilled Steak with Blistered Beans and Peppers
Full of buttery, herby flavor, this cast-iron steak recipe is begging to make an appearance on your table.
Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos with Fresh Tomato Salsa
You'll wonder why taco night isn't every night once you've tasted this slow-cooker pork.
Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots
Is there anything easier than a 30-minute sheet pan supper? We think not.
Baked Ziti with Summer Vegetables
Give cheesy baked pasta a farmers' market-inspired makeover with yellow squash, zucchini, and grape tomatoes.
Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw
Recipe: Easy Catfish Tacos with Slaw
Give Taco Tuesday a Southern spin. Crispy catfish might be our new favorite tortilla topper.
Skillet-Toasted Gnocchi with Peas
Toasted in a skillet for a little outer crisp, these pillowy gnocchi bites will win you over instantly.
BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Recipe: BBQ Pork Loaded Baked Potatoes
Your family will love this fun way to eat barbecue—and you'll love how easy and filling the recipe is.
Ranch Turkey Burgers
Recipe: Ranch Turkey Burgers
These turkey burgers get a tangy touch with ranch flavor.
Recipe: Zucchini Lasagna
This zucchini lasagna makes your classic recipe feel freshened-up for spring and summer.
Fresh Salmon Cakes with Buttermilk Dressing
These crispy salmon cakes are just what the doctor ordered, especially when Maryland crab season is still around the corner.
Sheet Pan Pizza with Corn, Tomatoes, and Sausage
Pizza night just got a whole lot tastier. This sheet pan recipe is topped with fresh corn, bell peppers, plum tomatoes, and hot Italian sausage.
Cheesy Beef-and-Spinach Ravioli
Recipe: Cheesy Beef-and-Spinach Ravioli
This cheesy skillet supper will be a new family favorite—and it comes together in just 35 minutes.
Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions
From the ballpark to the dinner table, Bratwurst is sure to get everyone excited. And this sheet pan recipe makes it almost too easy to feed a crowd.
Cheesy Sheet Pan Pasta
What if we told that this easy pasta is baked on a sheet pan for optimal crunchy edges? It's a game-changer, to say the least.
Recipe: Shrimp-Okra-and-Sausage Kebabs
These kebabs pack a flavorful punch. The tasty skewers are sprinkled with a Cajun seasoning blend and brushed with a mixture of lemon juice, hot sauce, and melted butter.
Black Bean Burgers with Comeback Sauce
Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
Recipe: Homestyle Ground Beef Casserole
This hearty, family-friendly casserole is perfect to make ahead the weekend before a busy week.
Fettuccine Alfredo with Leeks and Peas
This classic pasta dish gets even better with crispy bacon, peas, and leeks.
Country Captain Chicken
Recipe: Country Captain Chicken
This Lowcountry classic is flavored with various spices like curry powder, paprika, and nutmeg. Simply serve over rice for a tasty meal.
Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa
Bring Tex-Mex to the next level with these steak tacos. The avocado-corn salsa makes the perfect add-on.
Shrimp Boil Pasta
Recipe: Shrimp Boil Pasta
We combined two spring-summer staples—pasta salad and shrimp boil—into an incredibly satisfying recipe.
Molasses-Soy Glazed Salmon and Vegetables
Quick, flavorful, and healthy, this salmon supper deserves a spot on your weeknight menu.
Oven-Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Because this chicken salad is so delicious you'll actually want to eat a salad for dinner.
Chicken Caprese Pasta
Recipe: Chicken Caprese Pasta
This recipe only takes 20 minutes, which means it's perfect for busy spring nights. Dress up simple pasta and shredded chicken with blistered tomatoes, pesto sauce, and torn chunks of mozzerella.