It’s time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Spring, not toil at the stove. Get more time outside by saving time in the kitchen with these Spring dinner ideas from Delish. There are 80 recipes – ranging from breakfast pizza to seafood to pasta salads – a little something for everyone. Most importantly, they are all easy and delicious. These recipes are at the top of our list to whip up after a day soaking in the sun,
Dinner Idea: Garlic Parmesan Salmon
This easy oven-baked salmon is going to be a favorite. Cooking the salmon as one big fillet not only makes prep easier, but allows your hungry diners to fork out their own portions – dinner done community style. Be generous with the garlic and parmesan, pop in the oven, and a light, crispy and flavorful meal is just minutes away. Make sure you throw on more parmesan once it’s cooked and serve with lemon wedges. So tasty!
Don’t let anyone tell you this is simply a “tuna sandwich”. This is THE tuna sandwich! Toasty, cheesy, and easy to make? We’re in! Don’t believe the haters – you definitely can elevate canned tuna. With a recipe like this, we can’t wait to try this one out with different breads and cheeses to spice things up.
Dinner Idea: Buffalo Chicken Salad
This buffalo chicken salad is one to write home about. Even if you’re not a fan of salad, this spicy chicken is a game changer. If you’ve got some spare time, try out a homemade ranch dressing recipe. The upside is you get all that delicious buffalo chicken flavor without the sticky finger clean-up.
Who doesn’t hear that famous sizzle being delivered to a nearby table and immediately regret their selection? With this recipe, you can easily satisfy your fajita cravings at home – just chop and sizzle. Marinate these for even more flavor! We will definitely be serving these with Spanish rice, black beans and some homemade guacamole. There are so many other dinner ideas when it comes to left overs also.
How’s this for a dinner idea? Reap the benefits of a slow cooked spaghetti and meatballs dish without the fuss of waiting and watching. Toss all of your ingredients into the slow cooker for an easy version of the best comfort food around. Pair with a crusty garlic bread and a light salad if you’ve got a few spare minutes.
Packed with flavor, these fun and colorful peppers will never reveal their secret – that they’re actually healthy. You can’t go wrong with sausage, cheese and spices. These are also great for making ahead of time if you’re a fan of meal prepping. If you like spicy foods, use the hot Italian sausage or throw in some cayenne or your favorite Mexican hot sauce to give it a kick.
Dinner Idea: Ham, Egg, & Cheese Breakfast Pizza
Pizza for breakfast is great, right? But so is breakfast for dinner. Now hear us out – breakfast pizza for dinner. Now that we have your attention, check out this simple pizza recipe that will have your mouth watering. Savory ham, cheesy goodness – we bet you can’t eat just one slice.
If you live near an Ikea, you know about the meatballs – you may even pretend you’re going to shop, all the while with those meatballs on your mind. For those without access to an Ikea or a Swedish grandmother, let us help you fill your meatball needs. This recipe for tender, delicious meatballs, flooded with rich gravy and served atop creamy mashed potatoes, will deliver the perfect bite to you every time.
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