Looking to spice up your weeknight dinner routine? Try something new and avoid ordering takeout by whipping up one of these quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes!

Change up your dinner routine with these 10 quick and easy weeknight dinners!

Does anyone else find themselves in a constant weeknight dinner rut?

Whether it’s out of habit or sheer laziness, we end up turning to the same 5 things for dinner over and over and over again. Yes, even those of us with recipe blogs struggle with this problem!

I am always having to stop and reset when it comes to our weeknight dinner routine. I want recipes that are kid (and husband) friendly but are also easy to make. After all, mama’s busy!

Since I know I can’t be the only one who struggles with this, I thought I’d share some of my personal favorite quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes. Try adding these to your dinner rotation – you’ll get nothing but thumbs up from your family!

Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

Tired of making the same 5 things for dinner every week? Try something new with these quick and easy weeknight dinner recipes! Your time and effort in the kitchen will be low but get record levels of approval from your family.
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Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

The bright flavor of lemon juice and the brininess of capers come together in the best way in this Chicken Piccata recipe. It is easy to make for a weeknight dinner but special enough to serve to company!

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Quick and Easy Shepherd's Pie

Quick and Easy Shepherd's Pie

Quick and Easy Shepherd’s Pie is an entrée and side dish all in one. It’s fast enough to make on a weeknight and perfect for the whole family.

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Ritz Cracker Chicken

Ritz Cracker Chicken

Ritz Cracker Chicken couldn’t be easier, or more delicious. With just a handful of ingredients, you’ll have dinner on the table in no time!

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Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Whether you forgot to get dinner started early or had a last minute craving strike, you can still have pulled pork sandwiches for dinner thanks to the Instant Pot! Instant Pot Pulled Pork is every bit as delicious as the slow cooked version but comes together in a fraction of the time.

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Creamy Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

Creamy Pesto Pasta with Shrimp combines butter, cream, parmesan and basil pesto to create a delightful pasta dish that’s perfect any night of the week.

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Easy Baked Pork Chops

Easy Baked Pork Chops

Easy Baked Pork Chops come together with ease and require just a handful of simple ingredients. Serve them up with a green salad and pasta for a quick weeknight dinner.

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Stuffed Pepper Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Stuffed Pepper Soup is loaded with the familiar flavors of traditional stuffed peppers and comes together in one pot. Serve up this hearty soup with crusty bread for the perfect weeknight meal!

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Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

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This Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala is a flavorful addition to your weekly menu. It’s packed with tender chicken swimming in a thick and spice filled tomato coconut milk based sauce with peas served over basmati rice. Super simple to make and packed full of flavor!

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Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Chicken Parmesan Pasta

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Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

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Asian Beef and Broccoli Noodles

Asian Beef and Broccoli Noodles

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Asian Beef and Broccoli Noodles are crazy easy and so good. They are similar to everyone's favorite Chinese takeout dish, beef and broccoli, but in a far quicker noodle version!

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