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A quick and inexpensive weeknight dinner doesn’t have to come from the drive-through. With just a few staple recipes, you can get a healthy dinner on the table without too much fuss–and fast! It’s easier than you think.
Whether you roast a chicken yourself or pick it up at the store, it’s always a good deal. Plus, you can use the leftovers in plenty of delicious dinners.
- Roast Chicken with Rosemary
- VIDEO: The Ultimate Roast Chicken
- Chicken Penne with Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Artichoke Hearts
- More Roasted Chicken Recipes
Pasta and Sauce
Pasta is a great quick-dinner solution. Change up that usual noodles-and-sauce combo with one of these quick and fresh pasta dishes. Just add some inexpensive meats or veggies for an easy meal everyone will love.
What could be healthier than a dinner filled with fresh veggies? Whether you stick to what’s fresh and seasonal in the produce aisle or get great-tasting vegetables from the freezer section, they’re simple and quick to make.
- Roasted Vegetable Orzo
- Grilled Vegetables in Balsamic Tomato Sauce with Couscous
- Roasted Vegetable Recipes
- Frozen Vegetable Recipes
Chicken and Turkey Breast
A staple of quick cooking, chicken breast is so easy and versatile, you might forget how healthy it is. Looking for a different (and even less-expensive) option? Try turkey breast cutlets.
- Braised Balsamic Chicken
- More Chicken Breast Recipes
- Chicken Fiesta Salad
- Tender Breaded Turkey Cutlets
Ground Beef and Ground Turkey
A bit of ground beef is always economical, and if you grab ground turkey, which is always low in fat, it’s pretty healthy, too. Plus, it’s so quick to make!