Quick Dinner Recipes

Each of these simple, savory, and quick dinner recipes takes an hour or less to make, for all those nights when you need to get dinner together in a hurry.
A plate of Sicilian spaghetti alla carrettiera made with fresh tomatoes.
Sicilian-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera (Fresh Tomato and Garlic Sauce) Recipe
Easy Diner-Style Tuna Melt Recipe
Overhead view of egg fried rice
Perfect Egg Fried Rice (On Whatever Gear You Have) Recipe
A white bowl of penne alla vodka sprinkled with cheese
Penne alla Vodka Recipe
A plate of rice topped with a fried egg on a plate, garnished with cucumber and tomato slices, and showered with fried shallots. There is another plate to the right periphery of the image, as well as several glasses of liquid in the shot.
Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)
Oyakodon, in a white ceramic bowl alongside wooden chopsticks, a small ceramic bowl holding togarashi seasoning, and an additional bowl of oyakodon off to the left side.
Oyakodon (Japanese Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
Medium-rare duck breast sliced and served on a plate with orange wedges
Pan-Seared Duck Breast With Orange Pan Sauce Recipe
Overhead view of chicken donburi with spinach, served in a ceramic bowl.
Chicken Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowl) With Spinach Recipe
A bowl of 3-Ingredient Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese.
3-Ingredient Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe
A mound of instant ramen fried rice on a speckled stoneware plate.
Instant Ramen Fried Rice Recipe
Pasta puttanesca, made with spaghetti, in a white bowl.
Spaghetti Puttanesca (Spaghetti With Capers, Olives, and Anchovies) Recipe
A wooden spoon scooping out a portion of quick and easy Italian-American red sauce that tastes like you spent all day making tomato sauce.
Quick and Easy Italian-American Red Sauce in 40 Minutes or Less Recipe
Close-up of spaghetti carbonara twirled on a fork above a serving bowl.
Spaghetti With Carbonara Sauce Recipe
Gyudon (Japanese Simmered Beef and Rice Bowls) Recipe
A bowl of moules marinières with a piece of bread in it.
The Best Moules Marinières (Sailor-Style Mussels) Recipe
Crispy pan-seared salmon fillet served on a plate with greens
Crispy Pan-Seared Salmon Fillets
Salmon alongside a tomato eggplant stew, all made on a sheet-pan
Sheet-Pan Salmon With Tomato-Eggplant Compote Recipe
Pork chops over steamed rice white on a plate with sliced cucumbers and a ramekin of sauce
Thit Heo Nuong Xa (Vietnamese Grilled Lemongrass Pork Chops)
Black bean burgers with cheese, pickles, lettuce and red onions.
Really Awesome Black Bean Burgers Recipe
Two halves of a BLT stacked on top of each other
The Best BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato) Sandwich
Fully Loaded Tuna Melt With Bacon, Pickled Peppers, Avocado, and Tomato Recipe
Creamy White Beans With 'Nduja, Kale, and Gremolata Breadcrumbs Recipe
Eggplant Rice Bowl (Donburi) Recipe
A grilled boneless chicken breast on a white ceramic plate along with two grilled pieces of corn-on-the-cob.
Grilled Boneless Chicken Breasts Recipe
A beefsteak donburi rice bowl topped with scallions
Beefsteak Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowl) With Spinach Recipe
A sabich sandwich - pita stuffed with fried eggplant, eggs, hummus, and tahini.
Sabich Sandwiches (Pitas With Eggplant, Eggs, Hummus, and Tahini) Recipe
16 Broiler Recipes for Quick Summertime Cooking
Spicy Steamed Mussels With 'Nduja Recipe
Five-Minute Grilled Chicken Cutlets With Rosemary, Garlic, and Lemon Recipe
A bowl of pasta al limone on an olive wood cutting board with a dark blue linen napkin.
Pasta al Limone Recipe
Easy Stovetop 'Nduja Mac and Cheese Recipe
Chicken Marsala
Ultimate Smash Burger
The Ultimate Smash Cheeseburger Recipe
Gong bao ji ding chicken on a plate with white rice.
Gong Bao Ji Ding (Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken) Recipe
pork ginger over rice garnished with kizami shoga in a blue patterned bowl
Butaniku no Shogayaki (Japanese Ginger Pork)
grilled shrimp rolls
Grilled Shrimp Rolls
Gaeng Som Pla Gapohng Daeng (Southern Thai Red Snapper and Green Papaya Sour Curry)
Gaeng Om Gai (Isan-Style Herbal Curry with Chicken and Dill)
Gaeng Om Gai (Isan-Style Herbal Curry with Chicken and Dill)
Gaeng Garee Makheua Yao (Thai Yellow Curry with Eggplant)
Gaeng Garee Makheua Yao (Thai Yellow Curry with Eggplant)
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken) in a large serving bowl
Gaeng Khiao Waan Gai (Thai Green Curry with Chicken)
Labaniyeh bil Ruz in a black bowl with toasted pine nuts
Labaniyeh bil Ruz (Garlicky Yogurt and Rice Porridge) Recipe
Overhead view of slippery eggs with tofu and peas in a blue patterned bowl
Cantonese Slippery Eggs with Tofu and Peas Recipe
31 Quick Dinner Recipes for Your Instant Pot or Pressure Cooker
A white bowl of Pasta alla Gricia topped with shredded cheese
Pasta alla Gricia Recipe
sliced chicken katsu drizzled with sauce, plated with lemon wedges and shredded cabbage.
Tonkatsu or Chicken Katsu (Japanese Breaded Pork or Chicken Cutlets) Recipe
A square white bowl of bucatini all'Amatriciana.
Bucatini all'Amatriciana
Chickpea Stew With Bacon and Broccoli Rabe Recipe
Spaghetti con la Colatura di Alici (Pasta With Colatura) Recipe
A shallow white bowl filled with a mound of pasta con sarde topped with bread crumbs.
Pasta Con le Sarde (Sicilian Pasta With Sardines) Recipe
A plate of Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo). On the right hand side of the image is a smaller plate of toasted bread.
Gambas al Ajillo (Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp) Recipe
Crispy Koji Duck Confit With Garlicky Duck-Fat Rice and Umeboshi Recipe
Overhead view of katsudon
Katsudon (Japanese Chicken or Pork Cutlet and Egg Rice Bowl) Recipe
Easy Breaded Fried Chicken Cutlets Recipe
Homemade Burger King Whopper-Style Cheeseburgers
Fish Po' Boys Recipe
Cheese pull from forkful of cheesy kimchi skillet rice
Crispy Kimchi Cheese Rice Recipe
For Perfect Duck Breast, Get in the Zone
A layered Chinese-style omelette, topped with scallions.
Chinese-Style Layered Omelette Recipe