Spend less time on meal planning and more time soaking up the sun with these simple dinner recipes straight from Ree Drummond’s kitchen to yours. From easy sheet pan chicken to meatless black bean burgers, you’ll find fast and fresh dinners made to enjoy on warm summer nights.
Italian Chicken Sheet Pan Supper
Chicken, green beans and cherry tomatoes come together in a fast and easy meal made with one sheet pan.
Marsala Mushroom and Goat Cheese Flatbread
Meaty sauteed mushrooms and creamy goat cheese make such a fine pair that your stomach and taste buds will be thanking you.
Ranch Hand Sandwiches
Prepping dinner for family and friends doesn’t have to be a stressful situation. Take a deep breath and buy a handful of deli rolls and pile them high with the likes of ham, pulled pork, cheese and pickles.
Tofu Lettuce Wraps
If you’re stuck in a chili rut, take it out of the bowl. These deliciously crunchy lettuce wraps are packed with chili-spiced tofu, corn and green onions and finished with sliced avocado for some creamy contrast.
Ree’s Cauliflower Crust Pizza
Next pizza night, give your pie a crispy, veggie-filled crust with cauliflower, Parmesan and mozzarella. Top with your favourite seasonal toppings for a tasty, vegetable-filled dinner, or opt for a more classic version with mozzarella and basil.
Crispy Chicken Florentine Melt
For something light and simple, opt for a crispy chicken melt smothered in cheese and topped with tomatoes and greens. It also holds up well in the fridge for lunch the next day.
Black Bean Burger
Delight your plant-based friends with a veggie burger like no other. Seasoned with onions and chili powder, and served with fresh sliced tomatoes, these quick and satisfying burgers are so good, you won’t miss the meat.
Quesadillas With Shrimp and Peppers
Step your dinner game up a notch with these spicy quesadillas filled with juicy shrimp, sweet bell pepper, and melted Monterey Jack.
Ginger Steak Salad
A perfect canvas for leftover grilled steak, this simple salad features cherry tomatoes, green onions and a dressing made of soy sauce, ginger, lime juice, garlic and jalapeño for a little kick.
Summer Chicken Salad
This light and bright chicken salad includes dill, sweet blueberries and fresh corn. Serve in lettuce cups for a quick yet satisfying summer meal.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Baby Bok Choy
Made in just 35 minutes, this easy yet impressive recipe for pork tenderloin, served with quick-cooked baby bok choy, is the perfect dish to serve at a small crowd.
‘Slice’ of Pizza
Who doesn’t like restaurant-style pizza? Keep it simple with this giant shareable wedge topped with pepperoni – or cheese and any other ingredient your stomach desires.
Greek Grilled Eggplant Steaks
Summertime meatless Mondays are just calling for these thick eggplant steaks with a Greek-inspired topping of feta, tomato and cucumber.
Teriyaki Chicken with Sesame Noodles
To make life even easier, you can make this dish in advance and freeze it for a quick weeknight meal after a hectic day at work. All you need are marinated chicken thighs with sesame soba noodles and voila!
Tex-Mex Fried Rice
The best affordable meals start with leftovers, and The Pioneer Woman’s spice-filled dish is the perfect way to spruce up last night’s rice. Crispy sausage, frozen corn and a little citrus will help you get a flavourful dinner on the table in 20 minutes, flat.
Using either a skillet or a griddle, you can whip up these tasty, comforting burgers in just 20 minutes. Top with lettuce, tomato, mayo, or whatever toppings you like.
Grilled Chicken and Pasta
Here, Ree Drummond has used fusilli noodles, but she recommends using fettuccine, which pairs perfectly with the chunks of grilled chicken and creamy white sauce.
Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Sandwiches
It’s hard to pass up a simple sandwich filled with bright, herby pesto, fresh tomatoes and thick slices of fresh mozzarella.
Cobb Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
A classic salad that won’t disappoint! Set aside the dressing and it will play double-duty as dinner as well as tomorrow’s lunch. Speaking of salad, here are some healthy meal-sized ones that you’ll actually crave.
16-Minute Greek Feast To Go
Ree Drummond takes pita pockets and fills them with warm grilled chicken, roasted red pepper hummus, cucumber, tomato, olives and feta. They’re ideal for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
Spanish Baked Salmon
This Spanish-inspired salmon is baked surrounded by croutons, olives, peppers, spices and fresh herbs.
Head to the Caribbean for dinner tonight with delicious grilled jerk chicken. Serve with a green salad or creamy coleslaw.