Weeknight meals that can be enjoyed many times over are a dream for home cooks. Not only are these dinners quick and easy to make, but they also taste just as good as next-day leftovers. From casseroles to hearty soups and stews, we’ve got 10 dinner recipes you can enjoy all week long.
Instant Pot Chicken Adobo
A one-pot version of your favourite Filipino comfort food. The pressure cooker delivers incredibly tender chicken deeply infused with garlic and soy sauce.
30-Minute Pasta With Green Garlic Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes
Make fresh pesto out of delicate young garlic shoots instead of traditional basil. It lends this bucatini dish a robust flavour that’s made even better with roasted tomatoes and fresh Parm. Here are some healthy meals that cost less than $10 a serving.
Spicy Vegan Cassoulet
This classic French-inspired dish is given a vegan (and spicy!) makeover. Plus it comes together in one pot, can be whipped up in under an hour and the leftovers taste great the next day!
Greek-Style Baked Beans With Tomato Sauce and Feta
For a protein-packed vegetarian main that’s all sorts of tasty, whip together this Greek-inspired dish featuring gigante beans, tomato sauce, herbs, feta – and fresh crusty bread for dipping. Prep ahead on Sunday and enjoy this versatile meal for lunch, dinner or even breakfast!
Pappardelle Duck Ragu
With luxurious fall-apart deg legs, carby pappardelle pasta and plenty of veggies, this will be your go-to recipe all winter long. Added bonus? The ragu is good for up to four days in the fridge. Hello, leftovers!
One-Pot Spaghetti With Fresh Tomato Sauce
This dish is a real weeknight winner. Just pick up some fresh tomatoes, basil, dried pasta and sharp Parmesan — and 20 minutes later you’ll have a no-fuss dinner on the table.
15-Minute Cheesy One-Pot Pasta With Peas
This cheesy one-pot pasta features everyone’s favourite bright-green veggie. It’s a brighter, grown-up twist on standard mac and cheese.
Vegan and Gluten-Free Slow Cooker Lasagna
Looking to get your lasagna fix while keeping it plant-based? This gluten-free vegan version is here to satisfy. The dairy-free “cheese” is achieved with creamy cashews, nutritional yeast, garlic powder and a few other magical ingredients. This dish keeps well for a few days, so packed it up for lunch instead of that last-minute salad or sandwich.
Slow Cooker Beef and Barley Stew
You can’t get much simpler than this beef and barley stew. Toss onions, celery, potatoes, carrots, beef, herbs, spices and beef stock into your slow cooker — and come home to a mouthwatering, filling dinner.
Slow Cooker Irish Stew
Take the guesswork out of making Irish stew (perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!) and pop everything in a slow cooker to tenderize and meld. This recipe takes little time to prep — and your slow cooker handles the rest.