30 Minute Dinner Recipes

Life can be demanding. Between jobs, school, kids, family, social obligations and hobbies, you don’t always have time to put a meal on the table. Instead of heading for the nearest drive through, check out this compilation of over fifty 30 minute dinner ideas.

Each of these recipes can be prepared from start to finish in less than half an hour. Don’t think just because these 30 minute meals are quick that they aren’t big on flavor. I feed each of these 30 minute dinner recipes to my own family and they are definitely kid approved.

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Steak Salad Recipe

Black and Blue Steak Salad

Last updated on March 29th, 2023 Black and blue steak salad recipe is a healthy meal that satisfies. Crisp salad greens are loaded with crunchy vegetables, salty blue cheese, tomatoes and thinly sliced roast beef. Top everything with a cool and creamy herb dressing. Vegetables are something I struggle to […]

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Oven Roasted Roast Beef Dinner

Last updated on May 15th, 2023 This oven roasted roast beef dinner is easy enough to prepare any night of the week! Seasoned with salt, pepper, and thyme, it’s seared until brown then finished under the broiler. Serve drizzled with pan juices. Do you ever just get a hankering for […]

Reuben Sandwich Recipe

Cuban Reuben Sandwich

Last updated on March 29th, 2023 Never choose between your two favorite sandwiches again. This toasted Reuben sandwich recipe combines corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese with sliced ham, mustard and dill pickles from a Cuban sandwich. It’s the best of both worlds! What do you get when you combine […]

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Sloppy Joes from Scratch

Last updated on September 14th, 2023 Once you try these easy Sloppy Joes from scratch, you’ll never go back to store bought sauce again. Packed with flavor, ground beef is sautéed with diced bell peppers, celery, and onions and seasoned with a yummy homemade sauce. This post may contain affiliate […]

Smoked Sausage Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Dinner

Last updated on March 29th, 2023 It doesn’t get more convenient than quick and easy sheet pan dinners. Smoked sausage is seasoned with Cajun seasoning and roasted with green bell peppers and sliced onions. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are […]