8 Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas For Busy Nights

Raise your hand if you are feeling the time crunch of the holidays. I can assure you my hand is raised high. Both hands are raised as a matter of fact. It seems like no matter how prepared I felt 2 weeks ago, there are always a ton of things that creep up at the last minute. After spending the day at work or school, followed by shopping, errands and everything else you do day to day, it can be hard to come home to the daunting task of making dinner. I know I haven’t been overly excited lately. But to avoid spending unnecessary money on take-out (and calories for that matter), it’s probably a good idea to try to pull something for dinner, right?

Family Kitchen is full of busy moms, just like you…here are a few ideas that might help you get dinner on the table quickly and easily for those busy nights among us.

  • Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli, Garlic and Cheese 1 of 8
    Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli, Garlic and Cheese
    Pasta is a no-brainer when it comes to quick meals. Making it nutritious with broccoli is a bonus!
    Make angel hair pasta with broccoli, garlic and cheese
  • BBQ Chicken Crostini 2 of 8
    BBQ Chicken Crostini
    Turn leftover bbq chicken or pork into a super quick (and fun) dinner.
    Make bbq chicken crostini
  • Black Bean Quesadillas 3 of 8
    Black Bean Quesadillas
    This is an old reliable busy night recipe in my house.
    Make black bean quesadillas
  • Mini Pizzas 4 of 8
    Mini Pizzas
    My family never complains when I make pizza...however I make it!
    Make mini pizzas
  • Personal Taco Pizzas 5 of 8
    Personal Taco Pizzas
    Naan bread makes the perfect pizza crust when you don't have the time. I'm loving these taco pizzas.
    Make taco pizzas
  • Quick Udon Noodle Soup 6 of 8
    Quick Udon Noodle Soup
    With just a few ingredients, this healthy and comforting soup can come together in no time.
    Make udon noodle soup
  • Weeknight Steak Sandwich 7 of 8
    Weeknight Steak Sandwich
    A hearty sandwich like this steak sandwich would totally hit the spot after a busy day.
    Make weeknight steak sandwich
  • Tortilla Soup 8 of 8
    Tortilla Soup
    With a little creativity, a few ingredients and 10 minutes, you have tortilla soup.
    Make tortilla soup


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