Looking for effortless dinner ideas that require minimal effort after a long and exhausting day? We’ve got you covered with this list of 22 no-fuss dinner ideas that are easy to make and delicious. Whether you’re a busy parent or a working professional, these recipes will help you whip up a tasty meal in no time. So, take a step back, relax, and let these recipes do the heavy lifting for you.
This fajita veggies recipe is easy to make and packed with flavor. Simply sauté onions and bell peppers, season with spices, and voila! Enjoy with your favorite protein and toppings for a delicious meal.
Recipe: fajita veggies
Alfredo Sauce in 15 minutes
Enjoy a healthy and quick meal with our 5-ingredient alfredo sauce recipe. Creamy, delicious, and ready in just 15 minutes, it’s the perfect solution for a fast and easy dinner.
Recipe: alfredo sauce
For a light and delicious soup that you can whip up and have ready in just 20 minutes, escarole soup does the trick! This one-pot soup is simple to make and does not require any complicated equipment or recipes. It is both flavorful and filling, creating a perfect addition to your lunch or dinner table!
Recipe here: escarole soup
Authentic Lecsó (Hungarian Pepper Stew)
Lecsó is sort of the Hungarian version of the French ratatouille. It is a super easy tomato and pepper stew you can stir up in one pot within 30 minutes. If you would like to eat Lecsó exactly how Hungarians eat it, you should try this recipe.
Cauliflower Steak in 20 Mins
If you’re looking for a new and exciting way to enjoy cauliflower, try making these cauliflower steaks. With their crispy exterior and tender interior, and seasoned to perfection, they make a perfect main dish or side that doesn’t require an oven.
Recipe: cauliflower steak
This Corn Chowder recipe is a special one as it features pan-seared corn kernels and a deglazed pan, resulting in an oil-free soup. The soup is thickened with potatoes making it a delicious and healthy option.
Recipe: Corn Chowder
Satisfy your cravings with this quick and easy taco soup, complete with the meatiest meatless taco meat. Ready in just 20 minutes, this delicious soup is bursting with taco flavors and perfect for a cozy night in. Top it off with some tortilla chips, avocado slices, and vegan sour cream for an extra kick of flavor.
Recipe: taco soup
Lemon Pepper Pasta with Asparagus
This lemon pepper pasta is a simple yet delicious dish that can be made in just 15 minutes with only 5 ingredients. The addition of asparagus makes it a refreshing and satisfying meal.
Recipe: lemon pepper pasta
Sweet Potato Tofu Curry
This sweet potato tofu curry recipe is a delicious and wholesome meal that’s perfect for chilly nights. With its creamy texture and blend of exotic spices, it’s sure to warm you up from the inside out.
Recipe: sweet potato tofu curry
This egg salad sandwich is a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional egg salad, made with tofu and cashews for a creamy and protein-packed filling. The recipe is made with whole foods, without any processed ingredients or high-fat mayo, making it a nutritious and satisfying brunch option.
Recipe: egg salad
Coconut Milk Pasta Sauce
This easy and flavorful coconut milk pasta sauce is the perfect dairy-free alternative to a classic tomato-based sauce. Made with simple ingredients like canned tomatoes, garlic, and coconut milk, it comes together in just 30 minutes and will satisfy all your pasta cravings.
Recipe: coconut milk pasta sauce
Pad Woon Sen (Thai Glass Noodles Stir Fry)
This is a classic Pad Woon Sen recipe turned completely meatless. Silky Thai glass noodles in a sweet and salty sauce are stir-fried with carrots, cabbage, tomato, onion, and mung bean sprouts. For added protein, this recipe calls for tofu scramble and marinated oyster mushrooms
Recipe: pad woon sen
Thai Oyster Mushroom Noodle Stir Fry
It is an easy aromatic Thai noodle stir fry with sauteed oyster mushrooms, tofu, par-boiled broccoli, and rice noodles. Thai food is well-known for its spiciness, although it’s not always hot to taste.
Crispy Oyster Mushroom Tacos
Looking for a meatless taco alternative? Look no further than this Oyster Mushroom Tacos recipe. These mushrooms have a meat-like texture and are packed with flavor, making them the perfect substitute for meat strips.
Recipe: mushroom tacos
This tikka masala recipe offers a quick and easy way to enjoy a flavorful tomato-based curry sauce that’s creamy and aromatic. It can be paired with your choice of ingredients, such as meat, mushrooms, cauliflower, tofu, or chickpeas, to create a delicious and satisfying meal.
Recipe: tikka masala
Quinoa Sweet Potato Chili
This quinoa sweet potato chili is a perfect meatless and hearty meal that can be made in under 30 minutes. With a combination of quinoa, sweet potatoes, beans, and spices, this chili is flavorful, filling, and nutritious.
Recipe: quinoa sweet potato chili
Ready in just 30 minutes, this one-pot white chili is simple to make, easy to customize, and delicious! We use king oyster mushrooms instead of chicken and simmer them with various veggies and herbs to create a flavor-packed and filling dish.
Recipe: white chili
This tofu korma recipe is a perfect balance of sweet and savory flavors, with a milder curry profile that is packed full of protein. It’s a great alternative to traditional korma dishes and is incredibly easy to make.
Recipe: tofu korma
This shakshuka is a flavorful and hearty stew that combines Middle Eastern spices with tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, and chickpeas. Ready in under 30 minutes, this dish is perfect for a quick and satisfying weeknight dinner.
Thai Glass Noodle Salad – Yum Woon Sen
Indulge in the flavors of Thailand with this refreshing and easy-to-make Yum Woon Sen salad recipe. Loaded with tangy tomatoes, crunchy celery, and roasted peanuts, and tossed with a zesty salad dressing, this dish is perfect for a light summer meal or as a side dish for your next barbecue.
Recipe: Yum Woon Sen
This vegetable korma recipe is a quick and easy way to make a flavorful Indian dish that is loaded with vegetables and protein-rich chickpeas. With its creamy and aromatic sauce, it is a perfect choice for a healthy and delicious dinner that everyone will love.
Recipe: vegetable korma
Chickpea Mushroom Curry
This Chickpea Curry or Chana Masala with Mushroom is a delicious and easy-to-make Indian dish that will satisfy your cravings for a mild and creamy curry. Packed with spices, coconut cream, and veggies, it is perfect for beginners who want to explore the world of Indian cuisine.
Recipe: Chickpea Curry