Get ready to expand your recipe repertoire! We’ve searched all over for must-have recipes that any parent can master and came up with five faves you’re sure to love. From easy breakfast and impressive pasta to a sheet pan dinner, these dishes are great for hectic weeknights, beginner cooks, and more. Scroll down for the full scoop.
photo: The View from Great Island
1. Melt-in-Your-Mouth Sheet Pan Salmon
You know those recipes that are wow-worthy but totally easy to pull off? Yeah, we love them too. Especially this salmon recipe from The View from Great Island. It’s quick and easy to make, features lots of good-for-you vegetables, and only involves cleaning one pan—score!
photo: Kristine’s Kitchen
2. Easy Stuffed Shells
Ah, the pastabilities of these stuffed shells from Kristine’s Kitchen Blog! Not only are they a great go-to meal for pasta-loving kids, they’re also a fun way to add more green stuff to your dinner table (Psst! Did we mention they’re freezer friendly?).
photo: Scrummy Lane
3. Veggie Frittata Muffins
Now that’s the way to start the day! These frittata muffins only take minutes to make and sport a whole host of healthy veggies—just look at those colors! Plus, you can freeze them for a tasty grab-and-go meal. For the how-to, head on over to Scrummy Lane.
photo: Erin Clarke of Well Plated
4. Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps
Need a quick and delish vegetarian dish? You’ll want to bookmark this copycat version of a P.F. Chang favorite! It’s a cinch to whip up, fun for kids to eat, and one of those recipes that can adapt to the ingredients you have on hand. Get the recipe over at Well Plated.
photo: Erin Scott
5. Hanger Steak with Gremolata
It’s always nice to have an awesome steak recipe under your belt, and this recipe from Erin Scott fits the bill! It’s a great weeknight dinner option, and we’re willing to bet you’ll love the flavorful gremolata. Snag the easy recipe here.
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