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30 Stress-Free Dinners That Come Together In 30 Minutes

Dinner shouldn't be a stressful affair.

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1. Sesame Peanut Noodles

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The easy dressing — with peanut butter, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and garlic — is made quickly in a blender. Get the recipe.

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2. Parchment Garlic Butter Salmon

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If you haven't tried cooking fish in parchment paper, it's time to give it a shot. No mess at all. Get the recipe.

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3. Chicken Chow Mein

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You can whip up these Asian-inspired noodles quicker than it would take for your take out order to arrive. Get the recipe.

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4. Microwave 10-minute Loaded Potato

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Got ten minutes and a microwave? Great, dinner is served. (P.S.: You can even make this filling creation in a dorm room.) Get the recipe.

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5. Broccoli Cheddar Mac 'n' Cheese

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Give your favorite boxed mac and cheese and upgrade with veggies and, of course, more cheese. Get the recipe.

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6. Teriyaki Shrimp

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Marinate the shrimp for about 10 minutes, then toss them with your favorite veggies and call it dinner. Get the recipe.

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7. Spring Pesto Minestrone Soup

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Bookmark this springy soup for chilly nights. Get the recipe.

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8. Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Dinner

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Put all your ingredients on a sheet pan and dress it in an easy marinade made with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, paprika, and oregano. Get the recipe.

9. Broccoli Rabe Pasta with Smoky Chickpeas

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Cooked in garlic and white wine then drizzled with olive oil and lemon juice, this protein-packed pasta is simple but delicious. Get the recipe.

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10. Grilled Chicken Margherita

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Start with boneless skinless chicken breasts and you can make this satisfying dinner with just a few ingredients. Get the recipe.

11. Lemongrass Tofu Coconut Noodle Bowls

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Serve this coconut tofu and bok choy stir-fry over noodles or rice. Get the recipe.

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12. 15-Minute Garlic Shrimp Zoodles

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Besides for zucchini and shrimp, there's a good chance all the other ingredients for this recipe are sitting in your pantry. Get the recipe.

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13. Grilled Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

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You can use whatever flaky white fish you like best — such as halibut, cod, or tilapia — for these summery, bright tacos. Get the recipe.

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14. Beef and Broccoli

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Put down the takeout menu: This 15-minute stir-fry is a whole lot quicker and just as delicious. Get the recipe.

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15. Skillet Shrimp Fajitas

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Peppers, onions, and shrimp are sautéed in a skillet with garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, and paprika. Serve it in fajitas, tacos, or on a bed of rice. Get the recipe.

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16. Cauliflower Alfredo

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This lightened-up creamy sauce has a secret: It's full of vegetables. Get the recipe.

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17. One Pot Pasta with Tomato & Mascarpone Sauce

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This low-effort, decadent pasta dish is a step above your average spaghetti dinner. Get the recipe.

18. Greek Turkey Meatball Gyros

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Ground turkey, onion, and spices are all you need to make these homemade meatballs. Pop them into a pita with some vegetables and Tzatziki or Greek yogurt. Get the recipe.

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19. Bacon and Egg Fried Rice

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Make a big batch of this fried rice and keep some on hand for leftovers. Get the recipe.

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20. Sheet Pan Chinese Tofu

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Looking for a meatless recipe to shake up your dinner routine? Try this sheet pan Chinese tofu, which you can dress up with any of your favorite veggies. Get the recipe.

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21. Chicken Pad Thai

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These Thai noodles keep perfectly well for a few days in the fridge, so you can make a batch on Sunday and enjoy it all week long. Get the recipe.

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22. 10-Minute Gazpacho

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You may not be able to travel to Barcelona this spring, but you can pretend with this tangy blender gazpacho. Get the recipe.

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23. Mushroom Stroganoff

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This one-pot recipe is sure to be a new favorite. Instead of traditional beef stroganoff, this version is made with cremini mushrooms. Get the recipe.

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24. One-Skillet Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls

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Start with sweet potatoes, rice, sweet peppers, black beans, and corn, then add any of your favorite burrito toppings. You can always add your favorite meat for some extra protein. Get the recipe.

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25. Spicy Shrimp Egg Roll Skillet

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This lighter take on egg rolls is packed with all the flavors you love. Cabbage, carrots, and shrimp are cooked until tender in a sauce of garlic, ginger, lemongrass, chili paste, and fish sauce. Get the recipe.

26. Cheesy Taco Sloppy Joe's

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Turn ground beef into a family-friendly meal you'll want to make time and time again. Get the recipe.

27. Shrimp and Orzo with Sun Dried Tomatoes

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You can never have too many one pan dinners. The best part about this dish is you don't even need to boil the orzo. Get the recipe.

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28. Moroccan Baked Eggs with Chickpeas

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Smoky, sweet, savory, and spicy, you can eat these Moroccan baked eggs in tomato sauce any time of day. Get the recipe.

29. Fiesta Lime Shrimp Salad

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Salad gets a bad rap. This colorful and flavorful bowl — bursting with sweet corn, fresh tomatoes, black beans, and smoky shrimp — is anything but bland. Top your bowl with anything from jalapeño and cotija cheese to tortilla chips and red onion. Get the recipe.

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30. Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

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Don't worry about the homemade dressing: All you really need is lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, and red pepper flakes to dress this picnic-perfect pasta salad. Get the recipe.

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