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Updated on Jan 29, 2019. Posted on Sep 26, 2015

21 Dinners You Only Need 20 Minutes To Make

It's ~sweater season~ at last! (AKA eating season.)

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1. 5-Ingredient Spaghetti Carbonara

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You probably already have the ingredients you need to make this Carbonara: spaghetti, bacon, garlic, Parmesan, and eggs. Get the recipe here.

2. Turkey Nachos

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I like my nachos like I like my life: fully loaded. Get the recipe here.

3. Easy Garlic Alfredo Tortellini

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I want to marry Alfredo Sauce so I can be Mrs. Alfredo and live happily every after. Get the recipe here.

4. Easy Beef and Broccoli

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After you measure out the ingredients, the whole dish is ready in less than 10 minutes on the stovetop. Get the recipe here.

6. Spicy Sriracha Ramen Noodle Soup

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Okay, okay, we know that all ramen is fast. But, this quick, homemade broth has rich flavor like legit Japanese ramen bars. Get the recipe here.

7. Healthy Chicken Parmesan

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Zucchini noodles lighten up this fast take on chicken Parm. You can just sauté zucchini coins or sub in pasta if you don't have a spiralizer. Get the recipe here.

8. BLT Pasta Salad

10. Lemon Pesto Penne

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If you hate doing dishes (Read: If you are human), you should make this one-pot pasta. Get the recipe here.

11. 5-Ingredient Easy White Chicken Chili

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You can make this on the stovetop, or prep it in the morning and let it simmer in slow cooker during the day. Get the recipe here.

13. Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

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Like tortilla soup on crack. Get the recipe here.

16. Shrimp Fried Rice

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Probably faster than ordering and waiting for takeout. Get the recipe here.

18. Easy French Bread Pizza

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Easy enough to get the kids involved. Get the recipe here.

21. Chickpea Curry

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Proof that vegan can be filling and delicious. Get the recipe here.