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    16 Tasty Dinners You Can Make Your Family After Work

    Recipes that are faster than pizza delivery.

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    At the end of a long day of work or school, the last thing you want to do is hunker down to cook a two-hour recipe that makes you wonder why you didn't just order pizza again.

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    Which is why we compiled recipes that actually do deliver on ease and deliciousness. From vegetarian pizzas to elevated grilled cheese sandwiches to kale caesar salads you'll actually want seconds of, here are our favorite dinner picks we hope your family will love.

    1. Caprese Frittata

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    Frittatas are one of the most versatile meals out there: Perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and delicious even when reheated. Recipe here.

    2. Veggie Flatbread Pizza

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    You could honestly make this flatbread pizza faster than it'd take you to have one delivered. Recipe here.

    3. One-Sheet Salmon And Broccoli

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    Salmon in and of itself is such a crave-worthy ingredient for dinner that something as simple as broccoli is enough to complete the meal. The best part? To clean up, simply toss the parchment paper you cooked your meal on. Recipe here.

    4. Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Quinoa Bowl

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    Filling, nutritious, and ever-versatile, sweet potatoes adequately balance out the savorier beans and quinoa in this dish. And if your family isn't into quinoa, you can swap in rice or pile this into tortillas or pita pockets. Recipe here.

    5. Ratatouille Salad

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    Succulent, herbed vegetables — that come together on the stove in just about 15 minutes — over quinoa. You can also modify with whatever cheese, or protein you want. Recipe here.

    6. Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

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    It's like a deviled egg, but in pasta form. Enjoy it at home, and then make the recipe again for your next backyard party. Recipe here.

    7. Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

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    Savory and just a little spicy, this beef, chiles, and corn stir fry is basically a variation on your standard taco salad. Stir fry dishes are also always a great option for nights where you're short on time. Everything's chopped super small, so all cooks through in a flash. Recipe here.

    8. Chicken Enchilada Skillet

    The secret to turning over this dish in 15 minutes is using a grocery store rotisserie chicken. (Then, bonus: Use those leftovers in other dishes throughout the week). Recipe here.

    9. Chicken Kale Caesar Salad

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    And if you're not paleo, you can skip the coconut aminos and replace with soy sauce. Or, you know, skip the dressing recipe altogether and use some storebought stuff. Recipe here.

    10. Fish Tacos With Lime Crema

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    There's something about the charming taco form that makes any of its contents taste extra delicious — though it especially helps when those ingredients are sliced avocados, flaky fish, and a tart crema. Recipe here.

    11. Bacon, Brie, and Apricot Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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    This easy peasy lunchtime favorite gets an upgrade with seasonal fruit + balsamic vinegar. Recipe here.

    12. 15-Minute Sweet and Spicy Chicken Zoodles

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    Zoodles are an easy, light alternative to regular spaghetti if you've got the right spiralizer. And their most underrated asset? You don't need to boil a pot of water to make them, they can cook straight on your pan. Recipe here.

    13. Onigirazu (Rice Sandwich)

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    This might look difficult to make — but it's really not. Just pop the rice in a rice cooker, gather your toppings, and assemble (fold, wrap, seal) right before eating. Recipe here.

    14. One-Pan Chicken Fajitas

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    A one-pan recipe is ideal for those nights when cooking, much less doing the dishes after, feels like an overwhelming task. Serve with tortillas, a side of brown rice, or by itself. Recipe here.

    15. Asparagus and Mushroom Quiche

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    To save time, use a pre-made pie shell instead of making one yourself. Recipe here.

    16. Spaghettini With Roasted Tomatoes And Garlic Breadcrumbs

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    Don't shy away from opting for a tried-and-true spaghetti recipe. In this variation, the breadcrumbs will add crunch and savoriness to break up the slightly tart tomato sauce. Recipe here.