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15 Dinner Recipes My Family Begs Me to Make All the Time

Need some easy dinner recipes your family will love? These dinners couldn’t be easier to make and your family will want you to make them all the time.

These easy peasy dinner ideas are perfect for hectic weeknights when you want something delicious without all the hard work. Now you’ll be able to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with your family.

Taco Pizza

Taco pizza on a cutting board topped with sour cream and a hand grabbing a slice.
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’

This dinner combines two family favorites: tacos and pizza. It’s loaded with refried beans, taco meat, cheese, and other tasty toppings.

Get the Recipe: Taco Pizza

Pizza Casserole

Pizza casserole in a casserole dish.
Photo Credit: The Cookin’ Chicks

Everyone will want seconds of this pizza casserole made with canned premade biscuits. Plus, you can add your family’s favorite pizza toppings.

Get the Recipe: Pizza Casserole

Dorito Casserole

Ground Beef Dorito Casserole on a plate and in a casserole dish.
Photo Credit: Dinner at the Zoo

When a recipe has Doritos, you know it’ll be good. This comforting casserole contains layers of taco meat, cheese, crunchy chips, and delicious taco toppings.

Get the Recipe: Dorito Casserole

BBQ Pulled Pork

BBQ pulled pork on a bun.
Photo Credit: Chew Out Loud

Incredibly tender with a lovely smoky flavor, this pulled pork can easily be made in the slow cooker.

Making a batch of pulled pork is quite versatile, use it to make sandwiches, and tacos, or enjoy with some yummy sides.

Get the Recipe: BBQ Pulled Pork

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed red peppers topped with cheese in a white casserole dish.
Photo Credit: The Forked Spoon

These peppers are loaded with veggies, rice, and ground beef and then topped with plenty of melty cheese.

Get the Recipe: Stuffed Peppers

Burger Packets

Burger packet in foil.
Photo Credit: Simply Stacie

This hearty foil packet recipe consists of a burger patty topped with cheese, potatoes, carrots, and other ingredients.

This family-friendly dinner can be cooked on the grill or in the oven.

Get the Recipe: Burger Packets

Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

Shrimp Scampi Angel Hair Pasta in a skillet with a white background.
Photo Credit: Nutmeg Nanny

This instant pot shrimp scampi pasta has the perfect amount of butter, garlic, and lemon flavor.

Get the Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Angel Hair Pasta

Chinese Pasta

Chinese pasta in a black bowl.
Photo Credit: Cooking with Lei

This pasta dinner is packed with Chinese flavors and made with ground beef and bell peppers.

Skip the expensive takeout and feed your family this tasty meal instead.

Get the Recipe: Chinese Pasta

Baked Beans

Ground Beef Baked Beans With Bacon in a bowl.
Photo Credit: Simply Stacie

With a top layer of bacon, this southern-style baked bean dish has the best brown sugar-based sauce.

Get the Recipe: Baked Beans

White Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken enchiladas in a white sauce served on a white plate and in a white casserole dish.
Photo Credit: I Heart Eating

These chicken enchiladas are smothered in a creamy white sauce and made with rotisserie chicken, a time-saving shortcut,

Get the Recipe: White Chicken Enchiladas

Bacon and Mushroom Carbonara

Bacon and mushroom carbonara on a white plate.
Photo Credit: Sweet Tea and Thyme

Bacon and mushrooms are the star ingredients in this carbonara dish. Not only is this dish yummy, but it’s incredibly cheap to make too.

Get the Recipe: Bacon and Mushroom Carbonara

Sheet Pan Honey Garlic Pork Chops

Honey pork chops and roasted vegetables in a sheet pan.
Photo Credit xoxoBella

Made with simple ingredients, this delicious honey garlic pork chop and roasted vegetable meal couldn’t be easier to throw together.

Get the Recipe: Honey Garlic Pork Chops

Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Chicken Pot Pies on a white plate and in baking pan.
Photo Credit: Semi Homemade Kitchen

These are freezer-friendly, so you can make a big batch ahead of time and reheat them when you want a stress-free weeknight dinner.

Get the Recipe: Mini Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Fajita Foil Packets

Chicken fajita foil packets
Photo Credit: Dinner at the Zoo

This might become your new preferred way to make fajitas since there is virtually no cleanup compared to making them the traditional way.

You can cook them in the oven or grill.

Get the Recipe: Chicken Fajita Foil Packets

One Pot Taco Mac and Cheese

Taco mac and cheese in a blue pot with ingredients and a blue and white towel next to the pot on a white marble background.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella

Mac and cheese combined with tasty taco flavors is an easy dinner your kids will want you to make all the time.

Get the Recipe: One Pot Taco Mac and Cheese

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