The problem: You want to cook a delicious dinner, but you don’t want to spend tons of your precious time slaving over a stove. The solution: Any one of these 30 meals, all of which are totally satisfying and ready in 30 minutes or less.

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30min dinner buddhabowl

Day 1: Buddha Bowl with Kale, Avocado, Orange and Wild Rice

The best part is, it tastes as amazing as it looks (if not more).

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30min dinner mongolianbeef

Day 2: Mongolian Beef

Way faster than takeout.

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30min dinner fishtaco

Day 3: Fish Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema

Is it summer yet?

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30min dinner thaikale

Day 4: Ginger Thai Kale Salad with Cashew Dressing

So much flavor, so much crunch.

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30min dinner sheetquesadilla

Day 5: Baking Sheet Quesadillas

One of the most brilliant things we’ve tried in a while.

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30min dinner salmonpacket

Day 6: Ranch-Seasoned Salmon Packets

A delicious dinner without dirtying a pan.

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30min dinner zoodles

Day 7: Zoodles with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella

For when you’re craving something a little lighter than pasta.

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30min dinner ratatouille

Day 8: Chicken Ratatouille

You know, like the movie. (Sans the cute mouse.)

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30min dinner enchiladaskillet

Day 9: Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

Mexican night, anyone?

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30min dinner tomatosoup

Day 10: Tomato Soup

Might we suggest serving this with an equally easy-to-make grilled cheese? 

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30min dinner shrimpcurry

Day 11: Thai Green Curry Shrimp with Asparagus

A warming meal for a cold winter night.

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30min dinner caciopep

Day 12: Cacio e Pepe

This simple, cheesy Italian classic takes just six ingredients and 20 minutes to make.

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30min dinner gumbo

Day 13: Chicken Gumbo

So tasty, you won’t even need the corn bread.

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30min dinner potpie

Day 14: Southwestern Chicken Potpie

Those biscuits though…

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30min dinner carbonara

Day 15: Spaghetti Carbonara

Five ingredients, five stars.

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30min dinner beansoup

Day 16: Black Bean Soup

Just make sure there are leftovers.

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30min dinner ramen

Day 17: Spicy Sriracha Ramen

If you can’t handle the heat, add a little less Sriracha.

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30min dinner capresechicken

Day 18: Caprese Chicken

Don’t skimp on the mozz.

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30min dinner gnocchi

Day 19: Sausage and White Bean Gnocchi

Shh, it’s secretly healthy and packed with protein.

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30min dinner cilantrochicken

Day 20: Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

Like taco night, minus the tortillas.

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30min dinner kalecaesar

Day 21: Kale Caesar Salad

A delightful dinner staple everyone should know how to make.

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30min dinner caulisoup

Day 22: Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Chowder

We’ll take a double serving of garlic, please and thanks.

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30min dinner eggbake

Day 23: Sweet Potato, Turkey Sausage and Egg Bake

Breakfast for dinner > dinner for dinner.

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30min dinner beefpenne

Day 24: One-Pan Beef Penne

Pretty much the definition of hearty.

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30min dinner scallops

Day 25: Lemon Butter Scallops

To be served over anything from spaghetti to cauliflower rice.

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30min dinner meatballs

Day 26: Paleo Meatballs with Marinara Sauce

A healthier take on an old classic.

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30min dinner tacobowl

Day 27: Fish Taco Bowls

Way easier to eat than actual tacos.

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30min dinner orzotto

Day 28: Lemon and Spinach Orzotto

Think of this as risotto’s quick-cooking cousin.

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30min dinner flatbread

Day 29: Cheesy Artichoke Skillet Flatbread

Pizza, schmizza.

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30min dinner Tuna

Day 30: Seared Ahi Tuna with Chimichurri Sauce

Oh you fancy, huh?

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