Perfect world: You’d whip up a gourmet dinner from scratch every night. But time is tough to come by. That’s why we pulled together 25 quick dinner recipes that each take 15 minutes (or in some cases, less) to make. From coconut curry noodle soup to lasagna (yes, a lasagna recipe that only takes 15 minutes), these recipes are fast and delicious.

15minute1

SPINACH PESTO QUINOA BOWL

Don’t forget the Parmesan.

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15minute2

EASY LO MEIN

FYI, spaghetti can totally be subbed in here.

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15minute3

15-MINUTE LASAGNA

For when you’re craving comfort food.

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15minute4

EDAMAME SPAGHETTI WITH AVOCADO PESTO

Bean pasta is a thing, and it’s delicious.

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15minute5

AVOCADO PASTA

Put some avo--and an egg--on it. 

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15minute6

GARDEN ARTICHOKE FLATBREAD PIZZA

Served with an ever-so-thin layer of ricotta cheese.

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15minute7

CAULIFLOWER FRIED RICE

Best seasoned with Sriracha.

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15minute9

SOUTHWESTERN STEAK SALAD WITH CILANTRO-AVOCADO DRESSING

If you’re going to eat salad, it might as well have steak on it. 

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15minute10

COCONUT CURRY NOODLE SOUP

Your kitchen never smelled so good. 

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15minute11

YAKISOBA NOODLE STIR-FRY

Veggies like bell peppers and snap peas give it extra crunch.

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15minute12

LEMON-PEPPER PASTA WITH SHRIMP

Sauv Blanc required…for the recipe (but you can drink it, too!). 

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15minute13

PEAR, BRIE AND BACON FLATBREAD

Mmmm…bacon. Mmmm…cheese.

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15minute14

RED LENTIL SOUP

Each bowl is delicious and filling.

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15minute16

SPICY KIMCHI QUINOA BOWL

Garnished with ginger, garlic…and hot sauce.

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15minute17

BLACK BEAN AND CORN QUESADILLAS

Full disclosure: You need only ten minutes for this one.

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15minute18

SMASHED CHICKPEA SALAD SANDWICH

Guys, it’s salad…but on a sandwich. 

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15minute19

SALMON AND AVOCADO RICE BOWL

The trick is using instant rice.

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15minute21

BLACK BEAN SALSA BURGERS

Don’t forget the pickles.

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min19

ONE-PAN CHICKEN BRUSCHETTA ZOODLES

Tastes like summer.

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min20

CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Adorable cocotte pots required.

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min21

SPICY SHRIMP WITH PESTO NOODLES

Bust out your spiralizer. 

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min22

BBQ BEEF SANDWICHES

Open-faced is the best. 

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min23

SPINACH TOMATO QUESADILLAS

Plus, liberal amounts of melted cheese. 

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min24

CAPRESE PASTA WITH GOAT CHEESE

So creamy, so filling.

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min25

ROSEMARY CITRUS SHRIMP TACOS

With ever-so-delicate slices of avocado.

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