10 Awesome Weeknight Dishes

10 Awesome Weeknight Dishes

Weeknight Dishes

My brain has been so fried all week, I’m pretty sure if I had tried to whip up a fancy meal I would have chopped all my fingers off and set my house on fire. Weeknights are made for simple dishes. The kind of food my mom used to make. The kind of food you can make without losing any digits, even if you’re completely worn out. Lucky for me, I had plenty of leftover Chicken Corn Chowder this week, but if I didn’t, I would have made one of these awesome dishes.

Parmesan Fried Gnocchi starts with store-bought gnocchi, so most of the work is done for you. You can have this side dish on the table in under 10 minutes. It’s the perfect accompaniment for a rotisserie chicken. It’s also outrageously delicious.

Breakfast for dinner is absolutely rad, and homemade Buttermilk Pancakes are damn delicious. Throw some bacon in the oven, be sure to have plenty of maple syrup, and be awesome.

A pound of ground beef, a seasoning packet, a few cans, and a package of gnocchi come together to make a huge pot of spicy Chili with Gnocchi. There will likely be leftovers to make your life easy for days.

English dudes have all sorts of strange solutions for feeding themselves after a long day of work, and none of them involve any serious effort. Check out things British people put between two slices of bread

You could just order a pizza, but if you prefer to make your own food, try this Super Fast Faux Pizza. It comes together in a flash.

Chips and dip definitely count as a meal on a weeknight. It’s super easy to make your own Easy Peanut Butter Hummus with a few simple ingredients and a food processor. 

Assemble a pan full of awesome with a dozen Hawaiian rolls, ham, cheese, and a simple spread. Make Mini Ham and Cheese Sandwiches then try not to eat them all.

When I’ve had a hard day, I big bowl of flavorful pasta that I could basically make in my sleep makes me happier than you could possibly imagine. Make yourself some Lemon Linguine and carb up your life.

Going through the drive through is an easy weeknight solution, but sometimes it’s not that easy to get your hands on the junk food you really love. Make your own Frito Chili Cheese Wraps faster than you can say “May I take your order?”

There are few foods on the planet better than cheese, and if you need a super fast snack to impress friends, make Holiday Brie. It’s awesome 365 days a year and comes together in 5 minutes.

Remove undue stress from your life. That’s what all the awesome kids do. Eat well. Live well. Be awesome.

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2 thoughts to “10 Awesome Weeknight Dishes”

  1. What a great compendium of ideas for busy heads of households. I want to share these with guests at a homeless shelter for women and families where I work. I think they could use some awesomeness in their lives. 🙂

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