25 Delicious Meals Under 25 Minutes

A month’s worth of recipes that will take the stress out of deciding what’s for dinner. 


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Zoodles with Meat Sauce

bowl of zucchini noodles and meat sauce
Makes 4

2 of 25

Coconut Curry

tofu and coconut curry
Makes 4

3 of 25

Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

We get it. Your teen is trying to be a vegetarian (because, Mom, the animals!!), but her definition involves eating only pizza and cheese puffs. Since she still needs protein, quinoa checks all the boxes. For your meat lovers, add ground beef or turkey. 

Makes 4
Prep 10 m
Cook 16 m
Bake 55 m

4 of 25

Pork and Green Bean Stir-Fry

skillet stir-fry with pork and green beans

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Cook 16 m

5 of 25

Steak Fajitas

overhead view of steak fajitas

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

All you need is a rippin’ hot cast-iron skillet for this dish. Swap in a nonstick one if it means that the kids will clean up (we’re not beneath bribery).

Makes 4

6 of 25

Manhattan Clam Chowder

bowls of manhattan clam chowder
Makes 5

7 of 25

Chicken Cordon Bleu

chicken cordon bleu cutlets
Makes 5

8 of 25

Three-bean Chili

spicy three-bean chili in soup mug
Makes 6

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Thai-Glazed Salmon

thai-glazed salmon on plate

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Makes 4

10 of 25

Fettuccine with Chicken

chicken fettuccine on white plat

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Photo by Marcus Nilsson

Makes 6
Prep 5 m
Cook 10 m

11 of 25

Sautéed Pork and Apples

sauteed pork with apples and potatoes
Makes 4

12 of 25

Pork and Peanut Noodles

bowl of peanut noodles with pork
Makes 6

13 of 25

Sourdough Turkey Burgers

turkey burgers on sourdough bread

The basil mayo created for these burgers tasted so good that we started spreading it on everything. Cue our cover sandwich (turkey, roasted red pepper and provolone).

Makes 6

14 of 25

Skillet Chicken with Fresh Tomato Sauce

pan with skillet chicken and tomato sauce
Makes 4

15 of 25

Reuben Sandwiches

open-faced reuben sandwiches and dip
Makes 4

16 of 25

Cast-Iron Scallops with Grilled Asparagus

scallops and grilled asparagus on plate
Makes 4

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Mushroom Ravioli

mushroom ravioli with bread
Makes 4

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B.L.A.T. Sandwiches

blat sandwiches and chips

Get ready for an a-ha moment: Start bakin’ your bacon (say that 3 times fast!). Not only does this method keep your cooktop clean (see ya later, splattery mess), but the slices stay super flat, which is perfect for stacking in sandwiches.

Makes 4

19 of 25

Moroccan Chickpeas

moroccan chickpeas with apricots
Makes 4

20 of 25

Quick Chicken Tacos

chicken tacos with corn tortillas
Makes 6

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Shrimp Over Fried Rice

fried rice and shrimp skewers

All these ingredients are ideal for a last-minute dinner ANY night of the week. The shrimp and veggies are frozen; the rice is pre-cooked. And who doesn’t have eggs and soy sauce in the fridge? (Skip the sesame oil if you don’t have it.)

Makes 4

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Pesto Tilapia

tilapia with pesto and asparagus
Makes 6

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Cuban Picadillo

cuban picadillo with yellow rice
Makes 6

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Steak Frites

steak frites on plate
Makes 4

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Pasta with Sausage and Broccoli

sausage and broccoli rigatoni
Makes 6