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10 quick weeknight dinners

A homemade dinner on a busy weeknight? Yes, it's possible! Try one of these recipes on those nights when you have practically no time to cook.

By Today's Parent

10 quick weeknight dinners

10 quick weeknight dinners

Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

Want to get your kids to try fish? Rainbow trout is a good choice thanks to its mild taste. This recipe is full of flavours your family will love. Get the recipe here: Mini Grilled Fish Tacos

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Rob Caruso

Eggy Pad Thai

Make this pad thai for an easy vegetarian weeknight meal. Your kids will love slurping up these broad rice noodles. Get the recipe here: Eggy Pad Thai

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Erik Putz

Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Though this chicken dinner is ready in less than 15 minutes, you can also make it ahead of time and have them ready in the freezer. Get the recipe here: Parmesan Crusted Chicken

10 quick weeknight dinners

Coconut Crusted Chicken Fingers

Give your boring old chicken finger recipe a makeover by adding some coconut into the mix. These guys only take 15 minutes to prep, so get your little ones to join in and help! Get the recipe here: Coconut Crusted Chicken Fingers  

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Mushroom Quesadilla

This vegetarian dinner is ready in just 20 minutes. Add extra cheese so the kids have fun pulling the pieces apart.  Get the recipe here: Mushroom Quesadilla

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Roberto Caruso

Pasta Carbonara

This pasta carbonara is a breeze to put together and tastes like a dish straight out of a restaurant. Get the recipe here: Pasta Carbonara

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Erik Putz

Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata

This ham and cheese frittata is delicious hot, warm or at room temperature! The best part is you just throw the ingredients in one pan and then put it in the over. Get the recipe here: Baked Ham and Cheese Frittata

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Turkish Lamb Chops

Kids love lamb chops because they come with their own handle, and in this easy recipe there’s even a yogurt sauce to dip them in. Get the recipe here: Turkish Lamb Chops

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Jodi Pudge

Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Baby Bok Choy and Noodles

This dish tastes great hot or cold. So if you’re kids don’t want to eat right after you’ve cooked, you know it’ll still be good once they get around to it. Get the recipe here: Roasted Pork Tenderloin With Baby Bok Choy and Noodles

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Andrew Grinton

Warm Salad of Salmon, Baby Spinach, Orzo and Crispy Capers

Healthy, delicious and quick—that’s all you need from the perfect weeknight dinner. This salad will become a new favourite. Get the recipe here: Warm Salad of Salmon, Baby Spinach, Orzo and Crispy Capers

10 quick weeknight dinnersPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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