35+ Last Minute Dinner Ideas

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If you’re looking for easy, healthy last minute dinner ideas you’re in the right place! Swipe for last minute ideas that are family friendly, and include vegetarian, chicken and ground beef options perfect for busy weeknights.


Easy Italian Chicken Zucchini Skillet

This Italian Chicken Zucchini Skillet combines chicken, zucchini, tomatoes and classic Italian flavors for an easy, one-pot dinner, making it perfect for a last minute meal any night of the week!


Salmon  Tacos w/  Cabbage Slaw

Follow these steps at home to make these easy salmon fish tacos with a simple cabbage slaw topping! Plus, in this easy 20 minute taco recipe, fresh or frozen salmon can be used, for a fast dinner to make on the fly.


Green Pea Pasta

If you're looking for a unique twist on traditional pasta dishes, this easy green pea pasta sauce recipe is it! Say hello to new go-to dinner idea.


Egg Roll Veggie Noodle Bowls

All the flavor of an egg-roll, but without the fuss. Tossed together with a tangle of veggie noodles, Egg Roll Veggie Noodle Bowls is the perfect last minute idea for dinner tonight!


Sweet Potato & Pineapple Beef Bowls w/ Mango Avocado Salsa

Savory pineapple beef combines with roasted sweet potatoes and fresh spinach, along with a quick mango avocado salsa, in this delicious weeknight bowl.


Chicken Asparagus Skillet

A handful of simple ingredients combine in this easy, creamy chicken asparagus skillet. This recipe makes the ultimate low-effort, one-pan meal you can enjoy any night of the week!


Turkey Tacos  with Corn Salsa

These super tasty ground turkey tacos are quick to pull together on a busy weeknight and are full of simple, yet super flavorful fresh ingredients. Paired with a super-fast simple corn salsa, this is a last minute dinner the whole family will love!


Pasta with Ham  and Peas

Ham and pea pasta is the perfect dish for when you want something quick, easy, and absolutely delicious. Not only is it bursting with flavor, but it comes together in 20 minutes using pantry and fridge staples making it a go-to recipe for busy weeknights.


Black Bean  Quinoa Bowls

These healthy southwest black bean quinoa bowls are quick and easy to make, and are topped with the most delicious homemade cumin lime dressing. Perfect for a tasty last minute vegetarian dinner!


Veggie Noodle Bowls with Peanut Sauce

Slurpable noodles and heaps of tender veggies combine with an ultra-simple sauce in veggie noodle bowls with 5-ingredient peanut sauce. No complicated ingredient list here, these bowls are just the ticket for a last minute dinner!

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