Beef Casserole Recipes to Make for Dinner

Cooler nights call for a comforting meal—on those days, try one of these beef casserole recipes. They’re family-friendly, incredibly delicious, and often made with little more than just ground beef, vegetables, and herbs and spices. They’re easy to prepare and can often be made in advance, then reheated just before dinner time. One of the most classic examples of a beef casserole is shepherd’s pie. This warming dish features two layers—the bottom layer is generally made with a combination of sautéed ground beef or lamb, mixed vegetables like peas and onions, and Worcestershire sauce, then topped with creamy mashed potatoes. The casserole is then baked until everything is heated through and the potatoes are golden brown and bubbling. Not a bad way to end the day, right?

Another beef casserole recipe that everyone knows and loves is lasagna. While you may not think of this Italian dish as a

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22 Spring Dinner Recipes to Make in April

April is Earth Month, and while we believe in taking care of and celebrating the planet every day of the year, it never hurts to have a reason to go above and beyond from time to time. In honor of Earth Month, we’re showcasing some of our favorite plant-based recipes to enjoy throughout April, starting with the incredible Leek-and-Asparagus Crispy Rice that you see right here. You don’t have to be vegetarian to love this meat-free dinner. Spring forward with this recipe featuring three of the season’s best and brightest vegetables: leeks, asparagus, and peas.

While our Mondays are always meatless, we’ve packed in even more plant-based recipes featuring seasonal vegetables, lots of greens and grains, and limited animal products. Whether you eat a vegetarian or vegan meal once a week or once a day, our hope is that these weeknight recipes inspire you to incorporate more animal-free ingredients into

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One-Pan Meals to Make for Dinner

Whether you make dinner in a Dutch oven, a skillet, Instant Pot, or a sheet pan, you’ll love these one-pan meals that make a weeknight dinner deliciously doable and keep clean-up to a minimum. Our test kitchen has developed and tested a broad range of creative one-pan, pot, or sheet recipes using chicken, salmon, beef, and other family-favorite proteins. We even have vegetarian options that are guaranteed crowd-pleasers; the entire family will love Sheet Pan Vegetable Hash with Eggs, which is shown here (who doesn’t like breakfast for dinner?), Baked Butternut Squash Risotto, and Cannellini-Bean and Greens Stew.

Since we know that everyone likes to cook in different ways, you’ll find a mix of cooking methods in the slides ahead. There are stovetop one-pan meals, recipes that let the oven do the work, and a couple of multicooker recipes—after all, this type of hearty one-pot dinner is a most excellent

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30-Minute Spring Dinner Recipes | Martha Stewart

When spring arrives, everyone is ready to shrug off those protective winter layers and embrace the season of new beginnings. While this sentiment can apply to many aspects of life (including but not limited to closet organization), the focus here is what’s new on our dinner plates. After enduring late-winter doldrums, there’s just something especially exciting about cooking seasonally come springtime. A lot of what is on offer this time of year is of the green and delicate variety, such as fresh herbs like chives and cilantro, sugar snap peas, and asparagus, which stars with chicken sausage and cheesy grits in the fast dinner shown here. Perhaps another reason why we love seasonal spring recipes is that the influx of lighter, brighter things to eat not only matches the better weather, but our sunnier dispositions, too.

Why do we love quick dinners for spring? Now that the sun is shining

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