Easy Weeknight Chicken Dinner Recipes

Everyone loves chicken, and that’s at least partially due to the fact that this popular protein is endlessly versatile. But despite the fact that there are so many different ways to prepare chicken, it’s easy to fall into a weeknight dinner rut—if you find yourself habitually making the same chicken dishes week after week, we’re here to help. Here, we’re sharing some of our favorite weeknight recipes that highlight all the different ways to cook this protein and the best cuts to choose from.

From chicken cutlets—which are pictured here gussied up with artichokes and spinach in a creamy one-skillet dish inspired by your favorite dip—to chicken breasts—which we like steamed in a parchment parcel in the oven, a revelatory technique that maximizes flavor and minimizes the need for added fat—we have a number of inspired ways to make chicken for dinner any night of the week. If you’re looking

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Best Weeknight Dinners to Make in December

You’re busy baking gingerbread cookies and making chocolate fudge when a thought crosses your mind: “What should I make for dinner?” The answer to that eternal question? Comfort foods that will help you stay warm as the temperatures drop, such as the Pepper-Crusted Lamb with Roasted Vegetables that’s pictured here. It’s simple enough to prepare any night of the week, but special enough for a holiday gathering; simply put, it’s the back-pocket recipe you need during a busy month like December. Like the rest of the recipes we’re sharing here, it serves at least four people and comes together in less than one hour. And, as always, Mondays are meatless.

December is a jam-packed month. You’re likely shopping for gifts, entertaining, attending cookie swaps, taking kids to holiday events, and so much more. Time is extra tight for meal prep during this time of year, which is why we’ve saved

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Best Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Make in November

When November comes around, there’s one (big) meal on everyone’s minds: Thanksgiving dinner! Sure, nailing the perfect roast turkey recipe is important, but there are still 22 other weeknights to prepare a nighttime meal for this month. We understand that time is tight and things might be even busier than usual as you prep for Turkey Day, so we’re here to help you with delicious, easy dinner ideas just right for November evenings.

As always, we have meatless options for Monday night; you’ll find a variety of vegetarian and vegan meals that highlight seasonal ingredients like butternut squash and broccoli (give the Creamy Broccoli and White Bean Soup shown here a spin!). We’ve also got vegetable stir-fries, pastas, and a cozy (meat-free!) chili recipe, because who doesn’t want something warm and comforting on a cool autumn evening?

When we suggest weeknight dinner ideas, we select recipes that serve four and

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Best Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Make in October

It’s that time of day again: The kids are home from school, you’re home from work (or you’ve closed your laptop and left the home office), and you’re staring blankly into the fridge as you ask yourself, “What should we have for dinner tonight?” When weekdays are busy and minutes fly by, it’s easy to order a pizza to-go, but it’s more delicious, satisfying, and enjoyable to cook a balanced and healthy meal that you and your loved ones can sit down to. Here, we’re giving you some ideas and guidelines to help make preparing a weeknight dinner for your family more manageable.

Every month, we share dinner recipes that serve four people and take less than one hour to prepare (that means prep work, cook times, and any necessary marinating, cooling, or resting are complete in the time that it takes to watch an episode of your favorite primetime

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