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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Fall Pasta Recipes Just Right for Cozy Weeknight Dinners

Both versatile and crowd-pleasing, pasta is one of those pantry staples that is quick and luxurious—that’s why it’s such a perfect candidate for weeknight dinners, entertaining, or just about any meal. As the weather cools and fall kicks into high gear, you can keep the pasta dishes coming by giving them an autumnal spin and exploring the heartier side of this favorite. Let our recipes guide you into the season.

Start by pairing pasta with plentiful fall vegetables. First, try our cheesy butternut squash shells; this dish is basically adult mac and cheese, and it’s sure to please everyone at the dinner table. If you’re looking to go with something a little different, a pink-hued gemelli with red cabbage and beets should fit the bill. Swap leafier herbs like basil for heartier herbs like rosemary in an orecchiette with chickpeas and olives. Give pesto a fall makeover by whipping up

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Best Weeknight Dinner Recipes to Make in August

Even when back-to-school season starts and weeknights get busier, dinner can still be a time for the family to gather together and enjoy a delicious homemade meal. All of the recipes we’ve gathered here take less than an hour to prepare, but you’ll find that many are much faster than that. We’re sharing recipes for healthy family-friendly dinners that everyone will enjoy, such as the Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas that you see right here.

This month, plan to shop for ears of corn, different sizes of eggplant, tomatoes, chile peppers, and zucchini—we use this bounty of seasonal produce in our weeknight dinners in August, and it’s a great way to keep things fresh and different. How do we use them? Zucchini is the star of a Mediterranean-style pizza, which also features caramelized onions, feta cheese, and olives. You’ll also find this favorite summer squash sharing the stage in Pork Tenderloin with

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