Dinner Recipes

Whether you're planning a weeknight dinner, weekend meal, or special-occasion feast for friends, we'll show you how to do it right, with tips, menus, and so much more. Check out our 15-minute main dishes, quick pastas, inspired chicken recipes, make-ahead meals, and freezable entrees.

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20 One-Pot Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

From a classic beef stew to smoked-salmon chowder that's perfect for summer, all the recipes we've gathered here are made in a sturdy Dutch oven.
By Kelly Vaughan

How to Make Classic Beef Stew—Plus, Two Tasty Variations to Master

From a classic beef stew recipe to a fragrant version North-African inspired riff, these recipes are the perfect thing to make on a winter night.
By Claire Sullivan

Dinner Casserole Recipes That the Whole Family Will Love

Make one of these dishes for a comforting, hearty meal.
By Emily Goldman

Quick Kid-Friendly Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

We're sharing family-friendly dinner recipes guaranteed to appeal to even the most finicky eaters. Try our easy stovetop mac and cheese, sheet-pan fajitas, pork and pineapple kebabs, and more.
By Lynn Andriani

Our Cheesiest, Most Satisfying Lasagna and Baked Pasta Recipes

For weeknight dinners or holiday entertaining, our favorite baked pasta recipes are loaded with melted cheese and couldn't be more comforting.
By Kelly Vaughan

One-Pan Pasta

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It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Taco Casserole

Ground beef, pinto beans, and tomatoes spiced with chili powder bubble under a crunchy, gooey topping of tortilla chips and two cheeses in this quick and easy, kid-friendly casserole.

Coconut Lemon Cake

Brushing lemon simple syrup onto the cake helps keep it moist. Martha made this bundt cake recipe on episode 506 of Martha Bakes.

Basic Chicken Soup

Rating: 3.5 stars 377
Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly than traditional chicken soups (the dish is ready in a little over an hour). There's no need to make a separate stock; the vegetables and meat form their own satisfying broth.

John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese

Rating: 3.5 stars 1738
When musician John Legend visited Martha Stewart, he shared this recipe for his favorite Southern comfort food. Learn how to make the singer's delicious, creamy macaroni and cheese at home.

Easy Steamed Artichokes

These leafy, mild-flavored veggies get at the heart of spring. Our method for steaming artichokes could not be easier, but the result is an impressive, delicious side dish.

Breaded Chicken Breasts

Rating: 3 stars 291
Whenever you make breaded and fried chicken, it disappears almost immediately. Try our foolproof three-step method for perfect results every time, then turn it into Chicken Parmesan or serve over salad.
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15 Make-Ahead Casserole Recipes for Easy Weeknight Dinners
We're sharing comforting dishes that the whole family will love. Best of all? You'll love that you can prep them ahead and put them in the oven anytime you need an easy dinner.
Roasted Red Potatoes
Rating: 3 stars 755

Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted red potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.