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23 Weeknight Dinners To Make On Repeat

09/09/2016 12:31 AM AEST | Updated September 9, 2016 01:58

For Bon Appetit, by Christina Chaey.

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A busy weeknight dinner should be three things: easy, quick, and hearty-yet-healthy. These 23 simple dinners, from a cheesy roasted cauliflower pasta to an addictive Thai-inspired larb, fit the bill on all counts. The best part: you don't need a recipe to master them.

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Veggie-Loaded Pizza

What better way to sneak a few more veggies into the day than on top of a super-quick pizza?

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Crispy Sausages and Greens

Sausage and greens are a match made in weeknight dinner heaven.

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Instant Ramen Noodle Salad

Turn that package of instant ramen noodles in your pantry into a healthy-ish dinner.

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Warm Kimchi Grain Bowl

This kimchi stir-fry is instant comfort in a grain bowl.

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Cheese-and-Greens Quesadilla

This foolproof dinner requires just enough "real" cooking that you can call it homemade.

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White Bean-Sausage Skillet

Turn a can of beans into a hearty, healthy dinner in minutes.

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Tuna-Tomato Salad with Couscous

Couscous, tuna, and whatever you find in the pantry—this five-minute dinner is a lifesaver.

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5-Minute Chickpeas

Canned chickpeas are great, especially when served with a side of comfy pants and Law & Order SVU.

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Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.

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Weeknight Italian Wedding Soup

For soup in a hurry, this spin on Italian meatball with a few clever shortcuts (hi, storebought sausage) delivers every time.

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Easy Chicken Salad Toast

Rotisserie chicken is your best friend in this jazzed up tartine.

15-Minute Pantry Soba

A few pantry staples turn plain soba noodles into a meal that's fit for company.

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Cheesy Roasted Cauliflower Pasta

Who says cauliflower is boring? When it's deeply roasted and tossed with hot, cheesy pasta, it's anything but.

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Cacio e Pepe e Roasted Vegetables

When a dinner of cheese and butter and noodles sounds a bit too indulgent, just add roasted veg. Boom.

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Spaghetti with Walnut-Sage Pesto

Break free from your usual basil-and-pine-nut routine with a wintry pesto that was practically meant for a simple plate of spaghetti.

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Creamy Mushroom Pasta

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.

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Brown Rice and Veg Bowl with Peanut Sauce

Looking for a healthy dinner option you'll want seconds of? Look no further.

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Dinner-Worthy Farro Salad

This farro salad is clean eating at its most satisfying.

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Miso Soup with Veg and Tofu

Wholesome, filling, and good for your digestive system—just three more reasons to love miso soup.

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Greens & Beans

This simple and satisfying dish is definitely easy enough for a weeknight.

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Kimchi and Vegetable Soup

This kimchi and vegetable soup is healthy, sure. But it's also really darn good.

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Stir-Fried Greens with Bacon

Here's how to make excellent stir-fried greens, without using a specific recipe.

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