Here’s What to Eat for Dinner: We Decided So You Don't Have To!
Can’t decide what to make for dinner this week? We have a few ideas. Try simple, easy-to-make dishes for busy weeknights, and indulge in mouthwatering entrees on the weekends. Not everything has to be healthy, but we threw in some balanced, nutritious meals that are still crave-worthy for good measure.
Cooking dinner every night doesn’t have to be a chore. Plan your week out right and you will never find yourself relying on those take-out menus you have stashed in your kitchen drawer. For the best flavors, stick with good-quality seasonal ingredients. We kept this menu, balanced, delicious, and fall-focused.
Check out The Daily Meal’s picks for a Fall-inspired dinner menu that include quick, simple, and delicious dinners that will keep you eating well every night of the week.
1. Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Chipotle Chili
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Start your week off right with a meatless Monday slow cooker recipe. Start the ingredients in your slow cooker before you go to work and you will have a hearty, healthy dinner waiting when you arrive home.
2. Stove Top Pizza
In need of a little comfort food this Tuesday? You wish has been granted in the form of this simple stove top pizza that only takes five minutes to make. All you need is a seasoned cast iron pan to get that perfectly crisped crust.
3. Autumn Bouillabaisse
Get into the spirit of fall with this light midweek dinner. This healthy seafood stew uses fresh pumpkin for a distinctly fall flavor.
4. Cioppino-Style Chicken
Rita Maas, Romulo Yanes, and Ann Stratton
Serve this simple, slow-cooker chicken dinner over black rice for a no fuss, healthy, weeknight meal.
5. Tamarind Braised Shortribs
Friday night is the time to indulge a little. Cook this slow-braised, mouthwatering short ribs recipe while you unwind from a busy work week.
6. The Perfect Chicken Fajita
Throw an easy fiesta on Saturday complete with the perfect chicken fajita recipe. Make your own guacamole to add a gourmet touch to this simple and delicious dinner.
7. Pumpkin Carbonara
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Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.