Quick & Easy Weeknight Dinners (Family-Friendly)

Is it just me, or do you find yourself panicking when you have come to the end of a long busy day and realize it is almost dinnertime and you do not know what to make?? 

And if you have a picky eater or picky eaters in your family, it can be even trickier trying to figure out what to make for dinner for your family that your kids will eat too.

(If you want more picky eater recipes, be sure to check out these easy dinner ideas for picky kids)

These quick and easy weeknight family dinner ideas are kid-friendly and healthy and need very little prep. And who knows? You might just find a new family favorite dinner that everyone loves.

1. 15-Minute Beefy Noodle Skillet Dinner

cheesy pasta and ground beef dinner served in red mug

 This quick 15-minute cheesy beef and pasta is a family-friendly recipe you will want to make any night of the week because it is cheap, healthy, and picky eaters will love it!!

And serving dinner in a mug has to be one of the most fun and creative ways to get picky eaters to eat!  

Get the recipe at Family Favorite Recipes.

2. Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe

chicken and rice made in crock pot

There is nothing easier than dinner made in a slow cooker on busy nights. And since everything cooks in one pot, clean-up is easier too.

(another bonus when it comes to slow cooker recipes)

This slow cooker chicken and rice recipe is the perfect comfort food dinner for families that is healthy and filling.

(If you want to learn more about how to safely cook food in a slow cooker, you can get more information here.)

Get the recipe at Julie's Eats and Treats.

3. Mexican Pizza With Crispy Tortilla Crust

Crispy tortilla pizza with olives and tomatoes
Image From Two Peas and Their Pod

Crispy tortilla pizzas are a perfect dinner solution for tired busy moms who need a fast easy dinner idea everyone will love.

You can have yummy tortilla pizzas ready in 15 minutes. 

Add a quick salad or carrots or fruit to make a quick healthy dinner any night of the week.

Get the recipe at Two Peas and Their Pod.

 4. Easy Chicken Broccoli Casserole

5-ingredient chicken and cheese casserole recipe

One skillet chicken and broccoli casserole is a delicious and filling inexpensive healthy meal for large families on a budget.

The best part about this family-friendly recipe is that it's an easy one-skillet dinner you can make quickly and have on the table in almost no time at all.

Get the Recipe at The Seasoned Mom.

5. Easy Cheesy Spaghetti Casserole

lemon cheesy pasta dinner recipe
Picture From Delish.com

This simple cheesy spaghetti casserole is quick and easy to make on busy weeknights and may just become a family-favorite dinner at your house. It is cheesy, yummy comfort food even picky eaters will eat.

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