What takes only five minutes to prepare and is sure to solve the age-old question – “what’s for dinner”? These easy weeknight recipes that are also perfect for serving dinner guests when time is limited!
Planning weeknight dinners is a task within itself, but when you’re expecting company during the week and your plate is full, it becomes even more challenging. With that, we rounded up several easy weeknight recipes from some of our favorite fellow hostesses. Scroll down and save them for the next time you’re expecting guests during the week and your calendar is full.
Easy Weeknight Recipes Perfect for Dinner Guests
Looking to prepare a well-balanced meal that looks sophisticated? Try these set-it-and-forget-it Crockpot Honey and Garlic Meatballs and serve alongside zucchini noodles for a dinner your weeknight guests won’t soon forget. This slow cooking recipe will have your home smelling extra inviting, and these sticky meatballs will leave a lasting impression on your guests.
Requiring only 2 ingredients, this just might be the EASIEST of our weeknight dinner recipes roundup! This is another set-it-and-forget-it recipe with delicious aromas to greet your guests at the door. Serve alongside roasted vegetables and warm rice and you’ve got yourself a complete dinner everyone will love.
In a time crunch? Perhaps your dinner guest is planning to come over last minute? Try this Garlic Butter Shrimp and Scallops Sheet Pan recipe that only takes 10 minutes to make start to finish! Pair with angel hair pasta or ready rice to complete the meal. Plus, this easy weeknight recipe is just as easy to clean up as it is to prepare.
Looking for more easy weeknight recipes that require minimal ingredients? You’ll definitely want to try the Easiest 3 Ingredient Pesto Chicken recipe! It’s juicy, flavorful and healthy and pairs perfectly with fresh veggies and mashed or roasted potatoes. Bake in a beautiful ceramic baking dish that you can remove from the oven and display directly on your table.