Weeknight Meal Planner: Easy Recipes for Beginner Cooks

Learn to cook this year with a week's worth of simple, staple recipes for dinner plus one bonus recipes!
  1. 1
    Extra-Easy Lasagna
    Sounds daunting, but this lasagna recipe couldn't be any easier. You don't even have to cook the noodles!
  2. 2
    Easy Chicken and Dumplings
    Pre-cooked chicken and canned biscuits mean your foray into cooking doesn't involve too much strenuous activity.
  3. 3
    Slow-cooker Turkey Chili
    Every cook should have a go-to chili recipe! Luckily, yours just involves dumping ingredients in a slow cooker and walking away.
  4. 4
    Spaghetti and Easy Meatballs
    Yes, you can make homemade meatballs! Really! Did we mention you can do it in 30 minutes?
  5. 5
    Extra Cheesy Grilled Cheese
    Get your grilled cheese just right with this simple, satisfying recipe. Serve with easy roasted broccoli for a full meal.
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    Buttermilk Pancakes
    Say goodbye to your Saturday morning bowl of cereal, because you're learning how to make classic buttermilk pancakes this week!