Dinner Tonight: December 2011
Spanish Spaghetti with Olives
Update spaghetti night with a Spanish twist by adding a fresh new ingredient: pimiento-stuffed olives.
Spanish Spaghetti with Olives Recipe
Turkey Tamale Potpie
Capture the flavors of your favorite tamale recipe in a casserole. This hearty turkey tamale potpie takes under 40 minutes to prepare from start to finish.
Turkey Tamale Potpie Recipe
Beef Sate with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Inspired by the popular Southeast Asian appetizer, this hearty beef dinner can be ready in just 20 minutes.
Beef Sate with Peanut Dipping Sauce Recipe
Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich
Serve a hearty sandwich piled high with fresh Italian flavors.
Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich Recipe
Fontina and Mascarpone Baked Pasta
Serve a cheesy pasta bake that is ready to eat in just 45 minutes. The nutty flavor of fontina and creaminess of mascarpone create a delicious updated version of mac and cheese.
Fontina and Mascarpone Baked Pasta Recipe
Chicken and Black Bean-Stuffed Burritos
Cold Peanut Noodles with Shrimp
Serve a chilled seafood-and-noodle dish for an easy, Asian-inspired meal in minutes.
Cold Peanut Noodles with Shrimp Recipe
Tuscan Tuna Sandwiches
Broccoli and Cheese Soup
This creamy, effortless soup gets rave reviews and takes only 30 minutes to make.
Broccoli and Cheese Soup Recipe
Steamed Chicken and Vegetables with Soy Dipping Sauce
Believe it or not, you can eat steamed chicken and vegetables with a soy dipping sauce for just 250 calories—leaving room for a glass of wine with dinner.
Steamed Chicken and Vegetables with Soy Dipping Sauce Recipe
Ready in just 15 minutes, this colorful Tex-Mex dish is so festive and flavorful that you'll be proud to serve it to guests over a bed of yellow rice.
Border-Style Shrimp Recipe
Southwest Pinto Bean Burgers
Featuring fresh cilantro, jalapenos, and corn kernels, these hearty, quick-cooking pinto bean burgers are made even more memorable with a tongue-tingling chipotle mayo.
Southwest Pinto Bean Burgers Recipe
Chicken with Sherry-Soy Sauce
Serve this Asian-inspired chicken recipe with bagged salad greens and quick-cooking rice noodles for an easy meal.
Chicken with Sherry-Soy Sauce Recipe
Salmon with Pineapple-Jalapeno Relish
Impress guests with a stylish tropical supper that cooks in just 20 minutes. Tangy, spicy and fruity, this inviting recipe belies its simple preparation. Serve over coconut rice accompanied by a crunchy salad.
Salmon with Pineapple-Jalapeno Relish Recipe
North Woods Bean Soup
Adding turkey kielbasa lends this hearty soup recipe a rich, slow-simmered flavor even though it takes just 25 minutes to make.
North Woods Bean Soup Recipe
Boil shrimp with ground red pepper, black peppercorns, and lime-wedges to add authentic Mexican flavor to these tacos.
Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Cinnamon-Spiced Pork and Plums
Described as "juicy, flavorful, and tender" in an online review, this dish dresses up pork chops with dried plums. Serve with couscous.
Cinnamon-Spiced Pork and Plums Recipe
BBQ Chicken Pizza
Online reviews raved about the contrast of flavors provided by tangy tomato chutney, savory chicken, and sharp cheddar cheese. If you can't find tomato chutney, make your own using the recipe provided, or use store-bought barbecue sauce.
BBQ Chicken Pizza Recipe
Chipotle Bean Burritos
Add guacamole and chips to this hearty vegetarian dish for an easy Mexican meal.
Chipotle Bean Burritos Recipe
Pan-Grilled Chicken with Cranberry Salsa
Usher in the warm flavors of cooler seasons with a dish that plates thin chicken breast halves with cranberry sauce and a bright cilantro cream topping.
Pan-Grilled Chicken with Cranberry Salsa Recipe
Garlic-Rosemary Lamb Chops
Commit this simple rub mixture to memory, and use it on pork chops, too. Serve with buttered pasta garnished with parsley.
Garlic-Rosemary Lamb Chops Recipe
Spicy Shrimp and Rice Soup
Fine-tune the taste of this filling soup as you wish: intensify the flavor with cilantro, add heat with jalapenos, or provide a crisp bite with fresh bean sprouts. Serve with spiced baked wontons on the side.
Spicy Shrimp and Rice Soup Recipe
White Bean and Sausage Ragout with Kale
Chock-full of vegetables, this one-pot ragout warms up a chilly winter evening.
White Bean and Sausage Ragout with Kale Recipe
Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon
Add extra flavor to the steaks by drizzling them with any pan juices after they're cooked. Serve the steak with fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice pilaf tossed with dried fruit.
Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon Recipe
Pork Medallions with Pomegranate-Cherry Sauce
Pork Medallions with Pomegranate-Cherry Sauce Recipe
Ricotta, Parmesan, and mozzarella are the three cheeses highlighted in this meatless pizza. A packaged pizza crust makes it an easy choice for busy weeknights.
White Pizza Recipe
Quick Chicken and Dumplings
Flour tortillas stand in for traditional biscuit dough so you can bring this crowd-pleasing, one-pot chicken dinner from stove to table in minutes.
Quick Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
Pork and Vegetable Stir-Fry
Penne and Chicken with Tomato Sauce
Make this top-rated chicken pasta flavored with fennel and coriander in less than 40 minutes.
Penne and Chicken with Tomato Sauce Recipe
Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup
Give chicken soup a Mexican flair by adding hominy, jalapeno, and cilantro. If you can't find hominy, simply substitute 1 cup frozen thawed corn in its place.
Mexican Chicken-Hominy Soup Recipe
Smoky Shrimp and Parmesan-Polenta Cakes
Invite company over for this gourmet-inspired dish that's a snap to make. Serve with salad greens splashed with vinaigrette.
Smoky Shrimp and Parmesan-Polenta Cakes Recipe