Dinner Tonight: November 2011
Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
Make a homemade sauce that delivers great barbecue taste: Chili powder and cumin add smokiness, while ketchup and molasses provide sweetness.
Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Recipe
Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage
Our top-rated jambalaya is a satisfying and hearty dinner that comes together in just a little over 30 minutes. We love the convenience of one-dish meals--which minimize both prep and cleanup time. Using both Andouille sausage and juicy pink shrimp, this jambalaya recipes is like a spicy surf-and-turf. To save time and money, buy frozen peeled shrimp and thaw in the refrigerator or under cold, running water. If you don’t have a Dutch oven, you can cook this dish in a large crock-pot.
Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Recipe
Tacos al Carbon
Although "al carbon" means to cook over charcoal, bring this dish indoors by sautéing steak, onions, and peppers to make a one-pan taco filling reminiscent of fajitas.
Tacos al Carbon Recipe
Pasta Fagioli Soup
Sausage, kidney beans, and vegetables make this 30-minute soup a filling dinner in a bowl.
Pasta Fagioli Soup Recipe
Italian for "angry," arrabbiata is a spicy tomato sauce. For true fury, use crushed red pepper in this seafood dish.
Seafood Arrabbiata Recipe
Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Creole Spice Rub
The kicky spice rub for the steaks is easy to make, and the results are dynamite. The steaks need to stand for a few minutes after cooking to allow their juices to reabsorb.
Beef Tenderloin Steaks with Creole Spice Rub Recipe
Spinach and Feta-Stuffed Focaccia
This calzone-like roll mixes fresh spinach with cheese, raisins, and pine nuts—a flavor combination reminiscent of the Mediterranean.
Spinach and Feta-Stuffed Focaccia Recipe
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Light cheese and a flour-and-milk mixture keep this chicken and wild rice soup creamy but surprisingly low in fat. Make a batch of soup and reheat throughout the week for effortless and satisfying meals.
Chicken and Wild Rice Soup Recipe
Beef and Vegetable Potpie
Brimming with chopped zucchini, carrot, and mushrooms, this meat-lover's potpie packs in a hearty serving of vegetables. Store-bought dough forms a quick topping for this hearty beef dinner, ready in less than 45 minutes.
Beef and Vegetable Potpie Recipe
Roasted Salmon with Citrus and Herbs
Lemon, lime, garlic, and fresh herbs give meaty salmon a boost of flavor in this 20-minute seafood dinner.
Roasted Salmon with Citrus and Herbs Recipe
Spaghetti Carbonara with Pancetta
Make an Italian-favorite at home. This creamy, light pasta dish comes together quickly in just 30 minutes.
Spaghetti Carbonara with Pancetta Recipe
Spicy-Sweet Pork Tenderloin
Flavorful pork cooks quickly in a three-ingredient marinade, and is then topped in a spicy-sweet sauce for a tasty meal in minutes. Round out the meal with mashed potatoes and steamed baby carrots.
Spicy-Sweet Pork Tenderloin Recipe
One-Dish Poached Halibut and Vegetables
Light and healthy, this no-fuss fish supper takes just 15 minutes to make.
One-Dish Poached Halibut and Vegetables Recipe
Onion, Potato, and Goat Cheese Pizza
The sweetness of red onions is tempered by tangy goat cheese in this carb-lover's pizza. Use any color fingerling potatoes you like—blue or purple varieties are particularly dramatic.
Onion, Potato, and Goat Cheese Pizza Recipe
Chicken and Mushrooms in Garlic Sauce
This easy chicken recipe is quick to make, comforting to eat, and low enough in calories for a guilt-free dinner tonight.
Chicken and Mushrooms in Garlic Sauce Recipe
Spicy Shrimp and Grits
Crank up the heat (in your weeknight meal, that is!) and serve a spicier version of this Southern favorite.
Spicy Shrimp and Grits Recipe
Farfalle with Sausage, Beans, and Kale
Cold nights call for comfort food and this rustic pasta dish comes together in no time at all.
Farfalle with Sausage, Beans, and Kale Recipe
Cincinnati Turkey Chili
Ladle bowlfuls of Midwestern-inspired chili for cozy dinners and tasty leftover lunches.
Cincinnati Turkey Chili Recipe
Chicken Thighs with Roasted Apples and Garlic
Baked apples and chicken combine for an autumnal meal that's ready in less than 45 minutes.
Chicken Thighs with Roasted Apples and Garlic Recipe
Cumin Lamb Chops with Couscous
Enjoy lamb chops at home with this astonishingly easy 20-minute dinner.
Cumin Lamb Chops with Couscous Recipe
Serve an inspired meatless Mexican meal that's perfect for a busy weeknight.
Tex-Mex Lasagna Recipe
Chicken and Couscous Salad
A great way to use leftover chicken, this 20-minute dinner salad uses quick-cooking couscous and lots of brightly flavored herbs.
Chicken and Couscous Salad Recipe
Shrimp Fra Diavolo
Turkey Noodle Soup
Enjoy this quick and easy comforting Turkey Noodle Soup full of tender egg noodles, fresh veggies, and tender shredded turkey in just 35 minutes. While this recipe does not call for it, this easy favorite could also be made in a crock pot. In the mood for something a little more hearty? You could always try a simple chili recipe.
Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe
Jack Quesadillas with Cranberry Salsa
Steak and Blue Cheese Pizza
Blue cheese crumbles and a creamy horseradish spread highlight the meaty slices of sirloin on this flavorful pizza.
Steak and Blue Cheese Pizza Recipe
Quick Pork Picadillo Sandwiches
This version of the Cuban favorite uses pumpkin pie spice and chili powder to make short work of the usual long list of spices that go into traditional picadillo. Round out the meal with a side of sweet potato chips.
Quick Pork Picadillo Sandwiches Recipe
Two-Bean Soup with Kale
This hearty vegetarian soup warms up chilly nights. Use any type of canned beans you happen to have on hand, and add rotisserie chicken or Italian sausage for a heftier dish, if you prefer.
Two-Bean Soup with Kale Recipe
Rosemary Chicken and White Beans
Clean-up is a cinch in this fast-cooking, healthy, and aromatic chicken supper. A spinach salad spiked with slivered red onions and drizzled with red wine vinaigrette complements this one-dish meal nicely.
Rosemary Chicken and White Beans Recipe
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry sauce and spice-rubbed pork tenderloin mingle for a festive holiday meal in 40 minutes.
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Sauce Recipe