10 Delicious Dinner Recipe Ideas To Spice Up Your Weeknight Meals

Dinner By May 21, 2023

Dinner Recipe Ideas

1. Spicy Garlic Shrimp Linguine


1 pound linguine
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup butter
1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup white wine
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper, to taste


Cook linguine according to package directions and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat.
Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for another minute.
Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.
Add white wine and chicken broth to the skillet and bring to a simmer.
Add Parmesan cheese and stir until melted and smooth.
Add cooked linguine and shrimp to the skillet and toss to coat.
Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

2. Balsamic Glazed Pork Tenderloin


2 pork tenderloins
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 375°F.
Combine balsamic vinegar, honey, garlic, and thyme in a small bowl.
Season pork tenderloins with salt and pepper.
Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
Add pork tenderloins and sear on all sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.
Brush balsamic glaze over the pork tenderloins.
Transfer skillet to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until pork is cooked through.
Let pork rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.

3. Roasted Vegetable Lasagna


1 pound lasagna noodles
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced
1 eggplant, sliced
1 onion, sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup flour
3 cups milk
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Preheat oven to 400°F.
Toss bell peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, onion, and garlic with olive oil in a large bowl.
Spread vegetables in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
Meanwhile, cook lasagna noodles according to package directions and set aside.
In a saucepan, whisk together flour and milk over medium heat.
Add nutmeg, salt, and black pepper and stir until thickened.
Remove from heat and stir in mozzarella cheese.
Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish and spread a layer of the cheese sauce on the bottom.
Top with a layer of lasagna noodles, followed by a layer of roasted vegetables.
Repeat layers until all ingredients are used, ending with a layer of cheese sauce.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the top.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned on top.


These dinner recipe ideas are sure to impress your family and friends. Whether you’re in the mood for seafood, pork, or a vegetarian option, there’s something for everyone. So put on your apron and get cooking!

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