Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Meals to Try Now

These summery and wholesome meals have two things in common: They’re simple to make and absolutely delicious. Try one tonight, we promise you won’t be disappointed!

MONDAY

red bean rice cakes

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Red Lentil Rice Cakes With Simple Tomato Salsa

Why We Love It:  Fresh tomato salsa makes the perfect topper for these crispy, protein-packed lentil cakes–try ‘em for Meatless Monday!

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TUESDAY

thai shrimp noodle soup

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Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup

Why We Love It: This yummy Thai-style soup is full of veggies and shrimp. And did we mention that it takes less than 30 minutes to make and is absolutely delish?

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WEDNESDAY

chicken tzatziki salad

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Chicken Tzatziki Salad 

Why We Love It: This crisp summer dish  is a great Greek-influenced twist on a grilled chicken salad, and it’s served with creamy yogurt Tzatziki dressing.

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THURSDAY

pappardelle with cream

Source: The Tasty Dish

Beef Ragu and Pappardelle with Lemon-Pepper Cream

Why We Love It: A fresh dollop of cream makes this meat-filled pasta rich and decadent.

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FRIDAY

fish tacos

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Fish Tacos with Jicama Cilantro Coleslaw

Why We Love It: Grilled fresh fish replaces the usual (boring) taco fillings, giving these tacos a summery twist.

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