8 easy family meals you can make in under 20 minutes

After a long day of parenting duties, the last thing you want to do is sweat it out in the kitchen for an hour. Preparing healthy (and kid-approved) meals for your family doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are 8 of our favorite meals that can be on your dinner table in 20 minutes. 

Skillet Tuscan tortellini

Break out the skillet for this tortellini dish. Everything (including the pasta) gets cooked in one dish, so that means less of a mess to clean up. 


Find the recipe at Chew Out Loud

Sticky honey garlic shrimp

This recipe takes less than 20 minutes to make but gives your family a restaurant-quality meal. Plus, it’s super easy to store so you can make shrimp tacos for lunch tomorrow. 


Find the recipe at The Recipe Critic

White chicken chili

This easy chili recipe is packed with protein and essential nutrients. You can make it on your stovetop for dinner in 15 minutes or opt for a slow-cooker. 


Find the recipe at Gimme Some Oven

Turkey-stuffed sweet potatoes

If you’ve never added taco meat with sweet potatoes, you’re truly missing out. The savory notes of turkey with the sweet starch of potato is a combination your entire family will crave. 


Find the recipe Cookin Can Cook

Easy beef and broccoli

This beef and broccoli is cheaper and healthier than take out. Plus, the entire dish takes less than 15 minutes to make. 


Find the recipe at Damn Delicious

Chicken parm with zucchini noodles

Zucchini noodles are an excellent way to sneak in more vegetables on the dinner table. This recipe calls for only 7 ingredients and is healthy! 


Find the recipe at Pinch of Yum

Baked eggs with avocado and feta

Put a fresh twist on the old breakfast-for-dinner classic. Avocados are full of Vitamin C while the eggs are packed with protein.

Find the recipe at Serious Eats

Cheesy chicken enchilada soup

Cheese loves, rejoice! This easy chicken enchilada soup recipe is thick, creamy, and yours to eat in 20 minutes. 


Find the recipe at Gimme Some Oven

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