8 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas
Even if you have good intentions of preparing a delicious dinner, you may find yourself dealing with a busy week due to work, kids, school… you name it!
Instead of going to your food delivery apps for take-out, you can rely on these easy weeknight dinner recipes to help you get through the workweek.
Here are our top 8 easy meals to add to your weeknight dinner rotation.
1. Pork Green Chili
A fan favorite in any household! Cooked with Coleman Natural Pork Chops, this green chili may be eaten after just 30 minutes of cooking, but its flavor improves with longer simmering. After cooking on medium for 30 minutes, reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and continue to cook for another one to two hours. Serve and enjoy with family or friends at your next evening dinner.
2. Hot Honey Pork Chops
Looking for a sweet and spicy take on pork chops? Then this is the recipe for you. This quick meal takes just 15 minutes to prepare, so it’s perfect when you’re looking for a flavorful meal for a busy night. Pair these pork chops with some delicious roasted veggies or some freshly steamed rice as a delicious side.
3. Sheet Pan Garlic Honey Sauced Veggies & Kielbasa
Sheet pan meals are always a favorite when you want an easy dinner with minimal cleanup. This recipe pairs your favorite veggies with Polish kielbasa and delicious garlic honey.
“I choose organic produce and look for meats raised with the ‘No Antibiotics Ever’ label, like those from Coleman Natural. Coleman Natural Polish Kielbasa is my go-to for a quick weeknight meal option as it is perfect at helping me to make yummy ‘good for you’ recipes that I can feel good about feeding my family”
Melissa (Deliciously Savvy Blog)
4. Slow Cooker Polish Sausage and Cabbage
Who doesn’t love classic Polish sausage and cabbage? This simple recipe allows you to throw all the ingredients in a slow cooker midday and enjoy the finished meal later that night. It’s a perfect recipe for when the weather turns cold and you’re looking for a comforting meal.
5. Brat and Veggie Kebabs
This easy recipe gets the kids involved and is perfect for those easy nights by the grill.Extra veggies and meat combine to form tasty kabobs that kids will love assembling. Although it will take a little bit of time to prep the kabobs, once you get them to the grill they will cook quickly.
6. Baked Italian Style Portobello Mushroom
Flavorful and meaty, these portobello mushrooms are a hearty meal in themselves! Smeared with basil pesto and oven-baked, they make the perfect vehicle for this Italian-style filling starring ground pork sausage. To complete your meal, try serving this recipe with warm mashed potatoes or rice pilaf.
7. Herb Crusted Pork Chops
This recipe gives pork chops a fantastic crisp crunch! Pork chops are dipped in savory dijon mustard and then covered in flavorful panko bread crumbs. The end result is a crispy pork chop loaded with flavor.
8. Banh Mi Hot Dogs
Need a little twist on the classic hot dog? Top Coleman Natural all-beef hot dogs with some quick pickled vegetables and a drizzle of sriracha mayo. Don’t forget to finish them off with some fresh cilantro for extra flavor.
Start Your Recipes with All-Natural Meat
No matter which recipe you’re going to try first, you’ll want to start with the best ingredients. While getting dinner on the table isn’t always easy, finding natural meats you can trust is. With Coleman Natural you can be sure you are feeding your family better with high-quality pork that is nutritious and tastes great thanks to the care our American family farmers take in raising them. They never use crates, antibiotics, or growth-promoting hormones.
Ready to get cooking? All of our products are convenient to find at your local grocery store.
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