You don’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to make a dinner that pleases the whole family. Dinner time should be about spending time with family, not alone in the kitchen. With these tasty, simple, and healthy dinner ideas you can take the stress out of planning dinner. From picky eaters to special diets, these are recipes kids and grownups will love.
Chicken Fried Rice is the perfect way to use up the leftover rice in the fridge. It has a deep umami flavor which makes it hard to resist. This recipe is easily made vegan by using any plant-based protein in place of the chicken.
If you’re craving Italian, but don’t have time for a full multi-course feast, Tahini Mushroom Pasta combines all of the flavors you crave. Earthy mushrooms mixed with tahini and lemon zest make this meal a stand out! It’s so good, each bite will transport you to a tiny cafe in Italy.
Moroccan-inspired Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chickpea & Sweet Potato Stew is perfect for those busy days when you don’t have hours to dedicate to cooking. The slow cooking method infuses flavor deep in the beans and veggies, and the aromatic spices fill your house with mouth-watering smells that will keep you checking your watch in the hopes dinner time is near!
If the title doesn’t give it away, this tahini sauce pairs beautifully with everything. Those leftovers in the fridge? Add some tahini sauce to give it an extra kick! Did we mention the best part? It’s ready in 5 minutes!
Adding colorful veggies to your plate is simple with Southwest Chopped Salad. It’s loaded with a rainbow of veggies, black beans, and crushed tortilla chips that make you feel like you’re diving into a bowl of supercharged nachos! A generous drizzle of vegan tahini ranch turns this salad into a meal. If you have an extra hungry bunch at home, add grilled tofu or chicken.
Mix things up a bit with White Chicken Chili with Tahini, a twist on a classic. Tahini blends with chicken broth, green chilies, and other spices to make a chili that’s overflowing with flavor. Your entire family will be daydreaming about it as the aroma fills your house. It’s made in a slow cooker, for a certified a hands-off dinner.
One-pan recipes are great for easy prep and clean up. Loaded Tahini Sweet Potatoes from The Tahini Table is one of our favorite one pot meals. The sweet potatoes are covered in a tangy tahini sauce, sprinkled with bright tomato chunks and fresh herbs. Your taste buds will be craving more as soon as you taste them.
Cookie and Kate will show you that salads don’t have to be boring. Adding chickpeas and tahini gives you a boost of extra nutrients to power through the week. The powerful blend of Mediterranean flavors will have you feeling like you’re dining oceanside.
Spicy Sesame Noodles seem super fancy but they only take 20 minutes to make! The balance of heat, crunch, and fresh herbs will have your family begging you to put this meal on the menu every week!
As soon as your family has a taste of Vegan Tahini Rotini Alla Vodka, it will become a favorite. Lucky for you, it’s a delectable dish that doesn’t require a ton of effort. A creamy, dairy-free tomato sauce clings to every bite of spiral pasta. It’s a great way to add some variety to pasta night!
If you need another way to sneak veggies into your family dinner, look no further. Roasted Garlic Tahini Sauce with Pasta and Veggies is another wonderful recipe for using up leftovers and switching it up from run-of-the-mill pasta options. The Roasted Garlic Tahini Sauce gives the pasta a richer, mildly-bitter taste that will delight everyone’s taste buds.