Our list of 25 of the Best 30 Minute Family Dinner Recipes to make are great for when you need quick dinner ideas.
They are the perfect easy weeknight dinner for your family!
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Watch us make some our favorite 30 Minute Dinners:
25 Family Dinners that take 30 Minutes or Less:
- Skillet Lasagna
This lasagna actually only takes 20 minutes from start to finish! Serve with a bagged green salad and a loaf of easy homemade French bread for a perfect meal.
2. Seven Can Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup
This recipe is the ULTIMATE dump-and-go dish – dump it all in and let the Instant Pot do it’s magic. It takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. Serve with our favorite cornbread.
Homemade pizza loaded with flavor and ready in less than 20 minutes! Serve with a green salad and your favorite fruit.
One big baking sheet full of flavor – I love that it’s your main dish and side dish in one!
One of our favorite ground beef recipes – serve it over rice or even wrap it in a lettuce wrap. Serve with a bag of frozen stir-fry vegetables to round it all out.
13. Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Two of my favorite foods (pizza and grilled cheese sandwiches) come together to make the best dinner ever! We served these with a green salad and it was delicious.
14. Shrimp Scampi and Pasta
This dish takes only 20 minutes and is ALWAYS a crowd pleaser!
15. Sweet and Tangy Meatballs
This meal takes 17 minutes from start to finish (give or take a few minutes depending on when your Instant Pot comes to pressure). We always serve it over rice and my kids LOVE it. It’s quick, easy, and only has 3 ingredients.
17. Flatbread Mexican Pizza
A quick and easy dinner that comes together in minutes! Top it with your favorite toppings and dinner is ready for you.
18. Quick and Easy Calzones
Another popular recipe on our site – these little calzones are a family favorite! Load them with your favorite pizza toppings and dip them in sauce. You can’t go wrong with these calzones!
19. Ground Beef Tostadas
My family loves this simple meal that takes 15 minutes to make – sometimes I use the ground beef filling for tacos and burritos as well. Serve these with our homemade guacamole for the best combo ever.