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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

by Sidney Yang – Jun 12, 2023
45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
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Dinner recipes for kids – Feeding kids can be a challenge… and a joy! From garlic butter steak bites and zucchini noodles to sausage pasta, these dinner recipes for kids are ready in 30 minutes or less to help make mealtime easier for busy parents. Whether you’ve got picky eaters or adventurous appetites, you’ll find something to please everyone at your dinner table with our easy meals. Enjoy!

Dinner Recipes for Kids: Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

1. Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot Mac and Cheese - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-mac-and-cheese-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

2. Creamy Pesto Chicken Meatballs

Creamy Pesto Chicken Meatballs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-chicken-meatballs-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These creamy chicken meatballs are comfort food at its tastiest!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

3. Cheesy Meatballs Casserole {Low Carb}

Cheesy Meatballs Casserole {Low Carb} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/turkey-meatballs-casserole-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This low carb turkey meatball casserole recipe is absolutely fabulous if you're looking for a great low carb dinner option!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

4. Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs

Creamy Spinach Turkey Meatballs - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-spinach-turkey-meatballs-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These turkey meatballs are Gluten-free, low-carb, and keto-friendly - Perfect for a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner. The creamy spinach turkey and chicken meatballs just melt in your mouth, it's so good!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

5. Cheesy Baked Pasta with Creamy Meat Sauce

Cheesy Baked Pasta with Creamy Meat Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cheesy-baked-pasta-creamy-meat-sauce-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This baked pasta casserole with meat sauce is the best weeknight meal for the whole family!
Cooking time: 35 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

6. Grilled Chicken Pesto Skewers

Grilled Chicken Pesto Skewers - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/grilled-chicken-pesto-skewers-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These grilled chicken breast marinated in pesto are an easy way to enjoy a healthy, flavorful chicken dinner. Get your grill fired up, and get ready for some delicious grilled chicken pesto skewers!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

7. Cheesy Mushroom Ravioli Casserole with Spinach

Cheesy Mushroom Ravioli Casserole with Spinach - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/mushroom-ravioli-casserole-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Our cheesy mushroom ravioli casserole is an easy dinner recipe that the whole family will love. The best ravioli pasta casserole ever!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

8. Pepperoni Pizza Cups

Pepperoni Pizza Cups - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pepperoni-pizza-puffs
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
You might want to double the recipe, because these won't last long.
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

9. Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe

Tomato Spinach Sausage Pasta Recipe - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/tomato-spinach-sausage-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This sausage pasta dinner recipe is crazy delicious and only 30 minutes of work! One of the best sausage pasta recipe ever!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

10. Creamy Chicken Soup with Pasta and Spinach

Creamy Chicken Soup with Pasta and Spinach - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-chicken-soup-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This creamy chicken pasta soup is nutritious, easy and big on flavor. Try our chicken pasta soup recipe tonight, it's done in less than 30 minutes!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

11. Fried Butter Gnocchi with Garlic & Parmesan

Fried Butter Gnocchi with Garlic & Parmesan - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-gnocchi-parmesan-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Comfort food at its finest! This easy skillet gnocchi recipe takes only 15 mins to make and is perfect for weeknight dinners.
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

12. Air Fryer Salmon Tacos

Air Fryer Salmon Tacos - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/air-fryer-salmon-tacos-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Make these airy fryer salmon tacos for an easy and festive weeknight dinner!
Cooking time: 8 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

13. Easy Oven Baked Chicken Bites

Easy Oven Baked Chicken Bites - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/oven-baked-chicken-bites-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Try our juicy oven baked chicken bites recipe! Boneless chicken breasts are cut in small bites and deliciously seasoned before baked in the oven until tender!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

14. Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Noodles

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Noodles - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-creamy-chicken-noodles-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This Instant Pot chicken noodle recipe is both filling and yummy, perfect for a weeknight dinner everyone will enjoy!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

15. One-Pot Chicken Fajita With Orzo Pasta

One-Pot Chicken Fajita With Orzo Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-fajita-recipe-with-orzo
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This chicken fajita orzo pasta is a nourishing one-pot dish that screams comfort food!
Cooking time: 30 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

16. Easy Fish Tacos Recipe

Easy Fish Tacos Recipe - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/easy-fish-taco-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These fish tacos are so simple to put together and the flavors are wonderful. You can make the fish tacos in 30 minutes for a quick weeknight dinner!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

17. French Toasts Pizza

French Toasts Pizza - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pizza-french-toasts-breakfast-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These french toast pizza make a gorgeous breakfast you’ll want everyday.
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

18. Instant Pot Sausage and Potato Casserole

Instant Pot Sausage and Potato Casserole - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-sausage-potato-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Sausage and potatoes cooked in the Instant Pot with a creamy, cheesy sauce is a winner for dinnertime. Try this Instant Pot sausage and potatoes recipe tonight!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

19. Mini Grilled Cream Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Mini Grilled Cream Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/mini-grilled-cheese-sandwiches-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
These mini grilled cheese sandwiches are a great appetizer for parties, potlucks, or get-togethers!
Cooking time: 12 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

20. Creamy Chicken Pot Pie

Creamy Chicken Pot Pie - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-pot-pie-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Best. Comfort. Food. Ever.
Cooking time: 50 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

21. Best Cream of Potato Soup

Best Cream of Potato Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cream-of-potato-soup-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This homemade potato soup recipe is creamy, thick, and luxurious. It is the best creamy potato soup you'll ever have!
Cooking time: 30 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

22. Pizza Toast with Ham,Tomato and Mozzarella

Pizza Toast with Ham,Tomato and Mozzarella - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-breakfast-pizza-toast-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Your new go-to breakfast! pizza toasts with Ham,Tomato and Mozzarella are a sure hit for a gourmet breakfast.
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

23. Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Soup with Kale and Potato

Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Soup with Kale and Potato - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-sausage-soup-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This Instant Pot Creamy Sausage Soup tastes wonderful and it is super easy – Comfort food at its very best!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

24. Honey Garlic Chicken Bites

Honey Garlic Chicken Bites - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/honey-garlic-chicken-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Honey garlic chicken bites is the easiest dinner to throw together! Make it all in one skillet and let the flavors blow your mind!
Cooking time: 12 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

25. Creamy Pesto Gnocchi

Creamy Pesto Gnocchi - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-pesto-gnocchi-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Creamy pesto gnocchi is an easy and comforting weeknight recipe you’ll keep making again and again. Gnocchi is cooked in a delicious creamy pesto sauce loaded with flavor!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

26. Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet

Garlic Butter Chicken and Potatoes Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-chicken-and-potatoes-skillet
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This garlic butter chicken and potatoes skillet is the easiest and tastiest weeknight dinner - One skillet for amazing flavors!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

27. Salsa Fresca Chicken Bake

Salsa Fresca Chicken Bake - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/salsa-fresca-chicken-bake-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This crazy good chicken breast bake with salsa Fresca is so quick and easy to make - a guaranteed hit for tonight!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

28. Beef Pasta in Tomato Sauce {Beef Ragu Pasta}

Beef Pasta in Tomato Sauce {Beef Ragu Pasta} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/beef-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Ground beef pasta recipe is so delicious and so comforting! Everything is cooked in one pot - Everyone will love this easy pasta dish!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

29. Baked Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Baked Garlic Chicken and Potatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-garlic-chicken-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Baked Chicken and Potatoes Recipe - Incredibly delicious, juicy, tender and fool-proof.
Cooking time: 40 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

30. Baked Feta Gnocchi

Baked Feta Gnocchi - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-feta-gnocchi-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Baked Feta Gnocchi is on the table in under 40 minutes and is ideal for a busy weeknight family meal. This Feta Gnocchi Bake is delicious and super easy to make!
Cooking time: 40 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

31. Chicken Ramen Noodle Stir Fry

Chicken Ramen Noodle Stir Fry - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-ramen-noodle-stir-fry-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This easy chicken ramen stir-fry recipe takes only 25 minutes from start to finish and is perfect for lunch or dinner!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

32. Creamy Chicken Pasta

Creamy Chicken Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-chicken-mushroom-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This chicken pasta recipe skillet is a thick and creamy meal that will wow your entire family for dinner!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

33. Chicken Pasta Soup

Chicken Pasta Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-pasta-soup-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This chicken pasta soup is comforting and rich in flavor, the whole family will love it!
Cooking time: 30 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

34. One-Pan Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Rice

One-Pan Creamy Parmesan Chicken and Rice - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/one-pan-creamy-parmesan-chicken-and-rice
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This creamy parmesan chicken and rice is dinner perfection in less than 25 minutes! All the flavors of chicken risotto in the comfort of your kitchen!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

35. Chicken Orzo Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Chicken Orzo Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/chicken-orzo-soup-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This easy one-pot meal is the ultimate feel-good food!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

36. Healthy Tomato Zucchini Pasta

Healthy Tomato Zucchini Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/tomato-zucchini-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Healthy Tomato Zucchini Pasta is the perfect quick and easy weeknight meal. Filled with fresh vegetables this vegetarian pasta recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Ready in under 30 minutes!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

37. 10-Minute Pizza Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce & Pepperoni

10-Minute Pizza Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce & Pepperoni - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pizza-zucchini-noodles-with-pepperoni-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
A complete low carb meal you will feel great about eating!
Cooking time: 10 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

38. Crispy Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Fritters

Crispy Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Fritters - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/zucchini-fritters-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
The perfect way to sneak in some veggies!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

39. Ground Turkey Pasta Skillet

Ground Turkey Pasta Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/ground-turkey-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Try this quick and easy ground turkey pasta skillet is ready in less than 30 minutes - perfect for busy weeknights! Packed with hearty flavors, this turkey pasta dinner is sure to be a hit!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

40. Baked Salmon and Pasta

Baked Salmon and Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-salmon-and-pasta-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This delicious baked salmon and pasta dish is top restaurant-quality. You'll love the salmon and pasta combo - 100% guaranteed!
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

41. Spinach Orzo Pasta with Garlic, Parmesan & Cream Cheese

Spinach Orzo Pasta with Garlic, Parmesan & Cream Cheese - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/creamy-garlic-parmesan-orzo-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This creamy garlic parmesan orzo pasta with spinach is a family favorite for weeknight dinners!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

42. Garlic Broccoli Stir-Fry with Pasta

Garlic Broccoli Stir-Fry with Pasta - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/pasta-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This broccoli stir fry recipe with pasta cannot get easier or quicker! It's loaded with flavor and ready in less than 30mn.
Cooking time: 25 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

43. Baked Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

Baked Turkey Meatballs with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-turkey-meatballs-with-garlic-butter-herb-sauce
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This baked turkey meatballs recipe is absolutely fabulous in every way imaginable!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

44. Tortellini Pasta in Garlic Spinach Tomato Sauce

Tortellini Pasta in Garlic Spinach Tomato Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/one-pan-tomato-spinach-tortellini
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
This tortellini recipe is the pasta dish that's the perfect answer to your weeknight dinner prayers!
Cooking time: 20 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

45. Gnocchi and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Gnocchi and Broccoli Stir-Fry - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/gnocchi-and-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe
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45 Quick Dinner Recipes for Kids – Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
Broccoli Gnocchi Recipe - You'll love this gnocchi and broccoli stir-fry recipe! With a few simple ingredients and minimal effort, this quick stir-fry with gnocchi and broccoli makes a flavorful and satisfying meal in no time!
Cooking time: 15 minView recipe >> Save to recipe box

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