15 Dinners to Make When You Don’t Feel Like Cooking

You’ve just gotten home from a long day of work, and the last thing you want to do is cook a meal for dinner. We’ve all been there, and we’ve all turned to just ordering food or boxed mac and cheese instead. However, there is hope for still being able to cook something delicious when you really don’t feel like it. One pan, one pot, and sheet pan meals, slow cookers and instant pots, and of course, simple classics are all great options for quick and easy meals. Here are 15 ideas for what to make when you can’t be bothered to put effort into cooking:  

One Pan Meals

 

1. One Pan Chicken Bruschetta

 

2. Honey Mustard Salmon and Veggies Sheet Pan Dinner

 

3. Orange Tofu and Edamame Stir-Fry

Source: Recipe Runner

 

Pasta

 

4. 20 Minute Cherry Tomato Basil Angel Hair Pasta

 

5. Skillet Chicken Penne Pasta

 

6. Easy One-Pot Pasta Primavera

 

Tacos

 

7. Easy Ground Beef Tacos

 

8. Easy Chicken Tacos

Source: Isabel Eats

 

9. Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

 

Breakfast for Dinner

 

10. Sheet Pan Breakfast Bowls (Bonus: Also a one-pan meal!)

Source: Love & Zest

 

11. Huevos Rancheros Breakfast Tostadas

 

12. Egg English Muffin Breakfast Sandwich

Source: Averie Cooks

 

Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

Prepare beforehand so you don’t have to worry about it on the night of!  

13. Vegan Chipotle Black Bean Chili

 

14. 30-Minute Taco Soup

 

15. Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 

What is your favorite thing to make for dinner on a night that you don’t feel like cooking? Share it with us in the comments!