30 Easy Meal Prep Recipes You’ll Make On Repeat

Easy Meal Prep Recipes
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It happens every few weeks without fail: I look up from my laptop as the clock strikes 5:30 p.m. and have a sudden realization. 1.) I have to make something for dinner, and 2.) I have absolutely no clue what that dinner is going to be. And I know I’m not alone in this all-too-regular dilemma, but I can’t help but feel like it says something about my adulting abilities (or lack thereof). What I really need are some easy meal prep ideas I can keep in my back pocket for these occasions. 

Even just a loose meal plan and a little forethought would really come in handy on those days. I could avoid becoming steadily hangrier as I search my refrigerator and kitchen cabinets, hoping that I won’t have to resort to my trusty takeout go-to. Sure, meal prep requires a bit of time upfront, but it’s all worth it to dodge those vicious delivery fees.

When it comes to meal prep, I’m looking for something quick, easy, and with maximum flavor—without maximum time spent at the stove. If that sounds like something you need too, look no further than these 30 easy meal prep recipes. Delicious without being super time-consuming? Check and check.


1. Chipotle Brown Rice Bowls


2. Ranch Chicken Meal Prep

Ranch Chicken Meal Prep

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3. Sheet Pan Honey Lemon Salmon and Broccolini


4. Meal Prep Butter Chicken with Rice and Garlic Naan


5. Sesame Noodle Bowls

Sesame Noodle Bowls | Easy Meal Prep Recipes

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6. Vegan Burritos


7. Baked Chicken Caesar Burgers


8. Curried Chickpea Cauliflower Bake


9. Spicy Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup


10. Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


11. Dairy-Free Broccoli Cheese Soup


12. Shawarma Spiced Stuffed Peppers with Tahini Sauce


13. Smashed White Bean and Spinach Quesadillas


14. Air Fryer Tofu with Honey Garlic Sauce


15. Spaghetti Squash Lasagna


16. Sweet Potato Black-Eyed Pea Curry


17. Slow Cooker Garlic Cuban-Inspired Pork


18. Meal Prep Thai Basil Chicken


19. Vegetable Soup


20. Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

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21. Mozzarella Pesto Mac and Cheese


22. Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Peppers


23. Whole30 Breakfast Casserole


24. Korean-Inspired Ground Beef Bowls


25. Slow Cooker Chipotle Honey Chicken Taco Salad


26. Kale Steak Power Salad


27. Crispy Chickpea Salad Kit with Butter Fried Croutons


28. Lentil Coconut Curry


29. Slow Cooker Mushroom Wild Rice Soup


30. Winter Kale Salad


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