Easy Weekend Dinner Recipes: Holiday

Some might refer to the holiday season as the most “wonderful time of the year,” while others may think of it as the most stressful time of year. But we can all agree that the month of December goes by quicker than most. Home cooking can be put on the back burner since it may be easier to pick up a meal out while shopping. It doesn’t have to be that way! We have put together some of our favorite easy weekend recipes that are perfect for the holiday season.

Easy Holiday recipes
Easy Holiday recipes
easy weekend dinner holiday
easy weekend dinner holiday

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

This warm and comforting soup is cream free, yet satisfies in a way that broth based soups sometimes don’t. The balance between the spices and the sweetness of the apples and sweet potatoes makes this soup a December favorite.

Hot Sausage and Crispy Chard Pizza

Why resort to ordering delivery pizza when this delicious homemade recipe is so easy to make? This spicy sausage, ricotta cheese, and hearty vegetable pizza is both filling and a great option for the winter months.

Roasted Chicken Chimichangas

Spice up fiesta night (regardless of time of year) with this 20 minute chimichangas recipe. Filled with roasted chicken, beans, and veggies it will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.

Italian Sausage Stuffing and Baked Butternut Squash Casserole

A wonderful dish to enjoy all season long, this healthier version of a comforting casserole will satisfy time and time again. Made with ground turkey, butternut squash, sourdough bread, thyme, sage, and two types of cheeses!

Pan-Fried Cod with Mustard-Caper Sauce

This healthy holiday dish is extremely simple to prepare and the no-cook sauce packs a flavorful punch!

Rachael’s Christmas Pasta

With loads of vegetables and three types of meat, this chunky sauce is easy to throw together and keeps getting better every time you reheat it!

Cauliflower with Pumpkin Seeds, Brown Butter, and Lime

Still have some pumpkin seeds left over from the one you carved in November? This delicious roasted vegetable side dish is the answer!

Hoisin-Glazed Halibut

This Asian-inspired glazed halibut recipe only takes 30 minutes to make! Served with bulgur and bok choy, it is the perfect choice for a quick and healthy weekend dinner

Portuguese Chourico and Kale Soup

Change things up on your Winter soup menu with this authentic Portuguese recipe. With just the right amount of spice, this recipe delivers a flavorful balance and a decadent aroma.

Prosciutto and Grape Grilled Cheese

Now bear with us a second here, before you say “no” to this sandwich. There’s something about oozing grapes, melted Swiss, salty prosciutto on your choice of sourdough or marble rye bread, that has us making this grilled cheese over and over. Give it a shot and let us know how much you love it!

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