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Zucchini Pasta, Plus 4 More Dinner Recipes Ready In 30 Minutes Or Less

For nights when you need a quick turnaround, these recipes come to the rescue.
Zucchini Pasta, Plus 4 More Dinner Recipes Ready In 30 Minutes Or Less

Photo, Erik Putz.

These fast and easy recipes check meal planning off your to-do list, and save you extra time every night to enjoy the warm spring temperatures. From a simple, fresh pasta to a green steak salad and the easiest-ever cherry sorbet (watch how it's made below), there's a whole week's worth of dinner inspiration to be found:

Monday: Pappardelle and zucchini pasta

Ready in: 30 min. Serves: 4. A combination of noodles and spiralized zucchini keeps this spring pasta on the lighter side, so you can start your week off on a healthy note. Get this zucchini pasta recipe.

Zucchini pasta recipe Photo, Erik Putz.

Tuesday: BLT Pizza

Ready in: 15 min. Serves: 4. The secret to a gourmet 15-minute pizza? Using store-bought naan bread as your base. Get this BLT pizza recipe.

BLT Pizza Photo, Roberto Caruso.
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Wednesday: Sweet and sour pineapple chicken

Ready in: 30 min. Serves: 4. Shake up your usual stir-fry with fresh pineapple and an easy four-ingredient sauce. Get this pineapple chicken recipe.

a blue plate full of sweet and sour pineapple chicken topped with green onion and sesame seeds. (Produced by Aimee Nishitoba. Photography: Christie Vuong. Food styling: Ashley Denton. Prop Styling: Cailen Speers)

Thursday: Honey-glazed tilapia

Ready in: 15 min. Serves: 4. This quick-cooking fish is ideal for busy weeknights. Serve it with sautèed Asian greens for an equally speedy side dish. Get this honey-glazed tilapia recipe.

Honey-glazed tilapia on a white plate next to sautéed bok choy and a squeezed lemon slice

Friday: Steak salad with avocado and charred corn

Ready in: 25 min. Serves: 4. This one-pan meal featuring juicy steak, creamy avocado, charred corn, and fresh greens is perfect for a laid-back dinner. Get this steak salad recipe.

Dinner Plan: Steak salad with avocado and charred corn Photo, Erik Putz.
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Dessert: Instant cherry sorbet

Ready in: 5 min. Serves: 2. Whirl frozen cherries in a food processor to make this tasty homemade sorbet, and ta-da! you have the perfect treat for a warm night. Get this cherry sorbet recipe.

Cherry sorbet Photo, Sian Richards & Erik Putz.

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