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8 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas




8 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Even if you have good intentions of preparing a delicious dinner, you may find yourself dealing with a busy week due to work, kids, school… you name it!

Instead of going to your food delivery apps for take-out, you can rely on these easy weeknight dinner recipes to help you get through the workweek.

Here are our top 8 easy meals to add to your weeknight dinner rotation.

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1. Pork Green Chili

Pork green chili with avocado

A fan favorite in any household! Cooked with Coleman Boneless Center Cut Pork Loin Chop, this green chili may be eaten after just 30 minutes of cooking, but its flavor improves with longer simmering. After cooking on medium for 30 minutes, reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and continue to cook for another one to two hours. Serve and enjoy with family or friends at your next evening dinner.

2. Hot Honey Pork Chops

Honey hot chops with corn, peppers, and green beans on a grey plate

Looking for a sweet and spicy take on pork chops? Then this is the recipe for you. This quick meal takes just 15 minutes to prepare, so it’s perfect when you’re looking for a flavorful meal for a busy night. Pair these pork chops with some delicious roasted veggies or some freshly steamed rice as a delicious side.

3. Sheet Pan Garlic Honey Sauced Veggies & Kielbasa

Kielbasa, carrots, and broccoli on a sheet pan

Sheet pan meals are always a favorite when you want an easy dinner with minimal cleanup. This recipe pairs your favorite veggies with Polish kielbasa and delicious garlic honey.

“I choose organic produce and look for meats raised with the ‘No Antibiotics Ever’ label, like those from Coleman Natural. Coleman Polish Kielbasa Uncured Sausage is my go-to for a quick weeknight meal option as it is perfect at helping me to make yummy ‘good for you’ recipes that I can feel good about feeding my family”
Melissa (Deliciously Savvy Blog)

4. Slow Cooker Polish Sausage and Cabbage

Slow cooked polish sausage and cabbage with rice on a blue plate

Who doesn’t love classic Polish sausage and cabbage? This simple recipe allows you to throw all the ingredients in a slow cooker midday and enjoy the finished meal later that night. It’s a perfect recipe for when the weather turns cold and you’re looking for a comforting meal.

5. Kielbasa and Veggie Kebabs

Kebabs with brats, corn, yellow peppers, mushrooms, and other vegetables

This easy kabob recipe with uncured Polish Kielbasa gets the kids involved and is perfect for those easy nights by the grill. Extra veggies and meat combine to form tasty kabobs that kids will love assembling. Although it will take a little bit of time to prep the kabobs, once you get them to the grill they will cook quickly.

6. Baked Italian Style Portobello Mushroom

Baked italian style portobello mushroom on a white plate

Flavorful and meaty, these portobello mushrooms are a hearty meal in themselves! Smeared with basil pesto and oven-baked, they make the perfect vehicle for this Italian-style filling starring ground pork sausage. To complete your meal, try serving this recipe with warm mashed potatoes or rice pilaf.

7. Herb Crusted Pork Chops

crusted chops with green beans and sweet potato

This recipe gives pork chops a fantastic crisp crunch! Pork chops are dipped in savory dijon mustard and then covered in flavorful panko bread crumbs. The end result is a crispy pork chop loaded with flavor.

8. Banh Mi Hot Dogs

Banh Mi Hot Dogs next to a bowl of carrots and other toppings

Need a little twist on the classic hot dog? Top Coleman Uncured Beef Hot Dogs with some quick pickled vegetables and a drizzle of sriracha mayo. Don’t forget to finish them off with some fresh cilantro for extra flavor.

Start Your Recipes with All-Natural Meat

No matter which recipe you’re going to try first, you’ll want to start with the best ingredients. While getting dinner on the table isn’t always easy, finding natural meats you can trust is. With Coleman Natural you can be sure you are feeding your family better with high-quality pork that is nutritious and tastes great thanks to the care our American family farmers take in raising them. They never use crates, antibiotics, or growth-promoting hormones.

Ready to get cooking? All of our products are convenient to find at your local grocery store.

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