33 Easy Monday Dinner Ideas
These easy Monday night dinner ideas will help you get dinner on the table and your feet up on the sofa after a long day.
Delicious recipes include; cooking with fewer ingredients, Slow Cooker recipes and even the Instant Pot and Air Fryer for simple and easy to prepare dinner ideas.
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- Baked Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas Recipe
An easy recipe for crispy baked Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas with a creamy cheesy filling. Ready to eat in about 30 minutes.
2. Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Taco Tuesday never tasted so good. Have these Shrimp Tacos on the table in about 25 minutes. A nice change on Taco Tuesday.
3. Sheet Pan Nachos Easy Recipe
An easy recipe using fresh ingredients made from scratch. There are multiple steps but they are all easy. A great way to use a pound of ground beef.
4. Pork Chop Casserole
This Pork Chop Casserole with potatoes and a creamy sauce is the perfect meal for Monday dinners. . Quick and easy to get into the oven. A filling comfort food dish.
5. Crockpot Deep Dish Pizza Recipe
A four ingredient meal ready to eat in about 90 minutes in the Slow Cooker.
6. Easy Classic Lasagna Recipe
A jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce makes this easy lasagna recipe quick and easy. Bakes in about 30 minutes. This is a great meal that takes little time to get into the oven.
7. Lemon Shrimp Penne Pasta Dinner with Broccoli
Lemony roasted shrimp and fresh vegetables ready to eat in under 30 minutes.
8. Garlic Butter Lemon Shrimp and Rice Recipe
An easy one pan seafood dinner with lemon, garlic and herb flavored shrimp and rice. Ready to eat in under one hour.
9. Shrimp Fried Rice easy recipe
Ready to eat in under one hour. Shrimp Fried Rice can be cooked in a large skillet, an electric skillet or on the Blackstone.
10. Baked Stuffed Potatoes with Mushrooms & Onions
Get the recipe for these baked stuffed potatoes with mushrooms and onions and see my list of ingredients to fill a baked potato for a meatless meal. A good meatless Monday dinner option.
11. Crockpot Pierogi & Meatballs Alfredo Easy Recipe
A simple Slow Cooker recipe for a weeknight dinner filled with flavor and only four ingredients. This one is the perfect recipe for the entire family to enjoy comfort food without a lot of work on the cook.
12. Homemade Chicken Fajita Wraps with Cilantro-Lime Sauce
Pick up a rotisserie chicken from the Deli and save yourself some time. This hearty and delicious meal can be served on Romaine lettuce leaves for a lower carb version or on tortilla shells the traditional way.
13. Easy Veggie Shepard’s Pie
Fresh potatoes paired with canned vegetable soup and seasonings make a delicious and easy comfort food weeknight meal. One of my favorite ways to use instant mashed potatoes for a hearty dinner.
14. Easy Beef & Bean Burritos
Use canned beans instead of cooking dried beans to make quick and easy Beef and Bean Burritos for a quick Monday night dinner idea.
15. Crockpot Ranch Chicken Sliders
The chicken for these sliders slow cooks with only two ingredients. Dinner is easy, just shred the tender, tasty meat and make your sliders.
16. Grilled Herb-Rubbed Pork Chops
Grilled Bone-In Pork Chops smothered with fresh herbs and ready to eat in minutes!
17. Cheerios Crusted Baked Chicken Thighs
This entrée is ready to eat in about 30 minutes. Cook your favorite side dishes and sit down to a hearty meal in under an hour.
18. Crockpot Beans and Franks Recipe
A simple and fun weeknight dinner idea the kids will love. Lots of flavor and quite filling to eat.
19. Easy Crockpot Beef Tips & Gravy With Two Ingredients
A simple two ingredient recipe that slow cooks in a couple of hours. Just add rice and enjoy a heart meal. A popular recipe, read the comments for optional ingredients from readers.
20. Italian Sausage & Tortellini Skillet Meal
Only four ingredients in this quick skillet Sausage Tortellini Alfredo meal for a hearty and tasty weeknight dinner. Tortellini is always on sale at the grocery store making this a budget friendly meal too.
21. Baked Lemon Pepper Tilapia (Low Carb)
Baked Tilapia is ready to eat in about 20 minutes. It would be ready quicker if you didn’t have to wait on the oven to heat up. Serve steam-in-bag veggies to go with it. Easy clean up too.
22. Tuna Pasta Salad Easy Recipe
Make this pasta salad in the morning and stick in the refrigerator for dinner tonight. The flavors will marinate and your light dinner will be delicious.
23. Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Easy Recipe
This recipe is so simple, the kids can make it while you watch. Serve saltine crackers on the side.
24. Iron Skillet Parmesan Italian Crusted Salmon
No need to turn the oven on, this Parmesan crusted salmon is a stovetop recipe made in the iron skillet.
25. Baked Sweet Potato Toppings Bar
While the sweet potatoes are in the oven baking, you set up your favorite toppings buffet. Let everyone serve themselves this fun meal.
26. Stovetop Grilled Cabbage Steaks with Bacon
Grill thick cut cabbage steaks on the stovetop griddle or on the Blackstone. Skip the bacon and add this healthy meal to your meatless Monday recipes. Make Jiffy corn muffins for your side dish.
27. Baked Chicken Leg Quarters Easy Recipe
Baked leg quarters go in the oven to cook so you can do other things while dinner is cooking. Make your favorite sides and enjoy a hearty meal on Monday to start the week.
28. Southern Style Cabbage Soup
Cabbage, ham and chicken broth come together to create a healthy and delicious easy meal. This one pot meal is a family favorite any time of the year.
29. Easy Homemade Vegetable Soup Recipe
The easiest vegetable soup recipe you will ever make from scratch. Instructions include stovetop and Crockpot.
30. Easy Rotisserie Chicken & Brie Sandwich
Make restaurant=style sandwiches for dinner on Monday night with a Deli Rotisserie Chicken. Quick and easy Monday night dinner idea. Serve chips on the side and enjoy dinner and conversation with the family.
31. Glazed Baked Spam Recipe
Make a delicious and easy Monday night dinner with canned spam and a couple of simple sauce ingredients. Bake for about 20 minutes while the rice is cooking.
32. Easy Crock Pot Pork Butt Pulled Pork
All you need is a pork butt and a couple cans of soda to slow cook tender and delicious pulled pork. Smother it in your favorite BBQ sauce and dinner is ready. Just add burger buns.
33. Air Fryer Cheesy Chicken Tenders Recipe
A great Air Fryer recipe for Cheesy Chicken Tenderloins you can make for dinner or lunch.
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Monday nights will be much easier with any of these easy recipes the whole family will enjoy.
The start of the week should begin with easy dinner ideas to set a good pace for the rest of the week.
One of my favorite kitchen tools on Monday is the Crockpot. It saves me lots of time in the kitchen. This collection of Monday dinner ideas includes Crockpot, Air Fryer and even Instant Pot recipes along with stovetop, grill, Blackstone and oven recipes.