5 Immune-Boosting Weeknight Dinners

Feel good from the inside-out with these superfood-packed meals.
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Monday: Greens Bowl with Garlic-Yogurt Sauce

Greens Bowl with Garlic-Yogurt Sauce

Leafy greens, garlic, and yogurt are all power players when it comes to healthy eating. Your immune system will thank you—and so will your taste buds. (Tip: Sub frozen veggies for fresh if you're running low on produce.)

Recipe: Try our Green Bowls with Garlic-Yogurt Sauce

Tuesday: Charred Broccolini Tacos with Sweet Potatoes & Cashew Crema

Charred Broccolini Tacos with Sweet Potatoes & Cashew Crema

Eating healthy doesn't have to mean skipping Taco Tuesday! Stuff your shells with sweet potato and broccolini—two foods guaranteed to be a home run for your immune system.

Recipe: Try our Charred Broccolini Tacos with Sweet Potatoes & Cashew Crema

Wednesday: Yellow Curry with Shrimp & Sweet Potatoes

Yellow Curry with Shrimp & Sweet Potatoes

Turmeric and ginger are immune system saviors. Make them extra delicious with this simple curry sauce. You can use whatever protein you have on hand, but we recommend frozen shrimp and pantry-friendly potatoes.

Recipe: Try our Yellow Curry with Shrimp & Sweet Potatoes

Thursday: Salmon & Soba Hot Pot

salmon soba hot pot

Soup always feels good, and this one has ginger, green tea, and miso to make your immune system feel great. Plus, you can use frozen salmon—another super-healthy addition to your weekly diet.

Recipe: Try our Salmon & Soba Hot Pot

Friday: Rach's Citrus Risotto Milanese

Citrus Risotto Milanese served in a gray bowl

Citrus is another immunity-boosting superfood, and it has a long shelf life. Incorporate loads of it into your life with this creamy, cozy dish that uses plenty of other pantry essentials. When you're done, give yourself a sweet, healthy treat courtesy of our avocado power parfaits.

Recipe: Try Rachael Ray's Citrus Risotto Milanese

Ingredient List

For the green bowls with garlic-yogurt sauce:

  • 1 head garlic
  • 6 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. EVOO
  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 lb. each asparagus, green beans, shelled peas, and spinach
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 small heads baby romaine
  • 1/4 cup diced peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup kale chips
  • 2 avocados

For the charred broccolini tacos with sweet potatoes & cashew crema:

  • 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, plus 1/2 cup roughly chopped toasted cashews
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice, plus 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 bunches broccolini
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 small (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • Sliced red Fresno or red jalapeño chile
  • Lemon wedges

For the yellow curry with shrimp & sweet potatoes:

  • 4 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 large shallots
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp. ground turmeric
  • 3 tbsp. yellow curry paste
  • 1 to 1 1/4 lb. sweet potatoes (about 2 large)
  • 2 cans (13.5 oz. each) unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 tsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. (packed) brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 lb. medium shrimp
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 4 garlic naan breads
  • Lime wedges

For the salmon & soba hot pot:

  • 8 cups vegetable stock
  • 6 green tea bags
  • 3 tbsp. grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 3 tbsp. white miso paste
  • 2 tbsp. grapeseed oil
  • 4 skinless salmon or arctic char fillets (about 4 oz. each)
  • 2 heads baby bok choy, coarsely chopped
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 6 oz. soba noodles, cooked
  • 1 cup snow peas, thinly sliced

For the citrus risotto Milanese:

  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 1 small orange
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 scant tsp. saffron threads
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/3 lb. meaty pancetta
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio or carnaroli rice
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp. fennel pollen (optional)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano