Ingenious 30 Minute Meals - Rachael Ray Every Day

Ingenious 30 Minute Meals

This year, resolve to cook more great meals at home. Get started with this batch of speedy, super hearty dinners!
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Roasted Pork Chops with Green Beans & Potatoes

Cook this entire meal on a single baking sheet and cleanup is a breeze!

Roast Pork Chops with Green Beans and Potatoes

Roast Pork Chops with Green Beans and Potatoes

Roasted Chicken Thighs & Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

The Brussels sprouts serve as a rack to soak up the chicken drippings, so no flavor is lost!

Roast Chicken Thighs & Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Roast Chicken Thighs & Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Chicken Sausage with Roasted Rapini

Chicken sausage is just as flavorful with the right spices.

Chicken Sausage with Roasted Rapini

Chicken Sausage with Roasted Rapini

Shells with Gorgonzola-Creamed Greens & Roasted Squash

This is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables!

Shells with Gorgonzola-Creamed Greens & Roasted Squash

Shells with Gorgonzola-Creamed Greens & Roasted Squash

Break it Down

On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss the squash with about 1 tbsp. olive oil.

Break it Down, squash

Step 2

In a large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp. olive oil, one turn of the pan, over medium-high. Add the butter. When it foams, add the onion and garlic. Cover, reduce the heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion softens, about 5 minutes. Add the cream.

Step 2, squash

Step 3

Add the Gorgonzola and stir until the cheese melts, about 2 minutes.

Step 3, Add the Gorgonzola

Step 4

In a food processor, pack the spinach and escarole and pulse until finely chopped.

pack the spinach

Step 5

Add the greens to the sauce and cook at a low bubble, stirring occasionally until the sauce thickens slightly and the greens are tender, about 15 minutes.

Step 5, Add to the sauce

Step 6

Add the pasta and the squash to the pan with the sauce.

Step 6, Add the pasta

Sausage & Butternut Squash Skillet Supper

"I made this in Italy one night to use up ingredients we hand on hand and my husband said, 'But where's my pasta?' After he dove in he agreed we didn't need any." -- Rachael Ray

Sausage and Butternut Squash Skillet Supper

Sausage and Butternut Squash Skillet Supper

Penne alla Senese

This hearty Tuscan dish may inspire a long nap after eating it, so plan on a night in to enjoy this comforting classic.

Penne alla Senese

Penne alla Senese

Chickpea Soup

Give crusty Italian bread a homemade spin by toasting it and rubbing it with halved garlic cloves.

Chickpea Soup

Chickpea Soup

Break it Down

Transfer half the soup to the food processor and coarsely puree.

Break it Down, soup

Step 2

Rub the toasts with the halved garlic clove, drizzle with EVOO and sprinkle with sea salt.

Step 2, soup

Step 3

Place 1 toast in each soup bowl and top with soup.

Step 3, soup

Warm Spinach Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

"I love Oscar's smoked blue cheese. It tastes like bacon because it came out of a smokehouse! Order it at oscarsadsmokehouse.com." -- Rachael Ray

Warm Spinach Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Warm Spinach Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Turkey or Veal Meatball Stroganoff

You can customize this recipe according to your diet.

Turkey or Veal Meatball Stroganoff

Turkey or Veal Meatball Stroganoff

Break it Down

Add the breadcrumbs to the large bowl with the meat mixture. Mix to combine. Roll into walnut-size balls.

Break it Down, meatballs

Step 2

Add the meatballs; cook until browned, about 3 minutes.

Step 2, meatballs

Step 3

Stir the sour cream into the skillet.

Step 3, meatballs

Orecchiette with Rapini

"This classic dish - 'little ears' of pasta with rapini (broccoli rabe) and ricotta salata - is another one of my go-to winter suppers." -- Rachael Ray

Orecchiette with Rapini

Orecchiette with Rapini