22 Healthy Meals Ready in 30-Minutes or Less

22 Healthy Meals Ready in 30-Minutes or Less

After a busy day, the last thing you want to do is spend all night cooking. While take-out is often an appealing option, it certainly isn’t the healthiest for your body or your wallet.

We’ve found meals that are both nutritious and delicious with easy recipes that include salads, pasta, risotto, curry, pizza, and fish.

Check out these 22 healthy meals that are ready in 30-minutes or less – that’s weeks worth of dinner recipes that are easy to make, tasty and nourishing.

Strawberry Arugula Salad with Steak & Balsamic Vinaigrette

This delicious strawberry arugula salad is packed with fresh berries, almonds, feta, and arugula, topped with seared steak, and drizzled with a balsamic vinaigrette!  A fast and easy weeknight dinner.

Via Sweet Peas and Saffron

 

Cajun Shrimp Tostadas

These crispy tostadas are topped with refried beans, perfectly sauteed cajun shrimp, and garnished with freshly chopped tomatoes, avocado, and green onions. Grab a couple limes and this fabulous jalapeno ranch dip and you have perfection!

Via Maebells

 

Sriracha Almond-Crusted Chicken Caprese Salad

This Sriracha Almond-Crusted Chicken Caprese Salad is a salad that is posing as the main meal. It’s really filling and substantial, but still light enough to help cure you of your cake-hangover.

Via Floating Kitchen

 

Grilled Chicken with Balsamic Berry Salsa

Easy grilled chicken topped with a balsamic berry salsa made with strawberries, blueberries, red onion, mint and balsamic vinegar. Full of spring flavor and so healthy! Paleo, gluten free, dairy free, Whole 30 and low calorie.

Via Tastes Lovely

Kale Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Salmon

This simple and healthy Kale Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Salmon dinner is ready in just 30 minutes!

Via Kristine’s Kitchen

 

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad

Honey Mustard Chicken Salad with bacon, avocado, sliced red onion, and sliced tomatoes topped with a three ingredient honey mustard dressing. Creamy, tangy and so addictive!

Via A Saucy Kitchen

 

Summer Vegetable Sausage Risotto

This creamy, comforting risotto is loaded with all the best veggies of summer and absolutely essential for the last days of summer!—Ready in under 30 and made in only one pan!

Via Whole and Heavenly Oven

 

Tuscan Tomato Basil Tortellini

Cheesy tortellini with a creamy Tuscan tomato basil sauce – pasta lovers will fall madly for this easy 20-minute dish!

Via Le Creme De La Crumb

 

One Pan Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and White Beans

An easy vegetarian dinner recipe that uses only one pot and is ready in under 30 minutes!

Via Sweet Peas and Saffron

 

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Mango Papaya Salsa

Pan seared Mahi Mahi topped with a tropical mango papaya salsa. The Mahi Mahi is cooked in coconut oil and a little butter to give it a crispy, brown exterior that pairs perfectly with the mildly spicy fruit salsa.

Via Tastes Lovely

 

Sheet Pan Chili Lime Shrimp Fajitas

Sheet pan chili lime shrimp fajitas make an easy, healthy, and delicious one pan 20-minute meal with tons of flavor the whole family will love.

Via Creme De La Crumb

 

Grilled Peach and Prosciutto Pizza

Grilled Peach and Prosciutto Pizza makes for a perfect summer meal but to successfully make a grilled pizza you will first need to know a few tricks.

Via Mariah’s Pleasing Plates

 

Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl

The ever so addicting Paleo Pork Egg Roll in a Bowl (Crack Slaw). Super easy to make, and oh so satisfying.

Via Peace Love and Low Carb

 

Greek Quinoa Grilled Zucchini Boats

Greek Quinoa Grilled Zucchini Boats, stuffed with seasoned quinoa, olives, tomatoes, and feta. This easy recipe is also healthy, vegetarian, and gluten-free!

Via Kristine’s Kitchen

 

Citrus Tuna Ceviche Bowls

These citrus tuna ceviche bowls are loaded with fresh veggies, zucchini noodles, and a creamy avocado dressing. They’re an easy, healthy and gluten-free, no-cook summer meal!

Via Food Faith Fitness

 

Sweet Potato Falafel Burgers

A cross between falafel and a veggie burger, these savory patties make a hearty meal. Quinoa flakes act as a binding agent and ramp up the protein content, too.

Via Canadian Living

Fish Taco Rice Bowl

Fish Taco Rice Bowl with avocado and pickled onions, topped with a Cilantro Lime Dressing! The perfect 30-minute meal to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters!

Via Joyful Healthy Eats

 

Chicken Curry

Homemade chicken curry has never been simpler with this foolproof recipe that cooks up in only 30 minutes.—SO much flavor loaded into this comforting, veggie-filled curry!

Via Whole and Heavenly Love

 

Pumpkin Butter & Thyme Pork Tenderloin

4 ingredient Pumpkin Butter & Thyme Pork Tenderloin – Seared pork tenderloin topped with a pumpkin butter and thyme sauce, then roasted in the oven. A healthy and delicious 30-minute dinner recipe that is paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free.

Via Tastes Lovely

 

Tandoori Fish Packets

The star ingredient in this recipe is tandoori spice blend, a fragrant combo that includes cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and garlic. We love it with tilapia and other kinds of mild fish, which absorb the robust taste without being overwhelmed by it.

Via Canadian Living

 

Scallop Pepper Antipasti Salad

Gourmet scallop and pepper antipasti salad is effortlessly elegant – a five-star dish anyone can make in under 15 minutes!

Via Sweet C’s Designs

 

Jerk Chicken and Mango Avocado Salsa

Whole 30 friendly Jerk Chicken with a simple mango & avocado salsa – sweet, spicy, and packed with flavor.

Via A Saucy Kitchen

 

With meals that take 30-minutes or less, you can cook an entire dinner in less time than it would take to get take-out. If you’re in need or more great ideas for quick meals, check out some of our favorite books: 30-Minute One-Pot Meals: Feed Your Family Incredible Food in Less Time and With Less CleanupJamie’s 30-Minute Meals and Quick and Easy Recipes: 30 MINUTE MEALS: Quick Recipes You Will Love

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Check out these 22 healthy meals that are ready in 30-minutes or less - that's weeks worth of dinner recipes that are easy to make, tasty and nourishing.

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