Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less

With minimal prep and a quick stint at the stove, dinner is ready in no time.

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Chicken and Orzo

Mark Thomas

Chicken and Orzo

Makes: 6 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Broil: 6 to 8 minutes

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Turkey Marengo Stew

Mark Thomas

Turkey Marengo Stew

Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

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Pork Chops With Port Wine Sauce

Mark Thomas

Pork Chops With Port Wine Sauce

Makes:4 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

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Steak with Horseradish Sauce

Mark Thomas

Steak with Horseradish Sauce

Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

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Pepper Chicken

Mark Thomas

Pepper Chicken

Makes: 6 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

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Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Alison Miksch

Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 20 minutes

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Chicken-Noodle Bowls

Alison Miksch

Chicken-Noodle Bowls

Makes: 6 servings
Time: 25 minutes

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Chinese Beef and Broccoli

Alison Miksch

Chinese Beef and Broccoli

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 25 minutes

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Parmesan Chicken

Alison Miksch

Parmesan Chicken

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 22 minutes


Originally published in the January 2001 issue of Family Circle magazine and May 2007 issue of Parents magazine.

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Charles Schiller