Get family dinner on the table in about 30 minutes with My Favorite Hot Meals in Minutes. These delicious and quick dinner recipes are perfect for weeknight meals when time is short and the crowd is hungry.

Chicken Tortilla Soup, Beef Stroganoff, Sloppy Joes and Sheet Pan Quesadilla

Homemade Chick-Fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup

This homemade take on Chick-fil-A’s Chicken Tortilla Soup tastes even better than the original and you can enjoy it year-round and even on Sundays!

Homemade Chick-fil-A Chicken Tortilla Soup

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

One of our favorite weeknight meals, this easy cheesy Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese can be on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese by The BakerMama

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

Turn a rotisserie chicken into weeknight dinner magic in less than 30 minutes with these Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas.

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas by The BakerMama

Easy Beef Stroganoff

Tender beef, silky mushrooms and a flavorful skillet sauce come together in this Easy Beef Stroganoff for a delicious mid-week meal in under 30 minutes.

Easy Beef Stroganoff by The BakerMama

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

These easy Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas are a no-fuss, one-pan dinner that’s big on Tex-Mex flavor. You’ll love how easy they are to make and they’ll love how delicious they taste!

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas by The BakerMama

Easy Sloppy Joes

These Easy Sloppy Joes make a quick and simple hot dinner that everyone will love!

Easy Sloppy Joes by The BakerMama

Tuscan Tortellini Soup

This Tuscan Tortellini Soup is a comforting one-pot meal that’s perfect for a chilly winter day. It’s so easy to make and is bursting with delicious Tuscan flavors!

Tuscan Tortellini Soup by The BakerMama

Beef and Bean Sheet Pan Quesadilla

Crisp, buttery tortilla, seasoned filling and melty cheese make this Beef and Bean Sheet Pan Quesadilla an easy weeknight meal the whole family will devour!

Beef and Bean Sheet Pan Quesadilla by The BakerMama

Quick and Easy Taco Soup

This Quick and Easy Taco Soup satisfies the whole family with very little effort. It’s the perfect delicious weeknight meal for busy families.

Taco Soup by The BakerMama

Skillet Chicken Piccata

This Skillet Chicken Piccata is a fresh and delicious one-pan meal that’s so simple to make and everyone loves it!

Chicken breast, lemon halves, capers and sauce in a skillet with a white bowl filled with brown rice and green peas and a white plate with toasted baguette slices on it.

Turkey and Black Bean Baked Tacos

Feed and please a hungry crowd with these tasty Turkey and Black Bean Baked Tacos. Baked tacos filled with turkey, black beans and lots of melted cheese. Easy to make, simple to serve and awesome to eat!

Seven tacos in a rimmed baking dish with melted cheese on top.

Pizza Toast

Quick and easy Pizza Toast is one of our favorite recipes to make for a busy weeknight dinner or a satisfying after-school snack.

Pizza toast with mini pepperonis on a baking sheet next to a small bowl of marinara sauce.

Easy Chicken Chili

Every bite of this satisfying and flavorful Easy Chicken Chili is full of delicious southwest flavor. It’s the perfect low-maintenance weeknight meal!

Easy Chicken Chili by The BakerMama

Sheet Pan Chicken and Black Bean Nachos

Seriously delicious nachos baked on a sheet pan with tortilla chips, black beans, chicken and all the fixings. These Sheet Pan Chicken and Black Bean Nachos are sure to be a family favorite for an easy meal or game day great!

An aluminum sheet pan filled with nachos topped with cheese, black beans and jalapeño slices.

Simple No-Bean Chili

Whether you’re hankering for a chili dog or just a warm, hearty dinner, this Simple No-Bean Chili is dense, flavorful and ready in under 30 minutes!

Simple No-Bean Chili by The BakerMama

Mexi Mac and Cheese Bake

Mac and cheese made festive with tasty Mexican flavors in this delicious Mexi Mac and Cheese! An easy meal-in-one that the whole family will love!

Mexi Mac and Cheese

Baked Pizza Taquitos

These super easy Baked Pizza Taquitos make for a great weeknight dinner that the whole family ask for again and again.

Baked Pizza Taquitos by The BakerMama

If you make any of these Hot Meals in Minutes, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. 😍 I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Enjoy!


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  1. You are such an awesome discovery. Not sure how I found you but so appreciative of the amazing, easy, delicious, wonderful, recipes you share on line. THANK YOU for your creativity and mastery of keeping things simple and delicious. As a working woman, I have found yours, my go to recipes day after day.

    1. Hi, Jean! That’s so lovely of you to say! I’m so glad you enjoy. Thank you for your kind words. ❤️