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16 Awesomely Easy Friday Night Dinner Ideas to Eat on the Couch

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I don’t know about you, but the last thing I want to do on Fridays is spend time in the kitchen. These easy dinners are perfect for movie night on the couch, but don’t skimp on any flavor.

Easy Dumpling Soup Recipe

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This dumpling soup ready in fifteen minutes, it uses basic ingredients, and most importantly, it’s got major flavor! When you’re craving a lighter meal that’s still plenty satisfying and flavorful, this is it.
Get the recipe: Easy Dumpling Soup Recipe

Easy Shrimp Quesadilla Recipe

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This quesadilla with shrimp has cheesy layers, slightly spiced shrimp, and a crispy tortilla to hold it all together. Serve the shrimp quesadillas with a side of refried beans, a lot of fresh toppings at the table and let everyone make it their own!
Get the recipe: Easy Shrimp Quesadilla Recipe

Hawaiian Roll Turkey Sliders Recipe

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This delicious Hawaiian roll turkey sliders recipe is loaded with layers of turkey, caramelized mushrooms and onions, and melty cheese! It’s an easy and balanced dinner that’s perfect for a Friday night dinner! You can even prep them in the morning or the night before and heat them in the oven right before dinner. 
Get the recipe: Hawaiian Roll Turkey Sliders Recipe

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe

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These crockpot buffalo chicken sliders have layers of sweet rolls, tender chicken, melty white American cheese, and a ranch butter sauce. Slow cook the meat during the day, and the sliders are super easy when you’re ready for dinner. 
Get the recipe: Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken Sliders Recipe

Bucatini Cacio e Pepe Recipe

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Bucatini cacio e pepe is the type of recipe that once you’ve made it a few times, it will become a family favorite. You don’t need many ingredients, it’s ready in 20 minutes, and tastes SO good. I lovingly refer to it as mac & cheese for adults.  
Get the recipe: Bucatini Cacio e Pepe Recipe

Mediterranean Loaded Hummus

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Mediterranean loaded hummus combines the heartiness of this smooth chickpea dip with the freshness of a colorful salad. Served with pita bread, you can turn traditional hummus into a main dish for a fun snack-y dinner.
Get the recipe: Mediterranean Loaded Hummus

Easy Shredded Chicken Nachos Recipe

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These cheesy shredded chicken nachos are perfect for a simple dinner everyone will love. They are packed with layers of crunchy chips, shredded salsa chicken, beans, and two layers of cheese.
Get the recipe: Easy Shredded Chicken Nachos Recipe

Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla Recipe

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This ground beef quesadilla recipe is comforting and delicious; easy and ready in 20 minutes. It’s one you’ll make on repeat.
Get the recipe: Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla Recipe

Ten-Minute Easy Naan Pizzas Recipe

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Using Naan bread for your pizza dough will save you a ton of time and I love to put out toppings so everyone can make their own. It’s an easier pizza night!
Get the recipe: Ten-Minute Easy Naan Pizzas Recipe

Loaded Sweet Potato Greek Fries

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Homemade sweet potato fries baked in the oven and topped with chickpeas, feta cheese, parsley, and a creamy lemon-tahini sauce for a loaded dinner you’ll love! Perfect for movie night.
Get the recipe: Loaded Sweet Potato Greek Fries

Easy Ground Turkey Stir Fry Recipe

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This easy recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes and is loaded with protein, veggies, and a flavorful sweet and savory stir fry sauce that’s made with pantry staples. Take a bowl to the couch!
Get the recipe: Easy Ground Turkey Stir Fry Recipe

Vegan Nachos with Chorizo

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If you love cheesy flavors and spicy chorizo, then you are going to love these vegan nachos. You can make your own queso dip (it takes a few minutes to assemble and a handful of mostly pantry ingredients!) or you can buy a store-bought version to keep things simple.
Get the recipe: Vegan Nachos with Chorizo

15-Minute Tortilla Pizza Recipe

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This easy recipe takes just 15 minutes to make and can be made with simple ingredients (no pizza dough needed!) that you probably have lying around in the fridge. It’s a great way to use up random odds and ends and can be made as basic or fancy as you want! 
Get the recipe: 15-Minute Tortilla Pizza Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

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These crispy air fryer chicken tenders are sure to be a hit with the family any night of the week. Whip up a batch in your air fryer, set out your family’s favorite dipping sauces, add a vegetable and dinner is delicious and done!
Get the recipe: Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Dinner-Worthy Snack Board

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A snack board dinner is similar to a charcuterie board and it’s sure to be a hit with your family. It’s quick and easy (ready in less than 10 minutes); balanced (with a variety of foods); and requires NO cooking! Simply pull out a variety of ingredients for your board and let your family create their own meal! Bonus points if you serve it in the living room for a casual meal.
Get the recipe: Dinner-Worthy Snack Board

Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs

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Baked in the oven or in an air fryer these easy, tender, and juicy gluten-free meatballs will be a hit whether you serve them as an appetizer, over a plate of spaghetti, or in a meatball sub.
Get the recipe: Easy Gluten-Free Meatballs

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