Is it time for Sunday dinner, but you don't feel like cooking? Today I'm sharing 35 lazy Sunday dinner ideas, including 15 minute meals, dinners that take only 5 minutes to prep, and meals made with 6 ingredients or less!
Looking for a few low effort, big flavor Sunday dinner ideas? You've come to the right place! Today I'm sharing 35 lazy Sunday dinner ideas.
You'll find three sections below:
- 15 minute meals - These meals come together, from beginning to end, in 15 minutes or less!
- 5 minutes of prep - You'll be in the kitchen for 5 minutes or less preparing these meals - no standing over a pot stirring for 30 minutes. All of these recipes use an oven or slow cooker to do the heavy lifting.
- 6 ingredients or less - These recipes require 6 ingredients or less (not including cooking oil, salt, and pepper) to prepare. Fewer ingredients makes a meal much less intimidating!
15 minute meals
All of these meals are ready in 15 minutes or less! They're the perfect meals to pull together at the last minute, many requiring only a handful of simple ingredients.
Pasta with Clams and White Wine Sauce
Creamy Vegan Pasta
Easy Bean Salad Recipe
Yes-You-Can Black Bean Chili
Tuna Pasta Salad
Hoisin Beef Noodles
15-Minute Creamy Pesto Chicken with Mushrooms and Parmesan
5-Minute Pesto Eggs
Easy Garlic Shrimp Scampi Recipe
Marry Me Chicken
Tomato Olive Flatbread
5 minutes of prep
All of these meals can be prepped for cooking in 5 minutes or less. And when I say 5 minutes, I mean you're in and out of the kitchen in 5 minutes or less. No standing over the stove for 30 minutes stirring a pot. We're letting the oven and slow cooker do the heavy lifting today!
Baked Teriyaki Salmon
Salsa Verde Chicken
Pesto Mozzarella Chicken
How to Cook Brats in the Oven
Slow Cooker Pork Roast
Instant Pot Vegetable Beef Soup
Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Potatoes
Baked Pesto Salmon Recipe
Crock Pot Italian Beef Sandwiches
Crockpot Tuscan Chicken
Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Tacos
Instant Pot Taco Spaghetti
6 ingredients or less
All of these recipes take 6 ingredients or fewer to make, not including your cooking oil, salt, and pepper. Low ingredient recipes are less intimidating to make because there's less measuring, fewer ingredients to shop for, and minimal kitchen cleanup afterward!