13 Quick & Easy Winter Dinners

Leafy greens, bright citrus, hearty root vegetables - winter is a season of delicious ingredients that are perfect for home cooking. These easy dinner recipes will warm not only your kitchen but your heart!

Kale Salad with Grapefruit

"I received Russian kale in my CSA box, and this recipe was perfect. I garnished the salad with a small amount of both lime and grapefruit zest. I am hoping to receive more kale in my CSA box to make this salad again soon."

-COOKGIRl

Sweet Potato & Pork Stew

"This is a great stew for our cold winters. The flavors blend wonderfully. This recipe is fantastic, and the family enjoyed the dish a lot."

-Andrea in NH

Linguine with Kale & Sausage

"I added some seasoning for a flavor boost. During the kale season, I will be making this recipe regularly."

-McGelby

Pasta with Chicken & Brussels Sprouts

"The sauce was light and tasty with a terrific combination of flavors. I used leftover grilled chicken instead of sauteing the chicken breasts for this recipe. Fantastic!"

-loof

Portuguese Kale Soup

"I cut my kale small so it was easy to eat. I added orzo pasta instead of potatoes and replaced linguica sausage with spicy pork sausage. I really like this soup!"

-adopt a greyhound

Persian Meatballs with Pomegranate

"Fascinating, unique recipe! We loved these flavorful lamb meatballs. So delicious and easy to make."

-rosslare

Baked Butternut Squash Lasagna

"We enjoyed the flavor mixture of this recipe. I love how inexpensive it is with seasonal ingredients."

-Cookworm

Citrus-Poached Salmon

"The flavor of the poaching liquid gave the salmon such a nice flavor. The fish came out so moist and flaky!"

-Kozmic Blues

Root Vegetable Casserole

"Even parsnip haters would enjoy this casserole! I used crushed crackers instead of breadcrumbs and added a dash of cinnamon and a pinch of cardamom."

-Lille

Kale Salad with Grapefruit

"I received Russian kale in my CSA box, and this recipe was perfect. I garnished the salad with a small amount of both lime and grapefruit zest. I am hoping to receive more kale in my CSA box to make this salad again soon."

-COOKGIRl

Cauliflower Gratin

"I cooked the cauliflower in boiling salted water, drained it and used the same water to cook the pasta. I sprinkled some paprika over the breadcrumbs for additional color and appeal."

-PaulaG

Chicken with Blood Orange Sauce

"The blood orange adds a nice twist and a good savory contrast with the shallots, garlic and soy sauce. Pepper flakes worked very well with the recipe."

-justcallmetoni

Stir-Fried Beef with Broccoli

"This recipe is packed with a lot of flavors. It was easy to make and done quickly. I will make this over and over."

-MizzNezz

Moroccan Spiced Chicken with Fennel

"I've never cooked with fennel before, but this recipe was great. If you are a fennel lover, you shouldn't change a thing in this recipe. It does have a wonderful flavor."

-FlyingCook