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!

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

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