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Dump and Go Dinner: 21 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

By: Rachel Bernstein, Editor,

We live in a busy world and getting dinner on the table every single night can be a trying task. When schedules are hectic and you're pressed for time, turn to these 21 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas. These Dump and Go Dinners are just what you need to get a delicious meal on the table without having to spend all day in the kitchen chopping, stirring and preparing. These simple dinner recipes are as easy as mix and go. Whether they're easy slow cooker recipes that simmer all day while you go about your business or they're quick skillet meals that cook up in record time, any one of these dump and go dinner ideas will save the day for anyone living in today's busy world!

Dump and Go Dinner: 21 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Dump and Go Dinner:
21 Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Table of Contents

Easy Dinner Recipes With Beef

Easy Dinner Recipes With Chicken

Simple Side Dish Recipes

Easy Dinner Recipes With Beef

4 Packet Roast

All Day 4-Packet Roast (shown) - Four packets of flavor in one yummy dish!

Lazy Man's Pot Roast - Go ahead and be lazy... this is one of our favorite easy weeknight dinner ideas, period.

Classic All Day Beef Stroganoff - You can't beat beef stroganoff; it's a traditional favorite and this version is a breeze to make!

Ramen Noodle Beef Skillet - This skillet meal is one of the easiest dinner recipes ever.

All Day Hungarian Goulash - Goulash recipes are a classic and your family will love this one.

All Day All-American Meatloaf - Make a meatloaf dinner right in your slow cooker!

Lazy Frito Chili Pie (shown at top of page) - That's right... this chili pie recipe has Fritos in it... and it's prepared in the slow cooker. Wow!

Secret Ingredient Slow Cooker Roast - Find out what the secret ingredient is and you're sure to be amazed.


Easy Dinner Recipes With Chicken

Russian Chicken

4-Ingredient Dump and Go Russian Chicken (shown) - Who knew that four simple ingredients could make such a delicious supper!

Easy Dump & Bake Chicken Casserole (shown at top of page) - A dump and bake casserole recipe has never tasted so good. Yum!

Slow Cooker Golden Chicken With Noodles - A classic you'll be hooked on from the very first bite.

Dump and Go Chicken Stroganoff - A twist on the classic stroganoff recipe.

Bisquick Creamy Chicken Casserole - Bisquick makes this chicken casserole recipe super easy to prepare.

Slow Cooker Cool Ranch Chicken - If you love recipes with Ranch, you'll go crazy for this dish!

Dump and Go Cowboy Chicken - Easy cowboy recipes like this one are some of our favorite weeknight dinner ideas.


Simple Side Dish Recipes

Old Venice Pasta Salad


Old Venice Pasta Salad (shown) - A pasta salad recipe like none you've had before. Give it a try for your next potluck!

3-Ingredient Pasta Salad (shown at top of page) - Just three basic ingredients to create this yummy side.

Cowboy Layered Salad - A cowboy recipe that tastes great with any main course.

Lazy Cabbage Skillet - Cabbage recipes don't get much better... or much easier... than this skillet dish.

Throw Together Broccoli Salad - A toss-together side dish that everyone at the table will love.

12-Minute Hot Cabbage Slaw - Add this fast fix to your list of easy weeknight dinner ideas.


Apple Dump Cake

Looking for the perfect sweet treat to cap off your effortless dinner?  Check out our collection of dump and go dessert recipes that are just as simple to prepare!  Find 16 Crazy Easy Dump Cake Recipes right here!  Enjoy!





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