30+ Easy & Quick Saturday Night Dinner Ideas

Saturday night dinner should be something special. After all, during the week, you probably don’t have time to cook a huge meal.

For most families, the weekend is a magical time. We get more rest usually, but also, we are able to enjoy more quality time with friends and family.

Saturday Night Dinner Ideas

In this list, we’ve included both fun recipes and recipes that require an extra special touch.

Fiesta Lime Chicken

The restaurant chain Applebee’s isn’t exactly known for its fine cuisine, but one dish that has become a beloved tradition is Fiesta Lime Chicken. The chicken is served on a gorgeous bed of mildly spicy Mexican rice.

Baked Ziti

This dish has a whopping four cloves of garlic in it, and we’re here for it. The red pepper flakes give it a wonderful, surprising zing.

Beef Stew

This recipe is the best one we found for classic beef stew, and it’s one of the best Saturday night dinner ideas. You can use whatever cut of beef you want, but this stew is delicious when made with a chuck pot roast.

Filet Mignon in Mushroom Sauce

If you’re going for a romantic dinner for two, there is nothing better than a steak that isn’t too huge. The sauce is made of beef stock and has a little bit of cabernet wine, which is what really gives this dish its flavor.

Beef Stroganoff

Affordable and easy to make, beef stroganoff is an impressive dish that nearly everyone will gobble up. You will love the creamy garlic sauce with mushrooms that are in this dish.

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