These easy weeknight dinner recipes will get food on the table fast so you can get back to enjoying fall (arguably the best season of the year). These meals all come together quickly, including a hearty autumnal dessert you could totally tackle on a weeknight.

Monday: Nordic meatballs with kale salad


1. Monday: Nordic meatballs with kale salad

Start the week off right with dark greens and hearty herbed meatballs. Get this Nordic meatballs recipe.

2. Tuesday: Tomato and prosciutto sandwich

Toast-afficionados, this one’s for you. Spread toasted sourdough with creamy goat’s cheese mixture, then top with prosciutto and colourful tomato slices. Get this tomato and prosciutto salad recipe.

3. Wednesday: Paneer curry

Paneer is a mild-flavoured fresh cheese commonly used in Indian cuisine. (It has a texture similar to medium firm tofu.) All you need is some rice, and you’ve got a fragrant, vegetarian meal. Get this paneer curry recipe.

4. Thursday: Haddock with tomatoes, olives and feta

Save your extra fillets and tomato relish, because tomorrow’s pasta night, and these pre-prepped ingredients (a.k.a. leftovers) mean it’s on the table in just over 20 minutes. Get this haddock recipe.

5. Friday: Haddock fettuccine

White wine adds and an instant flavour boost to this pasta sauce. Get this haddock pasta recipe.

6. Dessert: Squash pound cake

Squash isn’t just for savoury recipes! Get this squash pound cake recipe.

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