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25 dinner ideas for this semester

You’re at college, and as much as you hate/love to admit it, you’re an adult. You have to cook for yourself —maybe even your roommates— and learning the ropes can be a challenge.

Thank heavens for Pinterest, right?

Below is a list of food ideas and recipes to get you and your roommates started on making delicious meals.

1. Foil pack cheese fries 

Image via Jeffrey W., Flickr Creative Commons
Image via Jeffrey W., Flickr Creative Commons

2. Cilantro lime salmon

3. Homemade corn dogs

4. Baby back ribs with root beer barbecue sauce

5. Creamy roasted potato salad

6. Grilled cilantro lime chicken

Image via Nathan Walker, Flickr Creative Commons
Image via Nathan Walker, Flickr Creative Commons

7. Roasted garlic butter bucatini with cherry tomatoes

8. Bang bang shrimp

9. Cowboy casserole

10. Hawaiian grilled cheese

11. Glazed fried chicken

12. Artichoke, spinach, and herb frittata 

Image via Maggie Hoffman, Flickr Creative Commons
Image via Maggie Hoffman, Flickr Creative Commons

13. Chicken apricot shish kabobs 

14. Salmon and asparagus foil dinner

15. Mexican white egg omelet 

16. Citrus avacado salad

17. Pork and pea stir fry

18. Fish tacos

19. Breakfast ring

Image via Clemens V. Vogelsang, Flickr Creative Commons
Image via Clemens V. Vogelsang, Flickr Creative Commons

20. Copy-cat Chick-Fil-A sandwiches 

21. Mini shepherd pies

22. Pina colada chicken salad

23. Beefy nacho casserole

24. Loaded baked potato chicken casserole

25. Vietamese beef meatballs

Image via Alpha, Flickr Creative Commons
Image via Alpha, Flickr Creative Commons

 

Many of these recipes can be made easily with cheap ingredients or leftover foods. Hopefully you’ve taken the time to look them over and have found some you would like to try.

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