Quick Family Favorites {Menu Monday}

It should come as no surprise that I enjoy cooking supper at home. Most days I spend no more than thirty minutes on supper – just because I enjoy it doesn’t mean I have hours to spend in the kitchen! I have a few recipes that are my go-to main dishes and sides when I want something delicious and quick for supper. Here they are!

Family favorite recipes that are super quick to make! via

Taco Mac and Cheese is a great one-pot meal! It’s filling and packed with flavor. Having cooked ground beef or turkey in the freezer makes this one even faster to get on the table. (Click the picture for the recipe)

Taco Mac and Cheese

These Buttered Parsley Potatoes are ready in less than 5 minutes! My husband is always so happy to see these on the table. I love them because they are inexpensive and don’t require any sauce, gravy or extra toppings.

Buttered Parsley Potatoes via

I’ve been eating these BBQ Cups since I was a little girl – and I still love them! This recipe uses ground turkey, but ground beef is delicious as well.

BBQ Turkey Cups via

Nachos are always a go-to meal when I’m starving and don’t want to take forever with meal prep. These are a great alternative to Velveeta or Cheese Whiz nachos, and can be made with ground beef, crab meat, refried beans…the sky is the limit!

Quick and Spicy Nachos without Velveeta Come Home For Comfort

Today I’m joining Whitney from Polka-Dotty Place and Katie from Cup of Tea to share with you our quick family favorites! Both of these ladies are rock stars at feeding their families delicious meals – I know you’ll want to check out their secrets for fast and yummy food!

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22 thoughts on “Quick Family Favorites {Menu Monday}

  1. Those BBQ cups look amazing!! I love BBQ prepared any way and that’s a new one for me. I’ve got to give it a try and I bet it would be good for lunches, too. Yum šŸ™‚


    1. I think you would love those BBQ cups – and yes, they are great for lunch too! Paul doesn’t care for the BBQ flavor as much, so sometimes I make a batch for his lunches using pasta sauce and white cheese instead of the BBQ and cheddar.


  2. Quick meals are right up my alley. Thanks for the recipes, as they look delicious! The BBQ cups and parsley potatoes sound great, and nachos are so easily customizable. I tried “Totchos” earlier this year, which is tater tots topped with nachos toppings. Just bake the tots, then top away. So good! šŸ™‚


      1. The Totchos were tasty, but they aren’t my replacement for nachos. I’d miss the crunchiness of the tortilla chips too much! šŸ˜‰ The Totchos I made tasted kind of like a Mexican loaded baked potato (topped with taco meat, lettuce, tomato, cheese, green onion, sour cream, and salsa). It was an interesting dish! šŸ™‚


  3. The bbq cups sound really good. I keep a homemade biscuit mix in the fridge so I’ll bet I could even make these from scratch in nothing flat.

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  4. I’ve pinned most of these! Those parsley potatoes are a great idea for a busy night. Canned potatoes are a great product that I tend to forget about. Thanks for the reminder!


  5. The taco mac & cheese is exactly what I’d love to have for lunch right now! šŸ˜‰ I’ve had the buttered parsley potatoes on my ‘need to try’ list for a while now and they’re actually on my menu for this week šŸ™‚ The look so easy and delicious!

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