The Mr. Food Test Kitchen has narrowed it down to our top ten… and we need your help in concluding our Search for the Ultimate Weeknight Meal! Check out these bloggers' fantastic recipes, and make sure to vote for your favorite. You can vote anytime from September 17, 2012 through September 28, 2012 so be sure to vote on which recipe you think deserves the title of the "Ultimate Weeknight Meal."
Crystal Light Faulkner
Mrs. Happy Homemaker
This recipe comes courtesy of Crystal from Mrs. Happy Homemaker who says, "A quick trip to the deli counter gets you the handful of ingredients you need to make these fantastic little sammies. Theyâ€™re simple, fast, delicious - and will leave your whole family begging for seconds!"
Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats
This recipe comes courtesy of Ally from Ally's Sweet & Savory Eats who says, "In an ideal world, we'd all like to eat a restaurant quality meal every night, but in actuality we don't. This simple, easy and unique mac and cheese brings the best of those together - quality and simplicity."
This recipe comes courtesy of Carrian from Sweet Basil who says, "This is the ultimate week night meal because it takes hardly any prep work, (you can even chop the veggies, and make the patties a day ahead) and you can grill outside or in a pan over the stove. Plus, who doesn't love a juicy burger all year round?!"
Eat at Home
This recipe comes courtesy of Tiffany from Eat at Home who says, "Five minutes of prep, and the slow cooker does all the work. Taco night never tasted so good!"
The Comfort of Cooking
This recipe comes courtesy of Georgia from The Comfort of Cooking who says, "These spicy Italian zucchini boats are simple, quick and versatile enough to give them your own scrumptious spin! Make them meatless or add Italian sausage for a fast, flavorful weeknight meal!"
This recipe comes courtesy of Stephanie from Plain Chicken who says, "This skillet lasagna scores a perfect 10; it is simple, filling and absolutely delicious! You probably already have all the ingredients in your pantry to have this Italian feast on the table in less than 30 minutes."
The Budget Diet
This recipe comes courtesy of Kristl from The Budget Diet who says, "It's a breakfast, it's a dinner...it's a Wafflewich (Waffle Sandwich), and kids love 'em! Serve my Chicken Waffle Sandwich with a fruit salad for a frugalicious and fun dinner tonight!"
This recipe comes courtesy of Brooke from Cheeky Kitchen who says, "This dish loves ya, baby! It's not just supremely quick, and crazy delish (with giant hunks of rustic french bread to soak up the sausagey tomato sauce. Hello.) But it also feeds a full table of hungry peeps in minutes. Dig in, darlin'! You need this meal in your mouth!"
Budget Gourmet Mom
This recipe comes courtesy of Krista from Budget Gourmet Mom who says, "Not only do these delicious meatballs make it to your plate in under 30 minutes but they are sure to fit any budget! Better yet, make a double batch and freeze some for later."
Budget Savvy Diva
This recipe comes courtesy of Sara from Budget Savvy Diva who says, "This is the perfect dish if you want a meal that is extremely yummy, but you do not want to be stuck in the kitchen. You and your family will love it!"