38 Easy Mother's Day Dinner Recipes to Make for Mom

Best of all, these dishes all pair perfectly with wine.

Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten

Celebrate all the special women in your life — Mom, Grandma, sisters, daughters, and so on — with a meal to remember. End their special day with one of these quick and easy dinner recipes, ranging from veggie-loaded pasta dishes to hearty steak meals. For the grand finale, shower your lady with even more love in the form of thoughtful gifts and delicious desserts. Because she deserves it all.

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Chicken and Red Plum Salad - Mother's Day Dinner
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly
Chicken and Red Plum Salad

Throw some plums on the grill for added sweetness (not that Mom could get any sweeter, of course).

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Herbed Ricotta and Fresh Tomato Tart - Mother's Day Dinner
Mike Garten
Herbed Ricotta and Fresh Tomato Tart

Mom's too special for your basic pizza pie, which is why this upgraded version exists.

Get the recipe for Herbed Ricotta and Fresh Tomato Tart »

RELATED: 15 Vegan Pizzas That Are Better Than Delivery

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WATCH: How to Cook the Perfect Pork Chops

You won't even need applesauce for these flavor-packed pork chops (but you can still use it, if you prefer). Watch this video to learn how to make a perfectly tender dish.

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Spring Pea Carbonara - Mother's Day Dinner
Mike Garten
Spring Pea Carbonara

Take a note from Mom and turn frozen veggies into a standout pasta dish.

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Steak with Kale and White Bean Mash - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly
Steak with Kale and White-Bean Mash

The real winner of this steak and greens dish is the fresh pesto.

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Lemon-Ricotta Ravioli with Creamy Herbed Mushrooms - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Lemon-Ricotta Ravioli with Creamy Herbed Mushrooms

Once you make your own ravioli from scratch, you'll never look at the frozen stuff the same way.

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Lemony Salmon Piccata - Mother's Day Dinner
Charles Masters
Lemony Salmon Piccata

Mom's right (once again): Eating healthy can be just as satisfying.

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RELATED: 30+ Easy Salmon Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

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Marinated Pork Chops with Quinoa Salad - Mother's Day Dinner
Raymond Horn
Marinated Pork Chops with Quinoa Salad

Serve Mom a well-balanced plate of pork, quinoa, and veggies.

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Chicken Legs with Peas, Artichokes, Mint, and Fingerling Potatoes - Mother's Day Dinners
Brian Woodcock
Chicken Legs with Peas, Artichokes, Mint, and Fingerling Potatoes

Minimize cleanup by throwing all of Mom's dinner favorites into one easy meal.

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Summer Pesto Pasta - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Summer Pesto Pasta

Add color — and flavor — to the table with this vegetarian-friendly dish.

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RELATED: 37 Hearty Vegetarian Recipes for the Whole Family

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pork chops with balsamic-braised cabbage and apples - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Pork Chops with Balsamic-Braised Cabbage and Apples

Pull out all the stops for Mom by swapping applesauce for a juicy apple and cabbage blend.

Get the recipe for Pork Chops with Balsamic-Braised Cabbage and Apples »

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Tex-mex Pizzettas - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Tex-Mex Pizzettas

Tacos are the gateway to margaritas and...Mom loves margs.

Get the recipe for Tex-Mex Pizzettas »

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Bacon and Apple Farro Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Bacon and Apple Farro Salad
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creamy lemon chicken pasta - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso
Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta
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Skillet Lemon Chicken with Artichokes - Mother's Day Dinners
Danielle Occhiogrosso Daly
Skillet Lemon Chicken with Artichokes

Pair this white-wine infused skillet recipe with a glass of vino for you and your special lady.

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RELATED: 60+ Chicken Breast Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

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Wild-Salmon Cakes with Quinoa Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Wild-Salmon Cakes with Quinoa Salad

Ok, this may not be the type of cake Mom was hoping for ... but that comes next.

Get the recipe for Wild-Salmon Cakes with Quinoa Salad »

RELATED: 30 So-Sweet Mother's Day Desserts That Double as Gifts

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Lemony Herb Roast Chicken - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Lemony Herb Roast Chicken

The perfect balance of lemon zest and thyme make this simple roast chicken recipe subtle but savory.

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Soy-Braised Beef & Tomato-Mint Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Soy-Braised Beef & Tomato-Mint Salad

Throw all the ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning, so you can spend the rest of the day hanging with Mom.

Get the recipe for Soy-Braised Beef & Tomato-Mint Salad »

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Sweet Pea and Ricotta Tart - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Sweet Pea and Ricotta Tart

With bursts of bright, spring veggies in every bite, this pretty tart works for both brunch and dinner.

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RELATED: 40 Delicious Mother's Day Brunch Recipes That Mom Will Love

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Family Style Recipe Moroccan Olive And Orange Chicken - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Moroccan Olive and Orange Chicken

These salty, citrusy chicken cutlets are ready to be devoured in just 15 minutes.

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BBQ Chicken & Cheddar Burgers - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
BBQ Chicken & Cheddar Burgers

These flavorful patties are cooked on a skillet instead of the grill, making 'em the perfect solution to a rained-out BBQ.

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Ravioli with Brown Butter & Spinach - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Ravioli with Brown Butter & Spinach

Give store-bought ravioli a gourmet update with just a handful of ingredients — shallots, butter, spinach, and pistachios.

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Roasted Shrimp & Poblano Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Roasted Shrimp & Poblano Salad

Roasted poblanos add a hit of heat to this shrimp and avocado salad. If your mother isn't a fan of spice, ditch the chili powder to tame the flame.

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Steak Salad with Charred Green Onions and Beets - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Steak Salad with Charred Green Onions and Beets

If you're really looking to impress Grandma, give this recipe a try. It has you sous vide the steak, a cooking method that ensures the meat cooks perfectly evenly.

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Smoky Peanut Chicken Tacos - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Smoky Peanut Chicken Tacos

Create a creamy, fiery sauce to take your tacos to the next level. Mom may start inviting herself over every Tuesday from now on.

Get the recipe for Smoky Peanut Chicken Tacos »

RELATED: 20 Easy Taco Recipes to Make

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Crispy Beet and Mozzarella Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Crispy Beet and Mozzarella Salad

If given a choice, we're 99% sure we'd choose crunchy beets over croutons any day of the week.

Get the recipe for Crispy Beet and Mozzarella Salad »

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Quinoa Risotto - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Quinoa-Risotto with Arugula-Mint Pesto

Our springy version of the Italian standby swaps in quinoa for rice, so everyone gets an extra boost of protein while still enjoying the flavors they love.

Get the recipe for Quinoa-Risotto with Arugula-Mint Pesto »

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Pancetta Chicken - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Pancetta Chicken

Wrap chicken breasts with thin slices of pancetta to give the weeknight staple an easy, elegant twist.

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Orecchiette with Morels and Peas - Mother's Day Dinners
Mike Garten
Orecchiette with Morels & Peas

If you can't find a jar of marinara in the pantry, don't fret. When cooked in a skillet until brown and fragrant, butter transforms into a nutty, delicate sauce.

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Baja Salad - Mother's Day Dinners
Courtesy of Good Food, Good Life
Baja Salad

All the best parts of a taco (even crunchy tortilla!), now in salad form.

Get the recipe for Baja Salad »

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