Healthy Make-Ahead Dinners
There is no better recipe to start with than our meaty bolognese. It tastes like it has been cooking away on the stove all day even though its initial prep takes only about an hour. The fact that you just pulled it out of the fridge and reheated will be our secret.
Grilled Chicken with Bourbon Peach Butter
Cumin-Spiced Chickpeas and Carrots on Couscous
Make the garbonzo mixture ahead of time. Reheat on the stovetop and serve with couscous (it cooks in just a few minutes) when you're ready to eat.
Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mustard Sauce
Beef Pot Roast with Turnip Greens
Easy Braised Brisket
Provençal Beef Daube
Slow-Simmered Meat Sauce
Mushroom and Root Vegetable Potpie
Chicken Verde Stew with Hominy
This "outstanding" reader-rated recipe could quite possibly be even better the second day—as is common with stews. The extra time will allow the flavors to meld and develop in a way that will bring out that beloved slow-cooked taste.
Curried Chickpea Stew with Brown Rice Pilaf
Minty Tomato Soup
Creamy Chicken Salad
Beer-Braised Brisket with Honey-Lime Glaze
To make ahead, prepare through step 2, cool slightly, and chill. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes, and proceed with step 3.