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15 Easy Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas to Maker Her Feel So Special

Written by ziir

Mother’s Day is all about treating the moms in your life with the best of the best. That means the best flowers, the best quality-time activities, and, of course, the best food. While we recommend treating Mom to delicious meals all day long — from breakfast-in-bed to sweet treats here and there — it’ll blow her away if you prepare her an over-the-top Mother’s Day dinner.

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 Mother’s Day dinner ideas, 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

Korean Pineapple Beef Lettuce Wraps

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MIKE GARTEN

Making these wraps is easy as can be — all you’ve got to do is cook your steak and arrange the meat on lettuce leaves with rice, scallions, and peanuts (which is half the fun!).

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Roasted Salmon with Crispy Potatoes and Broccoli

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Just one pan and your done! This meal consists of juicy salmon with crispy potatoes and broccoli, plus a mayonnaise, lemon juice, and garlic dip.

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Pomegranate-Honey Glazed Chicken and Squash

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DANIELLE DALY

A fruity glaze makes this chicken recipe stand out. Add seasonal veggies and feta cheese for an elevated dish that will impress Mom.

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Butternut Mole Enchiladas

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MIKE GARTEN

The best thing about this enchilada casserole is that you can keep it assembled in the fridge for up to a day before you bake it. That means you’ll have more quality time to spend with Mom.

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Lemony Salmon Piccata

Lemony Salmon Piccata - Mother's Day Dinner
CHARLES MASTERS

Mom’s right (once again): Eating healthy can be just as satisfying. Prove her point with this perfectly seasoned lemon-wine salmon dish.

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Spring Green Salad With Apricot Vinaigrette

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MIKE GARTEN

Put all that in-season produce to good use with this spring greens salad. The homemade dressing features apricot, white wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard.

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Spring Pea Carbonara

Spring Pea Carbonara - Mother's Day Dinner
MIKE GARTEN

Take a note from Mom and turn frozen veggies into a standout pasta dish that includes peas and bacon.

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Cherry Tomato and White Bean Casserole

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Casseroles aren’t only for winter — this one is fresh as can be. It’s got bread, tomatoes, basil, and parmesan cheese baked to perfection.

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Chicken and Red Plum Salad

Chicken and Red Plum Salad - Mother's Day Dinner
DANIELLE OCCHIOGROSSO DALY

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

Herbed Ricotta and Fresh Tomato Tart - Mother's Day Dinner
MIKE GARTEN

Mom’s too special for your basic pizza pie, which is why this upgraded version with ricotta and heirloom tomatoes exists.

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