Make dinner a breeze with these frozen vegetable recipes!
Because nothing beats the convenience of frozen vegetables. They’ve done all the tedious chopping for you!
25 Frozen Vegetable Recipes for Dinner
If you don’t know how to microwave asparagus the right way, it’ll turn to mush. And the same goes for most fresh veg.
That’s why I love these fantastic frozen vegetable recipes.
From simple stir-fries to decedent Shepherd’s pie, frozen vegetables don’t have to be boring.
And these dishes below are all the proof you need.
You can make the most boring frozen veggies sing with butter and garlic!
This recipe contains so many clever hacks to make those veggies sing.
A little bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice adds a bit of acidity.
Plus, a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley makes them hard to resist.
Add some delicious butter and garlic, and any bag of frozen vegetables transforms into a delicious and healthy side dish.
This vegetable stir fry recipe is quick and easy if you crave Chinese takeout. It’s perfect for a late-minute weeknight dinner idea.
It pairs a sesame-infused stir-fry sauce with tender pieces of frozen veggies and fresh onions for a good crunch.
Serve this mouth-watering stir-fry over a bed of fluffy white rice, and give the Chinese takeout joint the night off.
Hate soggy vegetables? Most frozen veggies get soggy when you boil them on the stove or microwave.
But roasting them in the oven is an excellent way to keep them bright and crunchy.
They crisp up like a dream in the oven with a simple seasoning of garlic, dried spices, and olive oil.
What I love most about this hearty veggie casserole is that it’s filling and inexpensive.
It pairs a bag of frozen vegetables with pantry staples to create a creamy, crunchy, mouth-watering meal in minutes.
Who doesn’t live for a cheesy casserole? It has a nice, crunchy topping made from butter crackers.
It’s a great dish when you need to feed a large group but want to keep the price tag low.
Chicken and stuffing casserole is comfort food at its finest.
It includes tender pieces of shredded chicken, a bag of frozen veggies, sour cream, and a stuffing mix.
This casserole tastes like the holidays without the tedious prep and all that chopping.
If you can dump pantry stables into a casserole dish, you have all the skills required for a satisfying dinner.
It doesn’t get much easier than this simple lemon veggie pasta recipe.
With equal parts pasta to veggies, it’s a tasty meal low on the guilt scale.
The best part of this recipe is that it doesn’t drown in heavy sauces.
It earns a drizzle of lemon juice to bring out all those veggie flavors and a gentle kiss from feta cheese.
It’s a great dinner dish to serve when you want something light yet incredibly satisfying.
You can’t really make vegetable salads using frozen veggies. But this Mediterranean vegetable pasta is a winner every time.
It pairs whole-grain pasta with simple Mediterranean spices likely hanging out in your pantry.
Adding tomato paste with bold seasonings like chili peppers and garlic dial up the robust flavors.
As a bonus, it won’t drain your bank account.
There’s nothing I love more than coming home to a steamy Crockpot of comforting soup after a long day!
This super easy slow cooker vegetable soup is one of the best ways to use up frozen veggies in your freezer.
You can use whatever vegetables you have on hand; there are no wrong answers!
And if you want to make a beefy version of this classic comfort food, you can also add cooked ground beef for added protein.
Classic goulash is just one of those perfect comfort foods.
It checks all my boxes with meaty bits of ground beef, plenty of veggies, and macaroni.
The best part of this recipe is the mouth-watering tomato sauce.
It’s rich and aromatic with tons of spices and earns a kick of heat from red chili pepper flakes.
It’s classic comfort food that doesn’t require side dishes since the main course circles around the food pyramid.
When it’s cold and snowy outside, my brain demands stew.
This thick and hearty vegetable stew is a great way to use bags of frozen vegetables, and the thick sauce is to die for.
The best part is that it’s so insanely inexpensive.
This recipe comes together in a jiffy with a bag of frozen veggies and a handful of pantry staples.
If you want to amp up the protein in this vegetable-forward dish, pop an over-easy egg on top! Trust me, it tastes incredible.
Who can resist the siren call of a rich lasagna?
This lasagna may not have beef or sausage, but it doesn’t need it!
Flavorful mixed veggies and a decedent white sauce will make you forget about beef.
The creamy white sauce ooze into all those veggies and incorporates plenty of mozzarella cheese.
It’s creamy, cheesy, and hard to resist.
12. Chicken Pot Pie
There are no bad days when chicken pot pie comes to dinner.
This classic Campbell’s chicken pot pie recipe is traditional comfort food done right.
The insides ooze with rich gravy, chicken, and bright vegetables.
And while the flavors are rich and complex, this recipe only requires six inexpensive ingredients.
When topped with a flaky (pre-made, of course) pie crust, it’s a dinner fit for a king.
Shrimp stir-fry with vegetables is an easy weeknight meal that’s filling and surprisingly healthy.
This recipe comes together in under 30 minutes and delivers massive flavor in every bite.
The shrimp is light and buttery and grabs onto the salty and savory stir fry sauce.
With plenty of frozen vegetables, it’s a heart-healthy dinner dish that doesn’t taste like healthy food.
Serve it over a bed of fluffy white rice, or opt for quinoa for a leaner alternative.
In the world of frozen vegetables, frozen broccoli is the MVP.
And broccoli takes center stage in this indulgently cheesy casserole.
It pairs a bag of frozen broccoli with creamy additions like mayo, cheddar cheese, and cream of chicken soup.
It tastes like broccoli cheese soup, only in casserole form.
Take it to your next holiday party, or serve it as a main course on a hectic weeknight.
On the hunt for budget-friendly dinner ideas? Then this bowties and broccoli recipe is right up your alley.
If you have bowtie pasta and frozen broccoli in the freezer, you have almost everything you need for this mouth-watering main course.
With a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and a kiss of red pepper flakes, this simple dinner dish is so tasty yet affordable.
This vegetable jambalaya makes a fantastic side dish or main course, and it’s just so easy!
Using a bag of Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix infuses all the New Orleans flavors, so all you need to do is add veggies.
It’s rich and flavorful, with just the right amount of spice.
If you want to make it even more filling, you can add sausage, beans, or shredded chicken.
What I love most about this chili recipe is that it only requires five simple ingredients and your handy dandy crock pot.
All you need is a bag of frozen veggies, white beans, ground beef, diced tomatoes, and salsa. That’s it!
Let it simmer in your Crockpot low and slow all day, and dinner is served.
It doesn’t get much better than Shepherd’s pie.
This quick and easy recipe infuses all my favorite things, including mashed potatoes, veggies, and ground beef in a rich gravy.
When baked in the oven, those mashed potatoes get super crispy and delightful, and the insides ooze onto your plate.
No one will go to bed hungry when chicken and dumplings are on the weeknight dinner menu.
With a creamy chicken sauce, bright winter veggies, and tender dumplings, it’s the ultimate comfort food.
And since chicken and dumplings cover all the main food groups, there’s no need for a side dish!
If you aren’t sure what to make for dinner, this easy weeknight taco soup is always a big hit.
It’s like a rich and hearty chili, Mexican style.
It pairs frozen vegetables with plenty of protein-rich beans in a thick and meaty sauce that ensures no one goes to bed hungry.
Top with avocado and sour cream, and get that bag of tortilla chips ready!
This green bean casserole is an easy and delicious side dish fit for the holidays.
There’s no need to pay more for fresh green beans when frozen works just as well.
Besides, we are all here for the crispy fried onions on top, right?
The creamy sauce pairs well with earthy green beans. And you can’t beat that salty, crunchy fried onion topping!
This creamy macaroni salad is bright and colorful and requires zero tedious chopping.
It tastes like something from a local deli, but it’s easy to make at home.
It’s insanely creamy and earns a pop of sweetness from sweet pickle relish and corn.
Bust out those slow cookers!
If you can throw frozen veggies into a Crockpot, you can whip up this delicious chicken and rice recipe.
The rice and chicken marry in harmony by the end of the day, and you have the perfect comfort food without lifting a finger.
24. Chicken Lasagna
This chicken lasagna dish is vegetable-forward without skimping on the cheese.
It’s cheesy, savory, and chock full of healthy veggies.
What other lasagna can say that?
It layers spinach, mixed veggies, and chicken between layers of noodles and a rich white sauce.
It’s easy, affordable, and 100 percent delicious.
There are never any complaints when spinach dip comes to the party.
This Knorr spinach dip recipe utilizes affordable frozen spinach in rich sour cream and mayo base.
It’s crunchy and bright (thanks to water chestnuts) and goes great with crusty bread and crackers.
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