15 of the Easiest Pioneer Woman Recipes on the Planet
When you're looking for fast, easy, and reliable recipes, The Pioneer Woman is the ultimate go-to source. You can always count on Ree Drummond's recipes to be doable, flavorful, and incredibly comforting, no matter what you're in the mood for. Ahead, we've curated some of the Food Network host, author, and businesswoman's best and easiest recipes you'll want try for yourself, like lemon-blueberry pancakes and butternut squash mac and cheese.
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Get ready to drool! This buttery, cinnamony, and all-around delicious toast may seem like a no brainer to make, but The Pioneer Woman always seems to teach us the best ways of doing things — like smashing the butter and cinnamon first, for example. Plus, this toast features a magic ingredient you probably didn't think of.
Get the recipe: cinnamon toast
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Quick dinners are the best dinners, and this roasted red pepper pasta is truly the best. The sauce is the key to this meal, which is a blend of butter, roasted red pepper, onions, garlic, heavy cream, chicken broth, and herbs. The result is mouthwatering, and it only takes 15 minutes to make (prep time included!).
Get the recipe: roasted red pepper pasta
Coconut Curry Shrimp
First and foremost, you get six servings out of this coconut curry shrimp dish, and it only takes a total of 20 minutes to make. Creamy, flavorful, with only a touch of spice, anyone will enjoy this meal.
Get the recipe: coconut curry shrimp
Sometimes comfort food is the best medicine, and this cinnamon roll recipe is way better than any pastry you've picked up at the grocery store. Everything from the dough to the frosting is made from scratch, and believe us, your friends and family will be begging for more.
Get the recipe: homemade cinnamon rolls
Chicken Lettuce Wraps
If you're looking for a quick meal on the healthier side, we've got you covered. These chicken lettuce wraps contain tons of veggies, and the chicken marinade is packed with flavor!
Get the recipe: chicken lettuce wraps
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
If you've got a day to yourself, this no-bake white chocolate raspberry cheesecake is a fun one to create. The raspberry-lemon flavor packs a punch, and the shortbread cookie crust is out of this world.
Get the recipe: white chocolate raspberry cheesecake
Chicken Tortilla Soup
I don't know about you, but soup is one of my favorite meals. Not only is it comforting, but it tastes great alongside a salad or sandwich. This chicken tortilla soup contains a mix of seasonings, chicken, veggies, tortilla strips, and more that give it a delicious flavor.
Get the recipe: chicken tortilla soup
Bowtie Skillet Chicken Alfredo
When it's all said and done, this pasta recipe takes a total of 25 minutes to make (prep time included) and serves up to six people. Its thick and creamy sauce is hands down the best part — you'll practically inhale it!
Get the recipe: bowtie skillet chicken alfredo
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Name a meal that sounds better than this one . . . we're waiting. Butternut squash is the best, and paired with mac and cheese topped with breadcrumbs? This dish is more than just a meal, it's a treat!
Get the recipe: butternut squash mac and cheese
There's no such thing as too much pasta, right? This pasta carbonara recipe includes bacon, peas, onions, garlic, and a thick egg mixture that is sure to satisfy your tastebuds.
Get the recipe: pasta carbonara
Chicken Pot Pie
We're always happy with a good pot pie, and The Pioneer Woman's recipe doesn't disappoint. Flavorful, tender, and baked to a golden crisp, you'll forever be satisfied with this easy dinner.
Get the recipe: chicken pot pie
Crunchy French Toast Sticks
We're drooling just thinking of these french toast sticks. Their crunchy texture is so good, and they taste delicious dipped in maple syrup.
Get the recipe: crunchy french toast sticks
Penne alla Betsy
The combination of shrimp, garlic, cream, tomato sauce, wine, and herbs in this penne alla Betsy dish is something out of a dream. The best part is that it only takes 10 minutes to prep and 20 minutes to cook — just 30 minutes in total make!
Get the recipe: penne alla Betsy
If you don't start your day off with these lemon-blueberry pancakes, you're missing out. Made with cake flour, lemon, blueberries, and lots of butter, it's hard to go wrong with this recipe.
Get the recipe: lemon-blueberry pancakes
In case you're wondering, totchos are a combination of tater tots and nachos, and yes, they're as good as they sound. These totchos, in particular, are made to taste like a cheeseburger, and all you have to do is bake them in a pan — so easy!
Get the recipe: cheeseburger totchos