Browsing for some dinner inspiration? Midweek meals is a biweekly blog series in which we highlight delicious dinners that come together in just 30 minutes (less if you’re a speedy chopper, slightly more if you get distracted mid-way!).

When you find yourself making the same dishes over and over, the right recipe can be all it takes to shake up your routine. This week, we’ve collected three great midweek meals from our favorite bloggers. There’s a pie made out of spaghetti, a spicy cauliflower stir-fry, and chicken satay strips perfect for peanut-butter lovers. Check out the free Drop Recipes app for the easiest way to make herbed-up lamb meatballs with couscous. If you’re feelin’ fish for dinner, check out the Jamaican blackened cod, or the ultimate summer fish tacos.

lamb meatballs in a white bowl with herbed feta and cous cous

Lamb Meatballs with Herby Feta Couscous

These lamb meatballs available on Drop Recipes are packed with flavor. Super simple to make, you’ll have moist and fragrant meatballs in just 20 minutes. Serve with simple herby couscous and a cooling raita for an impressive dinner.

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Cod Tacos with Lime and Coriander

Cod Tacos with Lime & Coriander

These fish tacos available on Drop Recipes are packed with bright, fresh flavors so they’re perfect for summer dining al fresco. Best of all, they’re ready in just 10 minutes. Pop everything into bowls and serve them family-style for a laid-back gathering with friends.

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nutty chicken sate strips with cucumber and sweet chilli sauce

Nutty Chicken Satay Strips

These nutty chicken satay strips from BBC Good Food cook in just 10 minutes and make great fillers for wraps and pitta bread. If you can’t wait that long, serve them with dipping sauce and your favorite raw chopped veggies.

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Cooked spaghetti in a triangular wedge topped with tomato sauce on a white plate

Spaghetti Pie

It’s spaghetti, it’s pie, what’s not to love?! This 30-minute recipe from Tastes Better from Scratch uses cheese and egg as the binder. This helps what is essentially an upgraded pasta-bake keep its shape when cut into slices. Perfect for kids and pot-luck dinners!

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Blackened Cod with Citrus Salsa on a white plate, served with arugula

Blackened Cod with Citrus Salsa

Available on Drop Recipes, this tender cod is ready in just 30 minutes. If you’re doing some advance prep try doing salsa the night before to give the flavors a chance to infuse and meld together. Don’t worry if not, fresh salsa works beautifully too.

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spicy cauliflower stir fry in a white bowl with spring onions

Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Just when you thought you’d made every cauliflower recipe there is, The Pioneer Woman gives you this deliciously spicy stir-fry. Ready in just 15 minutes, this super-easy recipe is seriously addictive. Definitely a must-try for sriracha fans!

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