Best Recipes of 2017 – Budget Bytes


I can’t imagine it’s that point already! Another 12 months filled with superior meals, gone within the blink of a watch. At the top of every 12 months I wish to put collectively a not-so-short record of my favourite recipes from 12 months. Instead of itemizing the preferred recipes, which may be influenced by random viral forces, I wish to record my favorites, or the recipes that I feel are the best possible and shouldn’t be missed. Every 12 months selecting out one of the best recipes will get somewhat more durable and more durable, however listed here are this 12 months’s high 20. The crème de la crème, the perfect recipes of 2017!! (In no specific order)

Best Recipes of 2017

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing – Luckily this recipe has gotten loads of web love, as a result of it’s significantly THE BEST. There are so many flavors and textures happening in that bowl, and that tangy lemon tahini dressing will make you wish to lick up each final drop.

This Easy Orange Chicken cooks quickly in a skillet (no deep frying!) and uses only real, fresh ingredients. It's the perfect take-out fake-out. BudgetBytes.com

Easy Orange Chicken – The flavors on this orange rooster are so vibrant that you simply’ll by no means be tempted to take-out once more. And let’s be actual, it’s in all probability sooner than take-out too.

A few pantry staples come together to make a fantastic dinner in this fast, easy, and flavorful one Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta. BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta – It’s no secret that I like one-pot pastas, however this one must be my favourite but. I threw collectively some objects that I typically have hanging round, like frozen broccoli florets, solar dried tomatoes, and feta, they usually made essentially the most unbelievable taste packed pasta but.

Take your Marghertia pizza up a level with a drizzle of zesty parsley pesto. This white pizza is anything but boring. BudgetBytes.com

White Pizza with Parsley Pesto Drizzle – Fresh pesto drizzle on pizza after baking is significantly THE BOMB. Even with my cheap-o parsley pesto!

These smoky Roasted Corn Quesadillas are a fast and filling lunch that can be kept in the freezer for fast meals. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Corn Quesadillas – Smoky roasted corn (from Trader Joe’s) + inexperienced chiles + cheese = AWESOMENESS. Super easy, however oh so superb. You can freeze these puppies for quick snacks later, too.

These rich and spicy Coconut Jerk Peas are super simple to make and pair brilliantly with a sweet and vibrant pineapple salsa. BudgetBytes.com

Coconut Jerk Peas with Pineapple Salsa – This humble beans & rice combo is the subsequent smartest thing to taking a tropical vacay. Spicy and wealthy coconut jerk peas, topped with a brilliant contemporary home made pineapple salsa. Everyone on the boat, we’re going to the Caribbean! (I want.)

Smoky and spicy shrimp, sweet and tangy slaw, and a zesty garlic lime sauce make these Blackened Shrimp Tacos seriously delicious! BudgetBytes.com

Blackened Shrimp Tacos – Tacos actually are one of the best. These little hand-sized treats are full of flavors and textures, and are in some way miraculously not overly filling. Shrimp could also be pricy, however while you mix them with tremendous cheap elements like cabbage and corn tortillas, plus pack on the seasoning, you may stretch them out over fairly a number of servings and by no means know the distinction.

This One Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese is fast, easy, and absolutely fool proof. This sauce stays smooth and creamy! BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Broccoli Mac and Cheese – This mac and cheese stands out as the finish of me. It’s simply TOO simple and so rattling good. I might eat the entire pot and it’s a battle every time to maintain myself from doing so.

These Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas are packed with colorful ingredients and deliciously tangy BBQ sauce! #ad BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate BBQ Chicken Quesadillas – I don’t use the phrase “ultimate” evenly. These quesadillas have the whole lot. Chicken, black beans, spicy jalapeños, creamy cheddar, candy bbq sauce… ALL THE FLAVORS. Sorry, my head begins to blow up somewhat each time I bear in mind these quesadillas.

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One Pan Roasted Kielbasa and Cabbage Dinner – 2017 was the 12 months of my love affair with cabbage. There had been so many good cabbage recipes this 12 months, however this sheet pan dinner was my fav. So a lot goodness and all drenched in a brilliant tangy home made mustard French dressing!

Super Fresh Salad is a cold, crunchy, juicy mix of flavorful vegetables topped with a simple red wine and oregano vinaigrette. BudgetBytes.com

Super Fresh Cucumber Salad – I nearly can’t name this one a recipe from 2017 since I’ve been making it for the reason that starting of time, however 2017 is the 12 months that I gave it a devoted weblog publish, so right here it’s. This is like, the all-purpose go-to salad. It’s the easy salad you could serve together with nearly any dinner. And the leftovers will make your fridge odor SO GOOD. 😂

A quick pan sauce drenches tender chicken thighs and thick pineapple slices in this easy Skillet Pineapple BBQ Chicken. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Pineapple BBQ Chicken – That center piece of rooster is even in awe of how scrumptious it’s (do you see the 😱 face?) You’ll love this one as a result of it’s tremendous quick and straightforward, which makes it good for weeknight dinners, and it solely takes a number of elements. #win

The earthy flavor and subtle sweetness of molasses makes these Sweet Molasses Dinner Rolls the perfect addition to your fall holiday table. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Molasses Dinner Rolls – When you need one thing somewhat further particular to go along with dinner, you MUST make these rolls. The molasses offers them a deep, nearly earthy taste with only a trace of sweetness. Plus they’re simply beautiful.

You don't need a grill to make these sweet and tangy Roasted Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions because the oven does all the work. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions – Don’t have a grill? No drawback. Everything cooks collectively on a sheet pan right here, tossed with just a bit little bit of mustard French dressing for further taste. Pack ’em into some buns and again into the oven so that they’re all heat and toasty. AND you may take pleasure in this even when there’s a foot of snow outdoors.

This simple Seeded No-Knead Bread is packed with seeds for extra texture, flavor, and nutrients! BudgetBytes.com

Seeded No Knead Bread – I like my bread to have as a lot texture as potential. Regular no-knead bread made in a Dutch oven makes a brilliant superior crispy crust, however I went a step additional and combined a bunch of seeds into my dough for texture in Every. Single. Bite.

Bibimbap is the ultimate bowl meal with plenty of color, flavor, and texture to keep your taste buds happy and your stomach full. BudgetBytes.com

Bibimbap – I’m a lot extra a “bowl meal” particular person than I’m a “main dish and two sides” sort of particular person, so naturally I like bibimbap. It’s the ULTIMATE bowl meal. Everything I’ve ever needed in a single bowl, runny yolk included! And it’s not almost as difficult to make because it appears to be like.

These crispy Raspberry Balsamic Baked Chicken Wings are baked, not fried, and slathered in a sweet, tangy, and rich homemade sauce. BudgetBytes.com

Raspberry Balsamic Baked Chicken Wings – Normally I’m not a wing particular person AT ALL, however while you bake them as a substitute of fry them so there isn’t any heavy oil taste, then drench them on this raspberry balsamic sauce, I’m helpless. I might eat 20 of them.

Golden Coconut Lentil Soup is a light and fresh bowl with vibrant turmeric and a handful of fun toppings. BudgetBytes.com

Golden Coconut Lentil Soup – When you want one thing gentle and contemporary, however it’s zero levels outdoors, this soup is your ticket. It in some way seems like a breath of contemporary air, despite the fact that it’s a sizzling soup. I suppose it’s all that ginger, coconut, and turmeric that simply makes you are feeling clear and contemporary inside and outside after only one bowl.

This juicy and tender Herb Roasted Chicken Breast is a breeze to make and is a great substitute for store bought rotisserie chicken. BudgetBytes.com

Herb Roasted Chicken Breast – It’s the subsequent smartest thing to rotisserie! This cooking technique makes use of the identical tactic as rotisserie rooster (low and gradual) to create tremendous tender and juicy meat. Except you don’t want an open flame and rotating spit. You can do that with a daily previous oven.

Everything cooks together in one pot for this fast and easy Greek Turkey and Rice Skillet, creating big flavor without a lot of fuss. BudgetBytes.com

Greek Turkey and Rice Skillet – This is unquestionably one recipe that didn’t get as a lot consideration because it deserved. It’s certainly top-of-the-line skillet or one-pot meals I’ve made, with tons of vibrant flavors popping in each chunk. The better part? You can completely freeze this. ❄️

Well that’s it! Those are one of the best of one of the best, however actually not the one good recipes from 2017. If you have got a recipe that you simply assume is a MUST TRY (from wherever across the internet), I’d love to listen to it! Leave your favorites within the feedback under.

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!

Beth