Winter Dinner Recipes

a bowlful of hearty chili

Welcome to 2019 from Westminster Towers Blog! As the winter settles in, it’s nice to have some warm, filling meal ideas on hand to enjoy after a long day. That’s why this week, we are bringing you some of our favorite recipes to make when the temperatures drop. Make a meal for yourself in your Tacoma, WA apartment, or invite friends or family to share a moment together with one of these delicious dishes.

Dinner Entree Recipes from Westminster Towers

Maple-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potato Wedges and Brussels Sprouts

This dish’s name says it all. It’s perfect if you’re looking for something full of great tastes, packed with nutrition, and easy to prepare. All you’ll need is olive oil, maple syrup, thyme, salt, pepper, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, chicken thighs, dried cranberries, pecans, and a 10x15 baking pan. After tossing the potatoes and Brussels sprouts in the spices and liquids, place everything on a baking pan and let it cook. It’s that easy!

Southwestern Beef Chili

Nothing says hearty winter food like a bowlful of beef chili. This southwestern recipe is filled with flavor that will have your taste buds dancing, as well as plenty of filling beans and vegetables that will leave you as satisfied as ever. Make sure to have carrots, onions, peppers, ground beef, tomato paste, black beans, chili powder, salt, corn, cheddar cheese, and scallions. Enjoy!

Chicken Quesadillas

If you typically think of a quesadilla as just tortillas and cheese, then think again! These quesadillas are packed with enough chicken and veggies to turn simple food into a full meal. Ingredients include tortillas, cheese, chicken breasts, pico de gallo, salt, taco seasoning, onions, peppers, and butter. This recipe is the perfect combination of simple and tasty, so you’ll want to make it all winter long!

Spiced Vegan Lentil Soup

Would you prefer a hearty meal with no meat? If so, then be sure to try out this nourishing lentil soup! It’s packed full of lentils and plenty of vegetables, so you’re sure to feel satisfied after eating it, as well as get all the nutrients you need. For this recipe, you’ll need lemon, kale, red pepper flakes, vegetable broth, lentils, diced tomatoes, thyme, garlic, carrots, onions, and curry powder.

What’s a dish you will be making to keep you warm and full this winter? Let our apartment community know in the comments below!