Weekly Dinner Ideas: 5 Filling and Delish Meals

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we're spending a little too much time thinking about all of the filling dishes in our future. Can't wait 'til the holiday? Try one of these five hearty dinners below:

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Creamy Ricotta Gnocchi

Why We Love It: Made with ricotta in place of potatoes, this pasta dish is simple and flavorful.

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Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chili Sauce

Why We Love It: You don't need a ton of time or skill to make this easy dish -- just a big appetite.

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Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Why We Love It: This meatless meal is so good, you'll almost forget it's missing chicken.

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Beef Short Rib and Mushroom Mac & Cheese

Why We Love It: Blogger Julie made this classic dish more modern by adding in savory mushrooms and flavor-packed short ribs.

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Fig and Blue Cheese-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Why We Love It: Aside from your standard spices you only need five ingredients to make this meal happen.

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