After an exhausting day, the last thing you want to do is race around your hot kitchen, scrambling to get dinner ready.  Cooking takes time and energy that you've already spent, and right now you can barely even stand the idea of hopping back into your car and waiting at the drive-thru.  But cooking doesn't have to take forever!  With these simple recipes, you can make a quick, tasty dinner for the entire family and still have time to kick back.

[Steak Salad (from Jo Cooks)

Steak Salad

](http://www.jocooks.com/salads/canada-day-steak-salad/)

[Mac and Cheese (from Heat Oven to 350)

Mac and CheeseCrispy Pork Tonkatsu

](http://lepetitbrioche.blogspot.com/2011/03/tonkatsu-and-haiku.html)

[Pasta Puttanesca (from Never Enough Thyme)

Pasta Puttanesca

](http://www.lanascooking.com/2010/04/02/pasta-puttanesca/)

[Steak and Udon Stir Fry (from Pass the Sushi)

Steak and Udon Stir Fry

](http://passthesushi.com/steak-and-udon-stir-fry)

[Fajita Quesadillas (Homemade by Holman)

Fajita QuesadillasPita Pizza

](http://www.acouplecooks.com/2011/03/roasted-red-pepper-pita-pizzas/)

[Vietnamese Summer Rolls - Goi Cuon (from Rice & Wheat)

Vietnamese Summer RollsGreek Tacos

](http://www.seebrookecook.com/2011/06/greek-tacos.html)

[Herb Salmon (from The Comfort of Cooking)

Herb Salmon