12 Delicious Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas to Treat Mom

Posted: May 8, 2022 8:35 am

Some people are not morning people, and your mom might be one of them. Or, maybe you have plans in the morning. Consider a Mother’s Day dinner to still celebrate Mother’s Day, but at a time that works for all of you! Check out these dinner recipes to get some ideas of what to make. Enjoy, and happy Mother’s Day!

10+ Mother’s Day Dinner Recipes

Recipe #1: Melt in Your Mouth Chicken

Basic chicken breast is transformed in this recipe, which includes mayo, Parmesan, salt, pepper and garlic powder. Parmesan is most flavorful when a cheese block is used, so get one and grate cheese over the top. This dish can also be prepared up to a day in advance, so you can prepare the topping, store it in the fridge and toss it over chicken when you are ready to cook it. Make sure the chicken is thawed before you try to cook with it, too! Top with herbs or green onions.

Recipe #2: Asparagus, Tomato and Feta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Veggies are always a good addition to any dinner, and especially a Mother’s Day dinner, where things can get indulgent. The dressing, which has balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, garlic, salt and pepper, makes the dish unique and ties everything together.

Recipe #3: Mississippi Pot Roast

A decadent pot roast with meat that is tender and easy to cut? Yes, please! Chuck roast, Au Jus gravy mix, salt and pepper and Peppercorini Peppers and juice make for a delicious roast. Note that the peppers bring a hint of spiciness to the dish, so those that are spice-adverse might want to use a different element, like onions, in this.

Recipe #4: Pan Seared Steak Recipes

Garlic and rosemary-infused butter makes this pan seared steak even more juicy. Serve with green beans, mashed potatoes and plenty of wine for indulgent dinner ideas.

Recipe #5: Easy Lobster Bisque

This smooth and creamy bisque is a crowd-pleaser! Onion, carrot and celery are mixed with garlic and cayenne pepper before being added to the lobster and cream mixture. Serve with corn on the cob and plenty of saltine crackers!

Recipe #6: Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Even hesitant Brussel Sprouts eaters will like this salad. Shake Brussel Sprouts until they are thin. Top with apple, dried cranberries sunflower seeds, Parmesan and a mustard dressing. It is light, so it is best to complement it with a richer and heartier dish.

Recipe #7: Mother’s Day Grilled Chicken

Grilled and smoky, this chicken is topped with garlic, soy sauce and a spicy dressing. Although simple, it is an ideal entrée to serve with green or potato salad, plus whatever her favorite side dish is.

Recipe #8: Best Baked Scallops

Fresh and dried packed scallops are the easiest type with which to use for this recipe. Garlic, lemon and breadcrumbs make them perfectly crunchy and buttery. Serve with rice pilaf and greens. This may look fancy, but it comes together in only about 30 minutes.

Recipe #9: Easy Crab Cakes Recipe

With seven ingredients, including sweet lump crab meat, breadcrumbs, Old Bay Seasoning and parsley, these crab cakes are just as delicious baked as they are fried. Serve with rice, with the scallop recipe above or make a tartar sauce and pour it over the top!

Recipe #10: Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Brown sugar, cumin, paprika and lemon zest makes this grilled pork even better. Consider grilling chicken as well, in addition to veggies such as zucchini and asparagus. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes or on a bed of greens.

Recipe #11: Best Greek Salmon Recipe

When served on a bed of spinach or other veggies, this salmon, with cheese, olives, cucumbers, red onion, chili flakes and more, is elevated and flavorful. And, in a way, almost healthy!

Recipe #12: Meatloaf Recipe with the Best Glaze

Sometimes, there is nothing like good old-fashioned meatloaf. The salty-sweet glaze will have mom going for seconds, but isn’t that the point of a Mother’s Day meal? Serve with plenty of veggies and potatoes!

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