Feelin’ like bringing something new into the kitchen this week? Why not spruce things up and grab some European flair? These 15 French dinner recipes are perfect for your family to feast on. From savory to sweeter, even the kids in the house will want a second plate. These are friendly enough for all bellies to crave, so dive in and try something new!
1. Filet Mignon With Béarnaise Sauce
It may surprise you, but Weight Watchers has a fantastic French recipe that will make everyone happy. It’ll also leave Mom and Dad feeling guilt free. The sauce on top is what really takes the plate over the top in flavor.
2. Baked Ratatouille
Vmac + Cheese will teach you how to serve up a vegatrian dish to the fam and have everyone gobble it down without objection. It’s so full of flavor, even your kids that can’t stand veggies in any form they’ll love this one.
3. Tarte Flambée
Go with a French-style pizza for dinner tonight. Strudel and Cream will help you make a thin crust pizza topped with shrimp, asparagus and bouts of crème fraîche. Sounds delicious, eh?
4. Pork Loin with Wine and Herb Gravy
Seasons and Suppers presents up with this fabulous looking pork dish. Covered in wine and herb gravy, all it needs is a baguette on the side to sop of the deliciousness. Check it out after the jump.
5. Stuffed Beef, Cheese, and Peppers French Bread
This is a more Americanized dish but still full of French flair. Garden and Table will walk you through the entire recipe and we’re certain it’ll go off without a hinch. Even your pickiest eaters will be okay with this bite.
6. Chicken a la Cranberry
Martha Stewart has a fabulous chicken recipe that you’ll want to try. This one is a nice blend of both savory and sweet, working those cranberries in like a champ. Serve with au gratin potatoes and greens.
7. Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon
All that’s Jas went a sea route with their French dish. Learn how to whip up a salmon filet with pizzazz after the jump. If you’re looking for flavorful but healthy meals, this is it.
8. French Dip Crescents
We had to throw in one more Americanized French recipe here because it was so fun! These French dip crescents are easy, delicious, and there won’t be un unhappy camper at the table. Hop over to A Few Shortcuts for more info.
9. Savory Crepes
Oh, the only thing to worry about with this recipe is to make sure you make enough. Mama Harris’ Kitchen has an amazing recipe for savory crepes. Fill them with roasted chicken, or turkey, muchrooms, and swiss cheese.
10. French Onion Soup
Jenny Steffens Hobick whips up a might fine French onion soup. This can do well on its own with a bageutte at its side or nicely with a grilled cheese or side salad. Dress it up however you see fit.
11. Skillet Roasted Chicken with Potatoes
Here’s a really easy chicken recipe for you to add to your rotation. It’s healthy and satisfying for everyone. Grab the recipe at Two Recipes.
12. Cruque Monsieur
Basically, you’ll just be taking grilled cheese to an entirely new level with this recipe. Hop on over to Mon Petit Four and learn how to handle this in the kitchen. A bit of gruyere cheese, dijon, ham, and bechamel is all you need.
13. White Wine Coy Au Vin
This is another classic French recipe you’ll want to learn how to whip up. And it takes less than an hour to make for the fam. Check it out at PureWow.
14. Beef Bourguigon
Whipper Berry will walk you through how to create this classic French dish and have the entire family loving you for it. What to know a fun fact? This was the dish that made Julia Child famous!
15. Slow Cooker Chicken Provençal
And finally, Skinny Mom will show you how to utilize the slow cooker to make something with French appeal. This chicken dish is a classic and one that’s extra family friendly. And anytime you can get out the crockpot, it makes life so much easier.