14 Recipes From the March 2023 Issue of Real Simple

From easy dinners to delicious desserts, these are recipes you'll keep coming back to.

Yogurt Dip With Herb Oil

Victor Protasio

This month's recipes are all about maximum flavor with minimum effort. We're showcasing some of our favorite ingredients, ones that will really help you up your game in the kitchen, plus quick and easy weeknight dinners. To stay up to date on all of our latest easy dinners and clever recipes, be sure to become a Real Simple subscriber.

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Herby Yogurt Dip

Yogurt Dip With Herb Oil

Victor Protasio

Dried herbs step into the spotlight in this creamy, easy-prep dip that’s perfect with crunchy veggies, pita chips, or crusty bread.

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Farro Salad With Brown Butter Vinaigrette

Warm Browned Butter Farro Salad

Victor Protasio

Brown butter makes everything better, including the dressing for this hearty, yet springy whole grain salad.

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Silky Harissa Carrot Soup

Harissa Carrot Soup

Victor Protasio

The secret to this vibrant vegetable soup is enriching it with leftover pasta water. The starchy liquid adds body and creaminess, without any dairy.

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Pickle-Brined Pork Tenderloin with Dill Sauce

Pickle Brined Pork Tenderloin

Victor Protasio

The liquid from that jar of pickles in the fridge makes for a magical marinade for quick-cooking pork tenderloin. Plus, it amps up the dill sauce that goes on top.

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Pickle Juice Bloody Mary

Pickle Juice Bloody Mary

Victor Protasio

The classic brunch cocktail gets a tangy kick from briny pickle juice. Add as many or as few garnishes as you’d like, such as cornichons, olives, celery sticks, and lemon wedges.

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Dairy-Free Bolognese

Dairy-Free Bolognese

Victor Protasio

Rich and meaty Bolognese sauce is typically made with milk or cream and sometimes topped with Parmesan. In this recipe, a game-changing ingredient stands in for both.

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Malted Chocolate Brownies

Salted Chocolate Malted Brownies

Victor Protasio

Malted milk powder adds a touch of toasty sweetness to these rich brownies. A layer of crushed malted milk balls takes them totally over-the-top.

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Orzo With Shrimp and Olives

Warm Greek Salad With Shrimp And Orzo

Fred Hardy

Think of this quick supper as a cross between a pasta salad and Greek salad. It’s the best of both worlds.

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Salmon With Sautéed Cabbage and Bacon

Salmon With Sauteed Cabbage And Bacon

Fred Hardy

Salmon and cabbage become downright indulgent when cooked with bacon and a sweet mustard and brown sugar glaze.

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Pho-Inspired Vegetable Noodle Soup

Easy Pho-ish Vegetable Soup

Fred Hardy

Tofu, noodles, and mushrooms come together in a rich, gingery broth for a meal that feels light and cozy at the same time.

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Coconut Chicken Cutlets With Mango Chutney Slaw

Coconut Chicken Cutlets With Mango Slaw

Fred Hardy

Shake up your typical chicken cutlet routine by adding shredded coconut to the breading. Paired with a tangy slaw, it’s a little taste of the tropics.

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Muffaletta-Style Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Muffaletta-Grilled Cheese Sandwiches With Romaine Salad

Fred Hardy

Rich olive salad and hot capicola add flavor and substance to family-friendly grilled cheese sandwiches. A simple salad adds brightness and crunch to the meal.

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The Meatiest Veggie Burgers

Mushroom-Black Bean Burgers

Antonis Achilleos

Black beans and mushrooms come together in these umami-packed veggie burgers that will make it to the table in less than a half an hour.

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Jammy Hand Pies

Air Fryer Strawberry Hand Pies

Fred Hardy

These self-contained treats are made with frozen fruit and store-bought dough. They’re perfect for breakfast or even a sweet afternoon snack.

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