Our 20 Most Popular Recipes in April
Pick out your new favorite recipe from this list of favorites — just in time for spring!
The arrival of a new season always offers noticeable changes in nature. From warmer weather to flowers blooming—it’s always nice to see those annual signs of spring. And, along with this change in scenery, it’s also good to explore new dishes. So, skip your same-old meals, scroll through the following recipes, and select your new favorites to make as we close out April and start picking those May flowers.
Grandma's Ground Beef Casserole
A recipe made by your grandma is by far the best dish you will ever eat—and this ground beef casserole is no different! One bite and you’ll taste sweet tomato sauce, tender ground beef, velvety cream cheese, and, of course, love.
When your sweet tooth starts to nag you but it's also close to dinnertime, consider making this juicy Bourbon Chicken. While brown sugar and bourbon provide the sugary taste, ginger also gives this recipe a spicy kick.
Healthy Chicken Salad
Perfect for any occasion, this rich, creamy classic dish offers fruity add-ins and nutritious veggies that will leave your guests speechless with each bite.
Easy Crispy Baked Chicken
You can make buttery, crispy pieces of chicken for your whole family using just five ingredients. To turn this into a wholesome meal, prepare our Honey Glazed Carrots and Classic Dinner Rolls as well.
Creamy au Gratin Potatoes
One bite simply won’t do with these Creamy au Gratin Potatoes! From the mildly sweet Russet potatoes, to the shredded Cheddar cheese, to the rich butter, your taste buds will find this dish oh-so-delicious.
Easy Cinnamon Rolls
Biting into a warm, icing-glazed cinnamon roll is an amazing way to start your morning—but coming across an easy cinnamon roll recipe is a huge win. Plus, see what reviewer Mary had to say, “Heaven in my mouth! Oh my gosh, I stumbled upon this recipe and hoped they would actually turn out and they did!”
Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese
If you love cheese, and I mean really love it, then this Old Fashioned Mac Cheese recipe is for you! While it may take a little more time to make this cheesy dish, all of the preparation will be worth it.
Oven-Fried Pork Chops
If you’re trying to make your pork chops a little more tender, consider frying them in the oven. Not only will they be ready in 30 minutes but you also don’t have to worry about using as many ingredients.
This classic Easter favorite is really perfect for any time of year! Brown sugar provides the dish with a sweet taste while the seasoning of whole cloves gives a sense of warmth and spice to the entire ham. But, all you really need to know is that you'll love each and every bite.
Cheddar Bay Biscuit Chicken Cobbler
Think chicken pot pie but with biscuits. This comforting, classic dish features sweet carrots, corn, tender rotisserie chicken, earthy thyme, and other delicious ingredients.
Slow Cooker Tri-Tip Roast
Impress your family by making this tender roast which gets marinated in two gravy mixes, yellow onions, and carrots. Recipe creator KaraMia adds that you can serve this savory roast on top of rice or veggies.
Waffle House-Style Waffles
Why go to Waffle House when you can make this copycat recipe at home? These waffles are fluffy, golden brown, and absolutely delicious—plus feel free to customize them by adding chocolate chips, berries, or whatever topping you choose.
Spaghetti is such an easy recipe to make any night of the week because you probably already have most of the ingredients in your fridge and pantry. And, since this gives you eight servings, there’s more than enough for you and your family.
Spicy Slow Cooker Beef Curry
With so many amazing flavors packed into this spicy beef curry, your taste buds won’t know what hit them. Just to give you a sneak peek, this curry offers hot cayenne pepper, curry powder, mild star anise, and creamy coconut milk.
Chicken and Potato Casserole
There’s no better, more satisfying combination than chicken and potatoes, but taking these ingredients and making them into a casserole takes it up a notch and gives you one wholesome meal.
Mom's Best Pork Chops
Leave everyone speechless at your next dinner party with these crunchy, tender pork chops. Not only will you not have any leftovers, but everyone will request that you give them the recipe.
Garlic Shrimp Pasta Bake
Whether you love Italian food or are simply trying to dive into the wonderful world of pasta dishes, this is a great recipe to make either way! Also, everyone knows that you can’t have pasta without bread so be sure to also make our Great Garlic Bread along with this meal.
Once you add these succulent beef tips to your rice, egg noodles, or mashed potatoes, get ready for a meal that tastes out of this world. Just check out what reviewer Marie Sandidge said, “This recipe was outstanding, I put it over homemade mashed potatoes, and I will be cooking it this weekend and adding some vegetables.”
Creamy Garlic Pasta
After one bite, you won’t be able to put your fork down. This pasta is creamy, buttery, full of garlic, and only takes 30 minutes to cook.
While this is technically a summertime staple, this recipe is still perfect to munch on during the spring season. Tender ribs coated with a sweet, tangy barbecue sauce will leave you wanting more.