25 Easy Gourmet Dinners for Tonight ...

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Gourmet dinners can turn any boring day into something special. And you don't have to go to a pricey restaurant to get one either. By making simple tweaks to your favorite meals, you can create gourmet dinners that rival anything you'll see a chef make. So, today is the day you should make yourself a gourmet meal to finish your day off right. Let me know how it works out for you!

1. Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta

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Make a boring dish of noodles one of your favorite gourmet dinners by jazzing it up with bacon and cream sauce.

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2. Curried Roasted Eggplant with Smoked Cardamom and Coconut Milk

Curried Roasted Eggplant with Smoked Cardamom and Coconut Milk

Via The Bojon Gourmet: Curried Roasted ...

The name says it all. None of the ingredients in this meal is hard to find, which makes cooking it up simple and delicious.

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3. Mushroom Asiago Chicken

Mushroom Asiago Chicken

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There's something about topping meat with fancy cheese and mushrooms that instantly turns it into a gourmet meal.

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4. Apple Harvest Salad

Apple Harvest Salad

Via Apple Harvest Salad - Life ...

This is definitely not your average salad. Pecans, cranberries and apple? Yes, please!

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5. Green Goddess Sandwiches

Green Goddess Sandwiches

Via The Bojon Gourmet: Green Goddess ...

You might not think a sandwich is gourmet until you eat this delightful little gem.

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6. This Toasted Italian Sandwich

This Toasted Italian Sandwich

Via Toasted Italian Sandwich - Food ...

Speaking of gourmet sandwiches, this one fits the bill just right, don't you think?

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7. Baby Asparagus, Garlic and Three Cheese Tart

Baby Asparagus, Garlic and Three Cheese Tart

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Here's another gourmet dish that uses simple ingredients, but makes for a mega presentation.

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8. Creamy Baked Acorn Squash

Creamy Baked Acorn Squash

Via Simply Gourmet: Creamy Baked Acorn ...

This looks absolutely delicious. I wouldn't need anything to go with it - this would be the entire meal.

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9. Gourmet Cheese Board

Gourmet Cheese Board

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If you don't feel like cooking, a board with fancy cheeses, meats and olives is just the choice you need.

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10. Pan Seared Scallops

Pan Seared Scallops

Via Carbonara with Pan Seared Scallops ...

Scallops are certainly a gourmet food, but they are so easy to cook. Serve them with noodles, potatoes or rice.

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11. Blackened Chicken Fajitas

Blackened Chicken Fajitas

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The presentation of these tasty fajitas is what makes them look so gourmet. I bet they taste great too!

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12. Quick Ravioli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Arugula and Hazelnuts

Quick Ravioli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Arugula and Hazelnuts

Via Cookin’ Canuck – Quick Ravioli ...

This looks just like something you'd get in a fancy pasta restaurant. Yum!

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13. Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

Via The Bojon Gourmet: Gluten-Free Pumpkin ...

This pile of deliciousness is what I want for dinner tonight. What about you?

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14. Quinoa Fruit Salad

Quinoa Fruit Salad

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What a tasty and healthy way to start your day. Quinoa is a superfood, after all.

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15. Seared Ahi Tuna

Seared Ahi Tuna

Via Seared Ahi Tuna

This is a gourmet treat I only order in restaurants, but I'd love to learn how to make it at home.

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16. Gourmet Burger Bar

Gourmet Burger Bar

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Impress everyone you know by setting up a gourmet burger bar like this one. It would be hard to pick which toppings I'd want the most.

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17. Grilled Caprese Grilled Chicken

Grilled Caprese Grilled Chicken

Via Gourmet Girl Cooks: Grilled Caprese ...

Jazz up a plain boring chicken breast by topping it with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese and fresh basil. Tasty!

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18. Gourmet Pizza

Gourmet Pizza

Via 10 delicious gourmet pizza recipes

Or take those same ingredients and scatter them on a pizza crust.

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19. Rock Lobster Tails

Rock Lobster Tails

Via How to Cook Lobster Tails

Could anything be more decadent and gourmet than a lobster tail?

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20. Baked Ravioli with Vodka Sauce

Baked Ravioli with Vodka Sauce

Via Baked Ravioli with Vodka Sauce

This gooey bowl of delight is something you'd expect to see on a gourmet menu.

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21. Steak and Potatoes

Steak and Potatoes

Via Deceptively Easy Gourmet Dinners | ...

This looks like my favorite gourmet dinner when I go out to eat. Yum, right?

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22. Sweet Corn Quesadillas

Sweet Corn Quesadillas

Via Healthy and Gourmet

Turn this simple meal into something gourmet with corn, onions and herbs.

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23. Shrimp Bisque Review

Shrimp Bisque Review

Via The Galley Gourmet: Shrimp Bisque

I just want to grab a spoon and start eating this. What about you?

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24. Gourmet Burger

Gourmet Burger

Via 5 gourmet burgers to try ...

Talk about a gourmet burger! How would you even get your mouth around it?

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25. Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

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What a yummy way to eat a spaghetti squash. Doesn't this look gourmet?

What's your favorite gourmet meal? Do you have any tips for turning ordinary meals into gourmet treats?

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