17 Most Popular HelloFresh Recipes To Try

Deciding what to eat can be challenging.

Hello Fresh meal kits packed in paper bags

Sometimes you have a craving for what you typically eat, but realize there are so many delicious foods you could be missing out on. Or, you may want to try something you’ve never had before but are worried you might not like the new dish. 

Thankfully, you don’t have to think too deeply about what you should cook for dinner anymore with HelloFresh.

HelloFresh is a meal kit that gets delivered right to your door with everything you need to make a delicious dinner!

Every week, HelloFresh delivers boxes filled with fresh ingredients to ensure each meal is at its best for customers across America. With the instructions included, even an amateur can create an exquisite meal.

HelloFresh has a wide variety of meals. Below, I will showcase some of the best HelloFresh meals available.

Pork Katsu with Sesame Roasted Carrots & Ginger Rice

I adore the rich flavor of Japanese katsu, so of course, pork katsu would make the list. There is something about fried pork cutlets that is so fulfilling. 

This meal comes with fluffy rice that is infused with ginger. With the sesame roasted carrots and katsu sauce, this classic pork dish reaches a whole new level.

Ingredients include carrots, a thumb of ginger, two units of scallions, panko breadcrumbs, jasmine rice, pork cutlets, and much more.

This recipe is simple to make and only takes around 30 minutes of your time, including prep.

Mexican Chicken and Rice Bowl

The Mexican chicken and rice bowl will be up your alley if you enjoy Mexican food.

This bowl is one of the simplest meals to make on this list and will only take you 20 minutes to prepare.

In six simple steps, you and your family will be dining on delicious yellow rice and Southwest-spiced chicken.

In the box, you will find the necessary ingredients, including:

  • One unit of chicken stock concentrate
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric
  • 10 ounces of chicken breast strips
  • One tablespoon of a Southwest spice blend

Besides taste, the nutritional value of this dish is phenomenal. I love whipping up this dish when I need something comforting and packed with nutrients.

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BBQ Cheddar Pork Burgers With Chipotle Aioli & Potato Wedges 

I have always been a BBQ pork type of person. So, when I tried HelloFresh’s BBQ cheddar pork burgers, I was immediately hooked. 

When it’s time to chow down, you can expect pork patties covered with cheddar and BBQ-spiked onion in between two toasty buns.

The chipotle aioli is an essential addition to this combination, adding a burst of flavor that holds everything together.

You will receive two units of potato buns, 10 ounces of ground pork, 12 ounces of Yukon gold potatoes, four tablespoons of BBQ sauce, and one tablespoon of fry seasoning. 

This meal will only take you 35 minutes to make, including the 10 minutes of prep time. You shouldn’t miss out on this total taste sensation!

Chicken Pineapple Quesadilla

You can’t go wrong with a chicken quesadilla for dinner. The cheese perfectly compliments the toastiness of the tortilla.

HelloFresh upped the ante with the chicken pineapple quesadilla. This oldie but goodie is upgraded to a whole new level with the addition of chicken and pineapple. 

The ingredients to make this sweet and savory meal will be shipped to you, which include Roma tomatoes, pineapples, 12 ounces of chicken breasts, and green bell peppers.

You can’t forget about the Southwest spice blend. This spice blend will give your dish a smoky kick that will leave you craving more.

Whip out the Mexican cocktails, and you’ll have a perfect pairing.

Szechuan Pork & Green Bean Stir-fry With Candied Peanuts & Jasmine Rice

Stir-fry has always been a go-to meal for me, but with Szechuan pork involved, this healthy meal will also be your go-to.

This sweet and spicy dish will have your taste buds dancing in HelloFresh’s unique Szechuan sauce. 

The green beans, steamy jasmine rice, and aromatic ginger all come perfectly together for a wonderful meal for you and the family.

And thanks to their candied coating, peanuts are a great addition to this already delicious meal.

This dish can be made in just 30 minutes, and once you’re done eating, you will want to kiss the chef (who happens to be you).

Tropical Fish Tacos with Mango Cabbage Slaw and Chipotle Crema

The name is a mouthful to say. But once you learn more, you will want to have a mouthful!

For the pescatarians out there and the all-around fish lovers, tropical fish tacos are just the meal you need for a spicy, sweet pow wow in your mouth.

Who would have thought that mango, fish, and chipotle would be the perfect trio?

This mellow yet piquant dish is only possible with:

  • One unit of mango
  • One unit of lime
  • One tablespoon of Southwest spice blend
  • 11 ounces of tilapia

In only 20 minutes, you will have top-notch tacos on the table for the family on Taco Tuesday!

Chicken Gyro Couscous Bowls With Hummus, Tomato-Cucumber Salad, And Creamy Feta Sauce

For those obsessed with hummus, let me introduce you to your new obsession: chicken gyro couscous bowls. Not only is this layered dish easy on the eyes, but it has all you could ever want. 

Atop the Sabra® Classic Hummus is za’atar-spiced chicken, Israeli couscous, chopped salad, zesty feta sauce, fresh dill, and heirloom grape tomatoes.

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The combination of these ingredients makes a light, creamy, and fresh protein-packed bowl.

Preparing this meal will only take you 30 minutes, and it’s easy to make. Come dinner time, you will have this nutritional meal prepped for the kids, and the taste will have them begging for seconds.

This crunchy and creamy combination is guaranteed to please everybody’s taste buds.

Chipotle-Rubbed Chicken Salad With Pico De Gallo And Avocado

A hearty chicken salad is a perfect solution if you’re trying to stay in shape while not skimping on taste.

The chipotle and lime tandem makes this mouthwatering chipotle-rubbed chicken salad the flavorful yet healthy meal you want. 

This meal only has 22 grams of fat and seven grams of sugar, so you know this is the nutritional meal for you.

But, what elevates this meal is the clash of all the exceptional ingredients included in the box.

So, join the fiesta filled with black beans, pico de gallo, citronette dressing, Romaine lettuce, scallions, chicken breasts, jalapeños, and more.

Hearty Steak and Potatoes with Balsamic-Cranberry Pan Sauce

You will love this meal whether you prefer rare, medium, or even well-done steak. The hearty steak and potatoes dish has a combination of foods from Europe, Italy, and even Asia. 

This blend of flavors from across the world creates something divine and nourishing for the body. The balsamic vinegar and soy sauce are the vital aspects of such a striking flavor.

The Balsamic-cranberry sauce adds a soothing tart flavor to the mix. Whereas the soy sauce creates a combo of sweet and savory all in one.

In addition, the roasted potatoes and tangy cabbage make the sirloin steak what you need after a tiring day.

Mozzarella-Crusted Chicken with Blistered Tomatoes and Potato Wedges

The mere mention of chicken and mozzarella should make you want to try this dish.

If you’re not convinced yet, know that this new variation of chicken parmesan is the perfect crispy and tangy punch you need in your life.

The breadcrumbs and mozzarella create an exceptional crown of crust to complement the roasted tomatoes in place of marinara.

The sweetness of the tomatoes will leave you wanting more, even if you’re not the biggest fan of tomatoes. Mozzarella-crusted chicken is pretty simple to make, and you can expect it to be done in only 30 minutes.

Its simple flavors will make it a crowd-pleaser amongst fussy eaters.

Beefy Taco Casserole with Mixed Green Salad

For the lasagna and taco lovers out there, this heavenly combo is exactly what you need.

You no longer have to decide between the two when preparing dinner for the family.

This beefy taco casserole makes the meaty and cheesy tortillas you know and love fuller than ever before.

The ingredients that come with the recipe include:

  • Diced tomatoes
  • Ground beef
  • Mexican and Southwest spice blend
  • Mixed greens
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As you can tell, this dish has lots of nutritional value. This meal is one of the best HelloFresh meals for a hearty dinner.

Pork And Veggie Bibimbap With Zucchini, Carrots, & Jasmine Rice

If you’re unfamiliar with bibimbap, then allow me to enlighten you on your new favorite meal.

This is a Korean rice dish that combines a wonderful collection of foods like pork, carrots, scallions, and much more.

Bibimbap is also the Korean word for mixing rice, which you will do after serving.

Place your rice in a bowl, add the toppings, and mix. The tastes and textures come together for a glorious flavor that will get you hooked.

The pork and veggie bibimbap is a great addition to your monthly meal kit.

Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas With Mexican Cheese & Hot Sauce Crema

Who doesn’t love a good enchilada? After learning more about the salsa verde chicken enchiladas, enchiladas might become your new favorite food. 

Enchiladas are easier-to-assemble burritos. These meat and toppings-filled tortillas are smothered in a delicious, savory sauce.

With HelloFresh, you can expect spicy chicken and poblano peppers topped with salsa verde and cheese rolled into warm flour tortillas. 

After baking, you’ll have a cheesy meal that will become a go-to in your house. Speaking of, the creation process is easy and only 30 minutes long – what’s not to love?

Sausage and Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta with Creamy Parmesan Garlic Tomato Sauce

Pasta is one of the best meals you can have. Not only is it filling, but it’s the ultimate comfort food.

HelloFresh’s sausage and roasted bell pepper pasta will blow your typical pasta out of the water. 

With the Parmesan garlic tomato sauce, this dish goes from tasty to blissful. This creamy sauce will make you skip seconds and go right for thirds.

This dish comes with:

  • Cavatappi pasta
  • Crispy sausage bits
  • Bell pepper
  • Chili pepper
  • Parmesan cheese

This 35-minute cooking session will be worth it once you get a taste of this sweet and savory pasta.

If I’m cooking for my family, I like to serve this up with a hearty green salad for the ultimate feast.

Curried Cauliflower & Potatoes with Green Peas

Over the years, cauliflower has become more popular. This healthy vegetable is surprisingly versatile.

This cauliflower craze makes sense, especially if you’ve had HelloFresh’s curried cauliflower and potatoes.

This Indian-inspired dish uses curry powder, coriander, cumin, and Thai chili for a flavorful punch.

All you need is one pot and the necessary ingredients to create this taste sensation. These ingredients include peas, potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes, chili pepper, and more.

I love that this is a one-pot meal with pre-measured ingredients because it makes cleaning up even faster.

Sesame Beef Tacos With Quick-Pickled Veggies And Chili Sour Cream

Another healthy addition to this list is the sesame beef tacos. This Korean-style alternative uses gochugaru (chili powder) for a delightfully spicy kick. These tacos also include

  • Radishes
  • Persian cucumbers
  • Ground beef
  • Sriracha
  • Soy sauce

These ingredients combine to create the scrumptious beef tacos you’ll need to get your hands on.

This is another meal you can make in a timely fashion, and it’s pretty easy to make.

I think this meal is well-balanced. The pickled veggies provide a great tang to go with the spicy flavors.

Zucchini & Tomato Flatbreads with Lemon Ricotta, Fresh Herbs, Honey & Chili Flakes

If you wanted an elevated pizza for dinner, then this zucchini and tomato flatbread should be on your list.

The toasty flatbread contrasts most perfectly with the toppings, which include parsley, chives, chili flakes, and honey.

This succulent dish is all you could ever want out of dinner time. The best part? Prep time is only 10 minutes. The flatbread will become perfectly crispy, and you’ll have a taste sensation.

I love this meal when I’m wanting to dine on something fresh yet filling. This meal is also so simple that anybody can perfect it.

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Written by Brian Nagele

Brian attended West Virginia University, then started his career in the IT industry before following his passion for marketing and hospitality. He has over 20 years experience in the restaurant and bar industry.

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