12 Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes for Quick Summer Dinners
These quick-and-easy recipes are ready for summer fun. Each one calls for 5 ingredients or fewer, and is ready in 45 minutes or less. Pair them up with your favorite Summer Side Dish Recipes.
So easy! And ready in less 30 minutes. Wrap chicken breasts in bacon and grill with fresh aromatic sprigs of rosemary.
Ready in 30 minutes. "This quick salmon dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner," says CHEDDAR97005. "Serve with a side of sauteed spinach and a glass of pinot noir."
The coating of crispy French-fried onions makes this crunchy chicken extra delicious. It's ready in 30 minutes.
A healthy, delicious change of pace from the typical grilled burger -- and ready in about 35 minutes.
"Quick and easy, but very delicious," says mmcgee. "One of my family's favorites served over brown rice." Dinner's ready in about 40 minutes.
This baked salmon is coated with Dijon mustard and Italian-style seasoned bread crumbs. It preps in 10 minutes, and is on the table in about 30.
Sauté boneless, skinless chicken breasts, and then simmer with artichoke hearts, diced tomatoes, and sun-dried tomato pesto. Simple, elegant, delicious -- and ready in about 35 minutes!
"Tuna, macaroni, creamy soup, cheese and fried onions are all you need to make this super easy tuna casserole," says LMCDEVIT. And it's even better on day 2. It preps in about 15 minutes, and is ready in about 45.
This super-easy marinade stars Italian-style marinade. All the flavorful herbs and seasonings are right in the bottle, so it takes no time to prep. After a few hours marinating, dinner's ready in about 30 minutes.
Smoky kielbasa sausages sizzle with colorful bell peppers and red potatoes. Preps in 10, and is ready in 40 minutes.
11. Salsa Chicken
Salsa, taco seasoning mix, and shredded Cheddar cheese provide big flavor -- and the prep work takes about 5 minutes. Dinner's on the table in 45 minutes.
These tasty salmon cakes are ready in 30 minutes. "I've made salmon cakes with more ingredients that weren't nearly as good," says LAURACLAWSON. "Best when taken right off the griddle."
Want more? Check out our collection of 5 Ingredient Main Dish Recipes.