5 Ingredient Recipes

Less is more - focus on the true tastes by using fewer ingredients. Flavorful and easy to prepare, these recipes will make weeknight dinners stress-free and delicious.

Staff Picks

Chicken Cordon Bleu I

Rating: 4.61 stars
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This entree is easy and delicious! It's one of my husband's favorites! Try to use the largest chicken breasts you can find so you'll be able to roll them easier.

Easy Tuna Casserole

Rating: 4.27 stars
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Tuna, macaroni, creamy soup, cheese and fried onions are all you need to make this super easy tuna casserole that I learned from my roommate. It's great as leftovers, too.

Kielbasa with Peppers and Potatoes

Rating: 4.45 stars
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Kielbasa cooked with red and yellow peppers and potatoes.

Ground Beef Curly Noodle

Rating: 4.12 stars
304
An easy, quick and economical recipe that kids really like. Ground beef, noodles, corn and tomatoes make a complete meal in one skillet. My sister who ran a daycare used to make this and everybody enjoyed it.

Easy Bake Fish

Rating: 4.23 stars
240
Easy recipe for people who spent so much on the fish they couldn't buy the sauce!

Bacon Chicken II

Rating: 4.06 stars
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Tangy baked bacony chicken breasts. Just three ingredients prove that three IS a magic number! Make Bacon Chicken magic tonight. This recipe is a favorite among my family. We got it from my step-father, who was an awesome cook. Serve with macaroni and cheese and tater tots or French fries, if desired.

5-Ingredient Mexican Casserole

Rating: 4.27 stars
184
Small dinner pie made with salsa, tortillas, refried beans, cheese, and onions.

Pork Chops in Red Sauce

Rating: 4.13 stars
70
These chops are so tender you cut them with your fork. Whenever I serve them I get ask for the recipe.

Smoked Cheese Ravioli

Rating: 4.23 stars
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This dinner is quick and easy but tastes gourmet!

Pesto Chicken

Rating: 4.62 stars
254
A simple way to prepare chicken that looks like you spent a lot of time preparing. It can also be prepared ahead of time and refrigerated until baked. Be sure to use a good quality pesto for best results. I like to serve it with pasta, but it is also nice sliced and served on a green salad.

Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Rating: 4.75 stars
309
My mother-in-law gave me this quick and easy recipe for the sweetest, tastiest corn cobs!

Easy Fried Zucchini

Rating: 4.35 stars
36
These are delicious, easy, and can be made from ingredients you already have in the kitchen. They are always a big hit in our home.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Baked Salmon Fillets Dijon

Rating: Unrated
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It doesn't take a kitchenful of ingredients to make a great main dish. As a matter of fact, it just takes five!

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

Rating: Unrated
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Bacon. Blue Cheese. Walnuts. Chicken. Now that's a classic recipe.

3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Rating: 4.45 stars
338

This is one of my favorite cookies to make. They are the only peanut butter cookies my family will eat! Sprinkle a pinch of sugar on cookies before baking, if desired.