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: 4.46 stars
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Kielbasa cooked with red and yellow peppers and potatoes.

Ground Beef Curly Noodle

Rating: 4.12 stars
389
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
317
Easy recipe for people who spent so much on the fish they couldn't buy the sauce!

Bacon Chicken II

Rating: 4.06 stars
240
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: 4.28 stars
258
Small dinner pie made with salsa, tortillas, refried beans, cheese, and onions.

Pork Chops in Red Sauce

Rating: 4.14 stars
90
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: 4.21 stars
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This dinner is quick and easy but tastes gourmet!

Pesto Chicken

Rating: 4.61 stars
372
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.

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Rating: 4.73 stars
1351
Butternut squash is so good on its own, that barely any seasoning is needed. This recipe is so simple and easy.

Buttery Garlic Green Beans

Rating: 4.7 stars
712
Only fresh green beans and garlic will do for this easy, healthy, and flavorful side dish.
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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.

Easy Cranberry Orange Relish

Rating: 4.67 stars
64

A delightful change from the ordinary...the only relish most of my family will eat! Relish can be chilled up to 3 days.