11 Easy Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less

11 Easy Recipes with 5 Ingredients or Less 7 Rating(s)


 11 easy recipes with 5 ingredients or lessDo you have those nights when you wish you could just grab something quick to eat on the go, figuring it’s going to take too long to prepare a home-cooked meal?

Or maybe you haven’t done much cooking and are afraid that preparing a home-cooked meal is just too complicated, requiring too many ingredients and too much work?

Well, let’s get rid of those worries! These 11 easy recipes each have no more than 5 ingredients and will fit the bill for you and your family one night this week.

These terrific dishes include shrimp recipes, dessert recipes, vegetarian recipes, even gluten-free and dairy-free options. What’s not to love? Let’s get started!

1. Grilled Basil Halibut with Jalapeno Butter — An easy grilled dish that can be made with halibut, cod, or flounder, served with homemade jalapeno butter sauce and fresh basil.

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2. Bacon, Onion & Swiss Pork Chops  — Broiled pork chops topped with a slice of Swiss cheese and served with skillet cooked bacon and onion slices.

3. Tomato, Basil and Feta Salad —  this salad is so easy!  Sliced tomatoes are drizzled with olive oil and vinegar, and then sprinkled with chopped fresh basil and crumbled feta cheese.

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4. New England Shrimp Rolls — Chopped shrimp mixed with celery, parsley and light mayonnaise served on buttered and toasted buns.

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5. Berry Baked Apples  —  Fill fresh apples with a mixture of berries and honey, topped off with granola, cinnamon and honey, and then bake for a special treat!

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6. Pineapple Teriyaki Shrimp — Shrimp is stir-fried in a teriyaki glaze with fresh pineapple and green onions, then served over rice for a delicious meal; use quick-cook rice and have dinner ready in 20 minutes.

7. Quick and Easy Chicken Pot Pies — Individual servings of chicken pot pie using frozen vegetables with Progresso’s chicken pot pie style soup, topped with frozen buttermilk biscuits, so dinner is ready in about 25 minutes.

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8. Chocolate Dump Cake  — Rich, chocolate cake made with pudding mix, cake mix, and chocolate chips – super easy and decadent.

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9. Gluten-Free Orange Beef and Broccoli — quick easy week night meal made in one skillet with sliced top round beef, mandarin oranges, and broccoli florets in an orange sauce, served with rice.

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10. BLT Salad with Avocado — For when you’re craving a BLT sandwich, but know you need to eat healthier than that.  Yep, this salad is for you!

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11. Chocolate Filled Crescents — These easy treats can be whipped up in about 10 minutes, perfect for short notice.  Crescents rolled up with chocolate chips inside and dusted with powdered sugar after baking.  Delightful!

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If you are already a pro at getting dinner on the table each night, which recipes are your favorite go-to’s when you need a quick and easy recipe?  Please leave us a comment with your thoughts.


Happy Dishing!

February 5th, 2016

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