Don’t slave away in the kitchen on weeknights. Use these quick and easy recipes that only need five ingredients to make.
You’re busy and tired after a long day at work. You need a weeknight dinner to comfort but don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen. Anything you can make with few ingredients at hand would be fine. What if we told you that you could make it quick and delicious too?
Check out these super quick 5-ingredient recipes that will be just right for your busy weeknights. Enjoy!
Recipes in this Post
5-ingredient Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs
These easy honey mustard chicken thighs are perfect for busy weeknights. Kids love this recipe, plus it only uses five ingredients. Follow the link for the recipe.
Creamy Basil Baked Sausage
If you need an easy dinner idea, this Creamy Basil Baked Sausage should be it. With only five ingredients and a 5 minute prep time, it is great for busy nights. Follow this link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
Easy 5 Ingredient Apple Fritters
This apple fritter recipe is a great breakfast recipe to make. It’s easy to make and only takes five ingredients you probably already have on hand. See the link for the cooking method.
5 Ingredient Cilantro Lime Rice
This five ingredient cilantro lime rice is so easy to make and goes perfectly with any Mexican dish. See the link for the complete cooking method.
5-Ingredient Mediterranean Salmon in Foil Packets
This 5-Ingredient Mediterranean Salmon in foil is a healthy and easy dinner that everyone in the family will love. Plus, it’s great for camping. See this link for the complete recipe.
5-Ingredient Chocolate Cashew Butter Fudge Pops
Only five ingredients for these chocolate cashew butter fudge pops. Made with wholesome, healthy ingredients, you will feel right about. We’re talking cacao, cashew butter, coconut milk, dates, and vanilla. Vegan, paleo and the best cool treat. See this article for the method.
Paleo No-Bake Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles
What a great recipe for paleo no-bake dark chocolate avocado truffles. Follow this link for the list of ingredients and instructions.
5 Ingredient Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad
This Strawberry Caprese Pasta Salad is made simple with just five ingredients and tossed in a delicious balsamic reduction. See this article for the cooking method.
5 Ingredient Vegan Crème Brûlée
5 Ingredient Vegan Crème Brûlée A smooth and creamy vanilla infused dessert made without dairy and only five ingredients. You can make it with a traditional ‘burnt’ sugar topping, or you could skip that part for a quick and lush dessert. This 5 Ingredient vegan Crème Brûlée can be enjoyed hot, at room temperature or cold. See the link for the complete cooking method.
5-Ingredient Chicken Guacamole Taquitos
All you need are five ingredients to make these tasty chicken guacamole taquitos. See the article for the instructions.
Healthy 5-Ingredient Flourless Banana Bread
Just five ingredients to make this healthy loaf of banana bread that’s moist, oaty and naturally sweetened with maple syrup. Follow the article for the complete cooking method.
Broccoli Cheese Nuggets
If you are looking for new ways to get some green into your diet or your kids these 5-ingredient, 5-minute prep Broccoli Cheese Nuggets will be perfect. See the article for the cooking instructions.
Browned Butter Pasta with Peas
Need a budget-friendly meal you can pull together fast? This deliciously simple browned butter pasta with peas whips up in less than 20 minutes using just five easy ingredients you probably already have on hand. Follow the link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
5 Ingredient Pumpkin and Gouda Pizza
Five ingredient pumpkin and gouda pizza with caramelized onions and garlic make for the ultimate fall pizza. A base of creamy pumpkin set off by gooey gouda cheese and loads of aromatics; this cozy fall pie is worth ditching takeout for. Follow the link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.
Baked Ziti 5 Ingredients and Freezable
Made with only five ingredients, this recipe for Baked Ziti is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The addition of garlic salt adds a twist to the dish. Follow the link for the instructions.
Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredient Lemony Courgette Linguine
This lemon courgette pasta by Jamie Oliver for his new book 5 Ingredient Quick and Easy Recipes is ready in just 15 minutes and delicious. See the link for the cooking method.
5-Ingredient Chicken Parmesan
All the flavor, but with a fraction of the fat and calories. See this article for the complete cooking method.
5-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole
Check out a delicious 5-Ingredient Ground Beef Casserole. Follow this article for the cooking method.
5-Ingredient Crescent Roll Chicken Casserole
You only need five ingredients and about 10 minutes to pull together this easy Crescent Roll Chicken Casserole for a busy weeknight dinner. See this link for the complete cooking method.
5 Ingredient Beef Enchiladas
These quick and easy enchiladas only call for five ingredients and are ready in no time! It’s the perfect recipe for a busy weeknight. Follow the link for the complete list of ingredients and instructions.