Ready to have fun in the kitchen? We've got 21 super-easy recipes for you. No need for a crazy-long shopping list—just simple ingredients. We've got Sloppy Joe's made with 5 ingredients, Cajun shrimp ready in minutes, and so much more.
Homemade Salsa Recipe (Pico de Gallo)
The best pico de gallo recipe! If you are looking for a fresh homemade salsa recipe, you must try this one. With only 5 ingredients, you’ll want to make this pico de gallo recipe all year. Get the recipe.
Mussels In Sour Cream Garlic Sauce
Creamy and incredibly comforting Garlic Mussels In Sour Cream Sauce. You need less then 30 minutes from start to finish to make this easy recipe. Enjoy these delicious mussels over rice or mashed potatoes. Get the recipe for Garlic Mussels In Sour Cream Sauce.
Seared Cod In Tomato Caper Sauce
The easiest and most delicious cod recipe you'll ever need. Seared to a flaky perfection and served with a tangy tomato-caper sauce over mashed potatoes or rice, this cod recipe makes an easy and delicious weeknight meal. Get the recipe for Seared Cod In Tomato Caper Sauce.
Easy Balsamic Chicken
Easy Balsamic Chicken is a quick one-pan dinner that can be whipped up in under 20 minutes. The tomatoes and balsamic vinegar make a delicious sauce, and you'll have a healthy and filling dinner in no time. Get the recipe.
Creamy Asparagus Soup
Creamy Roasted Asparagus Soup is deeply satisfying and easy to make. Roasted asparagus and garlic, provide depth of flavor in this warming vegan soup. It’s so delicious, has a light and creamy taste and ready in about 30 minutes. Get the recipe.
Super Easy Sloppy Joes Recipe
This super easy sloppy joes recipe requires only 5 ingredients and will be ready in 15 minutes! It’s the perfect weeknight meal for those busy days when you want to whip up something the whole family will love! Get the recipe.
10-Minute Miso Soup
I'll show you how to make a vegan White Miso and Seaweed Soup in just 10 minutes. So easy, delicious and featuring a savory Miso paste broth, silken tofu, wakame and no dashi, this fast and fail-proof soup is sure to become your favorite for busy days. Get the recipe.
Soy Glazed Chicken Thighs
Soy-Glazed Chicken Thighs have the juiciest and most tender meat under a wonderfully crispy chicken skin. This family favorite comfort food has only 4 basic ingredients, plus the chicken thighs. Get the recipe.
Kale and Sausage Pasta
In this easy kale + sausage pasta recipe, hot Italian sausage is used for flavor and kale brings some green nutrients to the mix. Sprinkle with a bit of parmesan and a drizzle of good olive oil – it’s all you need! Get the recipe.
This Easy 5-ingredient Caprese Chicken is everything you want in a one-pan meal. It’s wholesome, healthy, delicious, hearty, total comfort food, and a family favorite. The best part is this gluten-free dinner recipe has only 5 ingredients and is made in one pan. Get the recipe.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Making gnocchi is super easy especially if you make them with sweet potatoes. No special ingredients or expensive gluten-free flour mix is needed, only pantry staples. Are you curious to try our 4-ingredient homemade sweet potato gnocchi recipe? We help you with tips, hacks, and more. Get the recipe.
Cheesy Tortellini Casserole
This cheap & cheesy Tortellini Casserole is a weeknight favorite done in 25 minutes with just 5 ingredients. A cheesy tortellini al forno that's packed with flavor, and a dish the whole family will love. It also heats up really well for delicious leftovers! Get the recipe.
Roasted Smashed Potatoes
So easy and delicious, these Crispy Smashed Red Potatoes With Garlic And Dill are a comfort side dish that never disappoints. Naturally vegan and made with just 4 simple ingredients, these crushed red potatoes are great for any occasion. Get the recipe.
Easy Egg Fried Rice
This quick and easy Chinese egg fried rice features fluffy scrambled eggs that perfectly coat each grain of rice for the tastiest fried rice you’ve ever had! My recipe will give you authentic flavors easily at home in under 15 minutes! Get the recipe.
5-Ingredient Chicken Drumsticks
This easy five-ingredient Chicken Drumsticks recipe is tasty and simple and your entire family will love them! The crispy skin holds the moisture in, giving way to the tender meat that is juicy and flavorful thanks to a simple marinade made with tamari, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and garlic. Get the recipe.
Unbreaded Eggplant Parm
This recipe for Unbreaded Eggplant Parm requires only 5 ingredients, is gluten free, and is the cheesy Italian comfort food of your dreams. Get the recipe.
Creamy Sriracha Pasta
This creamy sriracha pasta sauce is savory, spicy, and garlicky, uses just four key ingredients, is suitable for vegetarians, and is ready in under fifteen minutes. Get the recipe.
Apricot Glazed Ham Recipe
This super easy apricot glazed ham recipe takes just minutes to prep, then roast it in the oven until its bubbly hot. The apricot glaze for ham adds a great sweet and savory component to the smoked ham that’s SO delicious and has an extra ingredient that will have your guests wondering what it is. Get the recipe.
Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli
This orecchiette with sausage and broccoli pasta has all of the components you need for a quick and easy meal, and it comes together in 30 minutes – perfect for weeknight dinners. And you might even have everything you need to make this Italian sausage pasta in your kitchen already – it’s made with just 5 simple ingredients. Get the recipe.
Chicken Carnitas Tacos
This easy recipe for chicken carnitas tacos is the best way to use up leftover or chicken or turkey! They can me made in just 15 minutes with only 5 simple ingredients. Get the recipe.
This Cajun shrimp is made with bold Cajun spices, the richness of butter, the tanginess of lemon juice, and a savory hint of garlic. It’s absolutely delicious, and you know the best part? You only need 5 ingredients to make it from scratch in 10 minutes! Get the recipe.
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Iryna Bychkiv is the founder and writer of the culinary website Lavender & Macarons, where she shares clean, European-inspired recipes that are delicious, easy to prepare, and made with wholesome ingredients. Iryna loves creating meals that are simple yet healthy and unique, including vegan and vegetarian recipes.
Iryna is also a freelance writer for MSN and Associated Press Wire.