Clever new recipes for flavor-packed meals, each made with just five ingredients.
Shake up your routine with new, absolutely foolproof, and amazingly efficient recipes for flavor-packed meals. Every recipe will satisfy your desire to eat well, keep things fresh and interesting, and keep life simple. Our test cooks developed each of these recipes in their home kitchens and share the tips and tricks they discovered that stretch each ingredient to its fullest potential. With Five-Ingredient Dinners, cooking full meals—from Chili-Crisp Steak with Rice Noodles to Lemon-Poached Halibut Packets with Roasted Fingerling Potatoes—is easily achievable with minimal shopping, prep, and cleanup.
Some of the recipes you'll find inside:
Spicy Kimchi and Ham Steak Fried Rice
Fast, filling and fantastic. This kimchi fried rice is your new favorite.
This dish ties together the umami deliciousness of kimchi and savory bites of ham steak with the crispy texture of fried rice throughout. If there’s ever been a dish that offers the best aspects of a hearty meal for as little fuss as possible, this is it. Fresh, bold, and flavorful, this kimchi fried rice recipe is a quick and easy meal that works as a side or main dish.
Beef, Tomatillo and White Bean Stew
Celebrate rich, bold flavor with a simple stew.
Rich, aromatic, and full of flavor, it seems impossible that such a tasty result would come from only five ingredients. Well, the proof is in the pudding! (Or stew?) Inspired by the flavors of entomatado de res, a Mexican beef and tomatillo stew, this dish combines tangy tomatillo salsa with the silky-savory flavor of beef blade steaks, making for a perfect comfort meal no matter the season.
Rustic Chicken Tart with Spinach and Brie
Fit for a feast, enjoy this delectable pastry for any occasion.
Whether you're hosting friends or feeding the family during the week, this cheesy chicken and spinach tart is a crowd-pleaser you can count on. The best part about this gooey-delicious recipe? No matter how far from perfect you think your baking skills are, any imperfections only add to this dish’s rustic appeal. With plenty of greens, hearty chicken, and buttery brie, this recipe allows you to satisfy any hankering you have come dinnertime.
Chicken Every Way
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- Sheet-Pan Italian Chicken Sausage with Broccoli and Barley
- Sesame Pork Chops with Gochujang Brussels Sprouts
- Rosemary Steak Tips with Gorgonzola Polenta
- Pan-Seared Paprika Salmon with Spicy Green Beans
- Sheet-Pan Miso Sea Bass with Kale and Mushrooms
- Roasted Cauliflower and Brown Butter Noodle Bowl
- Coconut Rice Noodles with Shrimp, Mango, and Thai Chile
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Leave the laundry list of ingredients behind
Minimal Ingredients Meet Maximum Flavor
Our test cooks worked to ensure that each recipe (all 100+ of them!) was a complete and crave-worthy dinner, not just a light bite that would leave you wanting more.
Transform Your Pantry with Priceless Ingredient Insights
Discover a variety of recipes that feature powerfully flavored ingredients, and use a handy chart to find all the recipes that incorporate these ingredients so that you can use them up!
Created for Foodies, Designed for Convenience
Our test cooks operated in a no-judgment zone (aside from judging how scrumptious the recipes turned out), so you’ll find that many recipes are built around canned and jarred “flavor-bomb” ingredients.
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