5 Ingredient Weeknight Dinners That the Family Will Love

posted: 12/28/17
by: Kristine Boyd


Reading recipes that have over 10 ingredients can seem daunting just to grocery shop for, let alone to cook. While it is nice to make a home cooked meal, keeping it simple is key to making it through those busy weeks. Make your life simple and try these dinners that require only 5-ingredients! Not only will these be easy to shop for, but dinner will be on the table in no time.

Chicken Ranch Wraps by Gimme Delicious

These wraps are the perfect quick dinner that your family will be asking for all the time. The combination of chicken, cheese, ranch and cilantro is something that everyone craves. These flavors go together so well and you'll find this to be one of your go-to recipes for lunch or dinner!

Classic Enchiladas by Six Sisters' Stuff

This delicious dinner will be on the table in 20 minutes. A classic meal of chicken enchiladas, made simple. Using the grocery store to your advantage is the key to quick and easy dinners. Save time by buying a store-bought enchilada sauce and pre-cooked chicken. These easy hacks will save you tons of time in the kitchen.

Thai Salmon by ifoodreal

Time to make a healthy meal that the whole family will love! This thai salmon is perfect for when you are craving those savory Asian flavors. All you need is salmon, thai chili sweet sauce, green onions and a touch of salt. That's it! This is so simple and you can even add on a side of rice to make this a filling meal.

Pesto Pasta Salad by Gimme Some Oven

This pasta dish is so satisfying and healthy! With this five ingredient recipe, you can have your pasta and get your greens in too. The combination of whole wheat pasta, pesto, and roasted red peppers mixed with pieces of mozzarella and arugula is absolutely amazing. You can make this for lunch, dinner or even a mid-day snack! The family will love this one.

Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas by Fit Slow Cooker Queen

The easiest way to make dinner is with your trusty slow cooker. This is perfect for the days when you want to come home and have dinner already made and ready to go. Throw all of the ingredients for these delicious fajitas into a pot and leave it while you go about your day. You can eat these plain or pick up some tortillas and other toppings that you want to put on them. So simple and easy!

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The rest of your life can be super busy and complicated, but your dinner doesn't have to be! Keep it simple for those weeknight meals and try out these 5-ingredient recipes. Need more recipe ideas? Check out these healthy comfort foods to get you through the winter months!