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    50 Five-Ingredient Recipes That Aren't Overly Complicated But Still Taste Amazing

    Keep it simple and eat deliciously.

    Making a delicious and impressive meal doesn't have to be a huge production. These recipes are simple and crave-worthy and all require just five ingredients or fewer plus the salt, pepper, and olive oil that are already in your pantry.

    1. Pappardelle With Burrata and Burst Cherry Tomatoes

    A plate of pasta with cherry tomatoes, burrata, and basil.

    2. Three-Ingredient Dinner Rolls

    3. Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches

    4. Lemon Panko Shrimp

    A plate of panko breaded shrimp.

    5. Creamy Tomato Soup With Grilled Cheese Croutons

    A bowl of tomato soup with grilled cheese croutons.

    6. Lemon Butter Scallops

    Lemon butter scallops in a skillet.

    7. One-Pot Creamy Mushroom Pesto Pasta

    8. Pesto Spaghetti Squash Boats

    Baked spaghetti squash with pesto and quinoa.

    9. Spaghetti Carbonara

    10. Upgraded Instant Ramen Soup

    11. Shrimp With Feta Cheese

    12. Five-Ingredient Spicy Pork

    Spicy pork over rice with vegetables.

    13. Five-Ingredient Breakfast Tacos

    14. Easy Crab Soup

    A bowl of crab soup with crackers on the side.

    15. Pork Carnitas Tacos

    16. Chicken Sausage and Orzo Skillet

    A skillet with orzo, arugula, and chicken sausage.

    17. Fluffy Focaccia Bread

    18. Gnocchi Sausage Skillet

    19. Chicken Parmesan

    The Cookie Rookie

    20. Cream Chicken Marsala

    21. Honey Garlic Salmon

    22. Turkey Zucchini Boats

    23. Creamy Kale Pasta

    A bowl of creamy kale pasta.

    24. Whole Roast Chicken With Carrots

    A whole roast chicken over carrots.

    25. One-Pot Puttanesca Pasta

    A before and after shot of one-pot puttanesca pasta.

    26. Pan-Fried Pork Chops

    27. Maple Mustard Salmon

    28. Bacon Asparagus Pasta

    One pot pasta with bacon, asparagus, and cheese.

    29. Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Shredded Chicken

    A before and after shot of slow cooker salsa chicken.

    30. Cheesy Pasta Gratin

    A plate of very cheesy pasta.

    31. One-Pot Tuscan Baked Fish

    32. Kale Caesar Pasta Salad

    Pasta salad with tomatoes, kale, Parmesan, and dressing.

    33. Baked Ziti With Sausage

    34. Chicken Guacamole Taquitos

    35. Faux Roast Chicken

    Roast chicken pieces over potatoes.

    36. Caprese Chicken

    Three pieces of grilled Caprese chicken.

    37. Pumpkin and Gouda Pizza

    A pumpkin and gouda pizza cut into slices.

    38. Thai Green Curry

    39. Spaghetti Squash Enchilada Bowls

    A cheesy enchilada spaghetti squash bowl.

    40. Moroccan Cauliflower With Tahini Honey

    41. Broccoli Cheese Soup

    A bowl of broccoli cheese soup.

    42. Slow Cooker Pulled Buffalo Chicken

    A before and after show of pulled buffalo chicken.

    43. Easy Bean Soup

    A bowl of bean and veggie soup with bacon.

    45. Curried Butternut Squash Soup

    Two bowls of curried butternut squash soup.

    47. Curry Shrimp and Veggies

    48. Cajun Garlic Butter Cod

    49. Five-Ingredient Chicken Piccata

    Chicken piccata in a skillet.

    50. White Chicken Chili

    A bowl of white chicken chili with avocado and cilantro.