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    23 Cozy Fall Meals You Can Make With Just Five Ingredients

    Hooray for short grocery lists.

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    Fall is the coziest season, which means you should be cooking as much as possible. Besides, making delicious seasonal dinners at home doesn't have to be stressful. Here are a bunch of easy yet satisfying recipes, all of which call for five ingredients or fewer (plus, a few pantry staples like olive oil, salt, and pepper).

    1. Roasted Red Pepper With Mushrooms

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    Delicious pasta doesn't have to be fancy. This one calls for rigatoni, baby bella mushrooms, roasted red peppers, and a handful of basil. Get the recipe.

    2. Honey Balsamic Chicken

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    This three-ingredient glaze, made with honey, balsamic vinegar, and thyme, takes plain old roasted chicken to the next level. Get the recipe.

    3. Honey Garlic Shrimp Skillet

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    You can get as creative as you want with this stir-fry shrimp. Toss in a few of your favorite vegetables and serve it over rice or lo mein noodles. Get the recipe.

    4. Baked Gnocchi With Marinara and Basil

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    Always remember: With a box of pre-made potato gnocchi in hand, you are unstoppable in the kitchen. Get the recipe.

    5. Jerusalem Artichoke Soup

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    Jerusalem artichokes are in season, so it's time to take advantage. One delicious way is to make this creamy, hearty soup. Get the recipe.

    6. Pepperoncini Beef Sandwiches

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    This meal takes a bit of planning because it simmers for about eight hours in the slow cooker, but it only requires ten minutes of hands-on prep work. Get the recipe.

    7. Four-Ingredient Chicken Enchiladas

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    You can dress these enchiladas up with your favorite Mexican toppings, but all you need are four basic ingredients — tortillas, shredded chicken, cheese, and cream of chicken soup — to whip them up. Get the recipe.

    8. Instant Pot Mac 'n' Cheese

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    Not only does this mac 'n' cheese call for just a few ingredients, but you can make it in the Instant Pot, which means no dirty dishes. Get the recipe.

    9. Caramelized Salmon

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    You don't need fancy ingredients for delicious salmon — it's all about how you cook it. This version gets coated in a blend of sugar, salt, and pepper. Then it's pan-seared in oil until the skin gets crispy and the exterior slightly sweet. Get the recipe.

    10. Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

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    Chicken thighs are the underdog in your kitchen. They're cheap and they're easy to cook to perfection: Golden and crispy on the outside but moist and tender on the inside. Get the recipe.

    11. Pesto Chicken Gnocchi Soup

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    Before you reach for a can of chicken noodle soup, remember this comforting and incredibly easy homemade recipe. Get the recipe.

    12. Instant Pot Carnitas

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    Serve this slow-cooked pork in tacos, burritos, or on a bed of rice with whatever other veggies are in your fridge. Get the recipe.

    13. Green Curry

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    This vegetarian curry tastes delicious over brown rice, cauliflower rice, or even quinoa. Get the recipe.

    14. Pumpkin and Gouda Pizza

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    Start with store bought pizza dough, naan, or flatbread, then lay on the pumpkin purée, caramelized onions, and lots of gouda. Get the recipe.

    15. Four-Ingredient Barbecue Soy Chicken Drumsticks

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    There's no marinating required to make these tangy, sweet, and sticky drumsticks. Just pour the sauce over the chicken and bake it all in the oven for about 25 minutes. Get the recipe.

    16. Garlic Pork Loin

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    If you want to spice up this weeknight dinner, add fall vegetables like cabbage and Brussels sprouts or sliced apples. You can cook everything at once on a baking sheet. Get the recipe.

    17. Pasta Bolognese

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    Turns out, making restaurant-style Bolognese sauce is easier than you'd think. All you need is some ground beef, marinara sauce, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese. Get the recipe.

    18. Citrus Brussels Sprout Salad

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    This seasonal salad is the perfect choice for when you're craving something light and healthy but still delicious. For some extra oomph, add a sharp cheese like Pecorino. Get the recipe.

    19. Beef Chili

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    Whether you're cooking for game day or just any weeknight dinner, chili never disappoints. Garnish these five-ingredient bowls with anything from jalapeños and chopped onions to cheddar cheese and tortilla chips. Get the recipe.

    20. Creamy Marsala Chicken

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    Everyone needs a few go-to chicken recipes in their arsenal. Make sure to bookmark this one. It's creamy and satisfying thanks to a sauce made with butter, cream, cremini mushrooms, and Marsala wine. Get the recipe.

    21. Five-Ingredient Hummus-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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    Always keep a few sweet potatoes on hand for an easy weeknight dinner. You can bake and stuff them with anything from quinoa and veggies to hummus, walnuts, and pomegranate seeds. Get the recipe.

    22. Baked Eggs Over Sweet Potatoes

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    Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this dish always hits the spot. All you need is butter or ghee, spiralized sweet potatoes, eggs, and goat some salt and pepper for seasoning. Get the recipe.

    23. Pancetta Parmesan Cauliflower Pasta

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    Olive oil and a bit of Parmesan cheese is all you need on top of this hearty bowl, but you could always opt for canned tomato or pesto sauce. Get the recipe.