12 Three-Ingredient Trader Joe's Meals I Swear By When I'm Not Sure What To Cook

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    If you know me, you know I'm kind of obsessed with Trader Joe's.

    The author holding a Trader Joe's bag after grocery shopping.

    I'm always on the lookout for their newest products, I keep a running list of store tips and tricks, and I even (in pre-COVID times!) turned my 92-year-old grandma into a Trader Joe's convert.

    I've written before about some of my favorite three-ingredient TJ's meals, but I wanted to share the most recent ones I've been making for fall. Here are a handful of three-ingredient Trader Joe's dinners for when you want something easy, fast, and delicious.

    Frozen Vegetables + Miso Ginger Broth + Frozen Potstickers

    Stir fry vegetables, a carton of miso ginger soup, and frozen potstickers in a shopping cart.

    Cauliflower Gnocchi + Broccoli (fresh or frozen) + Autumnal Harvest Pasta Sauce

    Frozen broccoli florets, cauliflower gnocchi, and a jar of autumnal harvest pasta sauce in a shopping cart.

    Frozen Chicken Strips + Shredded Cabbage with Carrots + Peanut Udon Noodle Salad

    Peanut udon noodle salad, shredded cabbage, and frozen chicken breast strips in a shopping cart.

    Pita Bread + Shawarma Chicken Thighs + Mediterranean Hummus

    Mediterranean style hummus, pita bread, and shawarma chicken thighs in a shopping cart.

    Pasta (like farfalle) + Sausage (like spicy Italian chicken) + Frozen Spinach Artichoke Dip

    Farfalle, spicy chicken sausage, and creamy spinach and artichoke dip in a shopping cart.

    Asian-Style Vegetable Stir-fry + Rice + Spicy Pumpkin Curry Simmer Sauce

    Frozen brown rice, spicy pumpkin curry simmer sauce, and Asian style vegetable stir fry in a shopping cart.

    Aloha Rolls + Pulled Pork + Coleslaw Kit

    Pulled pork, aloha rolls, and coleslaw kit in a shopping cart.

    Frozen Shrimp + Lemony Arugula Basil Salad + Mexican-Style Roasted Corn with Cotija Cheese

    A bag of frozen roasted corn, frozen shrimp, and a lemony arugula salad kit in a shopping cart.

    Scallops (fresh or frozen) + Frozen Mushroom Risotto + Shredded Brussels Sprouts

    Mushroom risotto, fresh sea scallops, and shaved Brussels sprouts.

    Buffalo Ranch Salad Kit + Breaded Chicken Tenderloin Breasts + Buffalo Chicken Dip

    Breaded chicken tenders, buffalo style chicken dip, and buffalo ranch chopped salad in a shopping cart.

    Rice + Cuban-Style Black Beans + Chicken Asada

    Chicken asada, canned Cuban style black beans, and frozen rice medley in a shopping cart.

    Tortillas + Battered Fish Nuggets + Southwestern Salad Kit

    Frozen fish nuggets, southwestern chopped salad kit, and corn tortillas in a shopping cart.

    1. What are your favorite easy dinners from Trader Joe's that only need a few ingredients? Share in the comments!