20 Five-Ingredient Dinners That Actually Taste Impressive

Simple to make, delicious to eat.


Do you ever look at a recipe with a lengthy ingredients list and feel instantly overwhelmed? Well, luckily it doesn’t require a ton of groceries to cook a delicious meal. Here are a handful of recipes to whip up tonight.

1. Lemon Panko Shrimp


2. Crock Pot Pork and Roast Potatoes


3. Bacon Asparagus Pasta

Pasta night has never been more delicious...or low effort. Get the recipe.

4. Instant Pot Mac ‘n’ Cheese


5. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas


6. Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits


7. Teriyaki Flank Steak


8. Spaghetti Squash With Chorizo

If you're craving pasta without the carbs, this spicy spaghetti squash should do the trick. Get the recipe.

9. Honey Garlic Shrimp Skillet

Soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger, and shrimp are all you need to make this sweet yet tangy dinner. Serve it over your favorite grain with stir-fry veggies. Get the recipe.

10. Lemon Butter Scallops

You won't believe a recipe so simple could taste so sophisticated. These scallops are so rich and creamy they literally melt in your mouth. Get the recipe.

11. Baked Ziti With Sausage


12. Coconut Curry

This vegetarian main tastes delicious over basmati rice, cauliflower rice, or quinoa. Get the recipe.

13. Mexican Brown Rice

You can spice up this rice with whatever is in your kitchen like jalapeños, avocado, sun dried tomatoes, or even ground meat. Get the recipe.

14. Butternut Squash Soup


15. Chicken Guacamole Taquitos


16. Marinated Grilled Salmon

This salmon marinade is made with soy sauce, Dijon mustard, olive oil, and garlic — four ingredients that are probably already in your pantry. Get the recipe.

17. Flank Steak and Charred Corn Salad


18. Egg and Avocado Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Never underestimate the power of eggs for dinner, especially when they're baked into filling spaghetti squash bowls with avocado. If you're feeling creative, go ahead and add your favorite cheese. Get the recipe.

19. Gnocchi, Broccoli, and White Bean Bake


20. Pumpkin and Gouda Pizza


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