Easy 5-Ingredient Dinners

It’s Fall y’all!
I think you’re probably in need Easy 5-ingredient Dinners To Make For Busy Weeknights…

Italian Sausage Ravioli with Butter Sauce

The kids are back in school, busy with after-school activities and parents are rushing around, carpooling and running late for work. Not to mention, homework is work for both the kids and the parents.



On hectic weeknights, we need simple, minimalistic, yet delicious meals. We need to get something on the table that doesn’t take too much time, too many ingredients and too much clean up.


Creamy Salsa ChickenCreamy Salsa Chicken

We also need low-stress recipe solutions to counter the super-stressful days that come with back-to-school time. Within this slideshow, you’ll find 18 easy 5-ingredient dinner recipes (not counting salt, pepper or fats, but I think you’ve got those covered).

There’s everything from cheese-smothered pasta and seafood tacos, to comforting soups, casseroles and hash dishes.

Sweet Chili Shrimp Tacos

Sweet Chili Shrimp Tacos

Go here to see all of my 18 delicious dinner recipes and ideas for busy nights!

This article was previously published in Parade Magazine by me.


  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

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