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We know you don’t have a lot of extra time to kill, and nor do we! That’s why we’ve been taking screenshots of five-ingredient (or less!) dinner recipes in pursuit of the most delicious, fastest meals on the internet.

Ahead, we rounded up ten of the best easy-to-make recipe we’ve tried, tested, and fallen in love with. The best part? They double as delicious meal prep, perfect for next-day lunches and future dinners alike. Happy eating!

Crispy Chicken Salad

What’s not to love about this salad? From the crispy chicken to the creamy avocado dressing, this recipe actually makes us look forward to eating salad for dinner.

5-Ingredient Crescent Roll Chicken Casserole

Have someone you need to impress? This crescent roll chicken casserole dish is shockingly good and it only requires ten minutes of prep time.

5-Ingredient Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Perfect for vegetarians and Meatless Monday enthusiasts, these stuffed peppers practically double as a work of art.


5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken with Asparagus

More than 100 Pinch of Yum readers gave this recipe a nearly perfect five-star review. As much as you’ll want leftovers to bring to work, there’s a strong chance you’ll opt for a second helping instead.

5 Ingredient Baked Ziti

Name something more comforting than a warm, cheesy bowl of baked ziti — we’ll wait! Save precious time by prepping this over the weekend to enjoy during the busy work week. You won’t regret it.

5-Ingredient Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

These light, healthy, and all-around mouth-watering chicken fajitas can be yours in less than 25 minutes.

Spaghetti Carbonara

In the mood for something hearty? Chungah Rhee of Damn Delicious calls this recipe “the easiest pasta dish you will ever make with just five ingredients in 15 minutes.” Sign us up!

4-Ingredient Healthy Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This chicken enchilada casserole looks like it requires a lot of time and energy, but all it takes is four ingredients and 40 minutes of your time. Pro tip: This is a great way to make use of leftover chicken!

Trader Joe’s Crispy Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Trader Joe’s obsessed? It’s about time you give this super easy sheet pan recipe a try, which features the store’s famed sweet potato gnocchi.

Creamy Vegan Mushroom Pasta

Perhaps this goes without saying by looking at the photo, but you don’t need to be vegan to fall in love with this dish. If you’re gluten-free, food blogger and Rainbow Plant Life founder Nisha Vora notes you can easily swap out the refined carbs with gluten-free noodles or lentil-based pasta.

xx, The FabFitFun Team