A Week of Easy 5-Ingredient Dinners
It’s been a year. And that’s precisely why it’s a great idea to give 2020 a send-off with a week that includes some of the absolute easiest dinners you can put on the table. Each one requires just a handful of ingredients (not counting salt and pepper, because I know you already have those in the kitchen), which also means they don’t require too much effort and won’t leave you with a sink full of dirty dishes. Here are five comforting and warming dinners to help finish out the year.
Monday: 5-Ingredient Sausage, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup
I can hardly think of a cozier way to start the week than a pot of soup. And because there are no noodles or dairy in the ingredient list, this soup is ideal for freezing if you have leftovers.
Get the recipe: 5-Ingredient Sausage, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup
Tuesday: Honey-Glazed Salmon
Consider this dinner your reminder that it’s actually quite easy to prepare fish for dinner. The salmon cooks in about 10 minutes and finishes with a simple pantry glaze that gives the fillets an eye-catching sheen and a sweet, tangy flavor. Round out dinner with a salad or roasted vegetables, and maybe some rice or potatoes.
Get the recipe: Honey-Glazed Salmon
Wednesday: Cacio e Pepe
Thursday: Creamy Mushroom Smothered Pork Chops
A pack of boneless chops is the key to bringing this quick and easy skillet to the table. Definitely include a side like cauliflower rice, regular rice, egg noodles, or a chunk of bread to mop up all that wonderful sauce.
Get the recipe: Creamy Mushroom Smothered Pork Chops
Friday: Slow Cooker Salsa Pulled Chicken
You made it to the end of the week! Now pull out your slow cooker for dinner. I like to grab a pack of tortillas and all the fixing for tacos, then let everyone around the table assemble shredded chicken tacos just the way they like them.
Get the recipe: Slow Cooker Salsa Pulled Chicken
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