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These Dinners Only Need 6 Ingredients Or Less

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1. Lemon Chicken With Asparagus

pinchofyum.com

This recipe uses lemon pepper to add brightness and spice to chicken. If you don't have it, use a blend of lemon zest and ground pepper for the same effect. Get the recipe here.

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2. Thai Baked Salmon

ifoodreal.com

Thai sweet chili sauce gives these salmon fillets their sweet and spicy flavor. Try them over rice or greens for the perfect weeknight meal. Get the recipe here.

3. Italian Summer Rolls

http://www.pickledplum.com/recipe/italian-summer-rolls/
http://www.pickledplum.com/recipe/italian-summer-rolls/

Italian summer rolls might sound like a strange concept, but with shredded chicken, basil, and radishes, these beauties are nothing but delicious. Get the recipe here.

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4. Vegetarian Baked Taquitos

rachelcooks.com

These taquitos are super simple to make, but rolling each one can take some time. Plan ahead and give yourself enough time to roll them ― you won't regret it. Get the recipe here.

5. Creamy Chicken Marsala

http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/five-ingredient-creamy-chicken-marsala/
http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/five-ingredient-creamy-chicken-marsala/

Serve these flavorful chicken breasts over pasta for the perfect weeknight meal (or with dressed greens for a low-carb option). Get the recipe here.

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6. Cauliflower Fritters

justataste.com

Just like potato pancakes, only better (and better for you). Get the recipe here.

7. Sage Butter Faux Roasted Chicken

http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/five-ingredient-sage-butter-faux-roasted-chicken/
http://www.cookingforkeeps.com/five-ingredient-sage-butter-faux-roasted-chicken/

Because nobody has time to roast a whole chicken on a Wednesday. Get the recipe here.

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8. Sweet Potato Zucchini Tots

http://lifemadesweeter.com/2017/03/sweet-potato-zucchini-tots/
http://lifemadesweeter.com/2017/03/sweet-potato-zucchini-tots/

These tots are made with grated zucchini and mashed sweet potatoes for the perfect vegetarian snack. Load them up with melted cheese and your favorite toppings for a complete dinner. Get the recipe here.

9. Steamed Cod With Ginger and Scallions

marthastewart.com

This simple recipe proves that cooking fish doesn't have to be difficult. Simply make your sauce and cook the cod directly in it, no flipping required. Get the recipe here.

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10. Spaghetti Carbonara

damndelicious.net

This classic pasta get its creamy texture from eggs and parmesan added directly into the hot pasta. Get the recipe here.

11. Slow Cooker Jalapeño Pineapple Pork

dinnerthendessert.com

Load your slow cooker up with budget-friendly pork shoulder, veggies, and pineapple in the morning and come home to a tender adobo-like braise perfect for serving over rice. Get the recipe here.

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12. Indian Potato Curry

http://ikneadtoeat.com/indian-potato-curry/
http://ikneadtoeat.com/indian-potato-curry/

Bland potatoes get a major upgrade with warm spices and a generous amount of garlic paste. Serve it with rice and lentils for the perfect vegetarian dinner, or eat it with naan for a quick snack. Get the recipe here.

13. Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin With Raspberry Chipotle Sauce

melaniemakes.com

Raspberry chipotle dressing is available in most grocery stores and makes a surprisingly delicious slow cooker sauce. This recipe pairs it with pork for a sweet and spicy make-ahead meal. Get the recipe here.

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14. Shrimp Parmesan Sandwiches

melaniemakes.com

For something a little ~zany~, try swapping breaded chicken breasts for popcorn shrimp in your next chicken parmesan (and if you're really feeling crazy, add a layer of spaghetti). Get the recipe here.

15. Asparagus Almond Pasta

aseasyasapplepie.com

Ground almonds add an unexpected nuttiness and crunch to lemony pasta in this easy-to-make dinner. Get the recipe here.

16. Sausage Potato Pie

pinchofyum.com

Sausage, shredded potatoes, egg, and cheese bake into a humble (but totally delicious) pie that transforms hash browns into dinner. Get the recipe here.

17. Beef Satay

justataste.com

Slice and marinate your beef the night before for a quick dinner that hits your table faster than delivery. Get the recipe here.

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