Five-ingredient recipes are great, but don't despair, don't despair: you can limit it to three ingredients and still have a delicious dessert, side dish, or even a three-ingredient main dish for a really easy meal.
Three. It is a magical number. The occupation of Jack Tripper's apartment (don't tell Mister Roper). The worst Godfather movie.
But in this case, it is the maximum ingredients (with the exception of water, salt and pepper ̵
3-Ingredient Desserts and Treats
3-Ingredient Creme Brulee
Aside from how easy it is to prepare, this creme brulee hack is a progressive dish. Prepare the custard in the afternoon, refrigerate, and when you're ready to serve a fancy dessert later in the evening, carefully caramelize the sugar in a saucepan, pour, and you'll be golden brown. Get the three-ingredient creme brulee recipe.
Like three-ingredient cream cream, this caffeinated drink, inspired by the South Korean dalgona candy, took on viral status on TikTok. Instant coffee, sugar and milk (plus hot water) are all it takes – well, maybe a camera to capture your creation in all its frothy glory. Get the dalgona coffee recipe.
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2-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream
This frozen delight essentially consists of mixed bananas (no dairy is added), allowing vegans to enjoy themselves freely. Foster-ize with a splash of caramel sauce and consider adding a little fleur de sel – a little goes a long way. Buy Chowhound & # 39; s two-ingredient banana ice cream.
Brittle roasted cashew and bacon
In addition to the nuts and pork, sugar, water and salt are enough to make this crunchy treat. Make sure you have a reliable sugar thermometer to ensure optimal consistency. Get Chowhound & # 39; s roasted cashew and bacon brittle recipe.
Parents of picky eaters, pay attention. Cacio e pepe is a simple crowd pleaser that not only appeals to the uncertain taste of a skeptical young person, but is also a satisfying meal for adults. Think of it as the peppier, more upscale version of buttered noodles. Get Chowhound's cacio e pepe recipe.
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Baked cracker crispy chicken fingers
Keto followers can get in with this Asian-inspired chicken dish. A bath of at least four hours in soy and garlic gives your thighs a lot of flavor. Noodles or rice are optional. Get Chowhound & # 39; s grilled chicken thighs with soy marinade.
Grilled kebabs from chili and lime shrimp
Shrimps on the barbie get an extra kick with a brush of sweet chili sauce. A splash of lime at the finish adds welcome brightness (and you can skip the cilantro). Get Chowhound's recipe for grilled sweet chili and lime shrimp.
Quesadillas with ham and cheese
At the height of spring, the asparagus is deliciously roasted, but even better when wrapped in salted pork. (Bacon is a perfectly acceptable substitute if you don't have prosciutto.) Serve it as an appetizer or as a side dish. Get Chowhound's crispy prosciutto-wrapped asparagus recipe.
It's five o'clock somewhere and these happy hour favorites are calling your name. Peppers. Cream cheese. Salt. Tree! Jaaa Jaaa. We know they are really good fried, but that's an unnecessary hassle at home when they're so easy to make in the oven, not to mention healthier and damn tasty. Get Chowhound's easy jalapeno pop recipe.
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Perfectly baked potatoes
There is a baked potato. And then there is another perfectly baked potato. Follow these steps to achieve spuds nirvana, then consider taking things to the next level with a fully loaded baked potato bar. Get the perfect Chowhound baked potato recipe.
For a tasty one-ingredient snack, you can't go wrong with a hard-boiled egg. Better yet, add a dash of mayo and sprinkle bell pepper for a devilish upgrade. Get the recipe for deviled eggs.
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Homemade ricotta cheese
While there is an abundance of fall herbs in, well, fall, you can easily find them all year round in your supermarket. Pick some of your favorites, chop and mash with butter at room temperature. Spread it over bread or let it melt on top of a sizzling seared steak. Either way, make a large batch as it will stay in the fridge as long as unseasoned butter and freezes well too. Download Chowhound's fall butter recipe or try another flavored butter.