11 easy 3-ingredient recipes

Since resolving to order delivery food less, and not being very experienced when it comes to the kitchen, I’m always on the lookout for super easy meals I can make like the yummy 3-ingredient recipes below.

In fact, looking over the short list of ingredients, I totally have most of them in my cabinets and fridge just waiting to be transformed into a scrumptious dish!

I especially want to try out the ones that will let me bust out my slow cooker and let it do all the work for me. Cinnamon roll icing recipe no cream cheese It’s basically become my best friend since starting this kick to cook more of my meals.

The only trouble is, I don’t know which one I want to whip up first.

Have you ever created any simple 3-ingredient recipes for your family to enjoy? Or made any of the easy options below?

Let us know in the comments and don’t forget to SHARE these awesome recipes with your friends and family!

Lisa from Thrive Style explains how this spin on regular mac and cheese was a staple in her house growing up.

Cook the pasta and heat the tomato soup in separate pans.


Cinnamon roll glaze recipe no powdered sugar Add the cheese to the tomato soup and stir until melted. Cinnamon roll icing without cream cheese recipe Drain the pasta and add to the soup mixture, mixing well. Easy cinnamon buns with cream cheese icing 2. Cinnamon rolls without yeast or baking powder Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken

The whole family will love biting into these juicy, crunchy chicken tenders from Wry Toast.

Place the tenders in a large bowl and pour mustard, stirring to make sure each one is covered. Cinnamon rolls yellow cake mix Let this marinate in the fridge for about an hour.

Pre-heat the oven to 350 and grease a baking sheet. Cinnamon roll recipe using yellow cake mix Crush your pretzels with a food processor or by placing inside a snack bag and breaking apart.

Coat the chicken with the pretzel crumbs and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until crispy. Cinnamon roll recipe without bread machine 3. Cinnamon roll recipe with instant yeast Pulled Pork

You might be surprised by this recipe’s surprising use of soda, but you won’t be able to deny the scrumptious results.

Put the tenderloin in the slow cooker on low, then pour the root beer over it. Cinnamon roll recipe with grands biscuits Allow to heat for about six hours or until the meat shreds easily.

Drain the root beer, then return the meat to the slow cooker and pour barbecue sauce over it, stirring until completely mixed. Cinnamon roll recipe with canned biscuits 4. Cinnamon roll recipe with refrigerated biscuits Mozzarella Sticks

This twist on traditional mozzarella sticks can be baked or fried for a yummy snack.

Lay the egg roll wrapper with the corners pointing out like a diamond, then place the string cheese on the bottom corner and roll to the top — tucking in the sides.

Beat the egg for an egg wash, then brush over the rolls. Cinnamon roll recipe with biscuit dough Heat in a greased pan until golden brown. Homemade giant cinnamon rolls recipe 5. Easy giant cinnamon rolls recipe Orange Chicken

Jamie from Totally the Bomb got creative with another fizzy beverage for this simple recipe.

Place all of the ingredients in a gallon-sized freezer bag, then allow to marinate in the fridge overnight.

Pour into your slow cooker and heat on low for six to eight hours. Cinnamon rolls from scratch easy 6. Cinnamon rolls from scratch with yeast Creamy Potato Soup

Using pre-made frozen potatoes for this recipe from A Mom’s Take helps cut back on prep with onions and peppers already added in.

Add all of the ingredients in a pot and mix well. Homemade cinnamon rolls from scratch no yeast Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and allow to simmer until it thickens. Cinnamon rolls from scratch no yeast 7. Cinnabon cinnamon rolls recipe food com Cream-less Creamed Corn

I’ve never been a huge fan of creamed corn, but I would probably ask for seconds of this recipe from the New York Times.

Husk the corn and grate into a bowl using the large holes of a box grater. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting Melt one tablespoon of the butter in a saucepan and add shallots or red onion, cooking on medium heat until they’re tender.

Add the corn and mix well, then cook for another five minutes. Cinnamon roll recipe using canned biscuits Stir in the rest of the butter and remove from heat. Best homemade cinnamon rolls without yeast 8. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese icing Baked Ham And Cheese Rollups

Georgia from the Comfort of Cooking recommends dipping these rolls in some mustard or horseradish.

Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees, then roll out the pizza dough on a floured counter. Cinnamon swirl bundt cake recipe Press it into a rectangle shape, then arrange the ham in an even layer on top.

Sprinkle the cheese on top, then roll into a log, pinching the seam to seal. Cinnamon roll pound cake recipe Bake on a greased pan for about 50 minutes. Cinnamon roll bundt cake recipe 9. Quick cinnamon rolls recipe from scratch Dried Beef Dip

You can add some sour cream to this recipe by Jamie from My Baking Addiction if you’d like a thinner dip.

Use an electric mixer to smooth out cream cheese in a medium bowl, then stir in the onions and dried beef until completely mixed.

Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least two hours. Cinnamon rolls cinnabon copycat recipe 10. Homemade cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting recipe Ravioli Casserole

I would definitely sprinkle a dash of parmesan on top of this cheesy pasta bake from the Tasty Kitchen.

Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees, then grease a rectangular baking dish. Pillsbury cinnamon roll king cake recipe Pour 3/4 of the marinara sauce on the bottom, then layer half of the (still frozen) ravioli on top. Cinnamon rolls recipe homemade Sprinkle half the mozzarella on top of that, then repeat with another layer.

Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake for about 30 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for another 10-15 minutes. Cinnamon rolls recipe easy quick 11. Cinnamon rolls made with yellow cake mix Zucchini Salad

This springy salad from the New York Times would totally hit the spot as a quick side dish.

Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees, then wash, trim, and slice zucchini into 1/4-inch thick rounds. Cinnamon roll dough recipe with yeast Lay them out in a single layer on a cookie sheet and bake for five to seven minutes.

Do you have your own three-ingredient recipes you rely on for a fast homemade meal?

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