Quick 5-Ingredient Dinners. You’re Welcome
Learn how these easy ideas can transform simple ingredients into quick and delicious dinners. We give you a wide range of options—from vegetarian to produce-packed to family-friendly—to make sure everyone is well-fed and happy.
Super Green Pasta
Put heart-healthy avocados to work for this creamy, super healthy dinner that’s easy to throw together even on the busiest weeknights. P.S.—Out of kale? Try spinach!
Mini Farfalle in Pink Sauce
Barilla Marinara sauce and a little cream turn pasta into a superstar dinner to remember. Add a pop of color, some freshness, and a bit of vegetarian protein with thawed frozen peas.
Pesto Sauce with Penne, Butternut Squash and Bacon
Creamy butternut squash and salty bacon take this classic pesto recipe to the next level. Plus, it’s made in one pot—so what’s not to love about no-fuss cleanup? Bonus: If you’d rather skip the bacon, you can easily make this dish vegetarian with white beans or chickpeas.
Brunch-Worthy Spaghetti and Eggs
Fried eggs perfectly top this veggie-packed, restaurant-worthy pasta dinner. Out of eggs? Top with crumbled goat or feta cheese, or leftover steak or sausage.
Let family members decide which veggies they want in this shortcut Bolognese, and you’re well on your way to this easy school-night dinner. Bonus: The sauce keeps well in the freezer, so make your life easier for next week and cook up a double batch.