5-Ingredient (or Less) Simple and Tasty Holiday Eats


With the holidays in full swing, there's never enough time to do every single thing on your mile-long list. Rather than stressing out about what needs to be done, simplify the process. Recipes with a million and one ingredients are not always going to work–keep it quick and easy with these recipes that each call for five ingredients or less.  

Super Simple Turkey
Cooking up a whole turkey can be pretty intimidating, especially if it's your first time. No one wants to ruin dinner with a burnt bird! Keep it simple with only five ingredients in this step-by-step tutorial that'll result in the best turkey in town. 

Smoked Ham with Maple Syrup Glaze
If ham is more your jam, this recipe is for you. Five easy ingredients result in a mouthwatering ham that's perfect for leftover sandwiches. 

Slow Cooker Meatballs
Toss frozen meatballs in the slow cooker along with grape jelly and BBQ sauce–yes, you read that right–and set the timer and forget about it. It doesn't get easier than this surefire dish. 

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Plantains
This unique appetizer offers the perfect mix of sweet and savory. With only four ingredients, your guests won't stop raving about how delicious it is. 

Shaved Brussels and Kale Salad with Sweet Basil Dressing
No need to skimp on your greens when this delicious recipe couldn't be easier. This salad has five ingredients and a whole lot of healthy flavor. 

Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are a favorite on most holiday tables. Ready in less than 10 minutes, they're sure to be a crowd pleaser thanks to the secret ingredient–Greek yogurt. 

Dark Chocolate Bark with Pomegranate and Pistachio
A simple, three-ingredient bark with a pop of red and green makes this an easy, festive, sweet treat to share with guests. 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls
Chocolate and peanut butter go together like few other combos. This easy dessert is simple yet full of flavor for a perfect sweet treat. 

Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Get in the holiday spirit with these tasty cookies. We think they'd be perfect with a cup of hot cocoa by the fire on a chilly winter night.

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