The Ultimate Collection of 3 Ingredient Recipes

The Ultimate Collection of 3-Ingredient Recipes - Mains, Sides, Apptizers, Desserts, Snacks and more!

If you’re like me, you often look in your fridge or pantry and wonder what you can put together with what you have on hand. Well, I have scoured the internet and put together this list of 50+ 3 Ingredient recipes that will make it SO much easier to make something amazing with just a few staples.


Slow Cooker Sweet Glazed Pork Chops by Six Sisters Stuff

South of the Border Mac and Cheese by Ready Set Eat

Rosemary Butter Chicken by Leeves and Berries

Tuna Stuffed Pepper by Redbook

Prime Rib Roast by Food and Wine

Italian Sausage Pesto Pasta by See Mommy Doing

Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken by Sunday Scratchups

Coca Cola Pulled Pork by The Londoner

Shrimp with Ginger Sauce by Real Simple

Shrimp ‘n Slaw Marinara by Hungry Girl

Baked Tofu with Soy and Sesame by Kalyn’s Kitchen

Pecan Crusted Catfish by Woman’s Day

3 ingredient side dishes - a huge collection of cheap sides

Curried Whole Cauliflower by Eating Well

Marinara Sauce by Martha Stewart

Broccoli Potato Soup by My Kitchen Addictions

Goat Cheese Empanadas by Real Simple

Summer Veggie Slaw by Marzetti Kitchens

Pesto the Besto by Sometimes Always Never

Artichoke Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potato by Ripped Recipes

Beer Breadsticks by Top with Cinnamon

Crispy Chipotle Potato Tian by Oh My Veggies

Truffle Brussels Sprouts Chips by Ari’s Menu

Paleo Plantain Flatbread by Leaf Parade

3-ingredient desserts - awesome collection of easy, cheap desserts

Banana Spring Rolls by KitchMe

Salted Chocolate Coconut Stacks by Paleo Parents

Simple Shortbread Cookies by Dine and Dish

Flourless Peanut Butter Cake by Kirbie Cravings

Nutella Smores Pizza by Thistlewood Farms

Crumbly Toffee by ExPress-O

Peanut Butter Cookies by Two Men and a Little Farm

Cranberry Nut Bark by Des Moines Register

Raspberry Red Wine Coulis by Kitchen Parade

Dairy Free Whipped Topping by Casa Cullen

Icebox Chocolate Cheesecake by Food and Wine

Honey Peanut Butter Fudge by Linda’s Lunacy

Blueberry Sauce by Food of My Affection

Red Velvet Cookies by Red Couch Recipes

Blackberry Sherbet by One Perfect Bite

Healthy Ice Cream by The Kitchn

Peach Cobbler by Delighted Momma

3-ingredient snack foods - great collection of easy recipes

Energy Bars by Kirbie Cravings

Chocolate Granola Apple Wedges by It’s Overflowing

Peanut Butter Dip by The View from 510

Cheesy Sausage Bites by A Mother Thing

Stuffed Figs by Taste of Home

Roasted Tomato and Creme Fraiche Tartlet by Chew Town

Beer Muffins by

3-ingredient drinks - collection of yummy cocktails and mocktails


Cold Brew Mocha Frappe by Minimalist Baker

Orange Creamsicle by Ready Set Eat

Barefoot Lemon Droplet by Intoxicologist


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Katie Reed

Katie Reed

Katie Reed is a 38 year old mom blogger from Salt Lake City, UT. She is married to the man of her dreams and together they have four beautiful boys. Dexter is 9, Daniel is 7, Chester is 5 and Wilder is 2. She writes about living with mental health issues while navigating motherhood. Her blog focuses on tips and tricks for moms, information and parenting news, kid-friendly recipes and crafts. She loves to reflect on the humorous side of parenthood and shares the reality of her life, with a "warts and all" attitude.

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  1. Dear Katie,

    Thanks for taking the time to research and share this. Will be looking up a few for inspiration.

    Stopping over from Epic Mommy Adventures.

    Do have a beautiful weekend.

  2. Hi Katie! This is a great list you’ve put together. Thanks for including a link to one of my drinks on it as well. Much appreciated. ~ Cheri

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