On lazy days when you don't feel like cooking something that takes extra efforts, cooking 3 ingridient recipes is the best way to save time and eat something delicious. Here are some simple yet appetising recipes you can try at home using minimum ingridients.
The best things in life are truly simple. Although we do love cooking complex dishes, sometimes making easy and simple recipes is the best way to spend a weekend. There are so many delicious recipes that you can make at home without using many ingredients or spending a lot of time in the kitchen. Most of these recipes can be made from the basic ingredients already available in your kitchen pantry. Let's look at 7 easy recipes that only require three ingredients to be cooked.
* Tomato Soup with Chickpeas
Eating the same packaged soup that you can make at home within five minutes can be boring. It's time that you add something interesting to your soup and make it more like a meal. In this recipe, all you have to do is buy a packet of ready-to-make soup. Then to the soup, add some boiled chickpeas and mix it well so that the chickpeas absorb the flavour of the tomato soup. You can also add some boiled spinach leaves to the soup to make it more nutritious and heavy. Your tomato soup with chickpeas will be ready in no time. If you feel like going a little extra, then adding some cream can also be a great option. The soup will taste like something from a fancy restaurant.
* Broccoli Pasta
This is a simple and very nourishing pasta recipe that you can eat without feeling guilty and is so very delicious. To make this pasta at home, you need some spiral pasta that you can boil to cook it well. Now in a pan, take some oil and fry some broccoli. Add the boiled pasta to the fried broccoli and mix it well. Now add some salt and pepper. Garnish the pasta with some cheddar cheese. Your three ingredients simple yet delightful pasta is ready to be served.
* Chickpea Lettuce Salad
Chickpea lettuce salad is a great option to have a healthy snack that gets prepared in five minutes. You can also use cabbage leaves if you do not have chickpeas available at home. Add boiled chickpea to the pre-sautéed lettuce leaves. Now add some sun-dried tomatoes to the salad. Remember to top the salad with some salt and pepper. This is an easy breezy salad recipe that you can have as a light snack. It is a great option to avoid packaged chips with high calories.
* Mac and Cheese
Mac and cheese is everyone's favourite recipe and the best part is that it is so easy to make. In this simple Mac and cheese three-ingredient recipe all you need is some milk, cheese and macaroni. Take a big pot and pour at least 5 cups of milk in it. Let the milk boil after which add your macaroni to it. Let the macaroni cook until it gets soft and starts absorbing the milk of the pot. Add your cheddar cheese to the macaroni and mix everything well. Add some salt as per your taste as the final touch.
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* Chilli Salmon
You can savour the simplicity of the dish as it never fails to give you a powerful punch of flavours. This is a sweet and spicy dish that can confuse your mind for the good. To make a recipe, all you need is some chilli sauce, salmon and fresh scallions. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Now in a bowl, mix your salmon, scallions and chilli sauce well. Add salt as per your taste to the mixture. Now on a tray place each piece of salmon carefully. Put this in the oven and make it for at least 12 to 15 minutes to make it very soft.
* Black Bean Soup
This is a very famous Cuban recipe and is the perfect option for a winter evening when you need something comforting. Take some boiled black beans along with the broth and put everything in a pot. Now take some leftover chicken broth and add it to the pot as well. Cut some fresh tomatoes and add them to the soup. Mix all of this well and let it cook on medium heat for some time till everything starts to mash. After some time you will see that all the ingredients come together harmoniously into a dark brown soup.
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* Tomato Cheese Toast
Toasts are a great side snack to have with some tea in the evening. For this simple tomato cheese toast recipe, all you have to do is take some bread slices. Put a single slice of cheese on the top of every slice of bread. Now cut some tomatoes and place them on the top of your cheese slices kept on the bread. Bake this in the oven for 5 to 7 minutes. The bread will get crispy and the cheese will melt. The tomatoes also get properly cooked. You can sprinkle some salt and pepper on the top and enjoy it with your evening tea.
All of these are simple 3 ingredients and almost 3-step recipes that you can easily make at home. These are great recipes you can make when you don't feel like putting extra effort into cooking and yet want to have something delicious.