11 Meals With Only 3 Ingredients

Weeknights are way too busy. Trying to squeeze in a healthy meal for your family can be almost impossible, especially if it's been a while since you've made a grocery run. Lucky for you we have 11 meals that only need three ingredients!

3-Ingredient Chili: Beef, beans and tomatoes are the only things required for this hearty meal! Everything else is optional. It's simple to make, requiring about 30 minutes. (via I Heart Naptime)

3-ingredient chili
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>> Recipe: Hearty Sweet Potato Chili

3-Ingredient Macaroni and Cheese: Mac and cheese is a family favorite in most households. But healthy? This is a lightened up version and only requires a few ingredients! It's every mom's dream come true. (via The Sweetest Kitchen)

mac and cheese
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3-Ingredient Black Bean Soup: A hearty soup with only a little effort, this is a great meal to make in a pinch! Plus, black beans are full of protein so it's perfect for a power boost. (via Honey and Birch)

3-ingredient black bean soup
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French Market Chicken: Enjoy a tasty chicken meal with only three ingredients. It's served with tasty potatoes for a filling and hearty dinner. (via Refinery 29)

lemon chicken
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Ginger Soy Chicken: For a flavorful but simple meal, give this recipe a try! It's great for changing things up, but not giving yourself more work. (via The Chic Life)

ginger soy grilled chicken
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Apple Juice Chicken: Flavored with unfiltered apple juice, this simple meal will be loved by picky eaters! It's great for families and busy moms. (via Oatmeal with A Fork)

apple juice chicken
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Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken: Made with a can of salsa and chicken, this recipe only has TWO ingredients. It's simple, versatile and delicious! (via Gimme Some Oven)

salsa chicken
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Quinoa, Feta and Avocado: This simple combo makes for a great lunch for the next day! It's easy to store in tupperware or you can make it that very morning. With only three ingredients you'll be eating clean and healthy on a time budget! (via Free People)

Quinoa with avocado and feta
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>> Read more: 50 Ways to Cook with Avocados

BBQ Chicken Stuffed Sweet Potatoes: A tender sweet potato is stuffed with juicy and delicious chicken and toped with your choice of a light BBQ sauce. Enjoy! (via The Comfort of Cooking)

BBQ chicken stuffed sweet potatoes
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Salted Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream: Made with only bananas, peanut butter and sea salt, this is a great skinny dessert! You can also find a great recipe on this same page for a three-ingredient caramel sauce. (via A House in The Hills)

salted banana peanut butter ice cream
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Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler: Make a tasty peach cobbler in your slow cooker this week! It takes peaches, butter and white cake mix. It's so tasty you'll need to be sure you don't overindulge! (via 365 Days of Crockpot)


>> Read more: 52 Slow Cooker Meals

slow cooker peach cobbler
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