Forget unwieldy shopping lists of complicated ingredients. These recipes – all of which create delicious, complete meals with minimal ingredients – prove that sometimes, especially after a long and busy day, simple is best.
Indian Curried Ancient Grains and Black Beans, Ancient Harvest (pictured)
Turn our Ancient Harvest Spicy Curry Culinary Ancient Grains into a complete, satisfying meal by adding just a handful of ingredients. Fresh vegetables, black beans, spice and a dollop of plain yogurt create a delicious combination of flavors, textures and nutrients – and the whole thing comes together in just 35 minutes.
5-Ingredient Mexican Quinoa, Simply Quinoa
Like the name says, this recipe has only five ingredients – and one of them is Ancient Harvest Quinoa. The others? Fresh or frozen corn, black beans, salsa, and ground cumin – and an optional but recommended garnish of fresh cilantro. While these ingredients may seem ordinary, you’ll be surprised by how tasty the results are.
5-Ingredient Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Peppers, Gimme Some Oven
Looking to up your Mexican quinoa game a bit? This fun recipe counts whole bell peppers among its five ingredients – which are stuffed with a tasty blend of quinoa, cheese, salsa and meat-free crumbles. Not only is this easy dish flavorful, but the presentation makes it impressive enough to serve company.
Lemony Pesto Pasta with Edamame & Almonds, The Kitchn
This quick and easy pasta dish would be fantastic with our gluten-free Supergrain Spaghetti – or, if you’d like to add to the plant-based protein already provided by the soybeans and nuts, one of our new Bean & Lentil Pastas. Either way, you’ll love the fresh flavors of this dish.
5-Ingredient Cheesy Squash Quinoa, Sweet Phi
A nutritious, veggie-packed twist on mac and cheese, this dish features creamy acorn squash and protein-packed quinoa – as well as plenty of rich, cheesy goodness. If you’re looking for cozy comfort food that can be made in 30 minutes, you’ve got to try this recipe.
5-Ingredient Quinoa Breakfast Pots, Wendy Polisi
Quick and easy isn’t just for dinnertime. In fact, on a busy fall morning, you’re likely to want a filling, tasty and satisfying breakfast that can be whipped together with only a handful of nutritious ingredients – and this recipe fits the bill. Want to try swapping the strawberries for another fruit? Go right ahead!