55+ Easy and Delicious 3 Ingredient Recipes

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As a busy full-time working mom of three kiddos, I know how helpful it is to have quick and simple (and budget friendly!) meals to feed your family. These 55+ simple 3 ingredient recipes will help you to get mealtime done, faster and easier.

These easy 3 ingredient recipes are perfect for busy days and evenings when you have a lot going on or you just don’t have a lot of energy to make a full-production dinner. They are great for any night when you just want a simple, tasty meal that won’t have you slaving in the kitchen.

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Easy 3 Ingredient Recipes

In the article are some of the best quick and easy to prepare 3 ingredient recipes. They can really save you time and effort (and money) in the kitchen.

Quick note: When counting ingredients for these recipes, I don’t count the spices, because they aren’t main ingredients in the recipes and virtually everyone has them on hand. (All of the spices used in these recipes are common ones that pretty much everyone should have.)

Also, some of the recipes below are Instant Pot recipes. We just got one of these last year, and they are so convenient! They are really a great time saver. I love ours!

You can learn more about the model we got here, or click on the image below to learn more about the benefits of getting an Instant Pot.

I hope you enjoy these simple three ingredient recipes!

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55+ Quick and Easy 3 Ingredient Recipes

These are some of the best simple 3 ingredient recipes. Enjoy these simple meals to help you get family meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner (and treats, too!) on the table quicker, cheaper, and easier.

3 Ingredient Recipes for Breakfast (3 Ingredient Breakfast Recipes)

These are some of my favorite 3 ingredient breakfast recipes.

Banana Cinnamon Pancakes at RecipebyPhoto.com

3 Ingredient Crepes at JustaPinch.com

3 Ingredient Strawberry Banana Smoothie at GimmeDelicious.com

Frozen Fruit and Yogurt Smoothie at AverieCooks.com

3 Ingredient Banana Oat Smoothie at Tasty.co

3 Ingredient Crustless Quiche at MercyIsNew.com

Banana Oat Muffins at TheLazyDish.com

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins at CrazyforCrust.com

3 Ingredient Avocado and Greens Omelet at CalmEats.com

3 Ingredient Berry Smoothie at ShootTheCook.com

Easy 3 Ingredient Pancakes at CafeDelites.com

Easy Banana Bread at SixSistersStuff.com

Healthy Chocolate Muffins at Recipe-Diaries.com

Easy Breakfast Burritos at TheSkinnyPot.com

3 Ingredient Recipes for Lunch (3 Ingredient Lunch Recipes)

Below you will find in this section some of the best 3 ingredient lunch recipes.

Quick Tuna Salad for Sandwiches at AllRecipes.com

3 Ingredient Chicken Salad for Sandwiches at Babaganosh.com

Easy Homemade Pizza Rolls at BevCooks.com

Easy Egg Salad Recipe for Sandwiches at KristinesKitchenBlog.com

3 Ingredient Tomato Tortellini Soup at HoneyandBirch.com

3 Ingredient Tuna Avocado Salad at TheRoastedRoot.net

Hummus Chicken Salad for Sandwiches or Wraps at KimsCravings.com

3 Ingredient Chicken Noodle Soup at BethBryan.com

Easy Salsa Quesadillas at FoodComas.com

Broccoli Soup at NOMasteKitchen.com

Tortilla Wraps at MamaLina.com

Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches at Campbells.com

3 Ingredient Recipes for Dinner (3 Ingredient Dinner Recipes)

These are some of my favorite 3 ingredient dinner recipes.

3 Ingredient Sloppy Joes from EatingonaDime.com

Easiest Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese from Food52.com

BBQ Cream Cheese Chicken at 365DaysofCrockpot.com

3 Ingredient Chili at IHeartNaptime.com

Pesto Cheesy Chicken Rolls at AllRecipes.com

3 Ingredient Teriyaki Chicken at Tasty.co

3 Ingredient Meatloaf at Comfort & Yum

3 Ingredient Salmon at TheHealthyMaven.com

Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Dumpling Skillet at TheKitchn.com

Instant Pot Ribs at MomAdvice.com

3 Ingredient Pulled Pork at Tablespoon.com

Pesto Chicken at AllRecipes.com

Chicken Tortilla Soup at Brit.co

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken at TemeculaBlogs.com

3 Ingredient Cheesy Potatoes at TheSeasonedMom.com

Easy Bean and Cheese Burritos at LovetoBeintheKitchen.com

Quick and Easy 3 Ingredient Tomato Soup at InspiredTaste.net

3 Ingredient Pizzadillas at FountainAvenueKitchen.com

3 Ingredient Chili Burritos at TheCardsWeDrew.com

Cheesy Sausage Biscuit Cups

3 Ingredient Recipes for Desserts and Treats (3 Ingredient Dessert Recipes)

In this section I share some of the best 3 ingredient dessert recipes.

Mini Apple Crisp Skillets at Tasty.co

3 Ingredient Instant Pot Dump Cake at TemeculaBlogs.com

Snicker Cookies at TasteofHome.com

3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies at 365DaysofBakingandMore.com

Instant Pot Peach Cobbler at 365DaysofCrockpot.com

Cookies and Cream Mousse at Tasty.co

Cake and Berry Cobbler at TasteofHome.com

3 Ingredient Sugar Cookies at DessertsonaDime.com

3 Ingredient Peach Cobbler at MomCrieff.com

Lemon Cool Whip Cookies at TastesofLizzyT.com

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies at AnItalianinMyKitchen.com

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Final Thoughts

I hope you enjoyed this list of fun and easy 3 ingredient recipes. Those are some of the best easy 3 ingredient recipes for families. Most of these easy 3 ingredient recipes are budget friendly, too, which is a huge plus in my book!

What are some of your favorite easy 3 ingredient recipes? What simple three ingredient recipes do you love and make again and again? Leave a comment below and let me know! I would love to hear your thoughts and ideas!

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