28 Amazing Dishes That Require Just 4 Ingredients or Fewer
We go gah-gah for food porn like the rest of ’em, but it’s a disappointing and all-too-frequent reality to discover the dish we’re lusting over requires 20 ingredients, four of which are expensive, hard-to-find spices. In hopes of arming ourselves with some affordable, easy-to-make (and shop-for) recipes, we’ve curated a list of 28 yummy dishes that require just four ingredients or fewer. No, they’re not all gluten free, and yes, some may make use of packaged goods, but sometimes in life you have to be efficient… and realistic.
Disclaimer: We’re assuming your pantry has olive oil, salt, and pepper to start with for a few of these. Scroll below, and bon appétit!
Anything doughy tends to be a sure-fire crowd-pleaser in my household, and I’m sure this simple Italian flatbread—made with pizza dough, Italian seasonings, salt, and pepper—is no exception. Top it off with whatever veggies you have on-hand for extra flavor. Head here for the full recipe.
This recipe isn’t something you’ll be making for a last-minute dinner, but we guarantee once you realize how easy it is to make this crusty and fluffy bread, you’ll be making it all the time. All you need is a dutch oven, flour, salt, yeast, and water—and eight to 24 hours to let the dough rest. Head here for the full recipe.