9 Recipes to Make with 5 Ingredients or Less

9 Recipes to Make with 5 Ingredients or Less
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After a long, busy day, making a complicated dinner can be the last thing you want to do — especially if you're really hungry. Slapping some cheese between two pieces of bread and calling it a night sounds really tempting. So does ordering take out. But we've come up with an alternative: low-maintenance dishes made with five ingredients or less.

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Inspired by James Tanner's new cookbook, Take 5 Ingredients, we've rounded up recipes from our site that also meet the same requirements. For uncomplicated weeknight meals, try some of the dishes below, and we promise that you'll be surprised by what you can accomplish with so few ingredients. (And no, they're not all pasta recipes.)

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