Simplify menu planning with these quick and easy accompaniments.

By MyRecipes
Updated November 12, 2007
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Credit: BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER

Most Americans don't know at 4 p.m. what they'll eat for dinner, but whatever it is had better be tasty and fast.

These superfast side dishes can be prepared with just five ingredients–excluding pantry basics like salt, pepper, and water–and help simplify meal planning. Add to any entrée, and you've got dinner.

5-Ingredient, 15-Minute Recipes: