5-Ingredients or Less: October 2011
Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto
This fast, simple appetizer is great for parties and also complements pastas, soups, and salads.
Cheese Crostini with Prosciutto Recipe
Skillet Stuffed Peppers
Shepherd's pie meets the classic stuffed pepper for an easy weeknight dinner.
Skillet Stuffed Peppers Recipe
Southwestern Chicken Roll-Ups
Combine cream cheese and picante sauce in an easy filling for boneless chicken breasts.
Southwestern Chicken Roll-Ups Recipe
Roasted Brown Sugar and Dill Salmon
Slow roasting the cured fish gives the salmon a velvety, silken texture.
Roasted Brown Sugar and Dill Salmon Recipe
Smashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese
Get the same creaminess–and a lot more flavor–when you blend goat cheese instead of cream cheese into your potatoes.
Smashed Potatoes with Goat Cheese Recipe
Pan-Fried Pork Chops
Start with on-hand pantry items to make these down-home pork chops.
Pan-Fried Pork Chops Recipe
Pan-Seared Filet Mignon
Prepare this simple, but outstanding seared beef tenderloin recipe for guests.
Pan-Seared Filet Mignon Recipe
Thin-Crust Turkey Pepperoni Pizzas
Make a crispy, thin-crust pizza by using flour tortillas for the crust.
Thin-Crust Turkey Pepperoni Pizzas Recipe
Veggie Sausage and Egg Strata
Treat yourself to a meatless egg and cheese casserole for Sunday brunch.
Veggie Sausage and Egg Strata Recipe
Brown Butter Cauliflower Mash
Instead of mashed potatoes, try a creamy caulilfower mash with your main dish.
Brown Butter Cauliflower Mash Recipe
Pork Chops with Ancho Chile Rub Ancho
Ancho chile powder, made from dried poblano peppers, adds a mild heat, which is mellowed by the sweetness of the preserves in the glaze.
Pork Chops with Ancho Chile Rub Ancho Recipe
A cheesy spinach and bacon-packed frittata is great option for a light weeknight dinner.
Iron-Man Frittata Recipe
Southwest Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Take mashed sweet potatoes in a savory direction by adding sour cream and chopped green chiles.
Southwest Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Lamb Shanks Braised with Tomato
Simmer lamb shanks in a mixture of red wine and canned tomatoes for a rustic main dish.
Lamb Shanks Braised with Tomato Recipe
This quick and easy version of baked apples is cooked in the microwave and features dried cranberries and walnuts along with the apples.
Baked Apples Recipe
Dinner's a wrap with these easy veggie-goat cheese sandwiches.
Wrap-and-Roll Sandwiches Recipe
Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Roasting brings out a sweet, mellow flavor in these fall veggies.
Roasted Carrots and Parsnips Recipe
Pork Tenderloin in Phyllo
This recipe is simplicity itself--place the meat on the phyllo, and roll up. You don't even have to tuck in the ends of the dough.
Pork Tenderloin in Phyllo Recipe
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples
You'll love the sweet-tart contrast of the apple with the strongly-flavored Brussels sprouts.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Apples Recipe
Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Bean Dip
Serve this Mediterranean-style dip with baguette slices, pita chips or bagel chips for an easy appetizer.
Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Bean Dip Recipe
Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Sausage Bites
These sweet and saucy little sausages are always popular at parties or for tailgating.
Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Sausage Bites Recipe
Brown sugar is the star in these tender, sweet brownies that are a nice alternative to chocolate.
Butterscotch Blondies Recipe
Keep it basic with buttermilk biscuits for breakfast, or try one of the savory flavor variations and serve biscuits at supper.
Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
Weeknight Ravioli Lasagna
Take a lasagna shortcut by using refrigerated ravioli and a jar of marinara sauce in this meatless main dish.
Weeknight Ravioli Lasagna Recipe
Quick Pear-Ginger Crisps
You can make this easy weeknight dessert with ingredients you may already have in the pantry: canned pears, gingersnaps, brown sugar, and a bag of walnut pieces.
Quick Pear-Ginger Crisps Recipe
Wrap hot dogs in a covering of breadstick dough for a fun Halloween treat that will be gobbled up by both kids and adults.
Mummy Dogs Recipe
With refrigerated pizza dough, a container of bruschetta topping and cheese, you're on your way to a hearty snack or accompaniment to soup or salad.
Pizza Sticks Recipe
Corny Candy Popcorn Balls
Full of popcorn, teddy bear cookies, and candy corn and glued together by melted marshmallows, this treat will be a hit.
Corny Candy Popcorn Balls Recipe
A slender loaf of rustic Italian bread is the ideal shape to use for these little dessert sandwiches.
Chocolate Panini Recipe
Treat yourself to candied apples this Halloween.
Candied Apples Recipe
Spooky Crème Caramels
Forget the bag of candy. Go for a more luxurious Halloween dessert.
Spooky Crème Caramels Recipe