5-Ingredient Cookbook: Fresh Food Fast

These 98 quick and healthy recipes combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples for speedy meals you'll feel great about eating.

5-Ingredient Salads

Using ingredients you likely have on hand already, these entrée salads are easy, quick, and delicious. Many of these recipes call for homemade dressings that push the ingredient list over five items, but you can use a bottled dressing with similar flavors instead to save time and effort.

Chicken and Spring Greens with Aai Dressing
Oxmoor House

Chicken and Spring Greens with Açai Dressing

This salad is a model of nutrition. The greens and onion provide a variety of vitamins and minerals, the pecans add healthy fats, and the chicken is a great source of lean protein, all with less than 300 calories per serving. Açai dressing is rich in antioxidants, but so is any bottled berry dressing.

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  • Mixed baby salad greens
  • Cooked chicken breast
  • Red onion
  • Toasted pecans
Prep: 6 minutes

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