Simple Recipes

Find simple recipes from our Simple and Delicious Magazine. Get simple recipes for appetizers, breakfast, dinner, and more simple recipes by course.

Subscriber-Exclusive Simple Recipes

View More Subscriber-Exclusive Simple Recipes
Access 1,000s
of Exclusive Recipes
When You Subscribe Now!
 

Peanut Butter Cup Trifle

Peanut Butter Cup Trifle

Peanut Butter Cup Trifle

Using just five ingredients makes this recipe so simple. You can add a little extra decoration with chocolate jimmies, too. —Chris Nelson, Decatur, AR

Raspberry Coconut Cream Pie

Raspberry Coconut Cream Pie

Raspberry Coconut Cream Pie

I like coconut pies and my husband likes raspberries. Here's a little stroke of genius I had when I wanted to make the ultimate dessert for both of us. —Susan Jolly, Wilmington, Delaware

Swiss Ham Kabobs

Swiss Ham Kabobs

Swiss Ham Kabobs

With melty cheese, juicy pineapple and salty ham, it's no surprise my daughter requests my kabobs on her May birthday. They're a fantastic way to get into grilling season. —Helen Phillips, Horseheads, New York

More Simple Recipes

Orange Roughy Italiano

Orange Roughy Italiano

Orange Roughy Italiano

“I’m not a big fan of fish unless it’s fried,“ confides Sherry Fletcher from Highland, Illinois. “But this recipe is so simple and good that it’s become a favorite! It’s also low in fat and packed with vitamin-rich veggies and Italian flavor.“

Chocolate-Pecan Sticky Buns

Chocolate-Pecan Sticky Buns

Chocolate-Pecan Sticky Buns

You won’t believe how delicious this super-easy, 4-ingredient recipe is! Sent from Tamara Logan of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, these rolls have surprise chocolate kisses inside that guests will love.

Chili Cheese Corn

Chili Cheese Corn

Chili Cheese Corn

“I got this yummy corn recipe from a co-worker more than 10 years ago,” writes Nadene Melton from Euless, Texas. “It’s so easy and tasty that it’s become a favorite in our family—especially for holidays or special meals. I’ve had many requests for the recipe.” TIP: To turn Nadene’s creamy side dish into a convenient meal, simply add cooked chicken, beef or shrimp. Serve with a leafy tossed salad and crusty loaf of bread.

Easy Rice and Peas

Easy Rice and Peas

Easy Rice and Peas

Even folks who aren't fond of vegetables will gobble up this simple-to-prepare side dish. For even more color, toss in some chopped frozen carrots.

Granola Sundaes

Granola Sundaes

Granola Sundaes

Ice cream has long been a hassle-free dessert that complements any meal. Top it off with a yummy oat mixture, and you've got an instant success.—Kim Dunbar, Willow Springs, Illinois

Turkey Scallopini

Turkey Scallopini

Turkey Scallopini

Quick-cooking turkey breast slices make this recipe a winner when you only have a few minutes to fix a satisfying meal. I've also used flattened boneless skinless chicken breast halves in place of the turkey of this entree. —Karen Adams, Cleveland, Tennessee

Honey Spice Bread

Honey Spice Bread

Honey Spice Bread

The texture of this moist bread is almost like a cake, so I usually serve slices of it for dessert. Plus, the loaf looks so festive with the pretty glaze drizzled on top. —Gaye O'Dell, Binghamton, New York

Cheesy Chive Potatoes

Cheesy Chive Potatoes

Cheesy Chive Potatoes

These potatoes are a speedy side dish that complements most any entree. Feta cheese adds a rich zesty flavor. A neighbor supplies me with garden-fresh chives, but you can use frozen or dried chives for more convenience.—Jean Komlos, Plymouth, Michigan

Two-Meat Spaghetti Sauce

Two-Meat Spaghetti Sauce

Two-Meat Spaghetti Sauce

“I can put this hearty dish together, make a salad and have supper on the table in 30 minutes flat. It's one of my favorite hurry-up meals-whether making it from scratch or taking the sauce out of the freezer.” Shirley Klinner - Medford, Wisconsin

Berry Compote Topping

Berry Compote Topping

Berry Compote Topping

“This recipe is fantastic served over toasted slices of pound cake as well as warm-from-the-oven biscuits!” Try it over ice cream, too! Wanda Wedekind — West Frankfort, Illinois

Speedy Minestrone

Speedy Minestrone

Speedy Minestrone

Dona Hoffman of Addison, IL maximizes the potential of convenience products to create a hearty soup for cold winter nights. This full-bodied dish contains lots of beans, veggies and sausage, and the pasta mix ties everything together.

Chicken Tossed Salad

Chicken Tossed Salad

Chicken Tossed Salad

“My husband is picky about salads, but he loves this combination of fruit, meat and cheese,” says Vanetta Servoss from Southaven, Mississippi. “With a package of greens and fully-cooked bacon, it goes together so quickly.”

Beef Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Beef Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Beef Stir-Fry with Peanut Sauce

Our taste test panel couldn't wait to try this stir-fry from Janet Lowe of Kennewick, Washington. The flavor is very similar to restaurant-style dishes. A pleasant peanut sauce coats the meat and vegetables, giving the entree Thai flair.

Pork Medallions with Sauteed Apples

Pork Medallions with Sauteed Apples

Pork Medallions with Sauteed Apples

When it comes to healthy, easy and flavorful entrees, this dish is tops. The pork doesn't have much fat and it's wonderful with the apple slices and tangy sauce. —Clara Coulston of Washington Court House, Ohio
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT