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5-Ingredient Mains For Your Holiday Dinner [Easy Recipes]

 

Holiday party mains don't need to be laborious and such a pain to prepare. There are many easy recipes that are simple and easy enough to cook but look elegant and taste fantastic enough to serve in parties.

 

Epic 5 Ingredient Marinated London Broil (So Damn Delish)

This recipe called Epic 5 Ingredient Marinated London Broil from So Damn Delish is a great and rustic recipe to try that will surely impress your family and friends. This dish tastes like an expensive dinner in a 5-star restaurant. Pair this with some baked or whipped potatoes, and you're good to go!

"This marinated london broil recipe is so super easy! It has only 5 ingredients and takes under 10 minutes to cook! It’s a surefire hit for all steak lovers out there."

Ingredients:

  • 1.5-2lb london broil, 1 inch thick
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • Juice of one lime

via Epic 5 Ingredient Marinated London Broil (So Damn Delish)

 

Slow Cooker Orange-Balsamic Glazed Ham (The Stay At Home Chef)

If your family is fond of ham, you might want to try this Slow Cooker Orange-Balsamic Glazed Ham from The Stay At Home Chef. This recipe only requires five ingredients - bone-in ham, brown sugar, orange juice, balsamic vinegar and salt. Enjoy this ham with green bean casserole or sweet potatoes. 

 

"Ham is heated in the slow cooker and glazed with a quick and delicious homemade orange and balsamic glaze."

Ingredients:

  • 1 5 to 8 pound bone-in ham
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

via Slow Cooker Orange-Balsamic Glazed Ham (The Stay At Home Chef)

 

5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken With Asparagus (Pinch Of Yum)

If you're craving for a chicken recipe that's more than just your regular chicken dinner, try this 5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken With Asparagus from Pinch Of Yum. This is a great recipe that combines the main (chicken) with a side dish (asparagus) - two birds in one stone! The flavor combination of butter, honey and lemon in this dish is just divine.

"Lemon chicken and asparagus? It’s bright, fresh, healthy, and ready on your table in 20 minutes. Easiest meal of all time, right here, right now."

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1-2 cups chopped asparagus
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons honey + 2 tablespoons butter (optional)
  • parsley for topping (optional)

via 5 Ingredient Lemon Chicken With Asparagus (Pinch Of Yum)

 

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

It's always a good idea to marinate your meat the night before the party. This would allow the meet to steep in longer in the marinade, resulting in a delicious entree with layers of flavor. 

 



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