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3-ingredient recipes

22 Recipes

Get back to basics with our simple recipes that use just three ingredients, from budget-friendly omelettes and pasta to biscuits, ice cream, and cocktails.

185 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

With just three ingredients, these simple peanut butter cookies will delight kids and grown-ups alike – and they're gluten-free, too

27 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Master the omelette with our simple recipe then add the filling of your choice – grated cheese, ham, fresh herbs, mushrooms and smoked salmon are favourites.

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Go the extra mile for a classic Italian meal and make your own fresh pasta dough. Our simple recipe can be used to make any style or shape

33 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Crispy hash browns are a must for the full English breakfast. With just three ingredients and being freezeable, too, they're easy to add to your next fry up

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This supper couldn't be easier. Make our filling pesto pasta recipe for a quick, family-friendly dish you can throw together with storecupboard ingredients

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
95 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Make these moreish shortbread biscuits using just three ingredients. They're wonderfully crumbly and go perfectly with a cup of tea for a mid-morning treat

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Only three ingredients and a doddle to make, try serving in crisp pistachio cones so they look extra special

3 hrs
Easy
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Use this easy crêpe mix to make sweet or savoury pancakes. There's enough for main course and dessert for a family of four so it's perfect for Shrove Tuesday

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Making your own cranberry sauce is really easy, and you can do it a few days in advance. Plus, this one calls for only three ingredients

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Deep-frying with a difference, try this super easy method for crisp, chunky chips - you'll never look back

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
51 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Condensed milk is a magic ingredient when making no-churn ice cream - the end result will be creamy, smooth and not at all icy

5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This simple canapé is easy to assemble and has only three ingredients, yet looks great as part of a party platter or buffet

15 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these simple charcoal tortillas to jazz up your standard Mexican dinner fare. They take just three ingredients and can be ready in 20 minutes

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make an easy, refreshing orange sorbet using just three ingredients. This simple, zesty dessert or palate cleanser is perfect after a rich meal

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
38 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Three ingredients and two minutes is all you need to whip up this low-fat, low-calorie yogurt, which is ideal for eating after exercise

2 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Create your own delicious peanut butter with three ingredients and minimal fuss. Make your version as smooth or as crunchy as you like

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This super simple, yet delicious, side dish has just three ingredients - perfect for no-fuss entertaining or with a laid-back Sunday roast

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This classic sauce uses only three ingredients. Drizzle around chocolate puddings or over your favourite ice cream

12 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This delicious twist on a martini is made with just three ingredients and takes minutes to make. The bergamot oil in the Earl Grey gives a lovely citrus hit

5 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Curing your own bacon takes just three ingredients and requires your time rather than effort. For the best-quality bacon, buy the best pork you can find

10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Step-by-step guide to making the perfect pancakes for Shrove Tuesday – or any night of the week

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make an easy vodka martini with our simple recipe for an elegant party tipple. Serve your cool cocktail with an olive or a twist of lemon peel

5 mins
Easy
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