The ideal vacation-rental meal is festive—you’re on vacation, after all. But it also has to be easy, something that doesn’t rely on a long ingredient list or complicated kitchen tools.
We challenged Mia Buchignani of miacooks.com to come up with 10 delicious six-ingredient vacation rental recipes that don’t require hard-to-find ingredients and can be made in your standard-issue vacation rental kitchen.
Buchignani’s creations prove anyone can make wow-worthy meals in simple surroundings with just a few ingredients. Check out these 10 videos for step-by-step instructions to make shrimp tacos with tangy slaw, creamy Chardonnay chicken stew, scallion longevity noodles, maple soy-glazed salmon rice bowls, and more. And don’t forget dessert—watch for the inside scoop on creating easy crowd pleasers like key lime pie and caramel pear sundaes.
Note: A few of these recipes don’t count pantry basics—the kind you’d be likely to find in a basic vacation rental kitchen—in the six-ingredient tally.
Sunday Roast Chicken Dinner
Steak Salad with Chimichurri
Shrimp Tacos and Tangy Slaw
Scallion Longevity Noodles
Sausage and Kale Pasta
Gouda and Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Creamy Chardonnay Chicken Stew
Maple Soy Salmon
Key Lime Pie
Caramelized Pear Sundaes
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