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Quick 3-Ingredient Recipes You Can Do During Busy Days

They are easy to make, lighter on the budget, and super delicious!

Sometimes, there are just those days when we feel like we have a lot on our plates. These are the days when we have so much to think about and attend to, it feels like we don’t have enough time and energy to do basic chores such as preparing food for ourselves or our family.

And whether we admit it or not, cooking requires effort to be done—you have to slice, chop, peel, and then actually do the cooking before getting to eat the dish. But worry not, because My Pope has got you covered! (Read: 3 Food Items You Store in Your Fridge but Shouldn’t)

We’re giving you some recipes that only need three ingredients! Yes, you read that right—we’re listing three-ingredient recipes that are easy to make but still delicious and enjoyable. So whenever you have not much time because of a busy day, just go back to this page and cook one of these dishes!

BBQ Chicken Tenders

Photo from Tasty


  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce


  • Pre-heat oven to 190˚C.
  • Slice the chicken breast into strips.
  • Coat the chicken strips in barbecue sauce, then roll in bread crumbs.
  • Place the coated strips onto a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Take it out of the oven and brush the remaining barbecue sauce onto the chicken.
  • Bake for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Cheesy Garlic Broccoli

Photo from Tasty


  • 3 crowns broccoli
  • 175 g cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Pre-heat oven to 190˚C.
  • In a oven-safe dish, spread out the broccoli.
  • In a bowl, mix the cheese and garlic together until combined.
  • Sprinkle the mixture on top of the broccoli, making sure to cover everything evenly.
  • Sprinkle some salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Serve warm.

Mac and Cheese

Photo from Leite’s Culinaria


  • 5 cups milk
  • 455 g elbow macaroni, dry
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


  • In a pot, bring the milk to a boil.
  • Add the pasta and coat in milk. Stir for 10 minutes or until pasta is cooked.
  • Remove pan from the heat and add in the cheese. Add the cheese and stir until melted and fully combined with the pasta.

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