On days when you’re too tired after work, or don’t feel like doing a big cleanup of dishes and pans, you might just ignore eating one whole, satisfying meal and go for a snack, which is not the healthiest thing for your body, especially if done too often. This is why knowing some good and varied one-pot meals is important. This article has gathered the best of them for you so you can still have a hearty meal on lazy days and continue your healthy eating.

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One-Pot Meals

Those easy one-pot meals we have for you are varied and fitting for the whole family, offering maximum flavor and minimum cleanup.

And some of them only take twenty-thirty minutes to make, so you’ll have no excuse.

Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Sauté chicken breast strips with a variety of colorful vegetables, like bell peppers, carrots, and broccoli. Make it more flavorful with some sliced onions, garlic, and soy sauce plus some fresh herbs. It’s easy to make all in the same pot and it’s the ultimate comfort food.

It’s good to eat on its own, but you can also serve it with some crusty bread or brown rice if you feel like it.

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Vegetable Curry

Also, with this single pot meal, you can cook your choice of vegetables, like potatoes, cauliflowers, carrots, etc with curry. Use more spices for more flavor. Some people like to cook it with a coconut milk base, but more often, it’s made with vegetable broth.

You can serve it with naan as a main course.

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Quinoa and Black Bean Stew

In a pot, combine cooked quinoa, black beans, diced tomatoes, corn, and bell peppers for a one-dish dinner.

Add vegetable broth, cumin, chili powder, and a dash of hot sauce for spice, and let it all simmer until heated through. You can top with avocado pieces and serve it with crusty bread.

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One Pot Roast Recipe

Roast is one dish that seems like a hassle, but it can be easily made in one pot as well. It’d be better if you have an oven-safe pot, but it will also turn out well on the stove.

Use an onion soup mix with red wine or a mushroom soup mix with mushroom cream and vegetables. This pot roast becomes a one-pot wonder with an abundance of carrots, potatoes, celery, and fresh herbs.

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Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is a perfect, chilly winter night dish.

Cook lentils with your choice of vegetables. Good options are onions, carrots, celery, and tomatoes. Cook them together in vegetable broth. Flavor with garlic, cumin, and a bay leaf. The lentils will provide plant-based protein and fiber, making this a satisfying and healthy option as a main dish.

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Moroccan Chickpea Stew

In a pot, combine chickpeas, sweet potatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, and diced tomatoes for this Moroccan delicacy.

Season with Moroccan spices like cumin, coriander, paprika, and cinnamon. Add vegetable broth and cook until the flavors meld together. Serve with couscous or quinoa and topped with parsley and spinach.

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Coconut Lime Chicken and Rice

Sauté chicken pieces with onions, garlic, and chili in a pot. Stir in coconut milk, vegetable broth, and jasmine rice.

Add a squeeze of lime juice and season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer until the rice is cooked. Serve with fresh cilantro.

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Easy One Pot Rice and Beans

This budget-friendly recipe uses common pantry staples to create a nutritious and filling meal. You can perfectly use convenient canned beans.

It can be enjoyed on its own or used as a filling for burritos or tacos

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One-Pot Chicken Alfredo Pasta

This recipe combines chicken, pasta, and a creamy Alfredo sauce in one pot for a quick and easy dinner.

Simply sauté chicken, add garlic, cream, broth, and pasta, and let it all cook together until the pasta is tender and the flavors are well combined. Finish with Parmesan cheese and herbs for added flavor, and if you want to go the extra mile, you can add white wine as well.

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One-Pot Chili Mac and Cheese

This hearty and comforting dish combines the flavors of chili and mac and cheese in one pot.

First brown ground beef or turkey with onions and garlic, then add canned beans, tomatoes, chili powder, and broth. Stir in uncooked macaroni and let it simmer until the pasta is tender and the chili sauce has thickened. Finish with cheddar cheese and let it melt before serving.

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One-Pot Lemon Herb Chicken and Rice

This one-pot recipe combines tender chicken thighs, fragrant herbs, and zesty lemon in one pot with rice and broth.

Simply sear the chicken, add in the herbs, lemon juice, corn, tomatoes, and rice, and let it all cook together until the chicken is cooked through and the rice is fluffy and flavorful. Then you’ll have a ready meal for the whole family.


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For a delicious and convenient Italian-inspired meal, try this recipe that combines sausage, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, and pasta in one pot.

Brown the sausage, then add in the vegetables, garlic, and pasta along with some broth. Let everything simmer until the pasta is cooked and the flavors have melded together.

Those one-pot meals are perfect for lazy nights when you still want a healthy and hearty meal. Like all recipes, one-pot meals can be modified according to your preferences and dietary needs.

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