One-Pot Recipes

Save time and kitchen space with simple one-pot meals that deliver on deliciousness but never the hassle of cleaning. Build your arsenal of satisfying one-pot recipes for chicken, macaroni and cheese, rice, pasta, and more to have dinner on the table in no time!

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24 One-Pot Vegetarian Meals That Are Savory and Satisfying

From hearty soups to meat-free stir-fries, make these one-pot vegetarian recipes when you want a tasty meal with minimal clean-up.
By Kelly Vaughan

One-Pan Pasta

Rating: 3.35 stars
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It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Rating: 3.63 stars
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Baking, simplified: One pan and two steps create this soft, gooey, giant cookie.

Turmeric-Ginger Chicken Soup

If you need to get dinner on the table fast but you're tight on time, you can make this restorative, immunity-boosting soup with store-bought broth and rotisserie chicken.

Chicken with Mushrooms

Rating: 3.21 stars
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Chicken cutlets are sautéed with button mushrooms for a quick and delicious one-skillet meal.

Creamy Lemon Chicken with Spinach and Artichokes

Like your favorite dip reinvented as a meal, and made healthier to boot! Sauteed chicken cutlets cook fast, and cream cheese provides a little richness with less fat than heavy cream.

One-Pot Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon

Less is more in this quick and easy weeknight dinner. It calls for just five main ingredients (penne, broccoli, garlic, lemon, and Parmesan) and requires minimal cleanup.

Roast Chicken with Vegetables and Potatoes

Nothing hits the spot quite like a simple roast chicken with vegetables. Nestled on a bed of fingerling potatoes, carrots, shallots, and fragrant lemons, this one-and-done dish is an excellent candidate for a special Sunday roast any time of year. 
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Summer Smoked-Salmon Chowder

A rich, creamy chowder made with zucchini, fresh corn kernels, and baby potatoes. With its intense flavor, you only need four ounces of hot smoked-salmon for this one-pot dinner that's made in a Dutch oven.
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Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms with Egg Noodles

All the action for this weeknight dinner happens in one large straight-sided skillet. Sear the chicken breasts, then cook the mushrooms and shallots and stir in mustard, broth, egg noodles, and cream cheese which quickly creates a rich sauce. 
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Cioppino (Seafood Stew)

Rating: 3.44 stars
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This seafood stew, an impressive crowd-pleaser, can be prepared ahead of time and finished just 15 minutes before you serve it. If you leave out the crab legs, use an additional 8 ounces of white fish to keep the stew hearty.

Easy Beef Chili

No beans in this hearty ground beef-based chili! The meat is cooked with aromatics, then amped up with fire-roasted tomatoes, chili powder, and cocoa.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 One-Pot Recipes That You Can Make in a Dutch Oven
From a classic beef stew to smoked-salmon chowder that's perfect for summer, all of these recipes can be made in a sturdy, colorful Dutch oven.
One-Pot Meals That Are Perfect for Summer Dinners
One pan, skillet, sheet pan, instant pot, or the grill is all you need to prepare these no-fuss family dinners, including chicken, salmon, pasta, and so much more.

Customizable Vegetable Soup

Use our choose-your-own-adventure formula to make a big batch of soup starring any vegetables you please. Use vegetable broth or water to make it vegetarian, and omit the Parmesan to make it vegan. Check out our step-by-step guide.