These amazing recipes are perfect for you if you prefer washing fewer dishes and spending a short amount of time in the kitchen. Even if you love to cook, there’s nothing like being able to make a delicious lunch or dinner under 30 minutes and in one pot…making for easy cleanup!
1. Chow Mein
This easy takeout classic is first up! For a meal that you can make in 20 minutes or possibly less, it is fresh and full of flavor. The dish includes a variety of vegetables to crunch on, fried noodles to accent those veggies, and a sauce so tasty it will make you want to lick your bowl clean…literally. Not only is this recipe super easy to follow, but easy to make your own. If you prefer shrimp or tofu over chicken, you can use either and still have one of the yummiest meals ever!
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2. Rustic Chicken With Garlic Gravy
Chicken and gravy make an excellent combo. If you’re ever in the mood to eat both at the same time, then this dish is for you. The chicken is moist and the gravy is rich and loaded with the right amount of garlic for any garlic lover. It’s safe to say that this one-pot meal will have you wanting to make this dish over and over again. Amazing recipes like this work perfect for busy weekdays!
3. Mexican Rice Casserole
If you crave Mexican food as often as I do, then you’re going to love this recipe! It’s an easy one to make whether it be for yourself or for a big family dinner. It starts off by sauteing onions with spices like cumin and chili powder, locking in that flavor for the base of the dish. Also, depending on how spicy you like it, you can add in jalapeños to substitute for green chilies, or just use both. Regardless, be prepared to want to make this meal at least once a week.
4. Chicken Alfredo
It’s time to rack in the carbs! And what better way to do so then by eating pasta? This recipe, although simple and easy to follow, is delicious and full of various flavors. There’s no need to get all dressed up for a fancy Italian restaurant when you can make a dish this good from the comfort of your own home. It’s also ready in just 30 minutes!
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5. Creamy Tomato Barley Risotto
Healthy comfort food is possible and just as delicious if you give it a try! This creamy risotto dish, which is gluten-free, is no exception either. The prep work is minimal and you can feed up to 4 people with this vegan-friendly recipe.
6. Curried Spaghetti With Kale
Coming together in just 30 minutes, this pasta dish will leave you wanting more! The sauce is perfectly creamy and the kale adds a nice crunch to the mix. Feel free to add whatever extra seasonings or pairings you’d like to the recipe since it is relatively versatile. Not a kale person? Add spinach instead. Want to lighten up on the carbs? Try using zucchini noodles as a healthier alternative. It’s amazing recipes like this that make you never want to leave your kitchen.
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7. Lemon Orzo Shrimp
It doesn’t get any easier than this. Amazing recipes should never be about the number of ingredients you use or the time you spend on preparing the food. They can still be simple, quick, and tasty! If you’re looking for a healthy yet quick dinner to get out the way, then try making this lemon orzo shrimp. Your tastebuds will thank you.
8. One-Pot Mac And Cheese
Sticking to a classic macaroni and cheese recipe is what a lot of people tend to do. Most times, however, these recipes can take longer than 30 minutes to complete, some even an hour. So, if you ever find yourself rushing to make a mac and cheese dish, use this one-pot recipe to blow your family and friends away! No butter or milk is needed for this creamy three-cheese pasta! The recipe even gives you a few options of different cheeses to try. It’s up to you to pick your favorite melty go-to!
9. One-Pot Beef And Broccoli
If you’re feeling rather lazy, then this dish is calling your name. It requires a small list of ingredients and easy instructions, making it a great go-to for a delicious and tempting entree to serve in no time. It is recommended that you use flank for the cut of beef but not mandatory, whichever you prefer works. The sauce, which includes soy sauce, sesame oil, and brown sugar, is the absolute combination of sweet and tangy.
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10. Thai Peanut Veggie Pasta
Thai food is everything! It’s also known for being pretty healthy, believe it or not. This one-pot Thai peanut veggie pasta uses whole wheat spaghetti and a variety of vegetables, every ingredient adding a unique texture to the dish. Amazing recipes like this one should be added to the family cookbook.
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