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25 Fast And Easy One Pot Meals

25 Fast And Easy One Pot Meals

Whether you work full-time, are a student with not a lot of time to cook or just hate cooking, easy one pot meals are the healthy and delicious answer to your problem

Whether you work full-time, are a student with not a lot of time to cook or just hate cooking, easy one pot meals are the healthy and delicious answer to your problems!

Made by throwing ingredients together in one pot, these easy-to-make meals ensure your diet is healthy, whilst minimising the time spent preparing and washing up in the kitchen! Also, any leftovers can be kept in the fridge or frozen for convenient, healthy meals that you grab when you’re really short on time.

1. Summer Chicken Stew by BBC Good Food

This recipe shows that one pot meals don’t have to be winter warmers, and can also create perfect meals for a light summer’s evening.


2. Morroccan Chicken one-pot by BBC Good Food

This fragrant, North African tangine showcases amazing flavours whilst being quick and easy to make.


3. Tomato & herb Meatball Risotto by Delicious Magazine

This is comfort food at it’s finest! This quick and easy risotto is warming and filling, and perfect for a weekday evening.

4. Mixed Bean Shakshuka by Lavender and Lovage (v)

Shakshuka is actually a North African breakfast dish, but this quick and easy one pot meal is quick and easy to make, and can be enjoyed at any time of the day!


5. Sausage and Gnocchi one-pot by Good Housekeeping

This meal is filling due to the gnocchi and beans, which are healthier alternatives to traditional carbs such as rice or pasta. This meal is quick and easy to make and in just one pot!

6. Butternut and Beef Chili by Olive Magazine

The addition of butternut squash makes this a more filling meal without the need to add extras such as rice, and so can be made all in one pot!


7. One-pot Paella by The Kitchn

This paella dish seems really impressive and complicated to the outsider, but it can actually be made quickly and easily in one pot! Perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner after a long day at work.


8. Lemony Broccoli Pasta by The Kitchn (v)

This pasta dish is light, quick and easy to make, and perfect for a hot summer evening meal.

9. One-pot Lasagna by Damn Delicious

Lasagna can be considered a difficult dish to prepare, but this one-pot recipe is quick and simple, meaning you can have lasagna any night of the week!


10. Coconut Chickpea Curry by Recipe Girl (v)

This hearty curry is perfect if you follow a vegetarian diet, or want to eat less meat in your diet! It is quick and easy to make.


11. 1-pot Red Lentil Dal by Contentedness Cooking (vg)

This vegan meal is super healthy and super easy to make with this 1-pot recipe. Make sure to adjust the heat to your own taste!

12. One Pot Chicken Spaghetti by Yellow Bliss Road

This meal is a classic dinner but made easier by this one-pot recipe.


13. Killer Vegan Chili by Eat Healthy Eat Happy (vg)

This spicy, deep and warm tasting chili is the perfect way to have a high-protein vegan dinner, and also works as great warming comfort food that is easy to make.


14. One Pot Thai Peanut Veggie Pasta by Flavor the Moments (v)

For a pasta dish that’s a bit different and unusual but still quick and easy to make in a one-pot recipe, you have come to the right place. This recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes!

15. Quick Prawn Curry by Olive Magazine

This recipe is perfect if you’re looking to mix-up the flavour of your usual curry recipes.


16. Chicken Chow Mein by The Recipe Rebel

If you’re ever craving a Chinese takeaway, opt for the healthy option and make this one pot Chow Mein instead – ready in just 30 minutes, it can be on your table before the Chinese takeaway would have even arrived!


17. Cuban Sweet Potato Picadillo Bowls by Cotter Crunch (vg)

This is an easy but impressive recipe which would be a great meal to share if you have vegan friends coming over!

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18. One-Pot Chicken Enchilada Rice by Food for Fitness

If you’re watching your diet, this quick and easy recipe provides 37g of protein and is really good for you!


19. One-pot Pizza Pasta Bake by Damn Delicious

Bring together the best of pizza and pasta in this quick and easy pasta bake recipe – and best of all, the one-pot recipe means minimal washing up afterward! The tiny pepperoni pieces in this meal are adorable and add to the fun. Healthy easy one pot meals don’t have to be boring.


20. One-pan Salmon and Veggie Bake by The Real Foo Dieticians

This quick and easy one pot – or rather one pan – recipe is a stunning centrepiece for your table and is ready really fast if you don’t have a lot of time to prepare the meal!

21. One-pot Curried Chicken with Rice and Kale by Living Lou

This is one of the quick and easy one pot meals that is full of flavour and is a filling and comforting meal.


22. Easy one-pot Baked Pesto Chicken by Daily Burn

This quick and easy one-pot is Italian inspired with flavours of pesto, mozzarella and Parmesan – but is still healthy at only 300 calories per serving!


23. One Pot Couscous with shrimp and peas by Jo Cooks

Using couscous as a healthier carb alternative, this quick and easy one-pot meal only takes half an hour to be ready to eat.

24. Jambalaya by BBC Good Food

Jambalaya is a creole-inspired dish including chicken, chorizo, and seafood. This one-pot recipe is really easy to follow and makes a delicious meal! These are such delicious easy one pot meals!


25. Chinese Pork one-pot by BBC Good Food

This one pot soup is ready fast but doesn’t skimp on traditional Chinese flavours.


Many of these recipes sound and look really impressive, but are actually quite easy to throw together fast after a long day, or if you have impromptu guests coming for dinner. These easy one pot meals are the way to go.

What are your favorite easy one pot meals? Let us know in the comments below!
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