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18 of Our Best One Pot Recipes

By: Adriana Funke, Editor,

One Pot Pepperoni Pizza Mac and Cheese

Everyone should have at least one fantastic one pot recipe in their arsenal of quick, easy meals. This collection of 18 of Our Best One Pot Recipes makes mealtime virtually stress-free. If you're looking for an easy weeknight dinner, these one pot meals are the perfect dishes. All you have to do is toss the ingredients into a pot or a pan and then let them cook. These dishes include one pot pasta, casserole, and soup recipes. No matter how busy your days get, these recipes will help you feed your family a hearty and nutritious meal.

One dish recipes are also excellent meals if you have a small kitchen. Why clutter up your counter space with dirty dishes when you can make everything in one pot? These meals are great ideas for apartments, dorms, or other small spaces. Share this list of 18 of Our Best One Pot Recipes with your loved ones who love to cook but hate the messy aftermath!


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18 of Our Best One Pot Recipes

Table of Contents

One Pot Chicken Recipes

One Pot Casserole and Pasta Dishes

One Pot Soups, Stews, and Chili



One Pot Chicken Recipes

You probably have a dozen chicken recipes in your recipe box, but do you have any as easy to make as these? These one pot chicken recipes take all of the stress out of cooking. They're full of flavor and will keep you feeling happy and full for the rest of the day. From American cuisine like a Cowboy Chicken Dinner to a 15-Minute Chinese Chicken recipe, there is something in this list for everyone.


One Pot Chicken and Dumplings One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

One Pot Chicken and Dumplings (shown)

This hearty comfort food is covered in a layer of biscuits that cooks with the soup.


One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls (shown)

This easy burrito bowl recipe is even tastier than the kind from your favorite restaurant!


One Pot Cowboy Chicken Dinner

As both a one pot meal and a thirty minute meal, this recipe is truly stress-free.


One Pot Cheesy Mexican Chicken Skillet

This one pot wonder is exceptionally cheesy and delicious!


Knock-Your-Socks-Off Slow Cooker Chicken

Cooking this chicken in a slow cooker means that it really has time to absorb all of the tasty flavors from the sauce.


15-Minute Chinese Chicken for Two

Make this easy chicken recipe for your next at-home date night!


Southwest Chicken and Pasta

Add your favorite seasonal veggies to this easy one pot pasta recipe.



One Pot Casserole and Pasta Dishes

A great casserole dish is a staple of any household. Try one of these easy one pot casserole or pasta recipes for dinner tonight. Your family will love each dish so much, there may not even be any leftovers!


Healthy and Easy Turkey Pot Pie One Pot Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

Healthy and Easy Turkey Pot Pie (shown)

If you love comfort foods but are trying to eat healthier, whip up this turkey pot pie! It's a healthy twist on the classic recipe yet it feels indulgent.


One Pot Cheesy Hamburger Casserole (shown)

The combination of a hamburger and a pasta bake is almost too delicious for words!


Homestyle One Pot Goulash

This hearty goulash is especially tasty during the cooler fall months.


Crowd-Pleasing Vegetable Casserole

This vegetable casserole is the perfect potluck or cookout recipe.


Easy Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

You can never go wrong with a one pot meal that includes cheesy chicken, creamy rice, and fresh vegetables.


One Pot Pepperoni Pizza Mac and Cheese

Two of Italy's most famous dishes — pizza and pasta — come together in this pasta bake to make an amazing weeknight dinner.



One Pot Soups, Stews, and Chili

Keep this collection of soups, stews, and chili recipes in mind for the fall and winter. Even in the summer, enjoy one of these easy soup recipes such as the Lemon Zucchini Soup.There is something so comforting about a warm bowl full of delicious flavors and textures. You can customize these recipes by adding your other favorite ingredients for a personal touch. Try out one of these easy one pot meals this week — you won't be disappointed or left feeling hungry!


Cowboy Chili One Pot Asian Noodle Soup

Cowboy Chili (shown)

This robust chili will keep you feeling full all throughout your busy day.


One Pot Asian Noodle Soup (shown)

This vegetarian soup features the flavors of Sriracha, ginger, cilantro, and poached eggs.


Magic Healing Soup

Keep this easy soup recipe in mind the next time you're feeling a little under the weather!


Hungry Girl Creamy Clam Chowder

This clam chowder is full of flavor while still leaving you feeling guilt-free!


Lemon Zucchini Soup

Soak up the last bit of summer by making this tangy and satisfying soup.


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