13 Family Favorite One Pot Dinners
Fuss-free, family-friendly one-pot dinners
These easy one-pot meals make life a little easier. Quick to prep, easy to clean up, and no fuss -- they're here to help.
Costs pennies, requires only a handful of ingredients, is super-easy...and it's still completely satisfying and delicious.
A simple way to cook cabbage and sausage in one big skillet. This dish is a winner for a potluck.
This one-skillet chicken dinner is perfect for a family Sunday lunch or dinner party.
"This Chicago original is made with browned chicken-on-the-bone pieces, baked with garlic, onion, and Yukon gold potato wedges sopped in white wine," says Diana71. "It's a one-pan dish that starts on the stove and finishes in the oven Garnish with a lovely pan sauce and peas (or baby lima beans yummm!). Once an economic meal named for Mt. Vesuvio near Naples, it has turned into a signature Chicago dish that you'll absolutely love."
Rave Review: "I prepped this early in the day, separating the sausage/pepper mixture from the cooked noodles and reserving the parsley and basil. When it was time for dinner, I combined everything, reheated it, and dinner was on the table in 10 minutes." -- bellepepper
This pot roast could not be easier. Brown the beef and put it in a pot with sautéed veggies, then relax until dinner's ready. Bonus: There's no gravy-making here -- the sauce is formed by the natural juices from the meat and veggies.
Rave Review: "I love this recipe in my slow cooker, especially since there is minimal prep. No bacon to fry, so the slow cooker is the only dish you will get dirty." -- The-Baby-Bow-Lady
Rave Review: "Perfect for a weeknight supper. It's quick, easy, budget and pantry-friendly, and so delicious!" -- Deb
Quicker than you can say, "Soup's on!" this one's ready. The six cans are black beans, chicken broth, corn, chicken chunks,and diced tomatoes with green chile peppers. If you like, add one more: cream of chicken soup.
Gluten-free, fuss- free, and so delicious. You'll love how quick this meal comes together.
Tofu, Sriracha,rice and lots of healthy veggies make this a hearty and satisfying dish at any time of the day.
12. Classic Goulash
An American comfort food classic. Make this simple goulash on the stove or in the slow cooker.
Rave Review: "If you're like me you are always multitasking. This recipe takes 5 minutes to prepare. One pan easy clean up and so good!" says Kathy's Kitchen.
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