Simplify weeknight cooking with these wonderful, one-dish dinners that come together in a flash.
Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice CasseroleThis healthy whole-grain spin on a comfort food classic is indulgent, creamy, and a guaranteed family-pleaser.
Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner
Learn how to make this easy, 30-minute lemon chicken dinner that doubles as an impressive dinner-party dish or quick-cooking weeknight meal.
One-Pan Broccoli-Bacon Mac 'n' CheeseButternut squash puree enhances the color of this one-dish wonder without distracting from the cheesy flavor, and it sneaks in another serving of vegetables.
Turkey and Bean ChiliFruity and mild, the poblano pepper gives this chili flavor but not a lot of heat. Serve this one-pot dish with a wedge of cornbread for a warming weeknight supper.
Pan-Roasted Pork Tenderloin and PeppersThis dish comes together in just one pan, making for quick cleanup and tons of flavor as the elements build on each other.
Parmesan Chicken and Rice
Rice and broth are added to sautéed chicken and mushrooms for a simple entrée that requires only one pan.
One-Pot Salmon with Snap Peas and RiceRice, salmon, and snap peas cook together in one dish for an easy 25-minute meal.
Chicken-and-Wild Rice Skillet Casserole
This rustic one-pot meal, a company's-coming riff on the old-school chicken-and-rice number, is held together by a tangy gravy flavored with country ham and mushrooms. Nutty wild rice helps sop up all the good chicken gravy.
Chicken Enchilada CasseroleThese enchiladas are a cinch to assemble and easy to freeze--just cover one of the pans with foil.
Lemony Shrimp with White Beans and CouscousShrimp is everyone's favorite quick-cooking seafood. When you add in hearty cannellini beans and couscous, you get a company-worthy, one-pot meal.
Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry
Red bell peppers are the star vegetable in this stir-fry, a crisp, sweet counterpoint to the serrano chile heat. Use any vegetables you like, but keep it simple; one or two vegetables, plus the basil and chicken, are all you need.
Dutch Oven-Braised Beef and Summer VegetablesAfter a day of hiking or swimming, Adam Sappington of The Country Cat in Portland, likes the simplicity of cooking a one-pot meal like this for his wife and their two young sons. "Gramma" is the perfect tool for checking the meat's tenderness.
King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese
What happens when our two favorite casseroles join forces? King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese.
Chicken and Vegetable Pot PieDecrease the time it takes to make old-fashioned chicken pot pie by using a store-bought pie crust and frozen peas. To save even more time, use shredded rotisserie chicken instead of cooking the breasts. You'll need about three cups of shredded chicken.
Meltingly Tender Chicken with Miso, Ginger, and Carrots
There is very little hands-on prep here; your oven does most of the work. The combination of flavors is exuberant, and the texture of the chicken is as succulent as can be.
One-Dish Poached Halibut and Vegetables
Light and healthy, this no-fuss fish supper takes just 15 minutes to make.
Chicken and Rice With Black BeansBrimming with veggies, rice, chicken, beans, and cheese, this really is a one-dish meal.
Pork Medallions with Grainy Mustard Sauce
Supper doesn't get any simpler than one pan and five ingredients. To easily round out the plate for this elegant entrée, serve with a spinach salad and roasted potatoes or a bed of wild rice, and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.
Chicken and Wild Rice with Smoked Sausage
On hectic days, nothing beats a one-pot entrée. Artichoke hearts and black olives jazz up this rice-based dish. All you need is a simple salad to complete the meal.
Rice with Edamame and Sea GreensMineral-rich sea greens and dried shiitake mushrooms lend depth to this one-pot meal with a base of brown rice and edamame.
Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and PotatoesStart cooking the whole chicken in the oven by itself, then add potato wedges to the roasting pan to finish the cooking process and ensure that the meal comes together perfectly.
Spanish-Style Snapper with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Scoring the skin allows for fast, even cooking and supercrisp texture. Look for snapper from the Gulf of Mexico, or use one of the recommended substitutes.
Chicken and DumplingsThe quintessential comfort food, chicken and dumplings is the classic one-pot chicken dinner.
How to Make One-Pot PastaTry this flavorful One-Pot Pasta for a hearty weeknight meal.
Crispy Trout with Warm Parsley-Caper VinaigretteLook for farm-raised lake trout, an environmentally friendly choice. If you can't fit all four fillets in one pan, divide the oil in half and cook in batches of two.
Chicken Fajita SpudsServe a filling spud that's loaded with seasoned chicken strips and Mexican-style cheese for an easy weeknight dish.
Pork Tenderloin Paprikash with Egg NoodlesHot paprika, wine, and cider vinegar flavor cubes of pork tenderloin in this creamy one-dish meal of Pork Tenderloin Paprikash with Egg Noodles.
Collard Greens with Lima Beans and Smoked TurkeyThis one-pot meal can be made up to three days ahead and refrigerated.
One-Dish Rosemary Chicken and White BeansTwenty minutes are all you need to transform a plain package of chicken thighs into a delicious Mediterranean-inspired one-dish dinner.
Chicken-Vegetable TossGet a veggie-packed chicken dinner on the table in about 20 minutes following this simple one-skillet recipe
Chicken Spaghetti IIThe original recipe for this comforting one-pot dish from River Road Recipes called for "boiling a hen in seasoned water." We've adapted it for today's cooks.
Maple-Roasted Chicken with Sweet PotatoesCutting the chicken into pieces before roasting speeds up the cooking time of this sweet and savory dish.
Lamb Keema with Potatoes and PeasThis simple one-pot recipe is easy and quick enough for a weeknight dinner. Feel free to substitute ground beef for the lamb, and in season, try fresh peas for frozen, cooking them a little less time.
Cajun Chicken Cassoulet
Cajun Chicken Cassoulet is our Southern take on the classic slow-cooked French dish. In this one-pot meal, we incorporate Cajun ingredients such as Cajun smoked sausage, seasoning, and sliced okra--and our cassoulet doesn't cook all day.
Black Bean and Chicken CasseroleThis simple Black Bean and Chicken Casserole uses a slow cooker, canned beans and rotisserie chicken to make a super-convenient family meal.
Garlic-Pork Stir-FryGarlic-Pork Stir-Fry is a one-wok wonder that will satisfy the appetites of your hungry crew and meet your desire for a simple, fast dinner.
One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce
This 5-star pasta dish is a revelation. Throw all of your ingredients into one pot and, 25 minutes later, you'll have noodles perfectly cooked and coated in a luscious tomato-basil sauce.
Chicken Marsala Tetrazzini
This hearty chicken dish is the epitome of a comfort food classic. It doesn't get better than chicken marsala, spaghetti noodles, and fresh veggies.
Steamed Fish with RatatouilleDinner is ready--thanks to this one-dish meal of Steamed Fish with Ratatouille. The vegetables--zucchini, eggplant, bell pepper, tomatoes, and onion--create a built-in side dish with the steamed fish.
Chicken Tamale CasseroleCorn muffin mix is a quick and easy substitute to give your casserole a Tamale-like flavor. You'll taste a hint of sweet from the cream-style corn and spice from the chopped green chiles
Braised Chicken with Baby Vegetables and PeasFalling-off-the-bone tender is what you get when you simmer chicken pieces in a liquid mixture of wine and broth along with herbs and fresh vegetables. Everything cooks together in a Dutch overn for a hearty one-dish dinner.
Pumpkin-Shiitake Risotto with Pancetta and Pine Nuts
For winter comfort, turn to this one-pot meal of Pumpkin-Shiitake Risotto with Pancetta and Pine Nuts. Pancetta, or Italian-cured pork belly, adds a meaty note to this smooth pumpkin risotto blend. Mascarpone cheese adds a creamy and slightly sweet flavor that balances the salty flavor of the pancetta and pine nuts. To toast your pine nuts, stir them constantly in a skillet over low heat until they are golden brown and there's a warm, nutty smell. Keep a close eye, as they can burn quickly.
Pork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby CarrotsPork Scaloppine with Mustard Pan Sauce and Baby Carrots delivers a flavorful, all-in-one meal in under an hour.
Grilled Asian Flank Steak with Mango SaladGrilled Asian Flank Steak with Mango Salad delivers a wonderful combination of flavors, and this one-dish meal is on the table in just 40 minutes. The mango adds a nice sweetness to the overall dish while the peanut butter adds a mild peanutty flavor to the dressing.
Chicken Cutlets with Herbed Mushroom SauceCleanup is easy with this one pan dinner (you'll make the sauce in the same pan you used to cook the cutlets). Serve the dish over mashed potatoes or with a loaf of crusty bread to sop up the earthy sauce.
One-Pot Pasta with Spinach and TomatoesThis pasta dinner is a game changer: You use just enough liquid to cook the pasta--no colander needed.
Brisket with Root VegetablesFor slow-cooked comfort, Brisket with Root Vegetables delivers every time. Put this one-dish meal in the slow cooker in the morning and dinner is ready and waiting 8 hours later!
Chicken-and-Cabbage Fried RiceOne-dish meals make weeknight dinner a breeze, and Chicken-and-Cabbage Fried Rice is no exception. This family meal is ready in only 30 minutes.
Grilled Chicken Florentine Pasta
Add grilled chicken, spinach and a light cream sauce to linguine for an easy one-dish meal.
Chicken with RatatouilleThis is the perfect one-dish dinner when the garden is in full swing. Feel free to substitute whatever is overflowing in your garden or at the market for the vegetables in the ratatouille.
Thai Spring Beef Stir-FryFor a quick dinner, cook up Thai Spring Beef Stir-Fry. You'll hardly need any oil when you sitr-fry this one-dish meal in a cast-iron skillet.