Simple one-pot dinners: Healthy one pot meal ideas

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  • One-pot recipes make delicious and simple dinners for the whole family. You've never known easy cooking like these one-pot recipes before, including a one-pot roast chicken with lemon and sage, Rachel Khoo's spring lamb stew and an all-in-one fry up...

    Time-saving and less washing up, what’s not to love about one pot recipes? You can make lots of different dinners, from classics like one-pot roast chicken and sausage stews to things you might not think could be a one pot recipe, like pasta or couscous dishes. Our easy one-pot meals are perfect as a midweek meal or for a lazy weekend dinner.

    If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner, one of our one-pot meals is sure to appeal. They’re so easy to make! All you have to do is chop up your veg, prepare your meat and pop all into a pan or casserole pot and get cooking. Whether its on the hob or in the oven, these one pot dinners will make family dinner time that little bit easier.

    Say goodbye washing up, hello chill out time!

    The best way to cook a one pot meal

    There are a variety of ways to cook a one pot meal. The best ways to cook your one pot dinner however is in the oven, on the hob or in a slow cooker. If you opt for the hob, the bigger the pan the better. This means you can guarantee that all of your ingredients are going to fit in and you won’t have to cook them in separate pans – leading to more dreaded washing up.

    If you’re choosing to cook your one pot recipe in the oven, a deep high sided tray is usually the best option. The high sides will make sure there are no overflow or spillages whilst your dish is being cooked.

    And last but not least, the slow cooker. The slow cooker is a great option if you’d like to be getting on with other things whilst your dinner cooks in the background. You put all your ingredients in, follow the instructions on the machine, and ta-dah, dinner is served.

    Simple one-pot recipes: Healthy one pot meal ideas