13 One-Pan Dinners For Easy Prep And Clean Up


Cooking a well-balanced dinner doesn’t have to require a lot of work. Meat, veggies, and either dairy or a spice make for an excellent meal that’s got everything you could ever need out of your dinner— all in one place. With these 13 recipes, you’ll see that one pot or pan is all you need to skillet or bake yourself a yummy, complete dinner.

Get ready to start going light on your dishwasher, folks. Because after trying these recipes, you’ll never cook dinner the same way again. Trust me.

1. Salmon With Cabbage And Kale

This recipe from PopSugar is sure to provide a healthy, easy and delicious dinner. What more could you ask for?


2. Garlic Chicken And Veggie Bake

You can’t go wrong with chicken and veggies for dinner. Get the recipe from Damn Delicious.


3. Ginger Chicken And Asparagus

This is just as easy (in terms of clean up) as ordering take-out. Get the recipe from Cooking Classy.


4. Four Cheese Sundried Tomato And Spinach Pasta Bake

Doesn’t this pasta bake sound amazing? I’ve got to try it. Get your hands on the recipe from Halfbaked Harvest.


5. Shrimp Broccoli Stir-Fry

This meal will be ready in no time— with minimal cleaning afterwards, of course. Get the recipe from Damn Delicious.


6. One-Pan Beef Lasagna

The good thing about this recipe fro Taste of Home is that it can provide a single-serving or feed many, depending on what kind of evening you’re having.


7. Enchilada Pasta

Mexican and Italian collide in this one-pan meal. Get the recipe from No. 2 Pencil.


8. Burrito Bowl

Chipotle’s got nothing on you. Get the recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking.


9. Baked Eggs And Roasted Tomatoes

This sounds like it could make a great brunch or dinner option. Get the recipe from Martha Stewart.



10. Rosemary Garlic Roast Beef And Potatoes

Have yourself a hearty dinner with this roast beef and potatoes recipe from Martha Stewart.


11. Bacon And Eggs Over Asparagus

Brinner, anyone? (That’s breakfast and dinner.) Get your fill of breakfast with this recipe from Good Housekeeping.

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12. Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet

Follow this recipe from Primavera Kitchen for a meal that’s perfect for fall.


13. Sweet Potato Hash With Sausage And Eggs

Sweet potato hash? Ok, now I’m intrigued. If you are, too, get the recipe at Delicious Meets Healthy.




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