22 Easy Peasy One Pot Meals for Busy Weeknights

22 Easy Peasy One Pot Meals for Busy Weeknights

One pot meals are a savior for busy weeknights.  

To be able to just throw in all the ingredients and only dirty one pot instead of three of four is a Godsend to busy Mums and Dads that don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen cleaning up.  We have scoured the Internet, Pinterest and all the other Foodie sites – and these are our very favourite sheet-pan meals or one-pot meals – that are simple to make. I hope you enjoy them!

1. One Pan Healthy Sausage and Veggies

One Pan Healthy Sausage and Veggies | Stay at Home Mum
(Image & Recipe Chelsea’s Messy Apron)

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2. Sheet Pan Cashew Chicken

sheet pan cashew chicken | Stay at Home mum
Image & Recipe Via The Recipe Critic

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3. Sheet Pan Baked Parmesan Pork Chops, Potatoes and Asparagus

Sheet Pan Baked Parmesan Pork Chops Potatoes & Asparagus

Image and recipe via The wholesome dish

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4. One Pot Skinny Creamy Garlic Noodles

One Pot Skinny Creamy Garlic Noodles, a dinner recipe idea by Favorite Family Recipes

Image and recipe via favourite family recipes

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5. Sheet Pan Hoisin Chicken

Sheet Pan Hoisin Chicken and Vegetables - an easy weeknight meal made in only ONE pan. Best of all, less than 15 minutes of prep time with minimal clean up! The chicken cooks up tender, flavorful and juicy with a delicious sweet and savory Asian-inspired sauce.

Image and recipe via life made sweeter

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6. One Pot Creamy Chicken Mushroom Florentine


Image and recipe via the recipe critic

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7. Honey Mustard Chicken & Potatoes

Honey Mustard Chicken & Potatoes |

Image and recipe via cafe delites

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8. One Pot Vietnamese Beef Stew

One~pot Vietnamese Beef Stew. Mmm, this sounds like a "very interesting, different from the regular" stew!

Image and recipe via super golden bakes

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9. Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes & Green Beans

Sheet Pan Mini Meatloaves with Potatoes & Green Beans is the ultimate comfort food, cooked on one pan for easy cleanup. Now that's what I can a winner-winner, meatloaf dinner! | Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

image and recipe via strawberry blondie kitchen

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10. One Pot Lemon Garlic Prawn Pasta

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Image and recipe via buzzfeed

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11. One Pan Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and White Beans

A healthy vegetarian recipe for one pan gnocchi with sundried tomatoes, white beans, spinach and mushrooms! Ready in 30 minutes.

Image and recipe via sweet peas and saffron

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12. One Pan Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables

One Pan Teriyaki Chicken makes the perfect easy weeknight meal. Best of all, this recipe is made entirely on one sheet pan with a side of healthy vegetables

Image and recipe from life made sweeter

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13. Spicy Thai Noodles

One Pot Recipes - The Idea Room

Image and recipe via the idea room

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14. Easy Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Souvlaki and Potatoes

Easy Greek Sheet Pan Chicken Souvlaki & Potatoes - made in ONE pan & done in under an hour. Yes, an easy, healthy, well balanced meal!

image and recipe via half baked harvest

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15. Sausage and Bean Casserole

This Big Batch Sausage and Bean One Pot is a great dish for a family gathering that can be made ahead of time.

image and recipe via kitchen sanctuary

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16. One Pan Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken & Potatoes

Garlic Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken And Potatoes, all made in the ONE PAN for an easy weeknight dinner the whole family will love! |

Image and recipe via cafe delites

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17. Sheet Pan Bacon and Eggs

Bacon Egg Sheet Pan Breakfast

image and recipe via tramplingrose

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18. Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli

One Sheet Pan Parmesan Crusted Salmon with Roasted Broccoli | Cooking Classy

image and recipe via cooking classy

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19. Sheet Pan Flank Steak with Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Sheet Pan Flank Steak and Roasted Garlic Potatoes

Image and recipe via my latina table

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20. Thai Peanut Coconut One Pan Chicken 

One Pan Thai Peanut Coconut Chicken with Pineapple - this is incredible! The chicken is breaded in peanuts, panko and coconut and the sauce of pineapple juice, coconut milk, brown sugar, peanut butter, etc. is the best peanut sauce I've ever have! and of course, the one pan is awesome! love the roasted pineapple!

Image and recipe via carlsbad cravings

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21. One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowl 

One-Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

Image and recipe via no. 2 pencil

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22. Sheet Pan Lemon Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes 

This Sheet Pan Lemon Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes make the perfect weeknight dinner that's quick, healthy and easily made all on one pan!

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If you can find any other one-pot meals that you think are a good fit, comment below and we’ll get them added!

22 easy peasy one pot meals for busy weeknights | Stay at Home Mum

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