95 Incredible One Pot Meals
One pot meals can be lifesavers on busy weeknights, lazy weekends and any time you don’t feel like doing extra dishes. These convenient recipes minimize the hassle of juggling multiple pots and pans in the oven and across the stovetop. Everything is ready to eat at the same time and cleaning up is quick and easy.
Are one pot meals all the same? With just one pot or pan, there are plenty of delicious meals to make from soups and stews to curries, stir fries, pasta and more. Helpful appliances like a slow cooker or pressure cooker can make one pot meals even easier to prepare for dump and go style dishes that require little effort or supervision. From skillet casseroles to satisfying soups, here are 95 of our favorite recipes for the best one pot meals.
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1. Estofado de Pollo
Estofado de Pollo is a traditional Spanish stew that effortlessly blends elegance and comfort. Tender, savory chicken legs are slowly braised with grappa-soaked prunes, leeks and potatoes.
Try our Estofado de Pollo recipe
2. One Pot Lasagna
Ready in under an hour, this One Pot Lasagna brings the classic, comforting flavors in less time and with fewer dishes. The noodles simmer in a hearty beef and tomato sauce and are finished with dollops of creamy ricotta cheese.
3. Rasta Pasta
Spicy, creamy Rasta Pasta draws inspiration from the Caribbean with a bold kick of jerk seasoning and a colorful trio of bell peppers. Hearty one pot meals like this are great for family dinners and weekly meal prep.
Try our Rasta Pasta recipe
4. Herb Rice
A perfect pair for one pot meals, this easy and versatile Herb Rice features fragrant herbs and saffron for a boost of color and flavor. Try the traditional tahdig-style technique for a crispy crust that gives this rice a unique texture.
5. Crispy Cast Iron Skillet Pizza
One pot meals are not limited to soups and pasta dishes. Try this Crispy Cast Iron Skillet Pizza by A Simple Palate for an easy pizza night with minimal clean up.
6. Spiced Lamb and Lentil Stew
While stovetop meals are easy and convenient, one pot crock pot meals can be almost effortless. This Moroccan-style Spiced Lamb and Lentil Stew by Every Last Bite releases the aromas of warm spices throughout the kitchen while it slowly simmers until the meat is melt-in-your-mouth tender.
7. One Pan Weeknight Cottage Pie with Potato Puffs
Premade potato products are a great shortcut for easy one pot meals like this One Pan Weeknight Cottage Pie with Potato Puffs by Little Spice Jar. Made in an oven safe skillet, this meaty casserole is packed with vegetables and topped with a layer of crispy potatoes for a simple, yet satisfying meal.
8. Italian Baked Eggs and Meatballs
Versatile one pot meals like these Italian Baked Eggs and Meatballs by Plated Cravings can be enjoyed for breakfast, dinner or any time in between. Tender meatballs are simmered in a savory tomato sauce and topped with jammy, runny egg yolks perfect for dipping into with a piece of crusty bread.
9. Pork and Beans
Tender, saucy pork and beans have been a longtime staple of one pot meals for camping trips and budget dinners. These rich and savory Pork and Beans by Seasons and Suppers are an elevated take on the hearty dish that can be prepared in the oven or a slow cooker.
10. One Pot Greek Chicken and Lemon Rice
This One Pot Greek Chicken and Lemon Rice by RecipeTin Eats amps up the flavor as the zesty, savory juices from the marinated chicken simmer with the rice in the oven. Featuring signature Mediterranean ingredients, this bright one pot meal is light yet satisfying.
11. Seattle Style Smoked Salmon Chowder
Inspired by the coastal markets of the Pacific Northwest, this Seattle Style Smoked Salmon Chowder by Little Spice Jar is smoky, briny and rich, setting it apart from its East Coast cousins. Like many one pot meals, the taste gets even better the next day after the flavors have had a chance to meld.
12. One Pot Brazilian Shrimp Stew
One pot meals are popular all across the globe. This One Pot Brazilian Shrimp Stew by Easy and Delish, also known as ensopado de camarao, is a bountiful dish of sauteed vegetables and shrimp in a coconut and tomato broth.
13. Herby Chicken Pot Pie with Easy Biscuit Crust
One pot meals like chicken pot pie bring back fond memories for many. This Herby Chicken Pot Pie with Easy Biscuit Crust from Feasting at Home offers an elevated twist on the classic casserole.
14. Jamaican Chicken Curry
Inspired by the signature sweet heat of Caribbean cooking, this Jamaican Chicken Curry from Well Plated by Erin highlights regional ingredients like scotch bonnet peppers and Jamaican curry powder. Juicy chicken thighs are ideal for one pot meals with robust flavor profiles.
15. One Pot Beef Stroganoff
This creamy, meaty One Pot Beef Stroganoff from Jo Cooks is a convenient take on a classic Russian dish. A deep frying pan offers ample space for cooking the meat, pasta and sauce in just one piece of cookware.
16. Chinese 5-Spice Stewed Beef
The Chinese 5-Spice Stewed Beef from Every Last Bite is slow-simmered for impossibly tender meat in a thick, flavorful sauce. This vibrant and versatile dish is adaptable for paleo, dairy free, gluten free, and keto diets.
With a flourishing global interest in Korean dramas, pop music and beauty, Korean cuisine has also stepped into the spotlight. This Tteokbokki by Pickled Plum is an easy, homemade version of the popular Korean street food.
18. Creamy Tuscan Chicken
The Creamy Tuscan Chicken from Jo Cooks features a classic combination of spinach and sundried tomatoes in a creamy sauce draped over tender, browned chicken tenderloins. Serve this one pot meal over pasta, rice or with a side of vegetables.
19. One Pot Mac and Cheese
With just five ingredients and fifteen minutes, dinner can be on the table fast thanks to this quick One Pot Mac and Cheese. Perhaps the world’s most comforting combination for one pot meals, tender pasta and buttery, gooey cheese sauce are a perfect match.
20. Crack Slaw (Egg Roll Bowl)
Crack Slaw, also known as egg roll in a bowl, is a go-to recipe for one pot meals that are quick, easy and keto friendly. This speedy dish can be made with almost any ground protein, including tofu, and is ready in under thirty minutes.
While not a meal on its own, Besciamella is the rich, creamy element that transforms ingredients into a cohesive dish. This silky, buttery sauce can be layered into lasagna or casseroles, draped over meat or vegetables and stirred into pasta or soups.
22. Easy Fried Rice
This fifteen minute Easy Fried Rice from Spend with Pennies is a convenient option for one pot meals. Starting with leftover rice, this quick meal can be customized with whatever is in the pantry or fridge.
23. Kimchi Ramen
This Kimchi Ramen by Live Eat Learn is a quick and easy way to elevate basic instant ramen. With nearly endless options for upgrades, instant ramen is a blank canvas for creating a wide variety of quick one pot meals.
24. Mapo Tofu
Based on the popular Sichuan dish, this Mapo Tofu by RecipeTin Eats is a saucy, one pot meal that is ready in under fifteen minutes. The dish is prepared with readily available ingredients that might already be in your pantry.
25. One Pot Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup
Vibrant and fresh One Pot Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup from Ahead of Thyme showcases the delicate balance of spicy, sour, umami and sweet that is signature of Thai cuisine. With quick-cooking ingredients, this one pot meal is ready in just twenty five minutes.
26. One Pot Pasta Bolognese
While not a traditional spaghetti bolognese, this One Pot Pasta Bolognese by RecipeTin Eats creates a rich, thick sauce that beautifully coats the pasta and can be adapted to a variety of one pot meals. Although it might not quite reach the depth of flavor of a slow-simmered sauce, this recipe is worth a try for its convenience.
27. One Pan Chicken Enchilada Skillet
Shortcut ingredients like rotisserie chicken, canned sauce and pantry staples expedite the prep time of this One Pan Chicken Enchilada Skillet by The Girl Who Ate Everything for a hearty meal that can be on the table in just ten minutes. Quickly slice the tortillas into strips with the help of a pizza cutter.
28. Easy 10 Minute Wonton Soup
That bag of wontons that has been sitting in the freezer blossoms into a light, yet filling meal with this Easy 10 Minute Wonton Soup by Ahead of Thyme. Enjoy this simple soup as is or add in some extra nutrients with quick cooking vegetables like spinach or mushrooms.
29. Chili Lime Peach Chicken
Poultry is a popular protein for one pot meals as it is a blank canvas that can take on a wide array of flavor combinations. This Chili Lime Peach Chicken by Feasting at Home highlights the ability of this lean meat to pair beautifully with savory, spicy, sour and sweet ingredients.
30. One Pot Gochujang Spaghetti
The best one pot meals excite diners with creativity and surprise in addition to inviting textures and flavors. This creamy, spicy One Pot Gochujang Spaghetti by Glue and Glitter turns the traditional spaghetti dinner on its head with a dash of fermented Korean chili paste.
31. 12 Minute Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles
Savory 12 Minute Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles from RecipeTin Eats are a fast and easy meal option inspired by the signature flavors of Thailand. Chicken mince and quick cooking noodles are helpful shortcuts for speedy one pot meals.
32. Cheeseburger Macaroni
This quick Cheeseburger Macaroni by Homemade Hooplah puts a tasty twist on the classic boxed dinner. On the table in just twenty minutes, this vegetable-infused version of popular store bought one pot meals is sure to become a family favorite.
33. Quick Chicken Sweet Potato Kale Skillet
A celebration of cozy fall flavors, this Quick Chicken Sweet Potato Kale Skillet with Cranberries and Goat Cheese from Well Plated by Erin is a colorful, creamy and satisfying dish. Dancing the line between savory and sweet, each bite invites you to discover something new in this intriguing one pan meal.
34. Poached Salmon in Coconut Lime Sauce
Salmon is a hearty and versatile fish that can stand up to a wide variety of flavor profiles in one pot meals and other dishes. This Poached Salmon in Coconut Lime Sauce by RecipeTin Eats takes the nutrient-rich fish to the tropics with Thai-inspired ingredients like fish sauce, ginger and lemongrass.
35. Chicken Tortellini Soup
The warm comfort of chicken soup meets a cozy bowl of pasta in this hearty Chicken Tortellini Soup. Packed with lean protein and colorful vegetables, this satisfying soup will nourish both body and spirit.
36. Chipotle Chicken Stew with Chickpeas and Kale
This Chipotle Chicken Stew with Chickpeas and Kale by Little Spice Jar is a protein powerhouse rounded out with tender, leafy greens. This nutrient-dense dish can be enjoyed on its own as a light lunch or rounded out with some rice or couscous for heartier one pot meals.
37. Stuffed Pepper Casserole
Creative recipes like this Stuffed Pepper Casserole from Spend with Pennies reimagine classic dishes as nutritious one pot meals. Simple swaps can easily adapt this recipe to suit a variety of dietary needs such as changing up the protein or opting for cauliflower rice to make this a low carb meal.
38. Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles
The Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles from Well Plated by Erin is a lightened up version of a rich, buttery classic dish. With the help of a spiralizer or vegetable peeler, squash noodles offer a low carb, nutrient-rich alternative to traditional pasta.
39. Low Carb Chicken Teriyaki
A good sauce can make or break one pot meals, but bottled sauces like teriyaki can pack a shocking amount of sugar. This Low Carb Chicken Teriyaki from Sugar Free Londoner brings the sweet and savory balance of Asian-style flavors with a simple, keto-friendly sauce.
40. One Pot Chicken Cacciatore
A sturdy Dutch oven is the perfect vessel for creating this One Pot Chicken Cacciatore by Simply Stacie. Allow at least an hour for the chicken and vegetables to slow simmer, developing a rich depth of flavor in this cozy Italian dish.
41. Baked Haddock
This light and fresh Baked Haddock by Feasting at Home is an elegant option for healthy one pot meals. Aromatic herbs and fennel are enhanced by a bright spritz of lemon to elevate this simple seafood skillet.
42. Super Low Cal Healthy Creamy Vegetable Soup
Some might think lots of heavy cream and cheese are required to make eating vegetables enjoyable, but they haven’t tried this Super Low Cal Healthy Creamy Vegetable Soup by RecipeTin Eats. A quick whirl in the blender transforms cauliflower, broth, vegetables and aromatics into a smooth, savory base for this creamy, comforting soup.
43. King Ranch Chicken
There’s no need for high sodium canned soups to make this King Ranch Chicken from Well Plated by Erin. This from scratch version of the popular Tex-Mex style one pot meal is brimming with lean protein, colorful vegetables and plenty of bold flavor.
44. Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa
Fragrant and protein-rich Garlic Shrimp with Quinoa from Well Plated by Erin is a satisfying one pot meal that will keep you full without weighing you down. A touch of chili powder and cayenne gives this vibrant dish a subtle kick.
45. Garlic Chicken One Pot with Broccolini and Zucchini
Protein and vegetables are the basic building blocks of healthy one pot meals. Featuring lean chicken and nutrient-rich vegetables, this Garlic Chicken One Pot with Broccolini and Zucchini by Joy Filled Eats is a simple, yet flavorful dish that is both low carb and gluten free.
46. Italian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry
Showcasing a colorful array of summer vegetables, this Italian Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry by Low Carb Maven is a light, yet satisfying meal. From classic Asian-inspired varieties to creative takes from around the world, stir fry dishes are a great option for nutritious one pot meals.
47. Egg White Frittata
Eggs are an excellent way to give one pot meals a nutritious boost. This Egg White Frittata from Well Plated by Erin is a nutrient-dense, high protein option for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
48. Fish en Papillote
Fish en Papillote from Well Plated by Erin is a light and elegant dish that is surprisingly simple to prepare. En papillote is a French term that refers to a process of baking food inside a parchment pouch, usually with herbs, seasonings and other aromatics.
49. Simple Authentic Cioppino
This Simple Authentic Cioppino by Feasting at Home is a broth-based fish stew that comes together in one stockpot. With an abundance of seafood and aromatics, this light soup is best served with a piece of crusty bread to soak up the flavorful juices.
50. One Pan Braised Lemon Paprika Chicken with Sumac
Take your tastebuds on a journey with one pot meals inspired by the flavors of the Middle East like this One Pan Braised Lemon Paprika Chicken with Sumac by Healthy Nibbles and Bits. The tantalizing spice mixture dances between savory and zesty, smoky and sweet inviting you to take another bite.
51. Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup
Silky smooth and delicately sweet, Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup is rich with cozy autumnal flavors. The crispy sage garnish gives this velvety bowl an intriguing textural contrast.
52. Instant Pot Bone Broth
Instant Pot Bone Broth can bring deep flavor and an infusion of nutrients to savory one pot meals. Using a pressure cooker creates this nutritious broth and saves hours of time and effort.
53. Instant Pot Chicken Tacos
Taco night is a cinch with these smoky Instant Pot Chicken Tacos. Pair with your favorite toppings and fillings like creamy avocado or a crunchy cabbage slaw and a squeeze of fresh lime.
54. Instant Pot Salmon
Instant Pot Salmon is an ideal centerpiece for unbelievably quick, nutritious and nearly effortless one pot meals. Pair this buttery salmon with a side of fresh salad or steamed vegetables for a fast, healthy meal that doesn’t sacrifice taste.
55. Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup
The Instant Pot does all the heavy lifting to create this velvety smooth Instant Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Simply steam the ingredients in the pressure cooker then puree and stir in the cheese for a silky, creamy way to eat your vegetables.
56. Instant Pot Jambalaya
It’s hard to believe this New Orleans classic can be made in a pressure cooker. Instant Pot Jambalaya recreates the signature flavors of the Big Easy in just about twenty minutes.
57. Instant Pot White Chicken Chili
Layered with flavor, this Instant Pot White Chicken Chili is an excellent recipe for easy one pot meals to enjoy throughout the week. Savor a bowl of this hearty chili topped with fresh avocado and jalapeño slices or spoon leftovers over nachos, inside a roasted sweet potato or freeze individual portions for convenient future meals.
Try our Instant Pot White Chicken Chili recipe
58. Instant Pot Potato Soup
Instant Pot Potato Soup is creamy comfort in a bowl. Loaded with smoky bacon, cheese and tangy sour cream, this irresistible soup is an ideal choice for crowd pleasing instant pot one pot meals.
59. Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms
A vegetarian take on a classic soup, this Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup with Spinach and Mushrooms from Feasting at Home is rich in nutrients, gluten free and vegan adaptable. This creamy stew showcases earthy mushrooms and root vegetables to complement the nutty wild rice.
60. Instant Pot Beef Stew
Rich and cozy Instant Pot Beef Stew from Well Plated by Erin is sure to warm bellies on cold, cloudy days. The pressure cooker ensures fork tender beef and vegetables with slow-simmered flavors in a fraction of the cooking time.
61. Instant Pot Chicken Pho Noodle Soup
Enjoy this almost-authentic Instant Pot Chicken Pho Noodle Soup by Little Spice Jar at home without spending hours over a stove stirring hot broth. While not the traditional preparation method for this iconic Vietnamese dish, a pressure cooker significantly reduces the time between the pho craving strikes and taking a slurp of delicious, homemade noodle soup.
62. Instant Pot Chanterelle Squash Risotto
Risottos of all kinds are notoriously high-maintenance one pot meals, though often well worth the effort. Skip the painstaking process and enjoy silky, flavorful results with this Instant Pot Chanterelle Squash Risotto by Vegan Yack Attack.
63. Thai Mango Chicken
Bright, sweet and a little spicy, this Thai Mango Chicken from Flavour and Savour can be made in either a pressure cooker or crockpot. Make a double batch and freeze for quick and flavorful one pot meals whenever you need them.
64. Moroccan Chicken Tagine
Perhaps the original one pot meals, tagines are traditional dishes from North Africa cooked in a clay cooking vessel often in the style of a stew or casserole. This Moroccan Chicken Tagine from Every Last Bite is aromatic, complex and can be made up to three days in advance.
65. Instant Pot Meatloaf
The Instant Pot Meatloaf by Spend with Pennies truly is a complete one pot meal. The potatoes cook along with the loaf for a hearty dinner with no extra dishes.
66. Pressure Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork
We adore better-than-takeout style one pot meals like this Pressure Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork by Easy and Delish. This version skips the deep fryer and goes easy on the sugar for a lighter alternative to the traditional dish.
67. White Bean and Kale Soup
With buttery beans and hearty vegetables, this White Bean and Kale Soup is perfect for filling and nutritious vegetarian one pot meals. Serve with some crusty bread to soak up the light, yet flavorful broth.
68. Mushroom Bisque
Rich and earthy Mushroom Bisque is an easy vegetarian soup made with simple ingredients that deliver complex flavors. This luscious soup showcases the versatility of the mushroom and can be made with whichever varieties you prefer.
A staple one pot meal from North Africa, this Shakshuka by Minimalist Baker highlights the bright, saucy and smoky origins of this traditional dish sometimes called Eggs in Purgatory. The spiced tomato stew simmers in a cast iron skillet before eggs are nestled into the sauce and baked in the oven until set.
70. Skillet Baked Huevos Rancheros
Whether it's the first meal of the day or breakfast for dinner, these Skillet Baked Huevos Rancheros by Feasting at Home are an easy, filling option for one pot vegetarian meals. In an oven safe skillet, layer saucy beans and vegetables over a tortilla then top with an egg before baking in the oven until the egg is set and the edges of the tortilla are crisp.
71. Potato Galette with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese
With crisp edges and a tender center, this Potato Galette with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese by Seasons and Suppers is a tantalizing one pot meal full of decadent flavors and satisfying contrast of textures. Use a mandolin for consistent, extra thin slices of potato to layer with the caramelized onions and soft, tangy goat cheese.
72. Tunisian Chickpea Stew with Carrots, Tops and Harissa
This cozy and colorful Tunisian Chickpea Stew with Carrots, Tops and Harissa by Feasting at Home celebrates seasonal produce enhanced with North African spices. Nothing was wasted in creating this nutritious stew with the often-discarded carrot tops adding another layer of flavor to the dish.
73. One Pot Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce
Some of the best one pot meal recipes are simple, yet satisfying like this One Pot Gnocchi with Vodka Sauce by Love and Olive Oil. Soft pillowy gnocchi are draped in a luxuriously silky sauce that requires no extra pots, pans or bowls.
74. Stuffed Manicotti
Tender tubes of pasta filled with fluffy spinach and ricotta are buried under rich tomato sauce and gooey mozzarella in this Stuffed Manicotti by Jo Cooks. The pasta even cooks in the casserole dish, so there’s no need to drag out another pot just to boil some water.
75. Vegetarian Paella
With crispy rice and enticing aromatics, paella might be the ultimate one pot meal. This Vegetarian Paella by Ahead of Thyme is a meatless take on Spain’s signature dish.
76. Tofu Drunken Noodles
Made in a large skillet or wok, these Tofu Drunken Noodles by Jo Cooks are a quick and easy one pot meal. To make this noodle dish vegetarian (or vegan), be sure to swap the fish and oyster sauces for hoisin and tamari.
77. Hashbrown Crust Asparagus Quiche
This charming Hashbrown Crust Asparagus Quiche by Seasons and Suppers is a delicate, yet filling option for vegetarian one pot meals any time of the day. A box grater makes quick work of transforming whole potatoes into shreds for the hashbrown crust, but be sure to squeeze out as much liquid as possible to achieve the desired crunch.
78. Vegetarian Pad Thai
With a rainbow of vegetables and savory sauce, this Vegetarian Pad Thai from Well Plated by Erin is a bright, fresh twist on the traditional dish. Spiralized zucchini eliminates the need for an extra pot to boil the traditional rice noodles.
79. One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils
With just a handful of staple ingredients, these One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils by Pinch of Yum become a comforting meal. Opt for butter or oil to sauté the vegetables and swap in vegetable broth to make this one pot meal completely meat free.
80. Eggplant Parmesan Pasta Skillet
Capture all the flavors of the classic dish in one pan with this Eggplant Parmesan Pasta Skillet by Cook Nourish Bliss. Layered with fresh, nutritious ingredients, this wholesome one pot meal is sure to be a welcome addition to the dinner rotation.
81. Vegan Split Pea Soup
This satisfying and versatile Vegan Split Pea Soup is a filling, nutritious dish that can be prepared on the stovetop, in a slow cooker or the Instant Pot. Save this cozy vegan recipe for one pot meals to savor on chilly days.
82. Vegan Mushroom Soup
Creamy Vegan Mushroom Soup is thickened with a combination of nutritional yeast (or a nutritional yeast substitute) and chickpea flour resulting in a rich, silky plant-based dish. This seemingly simple one pot meal is layered with deep, umami flavors.
83. Vegan Lentil Soup
This fragrant, spiced Vegan Lentil Soup is brimming with nutritious ingredients for a cozy, filling dish. Protein-packed lentils are ideal for building satisfying one pot vegan meals including soups, stews and curries.
84. Vegan Potato Soup
There’s no dairy needed to create this creamy Vegan Potato Soup. Rich coconut milk gives this savory soup its signature velvety texture.
85. One Pot Spanish Rice and Beans
Everyday rice and beans get a flavorful upgrade with these One Pot Spanish Rice and Beans by Connoisseurus Veg. Savory spices, tender kidney beans and briny olives come together to create this enticing one pot meal inspired by the culinary traditions of Spain.
86. Vegan Minestrone Soup with Couscous
The Vegan Minestrone Soup with Couscous from Vegan in the Freezer is a creative upgrade of the traditional Italian dish. The addition of couscous brings a unique flavor and texture to this version of the classic soup.
87. Vegan Congee
Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the Vegan Congee from Healthy Nibbles and Bits is a savory bowl of pure comfort. Choose a variety of toppings to give this one pot meal a dynamic contrast of textures.
88. Vegan Smoky Corn Chowder
With so many varieties to choose from soups are one pot meals for any season. This Vegan Smoky Corn Chowder from Vegan Yack Attack is a lighter, dairy free soup that is equally well-suited for breezy summer nights or cool, wintry afternoons.
89. Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili
There are probably just about as many versions of chili in the world as there are people, each with a custom blend of ingredients and spices. This Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili by A Simple Palate is a sweet and spicy plant-based offering of the ubiquitous one pot meal.
90. Easy Vegan Ratatouille
Inspired by the rustic French dish, this Easy Vegan Ratatouille from A Virtual Vegan celebrates a rainbow of summer vegetables. The French have truly mastered the art of one pot meals as is evident in this classic vegetable stew.
91. African Peanut Soup
This bold African Peanut Soup from Feasting at Home celebrates the staple dish from West Africa. Known as groundnuts in many parts of the world, the peanuts in this recipe bring a creamy texture and hearty dose of protein to this beloved one pot meal.
92. Veracruz-Style Fava Bean Stew
Inspired by a traditional fish stew, this Veracruz-Style Fava Bean Stew from Dora’s Table recreates the classic flavor profile and texture of the dish with plant-based ingredients. Buttery fava beans give this one pot meal a hearty base for the bright tomato sauce studded with olives, capers and pickled jalapeños.
93. Smoky Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas and Greens
A holiday tradition in the American South, these Smoky Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas and Greens by Minimalist Baker are said to bring good luck if eaten at the start of the new year. This plant-based version omits the usual bacon in favor of a sprinkle of smoked paprika and a dash of liquid smoke.
94. Vegan Portobello Pot Roast
Pot roast is a longtime favorite for go-to one pot meals. This Vegan Portobello Pot Roast by A Virtual Vegan features meaty mushroom and tender vegetables in a savory gravy.
95. Aloo Gobi
With fragrant curries and a tradition of meatless dishes, India offers plenty of inspiration for one pot vegan meals. This Aloo Gobi from Simple Vegan Blog is a speedy take on the classic Indian dish ready in just about thirty minutes.
There are thousands of one pot meal recipes to explore, some drawing inspiration from cultural traditions and regional influences while others were created out of curiosity or necessity. Having a collection of one pot meals available for busy weeknights or one pot crock pot meals for days you don’t feel like cooking can minimize stress and help retain the joy of cooking.