31 one-pot recipes
Feed the family and save on the washing up with our hearty one-pot recipes, from epic chilli to golden spring veg pilaf and Italian chicken cacciatore
One-pot and one-pan dishes are a great way to feed the whole family easily while not creating too much washing up. Looking for a mid-week meal? Try our quick pasta one-pot or our seafood stew. Have plenty of time to tend to your meal? Then make our 4-hour chilli or our slow-cooker pork and bean casserole. We have a one-pot for every occasion.
Easy one-pot recipes
Add lots of colour to your midweek dinners with this nourishing vegetarian one-pot, with greens and spiced with cumin, cardamom, turmeric and ground coriander.
The best thing about this cod one-pot? There’s only one pan to wash up! When buying the cod, opt for farmed fish or line-caught Pacific cod, which is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council.
This one pot dish has it all: mild sweetness from the slow-cooked peppers, spicy sausage and creamy mozzarella. Serve with crusty bread or buttered orzo and you’re good to go.
Try this versatile one-pot dinner, made rich with homemade meatballs and vibrant with coriander chutney.
This easy one-pot recipe from Brixton restaurant Caribe’ is brimming with earthy flavours, combining chicken thighs with dried gungo peas, coconut milk and green seasoning.
This pasta combines wilted spinach and soft goat's cheese to create a creamy and rich dish. Garnish with some extra parmesan, and enjoy as a super simple midweek meal.
This smoky, spicy Mexican one-pot freezes well if you have any leftover – serve in tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, or simply in bowls with rice and a dollop of yogurt as a comforting Friday night dinner.
Check out our easy yet super comforting chilli recipe with bone marrow. This is the classic American chilli but with extra depth, courtesy of cocoa and wonderfully enriching marrow.
With a little bit of know-how (and some soothing, meditative stirring), a creamy, umami-rich risotto with perfectly cooked rice is guaranteed. Here’s how to master this comfort-food classic.
Often made with basmati rice, this easy, filling meal is one of the most popular weeknight dinners in Romania. fry the onions in the casserole before throwing in all the other ingredients and putting it in the oven.
Ready in a flash, this creamy pasta one-pot uses shop-bought ravioli as a base for a nutritious vegetarian meal for two.
Pack protein into this hearty one-pot with pork sausages, smoked bacon and homemade baked beans.
This summery Italian one-pot is easy to make and freezes brilliantly, plus, it's low calories and gluten free. The recipe is easily halved if you only want to serve three or four people.
Some nights you don't want to have to spend ages shopping to make a delicious meal. This Bombay egg and potato curry can be made using store cupboard ingredients and is ready in just 40 minutes.
Looking for a flavoursome one-pot recipe to serve the family? Slow cook kid goat with peppers, paprika and sherry for tender, flavour-packed meat.
Check out our warming one-pot stew with creamy mash and peas. No pre-frying of ingredients required, and it’s best to use a heavy cast-iron pot or casserole to conduct the heat evenly.
Want an easy midweek one-pot recipe? Make our sausage all-in-one dish – served with kale and a quick, punchy gremolata on the side.
Check out our easy baked orzo with spicy chorizo and flaky hake fillets. This simple but filling one-pot is an impressive midweek meal ready in under an hour, plus it's low in calories.
Jammy lemons and plump roasted dates are cooked with chicken in this easy yet imaginative whole-chicken dish by Alison Roman.
This melt-in-the-mouth pork shoulder casserole with mixed beans is an easy one-pot to feed a crowd and makes great use of that slow cooker.
Seafood stew doesn't have to take hours to make. This recipe for a cheat's version is packed full of those delicious fish flavours but is on the table in under an hour, so it's still achievable midweek.
One-pot dishes aren't just for the colder autumn and winter months. This recipe is light and packed full of fresh spring flavours. What's more, it's ready in just 30 minutes and is under 300 calories.
This recipe for one-pot chicken with cannellini beans and chorizo is really easy to make and requires minimal hands-on time. It comes in at under 300 calories per portion too.
Give this four cheeses pasta a go tonight for a creamy, dreamy dinner (and yes, it really is all cooked in one pot).
This Persian-inspired lamb stew is really simple and makes for a delicious, warming midweek meal for the family. The pomegranate seeds and mint give it a lovely, fresh flavour. If there are only two of you, freeze the rest.
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A spectacular crowd-pleasing dish, our paella uses chicken, chorizo, pancetta and seafood to pack in tonnes of flavour. Serve from a huge paella pan for extra impact.
Our easy one-pot Middle Eastern lamb is a great way to feed the family in under 500 calories per portion and with minimal washing up.
We love Vietnamese-inspired flavours, so this beef and lemongrass dish is a definite winner. It's a one-pot and packs a punch in terms of flavour.
This skinny lamb and spinach bulgar wheat pilaf is ready in 30 minutes, under 500 calories and packed full of flavour.
This recipe for merguez sausages with cannellini beans and spinach makes a great speedy midweek meal for two. Plus, it's freezer-friendly.
Try our lightly-spiced chicken and quinoa tagine. This one-pot recipe is easy to make and low in calories for a healthy family meal.