27 Easy One-Pot Meals

Too busy to have friends over? We disagree! These popular one-pot dishes come together in under an hour, feed a hungry crowd and require little cleanup later.

Part of: Easy Entertaining: Fall

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Chicken & Dumpling Soup

"Really good soup! My husband really liked it and it was very flavorful and easy to make. Will use this recipe again!"

-JeanieK

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Mexi Ground Beef-Rice Skillet

"Great! I was missing a couple ingredients, but the base of this recipe is good enough that one can play around with different ingredients and still come out with a fantastic, easy meal."

-Kiki Freebird

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Spanish Chicken & Rice

"This is a beautiful and flavorful dish that's perfect for company. The chicken turns out so moist."

-Chicagoland Chef du Jour

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Corn Chowder with Shrimp

"This was such a delicious chowder! The shrimp brings it to a whole new level."

-~ValeLovesFlorida~

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30-Minute Lasagna in a Skillet

"This is the perfect recipe when you crave lasagna, but don't have the time for the traditional style. This was easy to put together, and the taste was wonderful."

-Diana #2

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Three-Can Soup

"A fabulous meal with just about no effort. Just what every busy cook needs in his or her arsenal. So nice to not have to think about seasonings since it's all done for you!"

-justcallmetoni

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Creamy Beef Stroganoff

"This came out great! My whole family enjoyed it. I liked the rich, thickness of the sauce."

-jaynine

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Black Bean Soup

"I thought this recipe was phenomenal! I served it with sour cream, shredded cheese, fresh cilantro and crispy tortilla strips. It was amazing! I think the Key lime juice adds a ton of flavor!"

-Fanatic of Life!

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Microwave Spaghetti

"This was a great recipe! I found it to be even faster to make on the stove."

-pressurecooker

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Stovetop Tamale Pie

"Very easy! Cooking it on the stove is definitely better than baking it — the moist heat kept the cornbread and cheese soft and delicious."

-mewmew

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Spicy Chickpea Tagine

"This made for a simple and satisfying vegetarian dish. I loved the combination of spices."

-Annacia

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Saucy Seafood Dinner

"My hubby and I both loved this! I would make this again for company or just as a quick meal on a weeknight. Excellent."

-ms_bold

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Easy Lentil Stew

"This was a great recipe for a filling, meatless meal with ingredients I usually have on hand. We enjoyed this with a thick slice of homemade bread."

-Recipe Raider

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Chicken Fajita Dinner

"This is very easy to throw together on a night when you need something fast but still want something delicious and healthy."

-rthalgott

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Skillet Baked Ziti

"This pasta dish is truly one of my favorites and my family loves it, too! It's easy to make, yet fancy enough to impress your guests."

-Dolson

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Southwestern Quinoa Casserole

"We love this! It's one of our tried-and-true recipes for when we want something healthy with minimal effort. Fresh cilantro on top is a must!"

-Amelia md

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Italian Chicken in a Skillet

"This was so quick and delicious. Our entire family loved it. It was flavorful and filling while still being low in fat."

-Kitchen Queen

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Easy Chili

"I've tried several chili recipes from scratch and I always go back to using McCormick seasoning packets. I love serving this with cornbread on the side."

-JenniferK2

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Spicy Chicken Mac & Cheese

"This was so yummy! I didn't even add the chicken and it still tasted great. I may try this with ground beef next time."

-Dolson

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Quick Sausage & Rice Skillet Dinner

"This was wonderful. It had a great smoky flavor and was so easy to make."

-Jo Anne

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One-Pot Veggie Pasta

"I loved how easy this dish was, that it only required one pot and that there were so many veggies!"

-sofie-a-toast

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Chicken & Peppers in a Skillet

"What a great recipe. All of the flavors blended so well together and it was very tasty."

-Mia #3

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Moroccan Eggplant & Garbanzo Beans

"This was a wonderful vegetarian recipe. The flavor was great, and the raisins added a nice bit of sweetness."

-Cookin-jo

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Cheesy-Chicken & Broccoli Ziti

"We really enjoyed this wonderful recipe. I loved that it only took one skillet to make."

-Cookin-jo

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Sausage & Veggie Skillet Dinner

"This was super easy and quite delicious!"

-NcMysteryShopper

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Chicken & White Bean Stew

"Using a rotisserie chicken made this stew come together so quickly. I took the leftovers to work and everyone wanted the recipe."

-ms_bold

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Udon Noodle Soup

This Asian-inspired soup will be on your table in less than 15 minutes. It has all of the flavors and veggies you’ll need for a healthy and filling dinner.

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