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10 Best Quick And Easy One Pot Recipes For Dinner 0

10 of the Best Fast And Simple One Pot Recipes For Dinnertime

by Jacqueline Samaroo


One pot meals are perfect when you are pressed for time or you’re just not in the mood to face a sink full of dirty pots! What makes them even better is when they taste great with flavors that meld really well together. That’s what you get from these 10 one pot dishes – convenience and scrumptious taste. You can lure your family to the table with these delicious meals knowing clean up afterwards is going to be a breeze!

One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta


1. One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta

“I love this!” CECILE@MY YELLOW FARMHOUSE

You don’t have to love pasta to enjoy this tasty meal. Cook some garlic in olive oil until it is fragrant then stir in some chicken broth, fettuccine, milk and butter. Season with salt and pepper and allow it to boil before reducing to a simmer. Stir occasionally and add the parmesan once the pasta is cooked. Serve immediately with a garnish of parsley if you wish. Creamy and cheesy and good!


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://damndelicious.net/2014/10/11/one-pot-garlic-parmesan-pasta/


2. Vietnamese Fish Curry

“Easy, light and delicious flavours.” joolir

Tender lemon grass adds a refreshing taste to this dish. Start by cooking the lemon grass in a wok with hot oil. Add the curry and cook some more. When the flavors begin to fill the kitchen, add stock and coconut milk. Lower the heat and cook until the mixture starts to thicken. Add the fish and the broccoli and then stir in the fish sauce and sugar once the fish is cooked through. Delicious!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/26879/vietnamese+fish+curry

 

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3. Ground Beef Curly Noodle

“This is wonderful.” JRELERJR

With this dish you are just 4 ingredients and 20 minutes away from an awesome meal! Cook ground beef in a heated skillet until it is no longer pink. Drain off the grease and add corn, tomatoes and the ramen seasoning to the beef. Break up the noodles, add them to the beef and allow the mixture to boil then simmer. Serve once the noodles are tender. A great meal for kids to dig into!


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/73402/ground-beef-curly-noodle/

 

4. One Pot Easy Cheesy Vegetables and Rice

“I liked this. Very easy.” rosy

Your children will devour their vegetables in this cheesy rice dish. Heat some oil and add rice, salt, mixed vegetables and chicken stock. Let it boil then reduce to a simmer. When all the liquid has disappeared, stir in the cheese. Serve and watch everyone’s eyes light up!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/234272/one-pot-easy-cheesy-vegetables-and-rice/

One-Pot Fish With Black Olives and Tomatoes


5. One-Pot Fish With Black Olives and Tomatoes

“This is a really simple, delicious meal.” lizleicester

Bold olives and juicy tomatoes make perfect white fish companions. Sauté onion in olive oil, add tomatoes, salt and pepper and let it boil. Add the olives and next the white fish (skin side down).Drizzle olive oil over the fish and place the pan in a preheated oven. Once done sprinkle on some chopped parsley and serve the dish with lemon wedges. A simple and hearty meal.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1128/onepot-fish-with-black-olives-and-tomatoes


6. All in One Chicken

“Very good and easy.” rtharris5

Variety is the spice of this filling dish. Brown Italian sausage and bell peppers in a large pot. Add the chicken, garlic, salt, pepper and onion, letting it cook until the chicken is no longer pink. Stir in sliced mushrooms, canned potatoes and parsley and let it simmer. Serve with a fresh salad for a sure hit!

Total time: 25 minutes

http://www.mrfood.com/Chicken/All-in-One-Chicken-From-Mr-Food


7. Beef Taco Pasta

“Wow… this is by far our favorite recipe.” Anna

Don’t let the ingredients in this dish fool you – this is one QUICK meal! Sauté the onions and garlic then add in the beef to brown. Stir in chili powder, oregano, cumin, diced green chilis and diced tomatoes. Add beef broth and noodles, ensuring that the noodles are covered. Let the mixture simmer, stirring it occasionally. When most of the liquid is absorbed add a little cayenne pepper (if desired), some black olives and cheese. Once the cheese is melted you are ready to serve, just add a sprinkle of green onions on top. Wow – everyone is sure to want seconds!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.budgetbytes.com/2013/08/beef-taco-pasta/

One-Pot Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes


8. One-Pot Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes

“This dish was so simple to make and so delicious.” Californiacook

You get noodles full of flavor in this dish. Sauté some onion and garlic before adding in tomatoes, oregano, chicken stock and pasta. Allow it to boil and add the noodles, making sure that they are covered and then turn down the heat. When the pasta is almost done, add salt, then batches of spinach. Stir until the spinach wilts, remove the pot from the heat and sprinkle on Parmesan cheese. Perfect for a busy night!

Total time: 29 minutes

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/one-pot-pasta-spinach-tomatoes


9. Chicken Cutlets With Tomato Sauté

“This recipe was delicious!” tallgirl

This dish has a definite Mediterranean feel. Season the chicken with salt and pepper before browning it in batches. Set it aside and cook grapes or cherry tomatoes in the same pot until they begin to burst. Add the wine and allow it to simmer until about half of it has evaporated. Add tarragon and scallions and serve over your chicken. Sweet!

Total time: 20 minutes

http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/chicken-cutlets-tomato-saute


10. Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili for Two

“Excellent!” carol.l.cochran

Fantastic flavors that blend really well together. Cook onion and potatoes in a little hot oil before adding chili powder, chipotle, cumin, garlic and salt. Stir constantly. Once the flavors are released, add water and allow it to simmer gently until the potatoes are cooked. Add the tomatoes, black beans, and lime juice and bring to a simmer again. When a little of the liquid has disappeared remove from the heat and stir in some cilantro. A great way to reward yourself at the end of a hard day.

Total time: 30 minutes

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/249174/sweet-potato-black-bean-chili-for-two/

10 Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes 0

10 Delicious Quick And Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo

Ahh- the crockpot! A wonderful way to prepare delicious and healthy meals for your family while saving on energy, time and money. Your crockpot or slow cooker uses much less electricity than a conventional electric oven. Plus, while it is cooking, you have time to go do other important things – like spending quality time with family members. Foods cooked in your crockpot are more nutritious since they retain more of their vitamins and minerals than when cooked by other methods such as frying and boiling.
Here are 10 awesome recipes you can prepare in your crockpot. Hopefully, once you try these, you’ll be inspired to pull out your handy slow cooker more often!

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

“Exceptional flavor and a wonderfully easy recipe.” Eric

This recipe combines many delightful flavors of Indian cuisine. Sauté some chicken, onion and garlic then add the spices – curry powder, curry paste, garam masala and tandoori masala – along with some tomato paste. Stir and pour into your crockpot. Add some cardamom pods, yogurt and coconut milk, plus a bit of salt. Leave the crockpot to work its magic. When it’s done, remove the cardamom pods and serve. Delicious!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 30 minutes

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/174543/slow-cooker-butter-chicken/


Mexajita Chicken

“I can’t believe anything so easy could be so good!” SandraSoCal

Tender, juicy and tasty chicken that’s a breeze to prepare. Sear seasoned chicken breasts in hot oil. Put pinto beans and water into the crockpot and add the chicken on top. Pour in tomatoes over the chicken and sprinkle on some fajita seasoning. Slow cook and serve. So easy!

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sandra-lee/mexajita-chicken-recipe.html

 

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Adobo

“This is a very inexpensive meal and utterly delicious.” nyneelie

This Filipino dish tastes even better the day after! Layer garlic, ginger, onions and a bay leaf into the crockpot. Add the chicken on top (without the skin, please) and pour on a mixture of vinegar, sugar, soy sauce and pepper. Cover and cook. Wow, that was easy! Now just remove the ginger and bay leave and this dish goes so well with steamed rice.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours 15 minutes

http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/slow-cooker-chicken-adobo-30473


Slow-Cooker Indian Beef

“The flavors were beautiful!” ginamum

The flavors in this dish blend well but you can still savor each one. Coat the beef with flour, salt and pepper. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and then place them in the crockpot. Sauté onion, ginger and garlic before adding in chili and curry paste. Add tomatoes and water, let it boil and then pour the mixture over the beef. Stir in some cinnamon and cardamom and set the crockpot to do its job, giving it a stir when the cooking is half done. Before serving, remove the cinnamon and cardamom pods and stir in some coriander, leaving a sprinkle of coriander for the top. Yummy!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 5 hours 50 minutes
Total time: 6 hours 5 minutes

http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/29701/slow+cooker+indian+beef

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon

“I had a wonderful time preparing this dish!!” Angyummy

Beef, bacon, dry red wine and a crockpot – Wow! Season the beef with salt and pepper and brown batches of it in hot oil. Set it aside and use the same oil to brown your onions and carrots. Add the garlic and stir before pouring in some good quality red wine and beef broth. Add thyme and stir. Empty the mixture into your crockpot, add in the beef and some bacon then leave it to cook. Serve with a garnish of earthy fresh thyme and it’s the perfect sophisticated dinner to come home to.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Total time: 9 hours

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/slow-cooker-beef-bourguignon/19bdb920-7f63-420d-8ea6-8fe4a3f948ce


Crock Pot Stifado

“Thanks for an easy superb dish.” Panino

Here is a delectable Greek stew for you to try. Brown batches of the beef in hot oil and place them in the crockpot. Sauté onions then add garlic, allspice and cinnamon. Stir in some vinegar, sugar, a bay leaf and some tomato sauce, then pour the mixture over the beef and set to cook until tender. Add feta cheese and cook for 10 minutes more and you are ready to serve. Just pull out the bay leaf and serve the stew over mashed potatoes or buttered pasta. It’s filling and oh so good!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 hours
Total time: 10 hours 20 minutes

http://www.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-stifado-17181

 

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Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

“This turned out amazing!” ddigustio

This is so soft that it makes a great burger filling. Evenly layer onion and garlic into your crockpot and add in some chicken stock or broth. Coat the pork with a spice rub of chili powder, salt, sugar, cinnamon and cumin. Layer the pork on top of the garlic and onions and set the crockpot to work. Once done, take the pork and shred it using a pair of forks. Place it back into the crockpot with a little of the liquid it was cooked in or some barbeque sauce. That’s it! Your perfect pulled pork is ready to be served.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 6 – 10 hours
Total time: 6 hours 30 minutes – 10 hours 30 minutes

http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/easy-slow-cooker-pulled-pork-30356

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili

“Made this last night, and WOW it is delicious!” Vivian

All the ingredients in this dish go so very well together. Sauté some onion and garlic and add in ground turkey to cook through. Pour the meat into your crockpot and add some carrots, potatoes, celery and tomatoes along with tomato sauce and chicken broth. For flavor, add cumin, coriander, paprika, red pepper flakes and a little salt and pepper. Stir and leave to cook. Mix in some red kidney beans and cook a few minutes more, then serve topped with green onions. It’s a spicy chili dish to warm you up on a cold day!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes

http://www.primaverakitchen.com/slow-cooker-sweet-potato-chili/

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili

“LOVE THIS RECIPE!” Melian

This is too easy! Place chicken, black beans, sweet corn, enchilada sauce and taco seasoning into the crockpot and let it cook. Stir in some shredded cheese and serve topped with green onion, sour cream and more cheese. Tortilla chips make the perfect accompaniment to this.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Total time: 4 hours 20 minutes

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/slow-cooker-cheesy-chicken-enchilada-chili/694892dd-3bb9-4f6a-a2dd-e00b7fe8ee2b



Crockpot Turkey Chili

“The family LOVED it!” Ginna

A simple dish that tastes great. Sauté onion and then add the turkey to brown. Pour into the crockpot along with all the other ingredients (bell pepper, tomato sauce, black beans, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, pepper and garlic powder). Stir to combine and leave to cook. Your wonderfully rich chili is ready to serve!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 6 hours
Total time: 6 hours 15 minutes

http://www.livewellbakeoften.com/2014/10/09/crockpot-turkey-chili/