One pot or skillet meals, make cooking easy and cleanup a breeze.
The variety of recipes, in this small compilation, is amazing.
Almost all of them use a single pan or skillet, from start to finish.
Some of these recipes were shared by friends, some are tried and true in our home,
and some simply looked so yummy that I couldn’t pass them up.

20 one pot skillet dinners

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Each recipe takes an hour or less with most being ready in thirty minutes.

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Quick Chicken Broccoli Ranch Skillet – Home Again Jiggety Jig

This is one of my favorite skillets to fix that not only is so very good for you, but also quick and easy to make.
It is low carb as well as paleo – if using your own paleo recipe for ranch dressing.

EASY LO MEIN

Lo Mein Skillet Meal – Home Again Jiggety Jig

This is also a favorite of family and friends.  I make this each year for our family camp.
The noodles for this pasta meal are done separately from the main skillet.

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My Family’s “Green Rice” – from Creative K Kids

Unique take on fried rice.  This looks delicious, and kid friendly.

One Pot Tomato, Basil Pasta
One Pot Tomato, Basil Pasta

One Pot Tomato, Basil Pasta – from Running with the Copier

NOTE: My daughter in love made this and said it was delicious.

If it is going to sit for any length of time, I’d wait to add pasta until the other ingredients come to a good simmer.

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Asian Beef and Cabbage Skillet – from Kitchen Dreaming

I’m always looking for great ways to use cabbage.  This looks awesome.

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Ravioli Skillet Lasagne – from Tablespoon – Bev Cooks

This recipe is one of the simplest lasagne recipes I’ve ever seen and looks OH SO delicious!!

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Skillet Chili Mac – from The Sunny Patch

Using precooked ground beef from the freezer, this is a true one pot recipe, with the macaroni cooked right in the sauce.

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Sweet Potato and Sage Sausage Casserole – The Chew – Michael Symon

This one dish meal has sweet potato, brussel sprouts, sausage, with parmesan and goat cheese. It is finished off in the oven.

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One Pot Meal: Sausage and Broccoli Pasta – A Dish of Daily Life

Quick one dish meal with the Pasta cooked right in the cooking sauce.

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Favorite Skillet Dinner – Taste of Home –

Chicken breasts with Potatoes, Carrots, Celery and Green Beans takes about an hour from start to finish.

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Pork Chop Stew –  Cooking on a Budget

Unique dish made with whole Pork Chops, Carrots, Celery, Green Beans in a rich gravy.

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Taco Skillet Recipe – Taste of Home

This award winning recipe is like making a taco right in your skillet.  Serve with Tortilla Chips.

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Low Country Chicken Pilau – from Kitchen Dreaming

I must admit that I became interested in this delicious one dish meal because of the title.
From the Lowcountry of South Carolina, where we spent seven years, comes this recipe with chicken and rice, and fire roasted tomatoes.

The joke my husband loved to tell was this: How are Charleston natives like the Chinese?
Answer: They eat rice and worship their ancestors.  


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Pesto, Veggie, Shrimp, Quinoa, Me’lange Chopped  – from KC the Kitchen Chopper

This unique recipe uses a variety of ingredients including, white beans, roasted yams and asparagus.

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 Korean Bulgogi Beef and Rice Bowl – from Kitchen Dreaming

Beef and rice with all the delicious flavors that make Korean food so very yummy! (Rice is cooked separately.)

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Family Favorite Cheeseburger Pasta Recipe – Taste of Home – Raquel Haggard

This fun recipe has all the flavors of your favorite Cheeseburger, AND pasta too!

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Black Bean, Tomato and Rice Skillet – Goals Coach – Sandra Butler

Here’s a colorful skillet that can be prepared with or without added chicken.

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Country Brunch Skillet – Taste of Home – Elvira Brunnquell

A yummy skillet with hash brown potatoes, onions and peppers, cooked in bacon drippings.
The eggs cook right in the skillet and are topped with cheese and bacon.

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One Pan Pork and Cabbage  – Kitchen Dreaming

This one pan dinner is not only quick, but uses inexpensive ingredients making it cost less than two dollars a serving.

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Grandma’s Tuscan White Beans and Pasta – Driftwood Gardens

This is a simple, rustic Italian dish with few ingredients and tons of flavor.

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Here’s a bonus recipe!  One Pot Chicken Alfredo Pesto Pasta

This one pot chicken alfredo pesto pasta is served on an original Corelle dinner plate. Retro plates in this pattern are now available again.
This one pot chicken Alfredo Pesto Pasta is oh so yummy and VERY Easy to make.
20 ONE-POT SKILLET DINNERS

28 thoughts on “20 ONE-POT SKILLET DINNERS

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  • June 26, 2015 at 9:21 am
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    I can’t decide which I like more. Usually anything with pasta or potatoes and sausage will work for me 🙂

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    • June 26, 2015 at 5:51 pm
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      There are so many fantastic choices, thanks to my friends!!

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  • June 26, 2015 at 3:41 pm
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    These all look so delicious! I’m getting tons of fantastic dinner ideas here! pinned!

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    • June 26, 2015 at 5:50 pm
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      Thank you, Diane! They are great ideas, aren’t they?

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    • June 27, 2015 at 5:25 pm
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      I’ve tried a number of them, and they are all quite simple and so far, delicious!!

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  • June 27, 2015 at 1:47 am
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    I love one-pot meals, this is such a wonderful collection, thanks for all sharing all of these great ideas!

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    • June 27, 2015 at 5:24 pm
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      Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be using these to help make easy one pot meals this summer.

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  • June 27, 2015 at 3:26 am
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    I don’t do the cooking in my house, so I love one lot meals because cleanup is super easy! Not only that, all of these look amazing! Thank you 🙂

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    • June 27, 2015 at 5:22 pm
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      Thanks Sara. I also dislike cleanup! I’ve tried a number of them, and so far they are all delicious!!

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    • June 27, 2015 at 5:20 pm
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      They are so handy this time of year, and I dislike cleanup!! Thanks for pinning!

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  • June 27, 2015 at 3:10 pm
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    What a great collection of skillet recipes! I think I’ll be trying the Asian beef first. Looks so good!

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    • June 27, 2015 at 5:16 pm
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      I’ve tried that one and it is delicious! Thanks for stopping by, Sandra!

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    • June 28, 2015 at 5:41 am
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      Thank you Katerina. They are a nice variety of recipes, which I’ve been trying out one by one!! So far they are all great!

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  • December 6, 2016 at 11:57 am
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    We love making homemade lo mein at our house too! It’s one of our favorites! I usually use one pot for it, but occasionally I use two.

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    • December 6, 2016 at 7:53 pm
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      I’ve never figured out how to cook the kinds of noodles I use in the same pot as the rest of it. Could do the noodles in there first, I suppose, and then drain, set aside and do the rest. Now I just might try it!

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  • December 6, 2016 at 4:46 pm
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    So much yum! I think i’ll try the beef and cabbage first. 🙂 Thanks for sharing this with us.

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    • December 6, 2016 at 7:46 pm
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      I made it and it was good!! I’ve tried most of them.

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  • December 6, 2016 at 7:42 pm
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    So many yummy choices. I love one pot dinners. I hate doing dishes.

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    • December 6, 2016 at 7:47 pm
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      Me too!! Most of my cooking ends up in one big pot!! Then. . . to have to wash the pot. :/

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  • December 7, 2016 at 12:53 pm
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    The tomato, basil looks amazing! I think we might try this one night! Thank you!

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  • December 7, 2016 at 3:26 pm
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    Looks like a great collection! Thanks for sharing!

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    • December 8, 2016 at 6:29 am
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      Thanks, Lisa. I had a lot of help compiling these delicious meals.

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