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One pot recipes full of flavours but with less washing up, including braised chicken, delicious duck and bean stew and one pot fish pie
Try one pot recipes full of flavour but with less washing up, including braised chicken, delicious duck and bean stew and one pot fish pie. Making a one pot meal is so easy, as all you have to do is prepare the ingredients then leave it cook while you relax. All the flavours will come together and develop, for more depth of flavour.
When you’re cooking one pot dishes, the best thing is the fact that the flavours of everything you’re cooking come together to form more complex combinations. Meats will release their juices, especially if you’re cooking with chorizo, and tenderize as it is cooked.
Whether you stick all your ingredients in the oven or you’re cooking on the hob, generally speaking the longer you leave the ingredients to cook, the better the outcome so most of our one pot recipes are ideal for the weekend when you don’t fancy spending too long in the kitchen and simply want to kick your feet up. They also make good midweek meals, though of course the recipes won’t have as long to cook.
One pot Mediterranean chicken makes the perfect dinner for the family, which all goes in together and is ready in under an hour.
Chicken soup is the ultimate warmer, so when you're feeling a little under the weather, have had a bad day or simply feel like eating something wholesome, make a bowl of steaming chicken soup, packed full of vegetables with a kick from fresh ginger and chilli flakes.
One pan chicken thighs with roasted vegetables makes an easy all-in-one reicpe that's ready in 45 minutes.
Davina McCall's one pot chicken recipe is made with fragrant chorizo and superfood kale for a delicious and substantial meal with chickpeas.
Black bean, sweet potato and coconut bowl gets a kick from chorizo and fresh chilli that's calmed with Greek yoghurt for a one pot that's full of flavour.
An all-in-one traybake like this sticky chicken and chorizo traybake roast means you can relax while the flavours develop in the oven.
Pork tenderloin with a creamy mushroom sauce is made in one pan and ready in just 35 minutes.
This hearty braised chicken, Toulouse sausages and white beans recipe is inspired by cassoulet, the garlicky bean stew from south-west France traditionally made with various fresh and preserved meats. In this baked version, chicken thighs and meaty Toulouse sausages are cooked in an aromatic red wine, tomato and onion gravy with creamy haricot beans. It goes down well whatever the weather.
Make a healthy prawn noodle broth with fresh chilli, ginger and coriander as a one pot recipe that's so easy and nutritious.
Try this duck, pancetta and haricot beans with gremolata recipe as an easy but impressive one pot dinner party recipe.
Braised lamb shanks with tomatoes and chickpeas are slow cooked unti they fall off the bone, with all the flavours developing in one pot.
One pot saffron chicken with apricots and cardamom is sweetened with apricots and can be served with rice or with chapatis for dipping.
One pot French fish pie recipe is easy to scale up and down for a quiet night in or a dinner party, as long as you have a fish fillett and plenty of leeks per person.
Make a venison casserole recipe with button mushrooms for a rich, earthy flavour.
This one pot pork and Bramley apple recipe works well with the tarragon, fennel and new potatoes for an easy meal with less washing up.
Orange chicken bake with new potatoes and beetroot makes a vibrant, nutritious dish all roasted together with rosemary.
Rich and thick, this lamb and prune casserole recipe has a nod towards the Middle East, made with cinnamon, coriander and a full bodied red wine.
Make a side dish in one pot when a roast with all the trimming seems like too much like hard work. Aubergines, courgettes and potatoes are made in one tray in this easy Mediterrean vegetable gratin recipe.
Make a fragrant curry from stewing steak with this one pot coconut beef recipe.