What’s better than simple, quick, and delicious? After work, errands, ball practice, music lessons, etc. the last thing you have time for is cooking a big elaborate meal for supper.

Thankfully, these hearty one-pot dinners are to the rescue! Fool your family into thinking you spent hours slaving away in the kitchen with some of our time-saving hacks.

Your family will go gaga for these recipes, like our healthy Maple Glazed Sheet Pan Salmon with Potatoes and Green Beans, our comforting Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole, or our delicious Spinach & Sausage One-Pot Pasta. Grab your InstantPot or sheet pan, because that’s all you’re gonna need tonight for these hearty one-pot dinners!

Not only are these meals super simple to create, but cleaning up will be a breeze. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time hanging out with your family!

8 Hearty One-Pot Dinners

Spinach & Sausage One Pot Pasta

Simple, hearty, and delicious, this easy spinach & sausage one-pot pasta dish is the perfect way to get dinner on the table in record time! It comes together in minutes and is freezer friendly too!

One-Pot Beef Stew

Looking for a hearty and delicious recipe that’s easy to make? This beef stew is delicious and a perfect one-pot meal the whole family will love.

Maple Glazed Sheet Pan Salmon with Potatoes and Green Beans

Here’s a quick dinner recipe you can throw together with 5 ingredients or less! This Maple Glazed Sheet Pan Salmon with Potatoes and Green Beans is so easy and delicious!

For more 5-ingredient recipes, check out our 5 Ingredients or Less Mini-Cookbook. It’s free, but only for a limited time! GET IT HERE.

Easy Lasagna Soup

This hearty meal is one that the whole family will love. Not only does Lasagna Soup recipe tastes great, but also uses simple, easy-to-find ingredients, and can be made in an hour or less! Did we mention it’s a perfect recipe for the InstantPot, too?

Pan-Seared Shrimp with Cheesy Spinach and Cauliflower Rice

Looking for a keto-friendly recipe, but sick of the same old bun-less burgers and breakfast for dinner options? This simple pan-seared shrimp with cheesy spinach and cauliflower rice recipe is high fat, low carb, and 100% delicious!

One Pot Pasta and Clam Sauce

Here’s a budget-friendly meal you can pull together FAST. This deliciously One Pot Pasta & Clam Sauce whips up in less than 20 minutes using just a few ingredients. And best of all? Almost no-mess!

Perfect for those nights when you just can’t bear the thought of cooking, but your family still needs to eat!

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Easy Italian Wedding Soup

Have an Instant-pot? Then you’ll absolutely LOVE this super simple recipe for Italian Wedding Soup! Fool your family and friends into thinking you labored for hours with a few of our time-saving hacks (we won’t tell…we promise!).

Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole

Everyone’s favorite casserole is now freezer-friendly! This oh-so-yummy one-dish meal comes together in just a few minutes using pantry staples and leftover chicken (or turkey), then freezes ahead for busy weeknights. The ultimate comfort food just got better!

Want to get good food on the table FAST? Believe it or not, delicious meals don’t have to be complicated. If you’re in need of a few new recipes that come together fast, be sure to grab our 5 Ingredients or Less Mini Cookbook —it’s free for a limited time! GET IT HERE.

Have Pinterest? For even more awesome simple recipes, be sure to check out our 5 Ingredients or Less Recipes board on the LWSL Pinterest board!

These hearty one-pot dinners are not only super simple to create, but cleaning up will be a breeze. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time hanging out with your family! #recipes #onepotrecipes #5ingredientsorlessrecipes #casserolerecipes #crockpotrecipes #instantpotrecipes #pastarecipes #ketorecipes #dinnerrecipes #familyrecipes #instantpot

Ruth Soukup
Ruth Soukup is dedicated to helping people everywhere create a life they love by follwing their dreams and achieving their biggest goals. She is the host of the wildly popular Do It Scared podcast, as well as the founder of Living Well Spending Less® and Elite Blog Academy®. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Do It Scared®: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Obstacles, and Create a Life You Love, which was the inspiration for this book. She lives in Florida with her husband Chuck, and 2 daughters Maggie & Annie.
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