During the week, it’s hard to prepare dinner after a long day at work, running errands, taking care of children, balancing classes, etc. Sometimes you want a fresh, hot dinner without having to spend hours in the kitchen or following a million steps!
There’s nothing better than throwing together a meal and not having to clean up multiple pots, pans and dishes. One pot meals not only save you the hassle of excessively cleaning, but they also make preparing a meal easy by having all the ingredients cooked all in one place.
Looking for some simple, yummy dinners to save you time and energy this week? Check of these top five one pot meals to have for dinner this week!
#5 – One Pot Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Chili
Chili is so good. You can have it on its own, with some warm cornbread, or on top of a hot dog- it’s so versatile! One pot cheesy chicken enchilada chili is perfect for a week-night simple dinner. Chicken thighs are cooked and mixed with corn, black beans, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning and cheese. You can customize your toppings and don’t forget about the cornbread!
#4 – One Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Casserole
Who doesn’t love chicken noodle soup? You may be thinking that chicken noodle soup doesn’t sound appetizing when you’re not sick, but trust me on this one! One pot chicken noodle soup casserole will make you feel like you’re at home, wrapped in a fluffy blanket. Delicate egg noodles are combined with rotisserie chicken, cream of chicken soup, and light vegetables for a delicious, comforting dinner.
One Pot Spaghetti
Spaghetti is one of those foods that always makes you feel comfort and happiness. When you combine spaghetti and a one pot recipe, it becomes even more magical! Cooked spaghetti is mixed together with ground beef, sweet onion, garlic, herbs, and tomato sauce for a meal you can enjoy cooking as much as eating it. Serve it up with cheesy Texas toast for extra comfort!
#2 – One Pot Chicken Chow Mein
This one pot chicken chow mein will make you feel like you’re at the Chinese restaurant without the hassle of having to order out! Marinated chicken is cooked and added to a simple vegetable blend and (get this) ramen noodles. You can’t get any simpler than ramen noodles!
#1 – One Pot Cheeseburger Pasta
You remember the popular days of Hamburger Helper? This one pot cheeseburger pasta dish will give you all kinds of nostalgia while making your tastebuds sing! Ground beef is cooked with yummy spices and condiments, then mixed together with beef broth and noodles and topped with lots and lots of cheese. I’m drooling already!