Put A Twist On Weeknight Dinners With 7 Easy One Pan Meals


Put A Twist On Weeknight Dinners With 7 Easy One Pan Meals

Peeling, dicing and sauteing can take up quite a bit of time and after a hard day's work and the last thing you'd want to do is spend hours in the kitchen.

Luckily, there are plenty of recipes that don't use up what's left of your energy and will yield results that taste just as delicious as those that require the skills of a seasoned home chef.

The best part? All the ingredients are cooked in a single pot or sheet pan so you won't have to worry about dirty dishes.

Here's a roundup of some scrumptious meals that don't require a ton of effort and make cleaning a breeze. You will surely be adding some of these to your weekly rotation.

1. One Pan Meatloaf Dinner

You can create the entire classic comfort meal, from the sides to the meatloaf, in one pan without sacrificing taste. It may not be grandma's meatloaf recipe, but this meatloaf dinner is delicious in its own right.  

Recipe: Shared Food

2. Low-Carb Tex Mex Cauli Rice

If you're looking for a lighter fare to enjoy for dinner then this cheesy low-carb Tex Mex cauli-rice is a must-try. You'll be meeting your daily vegetable serving requirements while tantalizing your taste buds with sensational flavor.

Recipe: Shared Food

3. Greek Pork Chops

Transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean with a distinct dish that is filled with classic Greek ingredients. This easy no-fuss Greek pork chop recipe calls for hearty vegetables like squash and potatoes combined with a lemon-garlic marinade to create an out of this world flavour. If you're looking for a quick, healthy and inexpensive weeknight meal for everyone to enjoy then you've found it!

Recipe: Myrecipes

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4. One Pan Sausage & Veggies

This may be the easiest one on the list. The juices from the Kielbasa sausage combine with the potatoes and vegetables to create a mouth-watering meal that can be served in just 30 minutes.

Recipe: Shared Food

5. Rotisserie-Style Bundt Pan Chicken

Forget dining out and bring out your bundt pan instead for this delectable rotisserie-style chicken dinner. The drippings from the roasting chicken will cook the veggies at the bottom so everything is ready to be served at the same time.

Recipe: Shared Food

6. One Pan Bacon & Peas Pasta

You can never go wrong serving pasta for dinner. It is extremely versatile and filling so you can dress it up however suits your taste. This creamy one pan pasta brings together salty bacon with sweet peas for a creamy dish that is uncomplicated but delightful.

Recipe: Shared Food

7. Sheet Pan Bacon Cheeseburgers

This genius bacon cheeseburger recipe is perfect for those nights when you have extra people over for dinner. You won't have to worry about flipping burgers, simply lay out the seasoned ground beef on a sheet pan then add the toppings and buns and watch the magic happen.

Recipe: Shared Food

Will you adding any of these to your weeknight menu? Let us know!

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