5 delicious one-pot dishes
If you are craving a nice comforting dish that you can quickly whip up to warm yourself up. Oh, and you don’t want to create too many dirty dishes in the process. Don’t worry, we’ve got just what you need – and you can pick from 5 different options!
Pasta is one of the tastiest things in the world, and it can be as easy or as complicated as you want it to be. If you absolutely don’t want to use more than one dish, you can cook all the ingredients together and create even more intense flavours.
Sick of your ordinary tomato sauce pasta? No problem, try our delicious garlic parmesan pasta. Heat up some olive oil, add some garlic and cook for about 1-2 minutes. Stir in some chicken broth, milk, butter and pasta and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer until pasta is cooked through. Stir in some Parmesan and if the mixture is too thick, add more milk.
A yummy frittata is ready in no time and it’s a great way to use the leftovers in your fridge. You can easily make it in one single pot and it’s really simple, so it’s suitable even for beginners in the kitchen. Ready to give it a go? Try this delicious spinach and goat cheese frittata.
Heat up the oven and place an ovenproof skillet on the stove. Add some olive oil, a chopped onion, salt and pepper and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes. Add some spinach (or other veggies lying around in your fridge) and cook for a couple of minutes. Add eggs and sprinkle with cheese (goat cheese works especially well). Cook until the mixture begins to set, the transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for about 10 to 12 minutes.
It’s probably one of the most popular dishes in the world, so it’s definitely the perfect choice for cold winter evenings. We know, it looks a bit complicated, but it’s actually incredibly easy to make. And it really only needs one single pot! So what are you waiting for, try this delicious chicken fajitas!
Take a large pan or a skillet, heat up some oil, add chopped onions, cook them for a couple of minutes and then add some sliced peppers of different colours. Once the veggies have softened, add marinated cubed chicken breast (or any other type of meat you love) and corn, and cook until it’s done. Now all you have to do is warm up the tortillas (it’s easiest to do this in the microwave) and fill them with the chicken mix, some shredded cheese and sour cream, and you’re good to go.
Sure, you can always make an ordinary risotto – but why settle for less when you can enjoy a spectacular jambalaya. It packs a bit of heat, so it will keep you nice and warm during the winter, and its flavours are simply one of a kind, so you’ll definitely fall in love with this yummy jambalaya.
Heat up the oven and place an ovenproof casserole dish on the stove. Season a chicken thigh, cube it, add it to the dish and cook for 4 mins. Add chopped chorizo and cook for 4 mins. Remove the meat and set it aside. Add chopped onions and soften them for 8 mins, then stir in chopped garlic, sliced peppers, thyme and oregano, and cook for 2 mins. Return the meat to the dish, season with salt, paprika, cayenne and pepper, and cook for 2 mins. Stir in the rice, then add some tomato puree. Add chicken stock, give it a really good stir, bring it to a boil, then cover with a lid and put in the oven for 20 mins.
Take the dish from the oven and mix in some prawns, mussels and clams. Put the lid on and return to the oven for 10 mins, then take it out and give everything a good stir. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
There’s nothing better than a thick soup or a stew on a cold winter’s night – it’ll keep you warm, give you the energy that you need and won’t mess up your kitchen too much. And if you want something a bit heartier, we’ve got this yummy idea for a meatball stew that is a true treat for your taste buds.
Season some minced meat, then shape it into small meatballs. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the meatballs and cook for 5 mins. Add chopped onions and peppers, and cook for 5 mins, then stir in some chopped garlic and paprika. Mix well, then add chopped tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 mins. Stir in some canned beans and some seasoning, then simmer for 10 mins. Stir in the parsley and serve with crusty bread.