Anyone who cooks knows that it can get really time consuming with all the different steps. Some complicated recipes call for marinating, dicing, chopping, frying, baking, and more. At the end of that you just want to sit down, relax, and enjoy the fruits of your labour. But alas, there’s now a mountain of pots, pans, utensils, and dishes sitting in the sink waiting for you. Well it’s time to stop dreading the aftermath with these one pot recipes! Cut down on those pesky pots and pans.
These One Pot Recipes Will Make You Smile!
After all, who can’t help but feel relieved there aren’t two pots, one pan, and a baking dish needed for a meal. These one pot recipes will help you in two big ways when you cook. Firstly, you can avoid running around looking for your different sized pots and pans. Secondly and most obviously, less washing!
As Malaysians, this is the ultimate classic dish that can be done with one pan or wok. Furthermore, fried rice is forgiving in that you can use any type of vegetables, sauces, and seasonings. You could have Chinese Fried Rice, Nasi Goreng, and Vegetarian Fried Rice.
Technically this doesn’t use a pot or pan but it’s still great for minimal effort and maximum reward. With just one tray you can have a yummy Roast Chicken and you can add your favourite vegetables too.
Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole
Elevate your usual chicken and rice recipe with this gooey cheesy version. All you need is a skillet or oven-proof dutch oven. This easy recipe comes together in just 30 minutes and uses ingredients you can easily get. Feel free to swap out the broccoli for any of your favourite veggies.
One Pot Pizza Rigatoni
Tired of your usual pasta? Check out this one pot pizza recipe that is essentially what we could get if pizza and pasta had a baby. Moreover, with this recipe you can use any hollow and short pasta such as elbows and macaroni.
Vietnamese Beef Stew
Who knew that comfort food like beef stew could be easily made in just one pot. In fact, this beef stew recipe is a great meal to have on a cold rainy evening. Additionally, if you’ve recently tried roasting beef and ended up overcooking it, you can add that to this stew and it will soften up.
One Pot Kimchi Stew
This is another great meal to have when the weather is rainy and cold. The spicy and sour hot soup has a way of nourishing the soul. Furthermore, with this Kimchi Stew you can choose whatever meat you want. Personally, I like to use canned tuna instead of cooking meat.
We hope you enjoy these one pot recipes and that they save you lots of time and effort! Comment below and let us know about your experience with these recipes.