1-Pan Meals: 10 One-Pan Meals You Can Make Quickly

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We can all relate to this situation: Dinnertime is nearing, you have a thousand things to think about, and the last thing you want to do is cook. Can you create a healthy, delicious meal quickly using only a few ingredients?

One-pan meals are an efficient and nutritious solution to this classic conundrum. Jow can help streamline your mealtimes with under 30-minute recipes and optimized shopping lists for the whole household. 

These one-pan creations can be made quickly, without compromising an ounce of flavor, quality, or nutrition. One pan, one pot, one tray--whatever it is, let's just have one of them to wash after dinner, sound good?

Below, you’ll discover a list of 10 delectable one-pan meals you can make with minimal time and effort, any night of the week.

1. Chicken, Chorizo, & Roasted Veggies

Chicken breasts and chorizo roasted atop a range of assorted veggies with potatoes and garlic—the perfect combination of tastes, textures, and nutrients to end your day.

Take full advantage of the delicious flavors in these ingredients using this simple recipe. After only six minutes of prep and 30 minutes of cooking, you’ll have a filling and healthy meal.

2. Maple Mustard Salmon and Cauliflower

Beautiful cuts of pink salmon and a touch of sweetness from maple syrup are the best way to put fresh cauliflower on display. Add a pinch of Dijon mustard, and this dish blossoms with flavor as a delicious and engaging entrée.

3. Creamy Baked Eggs with Spinach & Bacon

Cooking often has a reputation for being labor-intensive, but this wonderful dish is a testament to the contrary. It can be prepared in under 20 minutes and can satisfy as a light entrée or breakfast dish.

This dish is well-suited for beginners and sous-chefs alike. Jow creates and tests these recipes with care, so you always receive the best flavor combinations alongside the easiest instructions. You can make this marvelous dish in under 30 minutes of cook time.

4. Roasted Summer Veggies & Feta

Feta is a beloved addition to any meal, and now you can craft a hearty, healthy feta dish in less than 30 minutes. With zucchini, rosemary, tomatoes, and red onion, this dish brings out the best of Mediterranean flavors.

You can create this summery meal in six minutes, making it a perfect option for your busiest days or your most relaxing evenings. 

5. Salmon with Butternut Squash Fries

If you’re in need of some protein and some delicious fall veggies, this fantastic fish and squash dish can be prepared in under 30 minutes and wow everyone at the table.

Build this entrée in one baking tray and watch it come together with color and aroma right before your eyes.

6. Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Whole chickens are a cost-effective protein choice, but many people are too intimidated to cook the chicken in its entirety at home. Jow makes cooking simple with this whole chicken recipe.

While you do need to plan ahead somewhat with the 90-minute cook time, it only takes a few minutes to prepare, and any leftovers will be delicious the following day.

7. One Pot Parmesan Pasta

Just reading the name of this recipe is enough to generate an appetite. This dish can be served any time, although the warm cheesy flavor makes it perfect for those cold winter months.

The flavors are powerful in this dish. Craft a quick salad to accompany this parmesan pasta recipe for a perfect meal any time of the year.

8. 1-Pan Gnocchi & Summer Veggies

Whether you celebrate Meatless Mondays, have made the choice to become vegetarian, or simply want a meat-free entree tonight, this 1-Pan Gnocchi & Summer Veggies is one dish you must try—especially if you’ve got lovely summer tomatoes calling your name!

With black olives and feta bringing a savory element and the chili powder adding a touch of spice, this well-balanced dish will bring smiles to every face at the table.

9. Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

This Middle Eastern delicacy deserves a place on your menu. It’s simple, flavorful, nutritious, and has a quick cook time perfect for a weeknight treat.

Make your next shakshouka as spicy or mild as you like, and let none of those seasonal tomatoes go to waste. 

10. Harissa Roasted Chicken

This classic chicken dish that will satisfy your tastebuds any night of the week. Hearty, healthy, slightly spicy – you can have it all. 

Use Jow to shop for your ingredients so you know exactly what to buy and how much to purchase to leave your entire household feeling full, happy, and healthy. 

Enjoy the One-Pan Experience

The one-pan meal approach is so easy, yet the results are outstanding if you’ve got the freshest ingredients. Jow specializes in under 30-minute recipes, and we’ve offered great meals to get you started in this style of cooking with many more to discover.

Don’t hold back on your own culinary creativity—see which one-pan creations you can craft using the knowledge we’ve shared with you today!