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One Pot Meals

This One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta cooks quickly and in one skillet so that no flavor is lost! Make dinner fast, easy, and delicious. BudgetBytes.com

These simple One Pot Meals are your answer to quick and easy weeknight dinners! Everything cooks in one pot or pan for maximum flavor and minimum cleanup! These easy dinner recipes eliminate the need to figure out what sides to cook with your main dish, because each recipes provides your protein, vegetables, and grains in one dish! Look no further, we’ve got your weeknight meals covered.

Chili cornbread skillet with some scooped out onto a white plate beside the skillet

Chili Cornbread Skillet

Overhead view of a pot full of vegetable barley soup with bread on the side

Vegetable Barley Soup

Close up of One Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta in the skillet with a wooden spoon.

One Pot Creamy Pesto Chicken Pasta

Close up overhead view of a bowl full of vegan creamy mushroom ramen with chopsticks lifting some noodles

Vegan Creamy Mushroom Ramen

Close up of One Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice in the skillet.

One Pot Teriyaki Chicken and Rice

A hand scooping up a spoonful of Vegan West African Peanut Stew with Rice

Vegan West African Peanut Stew

A forkful of BBQ Beef and Cabbage about to be eaten.

BBQ Beef and Cabbage

This easy one pot version of American Goulash cooks the pasta and beef in the same pot with a homemade red wine tomato sauce for extra flavor. Budgetbytes.com

Easy One Pot American Goulash

Bowl of super easy small-batch Rice Cooker Chili

Rice Cooker Chili

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta in the pan.

One Pot Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

A hearty bowl of Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice with fresh lemon and parsley

Rice Cooker Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

Basic Chili in a bowl being eaten

Simple Homemade Chili

By adding a few extra ingredients to your rice cooker, you can cook an entire meal at once. This Teriyaki Shrimp and Rice is an easy and healthy alternative to take out. Budgetbytes.com

Rice Cooker Teriyaki Shrimp and Rice

A simple jar of salsa is the key to making dinner fast and easy. Just try this Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet and see for yourself. Budgetbytes.com

Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet

Smoky BBQ sauce, salty bacon, and creamy Monterey Jack cheese come together in this quick, one-dish Monterey Chicken Skillet.

Monterey Chicken Skillet

Slow Simmered Black Eyed Peas and Greens is a great cold weather comfort food that is as healthy as it is delicious! BudgetBytes.com

Slow Simmered Black Eyed Peas and Greens

Overhead view of a bowl of Smoky Potato and Chickpea Stew with crumbled saltine crackers and a spoon in the middle

Smoky Potato Chickpea Stew

A little bit of Spanish chorizo is all it takes to turn a simple pot of pinto beans into a rich and flavorful meal! BudgetBytes.com

Instant Pot Pinto Beans With Chorizo

This light but filling vegetable packed Sausage and Tortelloni soup is the perfect lunch for fall. Pair with crusty bread for dipping! BudgetBytes.com

Sausage and Tortelloni Soup

If you need a fast and easy weeknight dinner that is filling, flavorful, and low carb, this Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet has you covered. BudgetBytes.com

Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet

It doesn't get easier than this high protein, high fiber, high FLAVOR Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet! BudgetBytes.com

Italian Sausage and White Bean Skillet

Everything cooks together in one pot for this fast and easy Greek Turkey and Rice Skillet, creating big flavor without a lot of fuss. BudgetBytes.com

Greek Turkey and Rice Skillet

This Chimichurri Chicken and Rice is a bright and vibrant summer meal that cooks in just one pot to make dinner fast and easy. BudgetBytes.com

Chimichurri Chicken and Rice

This One Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese is fast, easy, and absolutely fool proof. This sauce stays smooth and creamy! BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese

A few pantry staples come together to make a fantastic dinner in this fast, easy, and flavorful one Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Pasta with Sun Dried Tomatoes Walnuts and Feta

This incredible roux-less mac and cheese is rich, creamy, and only requires seven ingredients. Perfect for last minute weeknight dinners! BudgetBytes.com

Will It Skillet? Mac and Cheese

This One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta cooks quickly and in one skillet so that no flavor is lost! Make dinner fast, easy, and delicious. BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Sausage and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

This Southwest Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry is a fast, easy, and flavorful way to make sure dinner is filled with plenty of vegetables. BudgetBytes.com

Southwest Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Seafood Rice Skillet is a nod to seafood paella using easy to find ingredients and equipment. Impress your dinner guests with this easy and impressive dish! BudgetBytes.com

Seafood Rice Skillet

This fast and easy Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry is a filling low carb dinner with big flavor. BudgetBytes.com

Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

Slow Cooker Jambalaya has all the big flavor of the classic Louisiana dish with half the effort. BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs make a fast and filling dinner or brunch, and are a great way to use up leftover ingredients in the kitchen. BudgetBytes.com

Ultimate Southwest Scrambled Eggs

Skillet Cheeseburger Pasta is a fast and easy "from scratch" version of the classic hamburger helper. BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Cheeseburger Pasta

Smoky White Bean Shakshuka makes the BEST breakfast for dinner! BudgetBytes.com

Smoky White Bean Shakshuka

Garden Vegetable Lasagna soup with a colorful vegetable medley and a melty three cheese ricotta blend in each bowl - BudgetBytes.com

Garden Vegetable Lasagna Soup

Instant Pot Congee is a warm and comforting porridge with endless possibilities for fun toppings - BudgetBytes.com

Instant Pot Congee (Jook)

Skillet Chicken with Orzo and Olives - BudgetBytes.com

Skillet Chicken with Orzo and Olives

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

20 Minute Creamy Spinach Artichoke Pasta

30 Minute Posole - BudgetBytes.com

30 minute Homemade Posole

Spinach and Chickpea Rice Pilaf - BudgetBytes.com

Spinach and Chickpea Rice Pilaf

One Pot Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

Yellow Rice Chicken Skillet - BudgetBytes.com

Yellow Rice Chicken Skillet

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Orzo - BudgetBytes.com

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Orzo

One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Pasta - BudgetBytes.com

One Pot Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice - BudgetBytes.com

Spanish Chickpeas and Rice

This warm and comforting black bean chili is fast enough to pull together on a busy weeknight and soothing enough to make the stress of the day melt away. BudgetBytes.com

Weeknight Black Bean Chili

Celebrate like you're in Louisiana with this easy, filling, and inexpensive one pot favorite, Pastalaya. It's the shortcut pasta version of Jambalaya! BudgetBytes.com

Pastalaya

White Beans with Tomato and Sausage - BudgetBytes.com

White Beans with Tomato and Sausage