25 One-Pan Meals You Can Make in Under an Hour

updated Dec 29, 2020
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One-pan meals are a busy person’s dream come true. Just as with recipes that call for only a few ingredients, you can trust that those requiring just a single piece of cookware are going to be quick to assemble and quick to cook. Plus, you won’t be left with a giant pile of dirty dishes afterwards.

We use sheet pans and skillets to corral everything from chicken thighs to tofu, as well as some vegetables, shrimp, and even gnocchi to produce a tasty, hot, satisfying meal in one hour or less. You can thank us later!

For now, here are 25 quick and easy one-pan meals to add to your dinner rotation.

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Tuscan Sheet Pan Gnocchi
This easy 3-ingredient sheet pan dinner features crispy potato gnocchi, sweet sun-dried tomatoes, and wilted baby spinach.
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Weeknight Skillet Lasagna
Cooked in just one skillet on the stovetop, this is truly a weeknight lasagna that you can add to your dinner rotation.
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Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas
The beauty of this dish is that one baking sheet can make enough fajitas to feed the entire table.
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30-Minute Sheet Pan Potatoes and Chicken Sausage
Bookmark this family-favorite for those nights you don't feel like cooking. Because even when you don't have any energy, you can totally pull this one off.
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Easy Sheet Pan Chili Garlic Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli
This easy sheet pan supper is flavored with a combination of soy sauce and ginger and amped up with just one simple addition: chili garlic sauce.
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Philly Cheesesteak Pasta Skillet
Meet your new dinner favorite — a one-pot pasta riff on a Philly cheesesteak sandwich.
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Sheet Pan Steak Frites
A single sheet pan and 40 minutes on the clock is all you need to bring this restaurant favorite to the table.
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Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi and Veggies
Guess what....you don’t even actually have to boil the gnocchi in order to make it for dinner.
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Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Mushrooms, Sausage, and Butternut Squash
This fall-inspired recipe for crispy sheet pan gnocchi that comes together in 30 minutes.
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Skillet Lasagna Roll-Ups with Kale Pesto
This reimagined take on lasagna roll-ups boasts crispier edges and a fun new look. Starting with a store-bought sauce lets you focus your efforts on a nutty homemade pesto.
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Sheet Pan Chicken Souvlaki
Crispy chicken thighs are flavored with lemon and herbs, then partnered with red potatoes and sweet bell peppers for dinner ready in 30 minutes.
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Easy Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Thanks to a few store-bought conveniences, this recipe is proof that making chicken pot pie can be a whole lot faster and easier than you ever imagined.
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Orzo Skillet with Shrimp and Feta
Tomato-y orzo meets sweet shrimp, salty feta, and fresh mint in this Greek-inspired skillet dinner.
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Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon and Potatoes
This sheet pan supper will show you just how quick and simple it can be to get a salmon dinner on the table any night of the week.
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Sheet Pan Chicken with Red Potatoes and Sage
This easy, weeknight-friendly recipes partners chicken thighs with roasted red potatoes, charred scallions, and fresh herbs.
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Sheet Pan Roasted Tomatoes & Mushrooms
An easy recipe for caramelized tomatoes and mushrooms roasted on a sheet pan with fresh thyme and garlic.
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Sheet Pan Honey-Dijon Chicken and Vegetables
When you smother chopped chicken breast, crispy potatoes, and tender broccoli in a sweet and tangy honey-mustard sauce, you know you’ve got something good on your hands.
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Egg Roll Skillet
When you need a quick one-pan dinner that has tons of veggies and protein, look no further than this skillet, inspired by a Chinese egg roll.
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Spicy Shrimp Skillet with Tomatoes and White Beans
Don't don't forget the crusty bread so you can be sure to mop up all the flavorful broth.
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30-Minute Kielbasa and Cabbage Skillet
Buttery sautéed cabbage and smoky kielbasa sausage take center stage in this low-carb, one-pan dinner.
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Green Goddess Skillet Chicken and Veggies
A bottle of herby green goddess dressing plays both that marinade and the sauce in this colorful chicken and radish skillet.
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Skillet Braised Cod with Asparagus and Potatoes
This fast and fancy fish dinner is so beautiful and nourishing, yet so surprisingly easy to pull together.
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Jerk Chicken Skillet Dinner
From the crispy-skinned thighs to the rice tinged with coconut milk and vinegar, this jerk chicken skillet is all about big flavors and balance.
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Broccolini, Chicken Sausage, and Orzo Skillet
Turn chicken sausage, quick-cooking orzo, and broccolini into an easy one-skillet pasta dinner with this weeknight-friendly recipe.
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Sheet Pan Quesadillas
Use a sheet pan and a few storebought shortcuts to make a large format quesadillas to feed a crowd.
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