20 One-Pan Meals for Your Busiest Nights of the Week

There is nothing better than easy, delicious meals that require close to zero cleanup—especially on the weekdays when you are already pressed for time and, let’s face it, have had enough work to do already.

One-pan meals are the ultimate busy-girl hack, which is why I love to make them so frequently. There are about eight different ones that are constantly on rotation in my home and even more on my “Want to Eat” Pinterest board that range anywhere from plant-based recipes to pasta dishes. Who knew you could do so much with so little?

If you’re looking for more ways to streamline dinner (or lunch) and reduce the number of dishes in your sink, you will praise these 20 one-pan meals that require minimal work and cleanup.


1. Sweet & Smoky Baked Pork Chops


2. Gnocchi with Zucchini and Cherry Tomatoes


3. Chicken Fajita Casserole


4. Vegan Cheesy Broccoli Casserole


5. Vegetarian Hot Honey Pizza


6. Healthy Sausage Dinner


7. Cajun Salmon and Asparagus


8. Honey Balsamic Chicken


9. Healthier Stove Top Lasagna


10. Roasted Salmon, Potatoes, & Green Beans


11. Loaded Baked Potato Gnocchi


12. Greek Chicken & Roasted Veggies


13. Vegetable Quinoa Paella


14. Chicken, Lemon Garlic Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts


15. Baked Sea Bass, Zucchini & Mushrooms


16. Turkey Meatballs in Tomato Basil Sauce with Burrata


17. Steak Fajitas

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18. Hot Honey Chickpea Bowls


19. Roasted Veggie Tacos


20. Creamy Garlic Chicken


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