10 Easy One-Pot Dinners

10 Easy One-Pot Dinners

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10 Easy One-Pot Dinners

These easy vegan one-pot dinners are gluten-free, dairy-free and ideal for your busy weeknights. Simple to prepare, they use natural, easily sourced ingredients and are packed with wholesome goodness.

One-pot cooking produces an incredible depth of flavour, since none of the flavours are lost. What’s more, clean-up is quick and easy – just what you need when time is short!

These 10 healthy dinners are so easy you’ll keep making them! 

  1. 10 Min Chickpea & Spinach Curry

Yes, you read that correctly – this hearty, dairy-free vegan curry takes just 10 minutes to prepare. Packed with protein and super-satisfying, this economical recipe combines chickpeas, spinach and coconut milk with a range of aromatic herbs and spices. You’ll be amazed by the depth of flavour produced in such a short time! This dish freezes well too, so why not cook up a batch and you’ll always have a nutritious meal on hand!

10 minute chickpea & spinach curry

 

2. One-Pot Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

This recipe really takes advantage of the rich flavour and meaty texture of mushrooms, combining them with creamy coconut milk for a dairy-free vegan stroganoff the whole family will love! With just 8 easily sourced ingredients, this simple, low-cost vegan dish tastes fantastic served with brown rice or brown pasta.

One Pot Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

3. Sweet Potato & Black Bean Stew

Black beans are a fantastic source of protein in the vegan diet, and in this gluten-free dish I combine them with scrumptious sweet potatoes to create a comforting, nutritious meal. Sure to become a family favourite, at around Β£1 per portion this plant-based stew is very inexpensive to make. It’s versatile, too! You can try swapping the black beans for lentils, whilst butternut squash makes a tasty alternative to the sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Stew

 

4. Plant-Based Paella

This delicious, wholesome plant-based paella will impress your friends and family – but they’ll never guess it took just 45 minutes from start to finish! Rich in colour and full of flavour, this gluten free and dairy free paella is packed with nutritious veggies and perfectly seasoned with herbs and spices. What’s more, it makes a great lunch served cold the next day!

plant based paella

 

5. Peanut Butter & Chickpea Curry

If you’ve never added peanut butter to a curry before, then you’ll be amazed by the depth of flavour it lends to this recipe! Protein-packed and gluten free, this vegan one-pot curry uses ingredients you probably already have at home. Try topping it with toasted jumbo peanuts for a satisfying crunch and another layer of awesome flavour!

peanut butter curry

6. Butternut Squash Tagine

Brightly coloured vegetables pack a real punch in terms of nutrition, so the goodness in this vegan one-pot meal is plain to see! It’s very quick to make, with a hands-on preparation time of just 10 minutes. Once all the ingredients are in the pot, you just leave them to do their thing – and 25 minutes later you’ll have a gluten-free, plant-based meal, rich in flavour and deliciously comforting.

Butternut Squash Tagine Top Pot

7. Creamy Vegan Mushroom & Sage Risotto

If you think that going dairy-free means missing out on delicious, creamy risotto, then think again! This mouth-watering blend of chestnut mushrooms and aromatic sage has the wonderful texture you crave and is simply packed with flavour. The ultimate comfort food, this vegan risotto requires just 5 minutes of hands-on preparation time.

One-Pot Dinners: Creamy Vegan mushroom risotto

8. Vegan Thai Tofu Curry

Nutritious tofu lends itself well to all sorts of recipes – and in this vegan Thai curry it simply soaks up all the delicious flavours of the sauce! This plant-based dish is gluten free, egg free and contains no dairy, yet it’s still rich, creamy and comforting. Unbelievably, preparation is just 20 minutes, from start to finish. And with only one-pot to clean up afterwards, this wonderful Thai curry is just perfect for a busy evening!

One-Pot Dinners:Thai Tofu Curry

9. Hearty Potato Stew

This comforting vegan stew combines potatoes with a host of nourishing vegetables, using lentils and mushrooms to produce a meaty texture. The rich colour and depth of flavour come from the addition of cacao powder and tamari, yet this plant-based meal takes only 35 minutes to cook. The low-cost ingredients make it an economical, family-friendly dish and it freezes well, so it’s perfect for batch cooking.

One-Pot Dinners: Hearty Potato Stew

10. Apricot, Butternut Squash & Cashew Curry

Fruit, veggies and nuts come together in this family-friendly vegan curry, producing a rich, mildly spicy flavour. Takeaway curries – often loaded with unhealthy ingredients – simply can’t compete with the natural goodness and fresh taste of this dish. The flavours further develop over time, so be sure to cook extra and enjoy the leftovers the next day!

One-Pot Dinners: Apricot, Butternut Squash & Cashew Curry

FINALLY IF YOU TRY ANY OF THESE HEALTHY ONE-POT DINNERS LET ME KNOW!

Leave a comment, rate it and don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @healthylivingjames using #healthylivingjames . I absolutely love seeing and sharing your recreations!

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6 comments

  1. I must say, I love these recipes!! Our favourite at the moment is the peanut butter and chickpea curry. My mother in law is vegetarian so these are very good recipes to share. All fantastic!

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