easy one pan dinners

Easy One Pan Dinners To Serve a Whole Crowd

Are you organizing a gathering for friends or loved ones to have fun and find comfort in their company? In such an event you want to present your guests with scrumptious comfort food that provides warmth like these easy one pan dinners. These are easy one-pan dinners to serve!

Meatball Black Bean Chili: Easy One Pan Dinners

This meatball delight will keep you and your guests coming back for seconds. These easy one pan dinners have the right amount of spice and zing which single-handedly sets the chili apart:

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Meatball black bean chili: easy one pan dinners
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 12 beef meatballs
  • One onion chopped
  • 2 mixed peppers chopped
  • A handful for coriander leaves sliced
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Two 400g cans black beans washed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 heaped tbsp of brown sugar
  • Two 400g cans tomatoes crushed
  • cooked rice


  1. Firstly pour the oil in a pan, heat till it’s hot and fry the meatballs for a few minutes or until brown before taking them out on a tray
  2. next in the pan cook the peppers and onions with seasonings till soft before tossing in the cumin-coriander bits, paprika, and garlic
  3. mix and cook for a minute before adding the beans, tomatoes and sprinkle in the sugar
  4. cook for 15 minutes and garnish with coriander before serving with some rice!

Lemony Tuna Pasta:

If you’re looking for a budget dish to enjoy, then these tomato filled, and caper inspired fry pan recipes are the best. The tuna and the lemon come together to create harmony.

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion cut into slices
  • 500g cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 400g dried pasta
  • 1-liter hot vegetable stock
  • Two cans tuna (110 g)
  • 3 tbsp mascarpone
  • 30g parmesan
  • 2 heaped tbsp capers
  • ½ lemon zest
  • Handful of parsley


  1. Start by heating some oil and cooking the onions with salt till translucent.
  2. Toss in the pasta, stock and likewise 330 g of tomatoes before boiling and cooking on lower heat for fifteen minutes
  3. Add the rest of the tomatoes, cool for 6 minutes before adding the tuna with the zest, cheese, tuna, mascarpone, capers and seasonings
  4. Cook for 5-10 minutes before enjoying

Curried Cod: Easy one pan Dinners

How about a healthier, more versatile one pot dish for those holding back on the calories? Moreover, the dish is super easy to make, which is why you need:

Curried cod: easy one pan dinners
Curried cod: easy one pan dinners
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Two cans of cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • Piece of ginger minced
  • Three cloves of minced garlic
  • 400g can chickpeas
  • 4 cod fillets
  • zest of one lemon
  • lemon slices
  • handful of coriander sliced


  1. Start by pouring oil in a pan and heating it till hot. Add the onions and cook for 4-5 minutes before adding the garlic, curry powder and ginger
  2. Simmer for 2 minutes, also add the chickpeas, tomatoes and all the seasonings
  3. Next, cook for ten minutes and then place the cod on top
  4. Place a cover on the utensil and let it cook for ten more minutes before sprinkling the zest and coriander on top
  5. Serve with lemon slices on the side

The above recipes are versatile, combines ingredients to make delicate flavors, and provides all the right flavors, so make sure to cook them!

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