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10 one pot recipes for easy weeknight meals

Take the hassle out of dinner time with our easy one pot meal recipes. From a speedy parmigiana to our tastiest chicken pie, these dishes cut down on effort and make quick work of washing up.

Looking for more weeknight meal inspiration? Check out our 5 ingredient dinner recipes.
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    One-pan chicken and peppers

    Nici Wickes shares her mum's recipe for one-pan chicken and peppers. It creates the perfect no-fuss meal for two that can easily be scaled up to serve a crowd. It’s simply delicious!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Pumpkin, pea, prosciutto and pecorino rice

    Pumpkin, peas, prosciutto and pecorino – it’s a flavour sensation! This is one of Nici's favourite one-pot mid-week dinners that is incredibly easy to make.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    One-pot Turkish lamb meatball kofta casserole

    Taste the flavours of Turkey with this delicious one-pot casserole recipe. Tender homemade lamb kofta is slow cooked with fruits and spices to create a warming, filling meal the whole family will love

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    One-pot Louisiana chicken and seafood stew

    Get a taste of the south with this delicious, spicy Louisiana chicken and seafood stew. The best part about this recipe? All you need is one pot to create this flavour-packed dish

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Smoked fish, corn and rice one-pot meal

    Take the hassle out of dinner time and dishes with this one-pot meal. Smoked fish, corn and rice combine to create a hearty, delicately flavoured dish that's perfect served on chilly nights

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Chicken and thyme one-pan pie

    Tuck into the ultimate comfort food with this chicken and thyme one-pan pie. The leek creates a beautiful creamy texture, and the garlic and thyme add so much flavour! Baked to golden perfection, this is a fantastic idea for a simple dinner.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    One-pan chicken parmigiana with spinach

    It doesn't get much easier than this delicious one-pan meal! This chicken parmigiana recipe makes quick work of creating this Italian favourite for a speedy weeknight dinner the family will love


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    One-pot mushroom rice pilaf

    This delicious mushroom pilaf recipe is the ultimate in vegetarian comfort food. Gently spiced and topped with cashews, coriander and chilli, this pilaf is the perfect one-pot meal. Created by Emma Galloway for Taste magazine

    New Zealand Taste|