One-Pot Meals

Chicken Roasted on a Bed of Vegetables – The Perfect One-Pot Meal

Chicken Roasted on a Bed of Vegetables
This roast chicken dish is a staple in my house and was one of Wishful Chef’s most popular recipes of 2012. I make it quite often because it’s simple, incredibly easy to prepare and the perfect one-pot meal! See the original recipe with updated images below.

When I’m busy at work, all I can think of is having a satisfying dinner and a glass of wine at the end of the day. For me, roast chicken is one of those satisfying meals. This one-pot dish is pure comfort from start to finish, even the prep work of chopping vegetables calms me down somehow. I just know I’m going to have a delicious meal.
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Vegetarian Pot Pie Recipe – Ready in Under an Hour

Vegetable Pot PiesWe just came back from London last week where delicious savory pies are quite common. My easy veggie pot pie was one of Wishful Chef’s most popular recipes of 2012 and a recipe staple for us this time of year. See the original recipe with updated images below.

For a quick and delicious weeknight (or any night really) dinner, try this easy vegetarian pot pie recipe. I personally love all kinds of pot pies and think it’s the ultimate comfort food. I love the creamy filling and flaky, buttery crust. Here is one of my favorite versions of a meatless pot pie.
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Chicken Arroz Caldo – A Filipino Christmas Rice Porridge

Filipino Arroz Caldo
Arroz caldo, translated to “rice soup” in Spanish, is a staple in Filipino households, especially during Christmas and the colder months. The term ‘congee’ is used for this dish throughout many Asian countries. There are many different variations depending on what region of the Philippines you’re in, but wherever you are arroz caldo is always a simple yet comforting one-pot meal in a bowl.
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Herb Roasted Turkey Thighs – A Thanksgiving Feast for Two

Herb Roasted Turkey Thighs – A Thanksgiving Feast for TwoJust in time for Thanksgiving, I want to bring back this popular post from 2011 with updated images. And if you’re like me and love to build out meal plans on Pinterest, pin this recipe’s step-by-step image to your recipe board.
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This year, before spending a more hectic Thanksgiving with family, I decided to create a quiet feast fit for two. I loosely adapted this recipe from an article in the NY Times. I love the flavor and juiciness of roast chicken thighs, so I was thrilled to try turkey thighs for the first time. During the final half hour of roasting, I added potatoes, garlic cloves, pearl onions and whole sprigs of herbs to create a wonderful one-pot meal.
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Baked Cannellini Beans with Potatoes and Carrots

Baked Cannellini Beans with Potatoes and CarrotsHurricane Sandy has been a devastating storm affecting the lives of millions of people. Luckily we were spared from the worst effects here in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We did, however, hunker down in our apartment for a few days and had to rely on whatever food we had stocked up. One of those essentials I recommend everyone to have in their pantry is canned beans. I love cooking with beans and ended up making a nutritious vegetarian one-pot dish along with a few other vegetables. I had potatoes and carrots on hand, but you can use vegetables like brussels sprouts, broccoli, parsnips or onions.
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Baked Chicken Thighs in Red Wine with Vegetables

I enjoy coming up with different one-pot dishes. I love the idea of placing all of the ingredients together and letting the oven do the rest of the work. This dish in particular was inspired by my chicken baked in beer and white wine roast chicken. I baked chicken thighs in red wine and added a lot of vegetables for a complete meal.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Potatoes – A Quick One-Pot Side Dish

Roasted vegetables are a staple appetizer in my kitchen. It’s forgiving and a nice way to use up any left-over vegetables you may have in your pantry or fridge. This time of year I always keep some Brussels sprouts and potatoes on hand which make for a nice combination when roasted together. Top with some crispy prosciutto (or bacon) for flavor and you have a nice side dish or standalone entree.

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