One-pot Meals

One-pot meals are a great option for students short on time and maybe low on cooking knowledge. Just pot it all into a pot, and hey presto!

One-pot meals are THE perfect dinner idea for students. Everything in 1 pot, minimal washing and meals for the rest of the week sorted, it couldn’t be easier!

We’ve collated 10 of our favourite one-pot meals from BBC Good Food for you to try.

Meatball black bean chilli 

This one-pot chilli is great for bulk cooking and freezing for an easy midweek dinner, simply defrost and warm it up!

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/meatball-black-bean-chilli

Smoked mackerel & leek hash with horseradish 

If you’re a fan of fish and the strong flavour of horseradish, this one’s for you. Ready in only 30 minutes. 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/smoked-mackerel-leek-hash-horseradish

Slow-cooker chicken curry 

Low-fat, low-calorie and contains 3 of your 5-a-day! This dinner is 100% a yes for students 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/slow-cooker-chicken-curry

Bacon, courgette & caper one-pot pasta 

This recipe takes your classic tagliatelle and bacon to the next level

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/bacon-courgette-caper-one-pot-pasta

One-pot sausage casserole with garlic breadcrumbs 

Take ‘sausage and beans’ to the next level with this casserole, ready in under an hour 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/one-pot-sausage-casserole-with-garlic-breadcrumbs

One-pan spaghetti with nduja, fennel & olives 

Spicy sausage one-pot pasta, this dish is full of flavour 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/one-pan-spaghetti-nduja-fennel-olives

Courgette & lemon risotto 

A simple vegetarian risotto that is perfect for the summer

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/courgette-lemon-risotto

Moroccan chicken one-pot 

This fragrant dish brings the flavours of Morocco to your kitchen without all of the fuss 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/moroccan-chicken-one-pot

Smoky pork & Boston beans one-pot 

Pork, shredded ham combined into a tasty American bean stew

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/smoky-pork-boston-beans-one-pot

Quick beef & broccoli one-pot 

Simple flavours, lean beef and 2 of your 5-a-day. This one-pot is perfect for students 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/quick-beef-broccoli-one-pot

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