10 Healthy One-Pot Meals to Make This Month

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It’s hard to beat the convenience of one-pot dinners. Not only do they make for easy assembly, but cleanup is also a breeze. Make one-pot dinners healthy and they’re even more of a win. These 10 recipes are extra wholesome — full of good things like vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein — and they won’t require you to spend hours at the kitchen sink afterwards.

This extra-colorful pasta is a simple way to load up on your vegetables. The pasta cooks right along with the sauce, so you don’t have to bother with bringing a separate pot of water to a boil.

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This comforting stew gets a boost of umami flavor from Parmesan rind, which flavors the vegetarian broth.

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Swapping whole-grain farro in for rice is an easy way to add nutrition to creamy risotto. It also gives the dish a hearty, nutty flavor.

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This brothy chicken dinner is so full of bright flavor from the mix of lemon, fennel, and mint. Definitely serve this one with bread to soak up everything.

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Since the orzo cooks right in the pot with the tomato sauce and chickpeas, it releases some of its starch and makes everything creamy without having to actually add cream.

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This simple one-pot stir-fry is a whole lot better for you than takeout. Opt for brown rice here to ensure it’s extra wholesome.

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This light soup is the perfect choice when you’re feeling a little under the weather, as the spicy ginger will definitely give you a little kick in the pants.

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To bulk up this vegetable-packed jambalaya and turn it into a one-pot meal, stir in some black beans or shredded chicken.

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Opt for olive oil when making this homey soup and definitely make the full batch — even if your family is small, the leftovers freeze and reheat perfectly.

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This sweet and spicy vegan stew can be enjoyed a number of ways: on its own, over cooked rice or quinoa, or even spooned into a roasted sweet potato.

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