15 Family-Friendly One Pot Recipes That Are Low Stress & Low Mess

If you’re like me you’d rather be doing almost anything besides dishes, especially at the end of a long day where you’ve already expended all of your energy. The worst thing about cooking is all the dishes it leaves behind. Well, just because you make dinner at home doesn’t mean there will be lots and lots of cleaning up to do. In my younger days, cooking something complicated that took hours was one way I showed whomever I was cooking for that I really loved them. Running around after my kids these days have left those long-simmer and fussy recipes way in my past. I’ve wised up and realized that just because something is easy to make doesn’t mean that it can’t come out equally as delicious as something that took all day to cook.

Especially on the weekdays, I make a point to cook recipes that take as few pots and pans as possible to cook with. There are a ton of great recipes out there that only require you to use one pot or pan and are amazingly delicious. Try out these fantastic family-friendly one pot recipes that will leave you satisfied rather than overwhelmed. Check them out in the slideshow.


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