Quick & Easy: One-pot dinners for busy nights Delicious one-pot dinners ready in 30 minutes or less. By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen 2008-09-08 00:00:00 Take advantage of a complete meal in one pot to save time, satisfy a crowd and keep the clean up easy and stress-free.Chicken and turkey recipesQuick Chicken and White Bean StewIdeal to dig into on a chilly evening, this one-pot chicken stew comes together in no time.Photography by Jeff CoulsonQuick Chicken KormaPuréed onions and toasted cashews give the sauce a creamy texture and rich flavour without adding any cream. Chicken and Vegetable Egg Drop SoupThis easy, quick meal is somehow light-tasting and satisfying both at once.Curried Chicken and Lentil Soup With Sweet PotatoThis satisfying spiced soup is packed with protein and will keep hunger at bay for hours.30-Minute Turkey ChiliPull this mildly seasoned, comforting chili together in minutes.Beef recipesBeef and Broccoli Fried RiceUsing ground beef instead of stir-fry beef keeps the cost down. Day-old rice works best, so if you can, cook it in advance.Photography by Ryan BrookMexican-Style FlatbreadsThis quick meal packs the addictive flavours of classic beef tacos onto crispy flatbread crusts.Shepherd's Pie SoupWe've packed all the flavours of your favourite comfort food casserole into a satisfying soup that comes together in a fraction of the time.Pork recipesHam and Napa Cabbage Stir-Fry ham is the start of this Asian- inspired stir-fry, but why wait for leftovers? Make this meal any time you like by using cooked deli ham. Serve over steamed rice or cooked noodles with a drizzle of soy sauce.Photography by Jesse BriouxFish and Seafood recipesTomato and Garlic Steamed MusselsHomemade tomato sauce takes time to develop flavour, so it's smart to use prepared sauce on weeknights.Photography by Jeff CoulsonCreamy Herbed Risotto With ShrimpKeeping shrimp and peas in the freezer, and fresh herbed soft cheese in the fridge means you can whip up this easy weeknight dinner at a moment's notice.One-Pot Shrimp and CouscousThere is very little cleanup after cooking this colourful dish. Toasting the couscous gives it a boost of nuttiness.Tilapia and Red Pepper FajitasThis satisfying spiced medley of black beans, peppers and flaked tilapia comes together in minutes and is a yummy way to introduce more fish into your family's diet.Seafood and Fennel SoupThe sharp, sweet licorice flavour of fennel is ideal for punching up this speedy scallop and haddock soup.Vegetarian recipesCurried Cauliflower With ChickpeasThis savoury dish has a little heat and a touch of sweetness from the raisins and caramelized onions.Photography by Jodi PudgeTofu and Spring Vegetable Stir-FryGolden pan-fried tofu is right at home alongside fresh, crisp spring produce.Snow Pea, Shrimp and Carrot Sauté With Brown ButterPlump shrimp, crisp snow peas and sweet spring carrots are glazed with a rich, nutty brown butter in this stir-fry— and it only takes a few minutes to cook!Crispy Tofu Stir-Fry with Udon NoodlesJapanese udon noodles, which cook in a matter of minutes, soak up all of the slightly spicy umami-rich sauce in this stir-fry.Quick Egg and Veggie Fried RiceEveryone needs a fried rice recipe in his or her repertoire, because it's great for using up leftovers.Looking for more dinner ideas? Discover more quick and easy recipes.