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Best ever winter one-pot meals

Find our best ever winter one-pot meals, perfect for warming up on a chilly night. These easy recipes include chicken, pork and vegetarian dinners.

Thaw the chill of a winter’s night with these warming one-pot suppers. Our simple recipes save on washing-up and make for an easy midweek meal.

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Discover our family-friendly chicken recipes like flaky pot-pie with a creamy mushroom sauce, slow cooker chicken curry or a healthy chicken cacciatore.

Vegetarians will love our moreish paneer pie and spiced lentil dhal.

For the ultimate selection of easy dinners, see our one-pot recipe collection.

Slow-cooked pork, cider & sage hotpot


What could be better on a winter’s night than a rich slow-cooked pork, cider & sage hotpot? Sear pork shoulder in a flameproof casserole dish then simmer in cider, chicken stock and leeks. Stir in cream and fresh herbs and top with sliced potatoes. Bake until the potato is tender, and finish with crispy sage.

Find more recipes in our hotpot collection.

Chicken cacciatore one-pot with orzo


This healthy chicken cacciatore one-pot with orzo is bursting with flavour from fresh bay, thyme and rosemary. The orzo soaks up the liquid from the chicken thighs and cherry tomatoes as it bakes. Try swapping the thighs for a whole chicken by roasting it an extra hour before nestling in the sauce.

See more nutritious meals with our healthy one-pot recipes.

Meatball black bean chilli


Make this meatball black bean chilli for an easy dinner in under 40 minutes. This hearty chilli is packed with beef meatballs, black beans and colourful peppers. Freeze a batch for up to three months for those last-minute midweek meals. Defrost and reheat in a pan or in the oven until piping hot.

Plan ahead with our freezable family recipes.

One-pot paneer curry pie


Mash up classic comfort food favourites with this veggie one-pot paneer curry pie. It’s full of paneer, potatoes and warming spices like ginger, chilli, cumin and garam masala. Cover with flaky puff pastry and spinkle with nigella seeds. If you don’t have a casserole dish, make your filling in a large pan before baking in the oven.

See more veggie recipes with our vegetarian one-pot collection.

Chicken, kale & mushroom pot pie


The whole family will love this chicken, kale & mushroom pot pie. Fry chicken breasts with thyme, garlic and chestnut mushrooms until cooked through. Add chicken stock, crème fraîche, wholegrain mustard and leafy kale. Cover with puff pastry and bake for 30 minutes until the pastry is golden.

For more hearty dinners, see our chicken one-pot recipes.

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal


This top-rated spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal is vegan, low in fat and calories, iron-rich and packs in three of your five-a-day. It’s super filling with red split lentils and chunky veg. To freeze, allow the dhal to cool, then pop into freezable containers. Defrost in the fridge overnight, then reheat until piping hot.

Find more plant-based recipes in our vegan dinner collection.

Sausage, kale & gnocchi one-pot


Get dinner on the table in under 20 minutes with this speedy sausage, kale & gnocchi one-pot. Cook pork sausage meat in a frying pan and season with chilli flakes and fennel seeds. Cook the gnocchi and kale in chicken stock before stirring in parmesan and black pepper.

For more easy meals, see our quick winter recipes.

Slow cooker chicken curry


Add this slow cooker chicken curry to any Indian-inspired feast. Cook skinless chicken legs in a rich curry sauce for six hours for beautifully tender meat. This curry is seasoned with warming ginger and curry paste. Serve with brown rice and chopped coriander.

Keep your dinner simple with these slow cooker recipes.

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