10 Easy Dinner Recipes (30 minutes or less, 1-Pot!)

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Do you need weeknight-friendly meals that can be made quickly and leave minimal mess? Us too! We’ve gathered our favorite meals that can be made in 1 pot in 30 minutes or less. Let’s cook!

Spoon resting in a bowl of Kale White Bean Chicken Soup
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1-Pot Chicken Soup with White Beans & Kale
Cozy, warming chicken soup. Made with 8 simple, wholesome ingredients like white beans and kale, this soup is nourishing, hearty, and incredibly comforting!
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Bowls of our delicious 1-Pot Black Bean Soup topped with avocado, tortilla chips, and avocado
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Easy 1-Pot Black Bean Soup
Easy-to-make, comforting black bean soup made with simple ingredients in 1 pot! A 30-minute meal or side that’s customizable and incredibly satisfying.
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Spoon resting in a skillet of Vegan Shakshuka with fresh cilantro
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1-Pot Chickpea Shakshuka
Savory, flavorful shakshuka with chickpeas made in 1 pot in 30 minutes! A hearty yet healthy dish suitable for breakfast, lunch or dinner!
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Bowls of Everyday Vegan Lentil Soup beside a tray of vegetables
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1-Pot Everyday Lentil Soup
An easy, everyday recipe for lentil soup with potatoes, carrots, kale, and simple herbs and seasonings. The perfect plant-based main or side that requires just 10 ingredients, 1 pot, and about 30 minutes to make.
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Using a spoon to grab a bite of our delicious 1-pot Golden Curried Lentil Soup
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1-Pot Golden Curry Lentil Soup
1-pot goodness in the form of curried lentil soup! Rich with flavor, fiber, and protein and incredibly comforting. The perfect 30-minute healthy meal or side!
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Wooden spoon in a pot of Vegan Yellow Chickpea Curry
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1-Pot Yellow Chickpea Cauliflower Curry
Easy, 1-pot Vibrant Yellow Curry with cauliflower and chickpeas! A 30-minute hearty and satisfying entrée or side perfect over greens, cauliflower rice, or grains!
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Bowls of Gluten-Free Vegan Sweet Potato Kale Curry
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1-Pot Kale Sweet Potato Curry
A hearty 1-pot curry with kale, sweet potato, and roasted cashews. Red curry is infused with coconut milk for big flavor and creamy texture. 30 minutes.
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Bowl of our delicious veggie-packed Red Coconut Curry with Chickpeas
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Coconut Red Curry with Chickpeas
A flavorful 1-pot red curry with coconut milk, bell pepper, eggplant, bamboo shoots, and chickpeas! Full of plant-based protein and fiber.
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Takeout container filled with homemade Yellow Thai Mango Curry
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Thai Yellow Coconut Curry with Mango
Rich, flavorful Thai Yellow Curry with mango, red bell pepper, and cashews! It all comes together in 30 minutes and 1 pot. Serve with rice or steamed broccoli for an incredibly satisfying plant-based meal!
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Wooden spoon in a pan of Vegan Tempeh Bolognese topped with fresh parsley leaves
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1-Pan Tempeh Bolognese
Hearty, saucy 1-pan tempeh bolognese! Easy to make, ready in just 30 minutes, and perfect for pasta, eggplant parmesan, lasagna, and more!
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If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment, or take a picture and tag it #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

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    • Avatar for Dana @ Minimalist BakerSupport @ Minimalist Baker says

      Hi Danette, we haven’t tried any of these in the Instant Pot yet, but if you do some experimenting, let us know how it goes! Also, sometimes other readers comment about their experience using the Instant Pot- so maybe try checking the comments on the recipes you’re interested in?

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