14 Easy One-Dish Pork Dinners

Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
Photo: Photo: Hector Sanchez

Pork is one of those everyday, budget-friendly staples that can be used in so many dishes, and it's one of our top go-tos for when we want an easy and hassle-free dinner (because we are busy!). From sheet-pan dishes to throw-it-together bakes, pork can make any meal burst with flavor without having to spend too much time on it. Don't want to have to wash too many dishes tonight? Well, perfect—because here are some of our favorite one-dish pork dinner recipes.

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Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Thanks to a robust rub made with brown sugar, paprika, chili powder and ground red pepper, these pork chops are bursting with flavor. Roasted apples and brussels sprouts round out this sheet-pan dish.

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Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions

Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions
Photo: Alison Miksch

Recipe: Bratwurst with Peppers and Onions

This quick sheet pan dinner takes just minutes to prepare before heading to the oven—and you'll be smelling good 'ole bratwurst in no time.

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Bucatini, Ham, and Asparagus

Bucatini, Ham, and Asparagus
Photo: Alison Miksch

Recipe: Bucatini, Ham, and Asparagus

Asparagus, goat cheese, and ham marry so well in this simple pasta dish. The recipe calls for bucatini, but you can swap for any long pasta, such as spaghetti or linguine.

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Skillet Sausage 'n' Rice

Skillet Sausage 'n' Rice
Southern Living

Recipe: Skillet Sausage 'n' Rice

The flavors of smoked sausage, green bell pepper, and onion are the perfect combination in this skillet dinner. Their spicy and savory notes simmer together to create an easy weeknight dish that requires little clean-up.

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Pork-and-Green Bean Stir-Fry

Pork-and-Green Bean Stir-Fry
Photo: Melina Hammer

Recipe: Pork-and-Green Bean Stir-Fry

Don't be afraid to really char these green beans—it'll give so much flavor (make sure the oil in the skillet is almost smoking). You can also sub thinly sliced strips of red bell pepper instead of hot chiles if you prefer.

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Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
Becky Luigart Stayner

Recipe: Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

This hearty dish grabs extra flavor from browning the pork chops very well in the skillet in order to produce a flavorful pan sauce with mustard and cream. Apples and onions pair perfectly with the flavor palette.

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Creamy Spring Pasta Bake

Creamy Spring Pasta Bake
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Creamy Spring Pasta Bake

This pasta bake is a perfect variation for spring, incorporating baby sweet peas, savory ham, and swiss and parmesan cheeses.

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Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice
Beth Dreiling Hontzas

Recipe: Pork Fried Rice

This homemade fried rice is tasty, healthy and easy to make in one skillet. Mix up the veggies if you feel like it!

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Sausage Gumbo Pot Pie With Garlic Bread Crust

Sausage Gumbo Pot Pie with Garlic Bread Crust
Carla Gascon

Recipe: Sausage Gumbo Pot Pie With Garlic Bread Crust

Now, we love garlic bread at suppertime. Using it as a crust atop this sausage gumbo pot pie seems just genius, as it adds major flavor and makes for a hearty meal all in one.

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Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
Photo: Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes

Lemon juice, garlic and oregano make these chops fresh and delicious. Not to mention, roasting them with squash and potatoes makes for an easy dinner.

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Italian-Style Pizza Pot Pie

Italian-Style Pizza Pot Pie
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

Recipe: Italian-Style Pizza Pot Pie

This Italian-Southern mash-up is a great weeknight crowd-pleaser. The traditional pot pie meets Italian-style pizza, using refrigerated pizza dough to cut time, gets its creaminess from a jar of tomato and basil sauce (how easy is this?).

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Ham-and-Vegetable Cobbler

Ham-and-Vegetable Cobbler
Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Ham-and-Vegetable Cobbler

You can throw pretty much in this easy-to-make cobbler, but we made it with ham, sweet peas, mushrooms, carrots, and a flaky piecrust. Put the pie crust on top in a lattice design after cutting it in strips to make it look much fancier and more difficult than it was!

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Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples

Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples
Photo: Van Chaplin

Recipe: Pork Chops, Cabbage, and Apples

Pork, cabbage, and apples make a delicious team in this one-dish meal. The secret weapon in this recipe? Some beer!

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Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta

Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta
Randy Mayor

Recipe: Sausage and Kale Sauté with Polenta

Sweet Italian pork sausage, fresh kale, and some marinara make this a quick meal packed with flavor. Topping the dish with polenta really gives it something extra, too. Make it a breakfast sauté by topping it with an over-easy egg!

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