22 One-Dish Wonders Fit For Spring
One-dish meals make dining easy, and these delicious recipes feature the fresh flavors of spring. A stop at the farmers' market is a great way to see what's in season in your area. While you're at the market, pick up everything you'll need for one of our great one-dish meals like our Chicken Fricassee with Spring Vegetables. If you want to add spice to your spring dinners, try our Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots Recipe. This recipe pairs cayenne pepper with caramelized grapes for a nice balance of flavor. If you enjoy simple pasta dishes, cook our Chicken Caprese Pasta or delight in the Mix 'n' Match Spring Pasta Toss. All of these one-dish recipes make spring meals a breeze. So spring into the season and take our one-dish meals right from your oven—or stovetop—to the table.
Chicken Caprese Pasta
Recipe: Chicken Caprese Pasta
Use fresh basil, parsley, and chives to make the pesto that tops this dish.
Pork and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
Recipe: Pork and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
If you don't have a large wok, use a cast-iron skillet instead to make sure the sauce in this stir fry doesn't reduce too fast.
Sheet Pan Greek Chicken with Roasted Potatoes
Season chicken with cinnamon and nutmeg to add an interesting depth of flavor that is balanced out by fresh tomatoes, lemon, and herbs.
Recipe: Ham-and-Bean Soup
Assemble this soup in minutes. Let it simmer in the slow-cooker all day long.
Lemon Chicken Soup
Recipe: Lemon Chicken Soup
Add lemon juice to give your classic chicken soup recipe a much needed refresh.
One-Pan Chicken with Lemon, Olives, and Artichokes
Serve this colorful Mediterranean-inspired meal over pearl couscous.
Chicken Fricassee with Spring Vegetables
This cross between a sauté and stew relies on seasonal vegetables for bright flavor.
Honey-Mustard Baked Salmon with Vegetables
The panko breadcrumbs on this tangy salmon give it an extra-crispy crunch.
Recipe: Chicken Bog
This recipe is an easy way to feed a crowd or an extra-hungry family on a weeknight.
Shrimp Fried Rice
Recipe: Shrimp Fried Rice
Pineapple adds a pop of bold flavor to our favorite shrimp fried rice.
Lemon-Garlic Butter Shrimp with Broccoli
The rice base in this dish soaks up and holds all the flavorful sauce.
Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Chicken with Cauliflower and Carrots
Seedless grapes are the secret ingredient in this sweet-and-spicy meal. They caramelize as the dish roasts to add a bit of sweetness to the sauce.
Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas
For a fast flourish, char one side of the tortillas directly over gas flames for a few seconds using tongs. These enchiladas are served with our super quick and easy (and oh-so-delicious) Tomatillo Salsa. If you aren't a fan of tomatillos or can't find them in your grocery store, swap in your favorite tomato variety or whip up one of our other salsa recipes to use as a topper.
Pasta Shells with Spring Vegetables
Pea tendrils, the tender tips of pea vines that taste just like the peas, make an unexpected and charming garnish.
Greek Pork Chops with Squash and Potatoes
A zesty marinade livens up this pork-and-veggie one sheet pan supper. Flavorful roasted squash, zucchini, and red potatoes make the perfect bed to serve pork loin chops.
Honey-Soy-Glazed Salmon with Veggies and Oranges
Here's the delicious proof that you can serve a complete, no-mess fish dinner in less than 25 minutes. This recipe only uses one pan making cleanup a breeze. Just pile everything on your sheet pan and follow our instructions for perfectly broiled fish that will be on the table in no time.
Recipe: Chicken-and-Artichoke Penne
A handheld Microplane grater makes it easy to add fresh Parmesan flavor.
Mix 'n' Match Spring Pasta Toss
Recipe: Mix 'n' Match Spring Pasta Toss
Using a mix of different shapes of pasta? Add any larger, thicker shapes to the pot 2 to 3 minutes before smaller pasta. Feel free to veer from the recipe and use up any vegetables that you have on hand. Try swapping out green beans or broccoli for the sugar snaps or 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper for the jarred pimiento.
Spring Vegetable Frittata
Recipe: Spring Vegetable Frittata
A frittata is a great brunch dish for family-style entertaining.
Farmers' Market Pasta Salad
Recipe: Farmers' Market Pasta Salad
Cook the pasta al dente (1 or 2 minutes shorter than package directions specify) so it holds its shape when tossed with the vegetables and vinaigrette. Ripe for riffs, the salad is also delicious with cheese-filled tortellini.
Red Pepper, Potato, and Ricotta Frittata
For a colorful, eye pleasing plate, make sure you include ingredients in a variety of colors: they will rise to the top of the frittata.
Crispy Chicken Thighs with Pasta and Pesto
This stovetop-to-oven method yields crisp, dark-golden skin and juicy, tender meat.