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5 Easy and Healthy One-Pan Recipes for the Entire Week!
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easy and healthy one-pan recipes

As mentioned, these recipes below are just a few of the recipes to learn. You will have a lot when you come across 5 Dinners 1 Hour. This will help you save time, money, and the stress of planning a meal each day. Excited much? Me too!

1. Keto Pork Loin and Gravy Recipe

If you are looking for an easy low carb dinner that can be cooked in your Instant Pot, then give this keto pork loin and gravy recipe a try!

Ingredients Needed To Make Keto Pork Loin and Gravy Recipe:

  • Pork loin roast
  • Dijon mustard
  • Minced garlic
  • Oregano
  • Rosemary
  • Dried thyme
  • Jicama
  • Celery 
  • Onion
  • Carrots
  • Butter
  • Beef broth
  • Worcestershire 
  • Xanthan gum

How To Make Keto Pork Loin and Gravy Recipe:

  1. Cut roast in half and season pork roast with salt and pepper. Add to large zipper bag. Add next 5 ingredients (through thyme) to bag and squish around to mix.
  2. Remove skin from jicama and cube. Chop celery. Add jicama, celery, onions, and carrots to a separate zipper bag.
  3. Turn Instant Pot to sautè and add butter to the pot. Once hot, sear the pork loin for about 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Add vegetables from bag, beef broth, and Worcestershire. Pressure cook on high pressure for 30 minutes. Use quick release when finished cooking.
  5. Remove pork loin from pot. Press sauté and add xanthan gum and stir. Simmer until thickened.
  6. Slice pork loin and serve with vegetables and gravy.

2. Slow-Cooked BBQ Ranch Sausage Recipe

This slow-cooked BBQ sausage recipe is effortless but full of flavor. It’s a great option for a BBQ meal without the hassle! You are going to love this slow-cooked BBQ sausage recipe. 

Ingredients Needed To Make Slow-Cooked BBQ Ranch Sauage Recipe:

  • 2 lbs smoked sausage
  • 2 C BBQ sauce
  • 1 T dry ranch seasoning
  • 6 frozen mini corn cobs
  • 6 baking potatoes
  • 1 C BBQ sauce
  • potato toppings (butter, sour cream, cheese, bacon bits) butter, sour cream, bacon bits, cheese
  • 6 C salad greens

How To Make Slow-Cooked BBQ Ranch Sausage Recipe:

  1. Add first 3 ingredients to large zipper bag. Zip to seal.
  2. Wrap each corn cob and potato individually in foil.
  3. Add sausage mixture to crock.
  4. Add a layer of foil and pile corn and potatoes on top.
  5. Cook on low for 4 – 5 hours.
  6. Serve sausage with extra sauce, corn, potatoes and green salad.

3. Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Recipe

Instant Pot Pizza Pasta is an easy weeknight meal that is sure to please the whole family! Let the Instant Pot do the work for you, and only dirty one pot for dinner!

Ingredients Needed To Make Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Recipe:

  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1/2 C frozen chopped onions
  • 1/2 C frozen chopped bell peppers
  • 8 oz pizza sauce
  • 16 oz pasta sauce
  • 20 slices pepperoni
  • 2 t minced garlic
  • 1 t Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 lb cavatappi pasta
  • 3 1/2 C water
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese
  • 6 C salad greens
  • 6 garlic bread sticks

How To Make Instant Pot Pizza Pasta Recipe:

  1. In a large zipper bag, combine first 3 ingredients. Zip to seal and squish around to mix.
  2. In a separate large zipper bag, combine the remaining ingredients.
  3. Press saute on Instant Pot. Add olive oil and Italian sausage ingredients to Instant Pot.
  4. Cook until Italian sausage is browned. Press cancel.
  5. Add prepped sauce ingredients, water, and pasta to Instant Pot. Stir to mix.
  6. Seal valve. Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes. Release pressure.
  7. Add mozzarella cheese.
  8. Cook garlic bread according to package directions. Serve with side salad and garlic bread.

4. Instant Pot Cowboy Beans Recipe

I love a big pot of cowboy beans in the fall or even winter! These Instant Pot cowboy beans have a little kick, with some added hot sauce, and cook up super fast!

Ingredients Needed To Make Instant Pot Cowboy Beans Recipe:

  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cans spicy red chili or kidney beans
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 2 t minced garlic
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce

How To Make Instant Pot Cowboy Beans Recipe:

  1. Set Instant Pot to the sauté function.
  2. Add olive oil and allow to the pot to heat up.
  3. Add garlic and onions and cook 2-3 minutes, or until garlic is fragrant.
  4. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink.
  5. Add hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and ketchup to Instant Pot.
  6. Add BBQ sauce.
  7. Add beans and mix everything together.
  8. Close and lock the lid on the Instant Pot and make sure the vent is closed. Set Instant Pot to 10 minutes. Once 10 minutes are up, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes. Open the vent to release the remaining pressure.

5. One-Pan Broiled Spicy Steak Bites Recipe

Who loves steak for dinner? Then this one pan, broiled spicy steak bites dinner is for you. This one-pan dinner will make the meat lovers in your house, skip around the room in a happy dance.

Ingredients Needed To Make One-Pan Broiled Spicy Steak Bites Recipe:

  • 1 T ground paprika
  • 2 t dried thyme
  • 1 t minced garlic
  • 1/2 t cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 top loin steaks or any steak you like
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 2 T olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 bag frozen mashed potato steamer

How To Make One-Pan Broiled Spicy Steak Bites Recipe:

  1. Add first 5 ingredients to large zipper bag.
  2. Cut steak into 2 inch pieces and add to same bag. Zip to seal and gently squish around to mix.
  3. Trim woody ends off asparagus and discard. Place asparagus spears in another large zipper bag with last 2 ingredients. Zip to seal and squish around to mix.
  4. Pour steak bites and asparagus onto large baking sheet sprayed with non stick spray. Broil 4 – 8 minutes or until desired doneness.
  5. Cook mashed potatoes according to package directions.

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So which yummy one-pan recipe are you going to try first? Let me know how it goes!

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  1. This is great! I don’t like to meal plan, so this makes things so much easier! Thank you for sharing this at the #HomeMattersParty