Ten delicious one-pot recipes

These one-pot recipes are perfect for warming weekday family meals or for impressive (but easy) entertaining. And with just one saucepan to wash up at the end of it, everyone's happy.

Mediterranean beef casserole

The comfort factor of a Lancashire hot-pot, with the flavours of the med. What's not to love?

Simple fish pie with fennel

Chuck some prawns in to take this dish to the next level.

Chicken Marbella

This is a marinate-overnight dish, so all the prep is done when you come to cook the next evening.

Lemon garlic chicken

Chicken, lemon, garlic, thyme: simplicity itself, and delish to boot.

Fish with cannellini beans

A great way to sneak omega-3 and vegetables into kids.

Chicken, chorizo and pepper bake

Roasting chorizo releases all its delicious flavour – serve with crusty bread to mop up the juices.

Sausage hot pot

An easy alternative to sausage and mash – no fiddly peeling required.

Fruity pork casserole

The prunes in this dish create a fantastically rich gravy – tastes far posher than it actually is.

Oven-cooked mushroom risotto

No need to stand and stir this risotto – bang it in the oven and you'll still get a beautifully creamy risotto.

Hunter's chicken

Brilliantly adaptable – you can adjust nearly all of these ingredients to suit whatever you have in your game larder fridge.