Looking for an Easy One Pot Healthy Recipe? We’ve got 5

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We found 5 of the tastiest and most easy one pot healthy recipes to cook after a long day. 

In the hustle and bustle of our lives, many of our daily tasks can be exhausting. Finding the time and energy to prepare a nutritious dinner can feel like a daunting task.

Whether were immersed in work, hitting the gym, or simply catching up with loved ones, the thought of grocery shopping and cooking can often be the last thing on our minds.

Too often, we find ourselves reaching for quick fixes like takeout or processed meals, sacrificing our health in the process. But here’s the thing – nourishing our bodies with fresh, wholesome ingredients is essential for our overall well-being and vitality.

That’s why we’ve curated five of our absolute favourite one pot healthy recipes, designed to be both speedy and effortless to whip up after a long day, or to make as a meal prep for the week.

From vibrant salads to hearty soups, each dish is carefully crafted to provide a satisfying and nutritious meal that will leave you feeling energized and fulfilled. 

The best part? Its all in one pot! We’ve handpicked recipes from a variety of cuisines, ensuring there’s something to tantalise your taste buds every day of the week.

Dumpling Noodle Soup

Serves 2

This recipe draws inspiration from traditional Chinese cuisine, where the use of quinine-rich ingredients like soy sauce and ginger or green onion herbs and sesame has historical significance.

While traditional recipes may require longer preparation methods, this adaptation prioritises efficiency and health without compromising on taste, offering a delightful fusion of flavours and nutrients. All thrown together in a rice cooker, this one pot healthy recipe will take you no longer than 20 minutes.


  • 1 x stalk of Bok choy
  • 1 cup of Spring onions
  • 3 x cup of Chicken stock
  • 6 x Frozen dumplings (I recommend the Mr Chen’s Shanghai Soup Dumpling but any will do)
  • 1 ½ tablespoons of Miso paste
  • 3 tbs Soy sauce
  • 1 tbs Oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dumpling sauce
  • 1 cup Noodles (can use any noodles I use Mr Chen’s thin egg noodles)
  • Rice cooker 


  1. Roughly cup up bok choy
  2. Finely slice spring onion
  3. Add into rice cooker
  4. Next add Chicken stock on top
  5. Add your miso paste, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and dumpling oil
  6. Follow with frozen dumplings
  7. Cook for 15 minutes
  8. Add your noodle
  9. Cook for an additional 3 minutes
  10. Serve Hot 

Vegan Tomato Pasta 

Serves 4

This vegan tomato pasta recipe puts a contemporary spin on traditional Italian pasta dishes, incorporating familiar elements while offering a fresh perspective. While the dish retains the essence of classic tomato-based sauces found in Italian cuisine, it introduces innovative substitutions like vegan cheese and Veggita to cater to modern dietary preferences.

With the simplicity of staple ingredients like garlic and tomatoes, this recipe maintains the essence of Italian pasta while adapting it to suit diverse tastes and dietary needs.


  • 3 x Celery stalk
  • 1 x Onion
  • 2 tsp Crushed garlic
  • 1 can Basil Tomato sauce
  • 1 can Diced tomato’s
  • 2 cups Water
  • Spaghetti
  • Cheese (vegan optional)
  • Mixed herbs
  • Veggita (this is a Vegetable salt but plain salt is fine)


  1. Finely dice your celery and onion 
  2. Place oil in a large pot and cook the celery and onion until soft
  3. Add your crushed tomato’s, tomato paste, garlic and water and mix until boiling
  4. Sprinkle in Mixed herbs and veggita 
  5. Add in your pasta and cook for recommended time 
  6. Once it has thickened serve up 
  7. Finish with some cheese and enjoy

Deconstructed Sushi Bowl 

Serves 2

This deconstructed sushi bowl presents a modern interpretation of traditional Japanese sushi, offering a convenient and creative way to enjoy its flavours.

Instead of the customary rolled sushi, this recipe features a bed of sushi rice as the base, with Fresh water cooked tuna and cucumber. The combination of mayonnaise and sweet chili sauce introduces a creamy and tangy dressing, enhancing the flavour profile with a hint of sweetness and spice. This one pot healthy recipe offers a delightful fusion of flavours and textures in every bite, serving as a delicious and satisfying meal for two.


  • 2 x cup Sushi rice
  • 2 cans Fresh water cooked tuna
  • 2 x Cucumber
  • 2 tbs Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs Sweet chilli sauce
  • Sesame seeds


  1. Cook your sushi rice in a rice cooker or on the stove
  2. While rice is cooking mix together tuna, mayonnaise and sweet chilli sauce in a small bowl
  3. Cut up your cucumber into small cubes and mix through the tuna mix
  4. Add rice to a bowl, top with the tuna cucumber mix, add some sesame seeds and enjoy!

Veggie Curry 

Serves 6

This veggie curry recipe offers a contemporary take on traditional Indian curry dishes, infusing classic flavours with a modern twist. While staying true to the aromatic base of onions, garlic, and ginger commonly found in Indian cuisine, this recipe introduces a unique blend of ground coriander, cumin, and turmeric for depth and warmth.

The addition of the vegetables provides a medley of textures and flavours, showcasing a variety of vibrant flavours. Served alongside steamed rice and garnished with fresh coriander leaves, it promises a hearty and flavourful meal for up to six servings. This one pot healthy recipe also reheats just as fresh, and can works really well as a meal prep.


  • 2 tbs Ghee
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tbs grated ginger
  • 3 tsp ground coriander
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 parsnip, peeled
  • 2 medium potato’s (peeled and cut into three-centimetre pieces)
  • 2 carrots
  • Handful of Beans
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • ½ cup Coconut milk
  • 300g Cauliflower (cut into florets)
  • ½ tbs tamarind puree
  • 2 tsp sambal ulek
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • Steamed rice, to serve


  1. Heat Ghee in a large saucepan, add onion and cook over low heat for three minutes
  2. Add garlic and ginger And cook for a further 2 minutes 
  3. stir in spices and cook for 2 minutes until fragrant 
  4. Cut parsnip, potato and carrot, add to a pan and stir to coat with spices 
  5. poor in stock and coconut milk and simmer for 10 minutes 
  6. add cauliflower, tamarind, zucchini, beans and sambal ulek and simmer for a further 5 to 10 minutes or until potatoes are soft and the texture starts to thicken slightly 
  7. add coriander and stir until heated through
  8. serve with steamed rice 

Miso Salmon, Asparagus and Broccolini Bake 

Serves 1

This miso salmon, asparagus, and broccolini bake offers a contemporary interpretation of Japanese flavours, combining traditional ingredients with a modern cooking method. Inspired by the umami-rich miso paste commonly used in Japanese cuisine, the dish showcases a simple yet flavourful marinade for the salmon. Served alongside rice to soak up the delicious juices, this recipe offers a satisfying and wholesome meal for one.


  • 1 cut of Salmon
  • 1 tsp Miso paste
  • Handful of Asparagus
  • Handful of Broccolini
  • ½ Lemon
  • Extra virgin Olive Oil
  • White rice to serve 


  1. Watch your salmon asparagus and broccolini and pat dry with paper towel 
  2. Place on baking tray 
  3. Squeeze half a lemon over your salmon and drizzle olive oil over the broccolini and asparagus 
  4. Spread miso paste over salmon
  5. Season everything well with salt and pepper
  6. Bake at 180 degrease fan forced for 15 minutes
  7. Serve either by itself or on rice

Weather you’re feeding a family, or just yourself, at least one of these one pot recipes will be a perfect staple for you.

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