10 Comforting One-Pot Recipes

There's something completely satisfying about stirring up a warming, one-pot feast that has the power to nourish and revive you after a long day. We've rounded up 10 of our most comforting recipes for you to tuck into as the weather gets colder. 

Irish Stew from Classic by Mary Berry

With a topping of sliced potato and a rich, meaty base, Mary Berry's Irish Stew is the original easy one-pot warmer. 

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Squid, Chorizo and Chickpea Cocido from One Pot Wonders by Lindsey Bareham

Looking for a new way to showcase squid? You've got to give this Spanish-inspired dish a try. This recipe comes from Lindsey Bareham's One Pot Wonders, a must-have cookbook for any one-pot fanatic. 

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Slow-cooked Spicy Lamb from Stuffed Vine Leaves Saved My Life by Nadia Sawalha

If you have a bit of time on your hands, there's no better way to spend it than cooking up this warmly spiced lamb one-pot dish. Delicious served with mounds of fluffy rice. 

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10 comforting one-pot meals

Pappa alle zucchine from Save with Jamie by Jamie Oliver

This purse-friendly courgette and bread soup recipe does both your wallet and your washing up pile a favour. Courgettes are listed in this recipe, but Jamie recommends using whatever is in season.

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Chestnut Risotto from A Year in 120 Recipes by Jack Monroe

The flavours of chestnut, bacon and thyme combine in this recipe to make one of the most autumnal risottos around. A must for the chillier days.

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Courgette and Aubergine Curry from The Art of Eating Well by Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley

This fragrant curry promises to nourish and revive. Loaded with extra veggies and cold-busting ingredients like ginger and garlic, it will set you up to take on the colder months.

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Chicken and Squash Cacciatore Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Olives, Bread from Everyday Super Food by Jamie Oliver

This recipe packs three of our 5-a-day and a promise to leave you with that warm, fuzzy feeling that only a delicious one-pot supper can impart. 

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Indian Lentil-Cauliflower Soup from Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon

Simple, delicious and completely satisfying. This soup ticks all the boxes for a restoring post-work dinner. Plus it makes for great leftovers, so make sure you make enough for lunch the next day too. 

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10 comforting one-pot recipes

Pasta Risotto with Peas and Pancetta from Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson

This clever recipe from Nigella Lawson's Nigellissima provides all the satisfaction of a risotto, without any of the constant stirring. By swapping in orzo pasta, this recipe cuts down on the cooking time and the need to stir - the perfect midweek one-pot!

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10 comforting one-pot meals

Spanish Chicken Stew from Feelgood Family Food by Dean Edwards 

This low-maintenance stew is one to warm the cockles on a cold and dark evening. Full of the sunny flavours of Spain, you'll find this dish warms you up in no time. 

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