13 Easy one-skillet meals to save time in the kitchen

Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET

Don't you hate it when you have a sink full of dirty dishes before you even get dinner on the table? Say goodbye to that little problem with these awesome one-skillet dishes.

Spicy sausage pasta

If you like spicy, this dish is for you. Jalapeño chicken sausage and fire-roasted tomatoes come together with pasta and cheese to create a meal that will rock your world in record time.

Beef and mac

Once you see how easy (and delicious) this dish is, you'll never make the boxed stuff again.

Cilantro lime chicken

If you're looking for something that's both light and filling, this is the recipe for you. The ranges of flavor come together with a taste so great, you'll wish you made more.

Roasted garlic chicken stir fry with butternut squash

You may not think of adding squash to your stir fry, but we're glad someone did.

Texas-style migas

Migas is a regional dish, made with tortilla strips, eggs, veggies and cheese. There are many ways to create it, but this way is our favorite.

Skillet chili pie

Delicious chili and mouthwatering cornbread, all in one pan. Comfort food at its finest.

Fried potato, egg and ham scramble

Breakfast is great any time of the day, and this dish comes together so easily you'll make it again and again.

Extra creamy pasta with garlic chicken

This decadent dish is one of our one-skillet favs. Chicken, pasta, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes, all topped in a creamy sauce — it pretty much equals perfection in our book.

Mustard, sausage and onions on a skillet

Pre-cooked sausages are a great solution when you need a quick dinner, Using this recipe and just a few extra minutes, you can make them much more appealing.

Beef orzo skillet

This cheesy pasta and beef dish tastes like a fancy Italian meal, but takes much less time.

Biscuits and gravy

Biscuits and gravy is the ultimate comfort food. Thanks to this recipe, you don't have to dirty up your whole kitchen to make it.

Kale and beef sauté

Skip the takeout and whip up this sauté instead. It's faster, and much healthier, too.

Apple cinnamon skillet pork chops

Pork chops and apples are a classic combo, and it doesn't get much easier than this one-pan recipe.

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