School is back in session and crazy schedules abound. It’s the perfect time for some of our Best One Dish Meals recipes!

If you’re in a rut when it comes to Easy Dinner Recipes for Families, here are some delicious recipe ideas to help you with your menu planning.

Collage fo 7 Best One Dish Meals photos

Best One Dish Meals

With school starting across the country, dinnertime has gotten hectic again. Between homework, after school activities, and sports, it’s hard to get a meal on the table. Some of my favorite bloggers and I are sharing our best easy dinner recipes. Less mess, less fuss, but loads of flavor and deliciousness. Scroll through all the amazing alternatives and shake up your menu with these easy back to school dinner ideas.

One Pot Spicy Thai Noodles

Spicy Thai noodles in a bowl with a wooden spoon

Spinach & Sausage One-Pan Alfredo

A close up of spinach sausage one pan alfredo in a skillet

One Pot Creamy Jalapeno Popper Pasta

A bowl of creamy jalapeno popper pasta with tongs removing a portion

Sheet Pan Spicy Balsamic Roasted Chicken & Veggies

Sheet pan dinners are an easy way to cook your entree and side dish in 0ne pan! Shake it up with your favorite vegetables.

A dish of balsamic roasted chicken and veggies

Easy skillet Dijon chicken

A pan of easy skillet Dijon chicken

Pesto Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner

A close up of a plate of pesto salmon on a sheet pan

One of our family’s favorite one dish meals! And most of the vodka evaporates making it OK for the kiddos! It’s a simple, flavorful vegetarian meal.

Penne alla Vodka

A bowl filled Penne and Vodka with a basil garnish

One Pot Bruschetta Pasta

Overhead view of one pot bruschetta pasta

One Pot Chicken and Dirty Rice

A close up of one pot chicken and dirty rice in a dutch oven

Taco Pasta

Taco Pasta in a skillet

One Pan Cheesy Quinoa

A bowl of quick quinoa kielbasa

Sheet Pan Crispy Salmon

A close up of sheet pan salmon with tomatoes and asparagus

One Pot Taco Gnocci

A close up of a bowl of one pot taco gnocchi

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What’s your favorite one-dish meal? Do you go for chicken, pasta or hamburger first? Stir-fries or casseroles? Did you find some inspiration for your weekly menu? I spy a few that I’ll be making soon.