Easy Recipes: One-Dish Dinners

These yummy one-dish recipes are super easy to prepare and even easier to clean up. Made with a diabetic menu in mind, our meal-in-a-bowl recipes are nutritious and tasty, perfect for dinner tonight.

Chicken and Cornmeal Dumplings

This easy slow cooker meal is packed with protein -- and flavor. Chicken, corn, and carrots simmer with yummy spices, while homemade cornmeal dumplings make this one-pot meal extra tasty.

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Mushroom and Chicken Stroganoff

Using light sour cream makes a creamy but lower-fat sauce for this quick, all-in-one chicken dinner.

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Beefy Pasta Salad

This yummy meal-in-a-bowl recipe is great for using leftover beef steak or pot roast. Bonus: The lean beef brings 26 grams of protein per serving to the dinner.

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Orzo Chicken Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing

This healthy chicken recipe uses just six ingredients, and the DIY dressing is made with just four. Serve with red sweet pepper strips and no-sugar-added canned mandarin oranges.

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Chicken-Pasta Toss

This restaurant-style recipe uses simple, on-hand ingredients to make an extraordinary meal. With just 4 grams of fat and 221 calories per serving, it's a smart dinner choice for a diabetic diet.

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No-Fry Shrimp Stir-Fry

The secret to super easy stir-fry? A microwave. This delicious, diabetes-friendly recipe turns six ingredients into a quick weeknight meal in minutes.

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Mexican Beef Bake with Cilantro-Lime Cream

Spice up supper with this sensational Southwest meal. It's packed with nutrient-rich black beans and extra-lean beef, leaving you satisfied long after dinner is done.

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Grilled Salmon Penne Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Brush some of the peppy raspberry-mustard dressing on the salmon as it cooks and toss the rest with the pasta before serving this diabetic pasta dish.

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Bow Tie Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli

Light mayonnaise makes an easy sauce for the chicken and pasta. It also helps keep the fat and calories down in this main-dish recipe.

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Hearty Pork-Beer Stew

With big chunks of sweet potatoes and apples in a beer broth, this main-dish stew with less than 30 grams of carb per serving is perfect for chilly evenings.

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Chicken, Macaroni, and Cheese

Chicken, spinach, and tomatoes turn ordinary mac and cheese into a must-try main dish in this comfort-food recipe.

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Spicy Jalapeno-Shrimp Pasta

Seafood tossed with pasta and tomatoes makes this easy 30-minute meal popular for taste and speed.

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Lemon-Sage Pork Salad

Avocado and black beans pump up the nutrients and fiber in this hearty salad recipe with less than 20 grams of carb per serving.

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Sesame Orange Beef

Sesame seeds and sesame oil give this beef-and-fruit stir-fry a double dose of nutty flavor. Bonus: This quick one-dish meal can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

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Pork-Lentil Cassoulet

Pork shoulder will be oh-so-tender from simmering in the slow cooker. The hearty vegetables and healthy lentils make it a complete meal with about 350 calories per serving.

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Tofu Stir-Fry with Soba Noodles

Be sure to use firm tub-style tofu for this sensational stir-fry. The pieces will hold their shape better during cooking than softer styles of tofu.

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Polenta Beef Stew

This meal-in-a-bowl recipe combines meat and potatoes with wine and herbs for a seriously savory stew with only 30 grams of carb per serving.

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Bowl O' Red Chili

The meat is cubed in this Texas-inspired chili. The result: A yummy, protein-packed meal that will keep you satisfied without loading up on extra carbs and calories.

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Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Salad

Lean flank steak gets a flavor boost from a lime-and-cilantro dressing in this one-dish meal. Just toss marinated meat with fresh greens, peppers, tomatoes, and corn for a quick and easy dinner.

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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

This slow-cooked, all-in-one chicken dinner has just 260 calories and 30 grams of carb per serving.

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Skillet Chicken and Shrimp Paella

Forget the sides -- this tasty all-in-one dish is filled with fresh veggies, lean chicken, peeled shrimp, and brown rice.

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Mediterranean Edamame Toss

Do something different for dinner tonight with this yummy meatless meal. With just 236 calories per serving, it fits easily with diabetic meal plans.

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Chicken, Potato, and Gravy Bowls

This comforting main dish is perfect for a chilly night in. The sensational flavors of roasted garlic and Yukon gold potatoes keep you satisfied without loading you up with extra fat and calories.

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Sweet Asian Pork Stir-Fry

Inspired by traditional takeout fare, our stir-fry recipe was made with a diabetic diet in mind. Simple swaps (think low-sugar orange marmalade and light teriyaki sauce) keep the one-bowl meal lower in calories, carbs, and sodium than restaurant alternatives.

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Thai Tuna Toss

A serving of this one-bowl meal has just 268 calories per serving. It gets a punch of protein (30 grams to be exact) from the tuna, making it a smart choice for a diabetic meal plan.

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