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Easy, Healthy One-Pot Meals

8 no-hassle recipes for delicious chilis, soups, roasts and stews

5. Garlic Lentil Soup

by Victoria Renoux

A good lentil soup has to have plenty of bay leaves and rosemary, and some sort of a kick. In this recipe, it comes from a lot of garlic and a dash of cayenne. Lentils are one of the fastest cooking of the dried legumes, so your soup is done in less than two hours from start to finish.

Per serving: 336 calories, 1g saturated fat, 53g carbohydrates, 16g protein, 17g fiber, 529mg sodium

6. Wild Mushroom and Tomato Soup

by Sophie Braimbridge and Erica Jankovich

This makes a hearty vegetarian meal when served with some garlicky sourdough bread. Mushrooms are often considered one of the best beef stand-ins of the vegetarian world, adding toothsome texture and umami flavor to soups and stews.

Per serving: 343 calories, 4g saturated fat, 3.9g fiber, 590mg sodium

7. Pork Chop With Apples and Brussels Sprouts

by Joe Yonan

This is a simple dish that's perfect for one (or, of course, you can double it for a twosome). The pork chop is flavored with ginger and shallot-infused apples and seared in a cast-iron skillet.

Per serving: 361 calories, 4g saturated fat, 23g carbohydrates, 21g protein, 4g fiber, 217mg sodium

8. Spice Route Chicken

by Diane Kochilas

This Moroccan-inspired dish includes tomatoes, golden raisins and spices such as cinnamon, cumin and coriander. It walks the line deliciously between sweet and savory.

Per serving: 342 calories, 4g saturated fat, 9g carbohydrates, 36g protein, 2g fiber, 415mg sodium

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