Dinner ideas

30 one-pan baked meals that will take the stress out of midweek meals

All-in-one dishes to feed the whole family.
eggplant bolognese bake

Who doesn’t love a one-pan or one-pot wonder? From warming potato bakes to flavourful spins on the Sunday roast, these baked dishes are an easy menu item that will see you right through the cooler months. Not to mention, they’re quick to prep and cook, making them a midweek lifesaver when you’re short on time.

So forget the stress of the mess and whip up one of these all-in-one winners. There’s sure to be a flavour combo amongst the lot that will become an absolute hit with the family.

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Salmon niçoise tray bake

Salmon niçoise tray bake

The classic nicoise flavour combination roasted together in this easy salmon tray-bake to create a tasty and effortless meal.

one-pan sausage bake

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One-pan sausage bake

One-pan sausage bake

eggplant bolognese bake

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Eggplant bolognese bake

Eggplant bolognese bake

For a great low-carb version of lasagne, this hearty and delicious eggplant bolognese is perfect. It’s a great all in one meat and three veg dish that will have the hungry hoards flocking to the dinner table.

Chicken maryland bake

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Chicken maryland bake

Chicken maryland bake

Crispy-skin chicken marylands are here accompanied with streaky bacon, roasted red grapes and brussels sprouts for a roast dinner done differently. Best served on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes.

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Chicken and sweet corn bake

Nourish your body and soul with this comforting chicken and sweet corn bake. Enjoy it straight from the oven for a warming dinner on a cooler Winter evening. The kids will love it, too!

Easy roast chicken

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Easy one-pan roast chicken breasts with veggies

Easy one-pan roast chicken breasts with veggies

This chicken breast recipe is an one-pan wonder featuring delicious veggies and a tasty crumb topping.

potato, zucchini and pesto bake

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Potato, zucchini and pesto bake

Potato, zucchini and pesto bake

Zucchini, tomato and ricotta bake

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Zucchini, tomato and ricotta bake

Zucchini, tomato and ricotta bake

Chicken and sage tray bake

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Chicken and sage tray bake

Chicken and sage tray bake

This simple one-pan chicken bake borrows flavours from the Italian classic veal saltimbocca.

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Ricotta and spinach pasta bake

Ricotta and spinach pasta bake

leek, bean and mushroom bake

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Leek, bean and mushroom bake

A rich and warming leek, bean and mushroom bake infused with red wine, passata and fresh thyme.

chicken and risoni pasta bake

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Chicken and risoni pasta bake

Creamy, cheesy and deeply comforting, this chicken and risoni pasta bake is a great dish to pull out when you’re feeding lots of people.

macaroni tuna bake

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Macaroni tuna bake

Macaroni tuna bake

moroccan sweet potato bake

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Moroccan sweet potato bake

These crispy Moroccan-style sweet potato fries are the perfect side dish.

lebanese lamb and potato bake

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Lebanese lamb and potato bake

Lebanese lamb and potato bake

tomato, mozzarella and chickpea pan bake

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Tomato, mozzarella and chickpea pan bake

Tomato, mozzarella and chickpea pan bake

This vegetarian cheesy bake is a great Italian inspired casserole to throw together on a weeknight, for lots of rich delicious flavour, fast.

ricotta and capsicum bake

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Ricotta and capsicum bake

Ricotta and capsicum bake

mexican chicken tortilla bake

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Mexican chicken tortilla bake

Mexican chicken tortilla bake

cheesy cauliflower bake

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Cheesy cauliflower bake

Cheesy cauliflower bake

pumpkin and ricotta bake

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Pumpkin and ricotta bake

A crispy baked pumpkin and ricotta dish that is a great healthy side to go with meaty dishes.

mexican bake

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Mexican bake

Mexican bake

Depending on how many you share it with it’s a snack, it’s a meal or it’s a starter. Whatever you call it, just one bite of that fragrant mexican spiced meat and bean combo on a crispy, hot, cheesy corn chip and you’ll surely be calling it delicious.

spicy sausage pasta bake

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Spicy sausage pasta bake

Spicy sausage pasta bake

Tortiglioni, a straight tubular pasta with grooves on the exterior, works well when baked with a chunky sauce, such as this one.

pea and salmon bake

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Pea and salmon bake

Pea and salmon bake

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Potato bake

A classic family favourite, this hearty and creamy potato and pancetta bake is beautiful served hot straight from the oven and is always a welcome side dish to a big dinner spread.

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Lentil and tomato bake

This wholesome lentil and tomato bake is perfect for dinner this weekend. Hearty and delicious, this is a dish the whole family will love.

CHICKEN & BROAD BEAN RIGATONI BAKE

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Chicken & broad bean rigatoni bake

A truly Italian pasta bake of chicken and broad bean rigatoni.

spicy tuna pasta bake

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Spicy tuna pasta bake

Spicy tuna pasta bake

Pumpkin bake

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Pumpkin bake

This hearty vegetarian dish is so simple and tastes so good you’ll soon be adding pumpkin bake to your list of staple recipes.

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Pork parmigiana bake

Pork parmigiana bake

This delicious baked pork recipe is a fun twist on the Aussie pub favourite. We’ve paired tender schnitzels with grilled eggplant and crisp prosciutto for a flavour-packed dinner in no time at all.

Snapper and tomato tray bake

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Snapper and tomato tray bake

Snapper and tomato tray bake

This snapper tray bake is an easy meal idea that keeps your dishes to a minimum. With zesty breadcrumb crust and juicy tomato and zucchini baked together, it’s an easy one pan meal.

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