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7 One-Pot Dutch Oven Recipes

7 One-Pot Dutch Oven Recipes

    1. Make meals in one pot with a Dutch oven.
    2. Use a Dutch oven instead of a slow cooker for the most tender meats.
    3. Start meals on the stovetop and finish them in the oven with a versatile Dutch oven.

The Dutch oven isn’t just for cold-weather cooking! If you’ve been looking for a super-simple way to whip up something delish this summer, we’ve got you covered. The new CORNINGWARE® FRENCH WHITE CAST ALUMINUM™ 5.5 QT. DUTCH OVEN makes a perfect kitchen companion. Lighter to handle than traditional cast iron, the pot features a cast aluminum core that promotes fast, even heating. And like all CorningWare bakeware, this piece goes from oven or stovetop to tabletop with style and ease, making it the ideal sidekick this season.

When summer’s at its best, you want to enjoy every second. Ditch the exhaustive prep work and after-dinner pile of dishes with 7 one-pot meals you can make in your Dutch oven.


Light, bright and full of flavor, this summery stew is sure to please even the most discerning seafood fans. With a subtle sweetness, touch of tanginess and just the right amount of heat, you don’t want to miss out on this delicious dish.

  • Here’s How: This simple summer stew can be whipped up on the stovetop in your Dutch oven—no muss, no fuss. Get the recipe from Feasting at Home.

The season’s finest produce is here, and now it’s all in one pot. This quick and easy zucchini pasta is bursting with flavor. Juicy tomatoes, fresh basil, savory garlic. Yum!

  • Here’s How: This good-for-you recipe from Making Thyme For Health is sure to become a Dutch oven classic among your family and friends.

Everything’s better with bacon, corn on the cob included. Cook up this fireside favorite in the comfort of your own kitchen. This recipe is a great go-to for lazy summer meals—meat and side dish, all in one!

  • Here’s How: Start by winding thick-cut bacon strips around shucked corn on the cob and securing with toothpicks. Then wrap in foil, pop into the Dutch oven and bake at 400°F for 25 minutes. For an extra-special finishing touch, sprinkle with grated Parmesan or slather with honey and chipotle BBQ sauce.

Nothing says summer like Caesar. These tender, juicy chicken Caesar sandwiches are an absolute must for busy families on the go.

  • Here’s How: Use the Dutch oven to poach chicken breasts in boiling water until no longer pink; remove from the water and cool. Shred or chop. Toss with Caesar dressing, Parmesan cheese, chopped fresh parsley and pepper. Serve cold on a bun, in a tortilla or as a lettuce wrap.

Planning to order takeout? Put down the phone and build these gorgeous Asian-inspired lettuce wraps instead.

  • Here’s How: Slow-cook a flavorful chicken filling in your Dutch oven before scooping it into lettuce leaves and topping with teriyaki sauce, green onion and sesame seeds. Get the recipe and a step-by-step tutorial from Real Mom Kitchen.

Did you know that most of your favorite CorningWare recipes (including the one below) can be made in your Dutch oven? It’s true! Find all of our best recipes here.

  • Here’s How: Prep the pasta and bake up a batch of Mac and Cheese all in one pot. The Dutch oven doubles as a pot for boiling and a casserole dish for baking. When it’s time to tote your dish to a picnic or potluck, no additional serving dish required. The CorningWare French White looks great on any tabletop.

Fajitas are Tex-Mex at its finest. Now this classic dinner is even easier. Whether you prefer chicken, steak or pork carnitas, your favorite fajita mix can be slow-cooked in one pot.

  • Here’s How: Simply add meat, sliced onions and bell peppers to your Dutch oven. Sprinkle with fajita seasoning (or other favorite spice blend) and add 2 cups chicken or beef broth. Cover and braise at 325°F for 2 to 3 hours. Serve on warm tortillas with sour cream and guacamole. Buen provecho!

Don’t waste time slaving over lengthy recipes and endless stacks of dishes when you can make a no-fuss one-pot meal in your CORNINGWARE® FRENCH WHITE CAST ALUMINUM™ 5.5 QT. DUTCH OVEN, instead. Not only does this handy bakeware piece make cooking a breeze, but the ceramic nonstick interior means cleanup is quick and easy, too.


  • ONE-POT WONDERFUL. Get more one-pot dinner ideas here.
  • EASY DOES IT. Learn more surprisingly easy ways to incorporate the Dutch oven into your every day here.
  • ONE AND DONE. For more Dutch oven tips, read Lovin’ the Dutch Oven.

YOUR TURN: Show us your one-pot Dutch oven success stories!

    1. Make meals in one pot with a Dutch oven.
    2. Use a Dutch oven instead of a slow cooker for the most tender meats.
    3. Start meals on the stovetop and finish them in the oven with a versatile Dutch oven.