Healthy One-Pot Meals: 8 Easy Diabetic Dinner Recipes

Updated July 27, 2023

If you're looking for the easiest dinners ever, then you've come to the right place! Our collection of Healthy One-Pot Meals: 8 Easy Diabetic Dinner Recipes makes cooking and clean-up a breeze. Just combine all your favorite ingredients, and that's it! You'll only dirty one pot, which leaves you more time to spend with your family and friends. Feel free to get a little creative and improvise with these recipes. After all, that's what cooking's all about!

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Why not add a little Mexican flair to your next pasta dish with some lean ground beef, corn and taco seasoning? One reader, JudyTrudy, even makes her own taco seasoning and salsa for the sauce to "zest it up" a bit. Healthy one-pot meals like this are great for the whole family!

EDR Roasted Saucy Brisket

Everyone loves brisket because it's a magical way to transform an inexpensive cut of meat into something spectacular! We love it cause it's a one-pot wonder and can be prepared healthfully. Just be sure to start with plenty of time! It's one of those easy diabetic dinner recipes that'll earn rave reviews.

Italian One Pot

Fast, flavorful, and filling, our Italian One Pot is a meal in itself! But if you'd like, serve it up with a garden salad or a steamed green veggie, and get ready for a truly homestyle easy one-pot meal.

Mardi Gras Gumbo

Once your crew gets a whiff of this gumbo, your kitchen just may become a stop on the Mardi Gras parade route! And why ruin the celebration by telling them this is a healthy all-in-one meal? Have fun making healthy one-pot meals like this!

EDR Tomato and Black Bean Chicken

It doesn't get much healthier than chicken breast and brown rice. Black beans and stewed tomatoes pump up the flavor of our Tomato and Black Bean Chicken dish that's as easy as it is nutritious. Don't you love easy diabetic dinner recipes like that?!

One-Pot Paella2

Paella (pronounced pie-ay-yuh) is traditionally made with a variety of meats, shellfish, and veggies, each prepared separately before being combined in one big ol' pot. Our lightened-up version of One-Pot Paella is much easier, since everything cooks together!


Our Beefy Cabbage Skillet is a hearty dish that comes together in just one skillet! One bite of this comforting and flavorful all-in-one meal will result in smiles all around. (Even non-cabbage lovers will love it!)

EDR Captains Chicken

When you're serving dinner to someone as important as a Captain, you know you've got to pull out all the stops, which is why we came up with this recipe for Captain's Chicken. Now, you don't really have to serve it to a Captain, but we think this chicken dinner recipe is perfect for impressing company, too!

EDR Seared Scallops with Asian Veggies

When seafood and stir fry come together, they make one healthy, quick-cooking, and delicious dish! Asian flavors and veggies make this a can't-miss meal!

EDR One Pot Comfort Shepherds Pie

When you're looking for a meal that's full of comfort, try this recipe for One-Pot Comfort Shepherd's Pie, which comes from "The Diabetes Fast-Fix Slow-Cooker Cookbook." This is the kind of dinner dish that keeps you warm from the inside out.

EDR Easy Hamburger Soup

Who says the only way to enjoy a hamburger is between buns? We use extra-lean ground beef and fresh veggies to make our low-carb, Easy Hamburger Soup tasty and healthy. What a great change-of-pace soup recipe!

EDR Seared Scallops with Asian Veggies

When seafood and stir fry come together, they make one healthy, quick-cooking, and delicious dish! Asian flavors and veggies make this a can't-miss meal!

EDR Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to cut out favorites like chicken alfredo! By using spaghetti squash we cut back on some of the carbs and calories, and add extra nutrition and flavor. Our Spaghetti Squash Chicken Alfredo is amazing!

Looking for more great chicken dinner recipes? Check out our favorites in our collection of 12 Low-Carb Chicken Recipes for Dinner.

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