The best-laid dinner plans are often littered with overly elaborate Pinterest recipes or gourmet ingredients that are left rotting in your vegetable crisper. Why? Because after a long day’s work and a bone-rattling commute, you’re done, and the idea of having to spend another hour cooking and cleaning makes you feel as hopeless as Frodo at the foot of Mount Doom. RELATED: 10 One-Pot Dishes to Try for Dinner (That Make Cleanup a Breeze) We’ve all been there. But there’s a better way to get a delicious dinner, and it’s not by spending your disposable income (and then some) on greasy takeout. Behold the one-pot meal, your new secret weeknight weapon. These bad boys seamlessly transition from the stovetop to the oven in one fell swoop — and can even serve as your plate if you’re just not into cleanup either (no judgment).