Set the table for a cozy Thanksgiving celebration for two. This year, keep it simple and easy with a one-pan holiday meal that’s full of classic holiday flavor. We’ve taken a Thanksgiving feast and condensed it into a manageable meal for two, all-the-while preserving those time-honored flavors you crave. Tender honey-infused sweet potatoes, garlicky green beans, and breaded chicken breasts come together for a low-stress, delicious holiday meal. Did we mention cranberries? We snuck those in too – it just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without them!

Nestle the Green beans, sweet potato cubes, and chicken breasts in a GoodCook Touch Sauté Pan, our secret to delicious one-dish cooking. All that Thanksgiving goodness gets cooked up in one pan, making clean up a breeze. Now that’s how to do Thanksgiving the easy, stress-free way!

Fun Flavor Twists

Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:

  • Go Wild! Add ½ cup shiitake or oyster mushrooms to the skillet in the last 10 minutes of cooking.
  • Bacon. Who’s going to complain if you sprinkle in 2 Tablespoons of bacon bits or crumbled bacon?
  • Get nutty. Toss in 1-2 Tablespoons of walnuts or pecans for flavor and crunch.

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One-Pan Thanksgiving Dinner

A skillet-top meal for two. This easy dish will have you feasting on classic holiday flavors for dinner, with just one dish in the sink.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2


  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 3 Tbsp Italian breadcrumbs
  • 3 Tbsp grated parmesan
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely crushed
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, snipped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • Fresh chopped curly parsley (for garnish)


Pierce sweet potato with a fork. Microwave for 6-7 minutes, or until tender. Allow to cool, peel and dice into bite-sized pieces.

In a shallow bowl or pie pan, mix together breadcrumbs and parmesan. Press chicken into mixture, coat both sides.

Melt butter over medium-high heat in a Good Cook Touch Skillet. Add garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes. Place chicken breasts in pan, brown on both sides.

Add diced sweet potato, green beans and cranberries to pan. Drizzle with honey, and spray with a light layer of olive oil, using the Good Cook Oil Sprayer.

Turn heat to medium and cook until vegetables are tender and chicken is cooked through. If needed, cover with a lid to ensure chicken cooks through without burning.

Salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley.


Flavor pairings: This dish tastes delicious with sparkling white wine or a mellow red wine, like Merlot.


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