13 One-Pot Pasta Dishes That Can Save You Time While Still Ensuring You're Eating Healthy
If you’re short on time but still want to eat a healthy, energizing, well-balanced meal every night, we think we might be able to help! If you love great flavour as well as pasta, here are 13 One-Pot Pasta recipe Dishes to Save Weeknight Dinners – just for you!We know it only too well; time seems to be running even faster than ever before. And it’s not because we’re getting older. It’s because we’re getting busier! Add a few kids, school, housework, and a full-time job to the mix and it may seem as though a week only lasts a day. And we want to eat healthier so we can have enough fuel to get us through the marathon of life, but when – oh when – do we fit meal prep and cooking in? Well if you can spare just a few minutes right now, they will save you hours in the long run. Why? Because we’ve got thirteen recipes that only require one pot and one main ingredient – pasta! Pasta recipes have saved us in the past and pasta recipes are about to do it yet again. Remember how it got us through college? All those spaghetti dinners, all those spaghettinis with cheese, all of that rigatoni with tomato sauce – and, if we were feeling extravagant, lasagna! Pasta was our best friend that nourished us and kept food in our bellies even when we hardly had enough money to do our laundry every week. And there were just so many different things we could do with it! Now it’s time to revisit pasta, but with a few new ideas in mind. It is still delicious, easy, and inexpensive – and when you’re done, there’s only one pot to clean up!
First of all, we found these yummy one-pot pasta recipes over at the Tip Hero website. They have compiled this list of easy-to-make pasta dinners from all over the web. Their only criteria for each pasta dish were that the ingredients would fit in one pot and that the recipe would take a half an hour or less to make. We’re grateful to them for doing the leg work because this only makes our fast-paced lives so much easier. So let’s check out some of these easy-peasy pasta recipes, shall we? Well, there’s One-Pot Pasta Bake, which involves rotini, spicy Italian sausage, and mini pepperonis (if you can find them, otherwise the regular-sized kind) – oh, and of course, lots of cheese. You can’t have pasta without cheese! These are just a few of the stellar ingredients, just to whet your appetite, but you get the idea, right? And once you throw all of these tasty bits into a pot and load cheese on top of them, you bake them in the oven for a couple of minutes, til everything is golden brown. Yum!
Over at the Tip Hero website, you’ll also find one-pot recipes for Andouille Sausage Pasta, Farmer’s Market Pasta, Spicy Chicken Riggies, Caprese Pasta, and, in case you’re feeling really fancy: Red Wine Pasta. If you’re a big cooking-with-wine fan, you’ll also find a super-fancy one-pot pasta recipe for Greek Chicken Pasta with Creamy Feta Wine Sauce. Oh, dear lord, talk about mouth-watering. For you seafood lovers, there’s a one-pot pasta recipe for Shrimp Scampi Linguini. For you Chinese food lovers, there’s a One Pot Wonder Chicken Lo Mein, and for you more traditional-Italian pasta loving people, you’ll be thrilled to know there’s a one-pot 30-Minute Skillet Pasta. And there’s more to come! If you’re one of those people who love it all, you will really get the most out of this one-pot pasta dish list. There’s something here for everyone!