These Healthy One Pot Pastas will help you get a delicious meal on the table fast – all without leaving a pile of dishes to clean up!
One Pot Pasta
Craving some yummy pasta but don’t feel like cleaning up a bunch of dishes after? These one pot pasta recipes are the way to go. Not only are all these dishes super delicious, but they’re also really easy to make. They only require one pot for the entire recipe, which means less time spent on dishes and more time spent watching Netflix as you dig into your pasta.
What is a one pot meal?
Like the name suggests, one pot meals are recipes that only require one pot for the entire dish. They’re great for nights where you want something quick and easy, both when it comes to cooking and cleaning up afterwards.
How much water for one pot pasta?
The general ratio for one pot pasta recipes is one part pasta, two parts liquid. This makes sure that your noodles are cooked all the way through without being soggy (because no one likes overcooked noodles). Depending on the recipe, you’ll either cook your noodles in boiling water beforehand or cook them in your sauce.
Watch how to make some of these recipes on YouTube!
One Pot Pasta Recipes with Meat
Want a hearty and rich meal? Try one of these one pot pasta recipes with meat! Whether you're cooking with chicken breasts, homemade sausage, these pastas pack in the protein effortlessly.
Vegetarian One Pot Pasta Recipes
If you're a vegetarian or want to enjoy more plant-based meals, these vegetarian pastas are amazing for dinner! I like to experiment and try different veggies when making these – there are so many options!
Instant Pot One Pot Pasta Recipes
It wouldn't be a one pot pasta post without mentioning the Instant Pot! I love using the Instant Pot for quick meals and these pastas definitely fit the bill. These creamy and cheesy pastas are great in the Instant Pot!
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Healthy One Pot Pastas
- Ingredients of choice
- Follow the instructions of the linked recipes in the blog post.