This one-pot pasta recipe is just what it sounds like, an easy weeknight meal that only takes one pot! It’s easy to make this no-fuss one-pot pasta recipe instead of ordering take-out the next time you’re with friends or family. If you’re still looking for something to wow company with, or you’re just looking for something to relax with on the weekends, a one-pot dish is something you’ll be right at home with.
You can also add as many veggies as you’d like. It’s a great end-of-week meal when you need to use up those vegetables you bought last weekend. You can also add chicken to this dish or make it vegan by using vegan cheese as garnish.
If you’re looking for a recipe with more protein in it, you can also add chicken, beef or pork to this recipe. Just sear it down in your pan first and then take it out of the pan and set it aside while cooking the veggies and add it back in at the end.
This is probably the easiest pasta dish to make. There is no draining or any real timing. You just cook it and take it off heat when it looks finished. The best part of one-pot recipes is that you can throw everything in the pot, including your uncooked spaghetti! This dish is too easy not to make!
- 1 box fettuccine or spaghetti
- 4 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
- 2 cups baby spinach
- 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes
- 1 sweet yellow onion
- 4 cloves garlic
- 3 sprigs basil
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- grated parmesan, for serving
How to Make a One-Pot Pasta Meal
- Prep your ingredients. Chop your basil. Slice your tomatoes in half if they are large, chop your garlic, and slice your onion.
- Sautee your onions and garlic in the olive oil until fragrant and slightly browned.
- Add in your broth, baby spinach, tomatoes, basil. Let the broth come to a boil.
- Add in your noodles and cook according to the box, approximately 10 minutes. The broth will reduce and you’ll be left with a savory sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Take off heat when pasta is cooked. Serve immedately.
If you tried this veggie one-pot pasta recipe, comment below to let me know how it turned out.