One-pot dinners make an oh-so-busy world a little easier to navigate … and one-pot pasta dinners? More delicious to boot! You can’t go wrong with a warm, carb-loaded meal that feeds the whole family. Plus, fewer dishes equals minimal cleanup. Check out these fast, fabulous one-pot pasta dishes to have dinner on the table in no time.
Pesto makes everything taste delicious, and this vegetarian dish from Kitchn is a particularly flavorful example of the power of fresh basil. With its nutty, cheesy, and garlicky flavors simmering in the pot, made creamy by the rich mascarpone, this recipe is just the ticket for a comforting after-work dinner.
Creamy, beefy, and saucy, this pasta from Damn Delicious is belly-warming and will be a family favorite. With ground beef and sautéed cremini mushrooms, the egg noodles cook in the rich sauce, soaking up all the flavor. Plus, it’s ultra budget-friendly!
This luscious pasta recipe from Half-Baked Harvest can be made in 30 minutes or less. It’s packed with zucchini and tossed in a superbly creamy and garlicky sauce. This cozy pasta is one that the whole family will enjoy.
This quick and healthy spin on pasta from MyFitnessPal is one you can enjoy all year long. Instead of carby spaghetti, this colorful one-pot dish calls for farro, which is a nutty and fiber-enriched grain, for a filling, risotto-like dinner!
Everyone loves a good mac and cheese, and this Italian-inspired version combines a powerhouse of flavors, like sausage and broccoli rabe. Plus, it cooks and bakes all in the same pan for ultra-easy cleanup. It’s the perfect comfort food that couldn’t be easier to make!
Have some leftover leeks on hand, maybe from the farmers market or produce delivery? Mix them up with some chicken stock, Parmesan, and crushed red pepper for Food & Wine‘s creamy, one-pot spaghetti.
As you know, we love wine here at Goodtaste, and so we also love the idea of adding a splash to our pasta—two of the best ingredients ever! This one-pot Food52 recipe is ready in less than a half hour, making for a quick-and-easy main or side dish. Just remember to use a bottle you enjoying drinking on its own, since pasta soaks up a lot of flavor from the wine.
Creamy feta brings a welcome tang to pasta dishes, like this one from Host the Toast with chicken, baby tomatoes, and garden-fresh herbs. Easy Greek pasta in a pot? Yes, please!
There’s no place like home, and sometimes there’s no pasta better than one highlighting a classic red sauce. This Joy of Cooking recipe for Kitchn simplifies the process by using only one pot, and the basil makes things just right. Grab that vino and dinner is served!