We’ve already talked about some Easy Mason Jar Meals for Busy Weekdays, but the one-pot pasta recipes are becoming very popular nowadays. They’re so practical and easy to make that we just can’t help giving it a try. You can make pretty much any recipe this way, but we’ve decided to pick the top 11 of the best!

Pasta Primavera

Delicious and healthy primavera pasta.
With all sorts of green, this is delicious and so simple. Image source: Oh My Veggies

With all sorts of green, this one-pot recipe is delicious and so simple to make. Perfect for the season! The ingredients you need are:

  • Asparagus tops
  • Broccoli florets
  • Peas
  • Onions
  • Mushrooms
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Heavy Cream
  • Parmesan

Start by cooking the vegetables. When they’re almost ready, add the pasta and stir constantly while adding the peas, garlic, and parsley. Lastly, use a bit of heavy cream. Turn off the heat and top it with parmesan.

These 7 Dinner Recipes Under 30 Minutes are also a good option for busy weeks.

Garlic, Tomato, and Shrimp

Garlic, tomato, and shrimp one-pot pasta.
Shrimp lovers will find this recipe amazing! Image source: Jo Cooks

This is an amazing choice for shrimp lovers, and it’s a very well-spiced recipe with red peppers and onions, garlic, oregano, and parsley. You can find the full recipe at Today.

Creamy French Onion

Creamy french onion amazing recipe.
Simple and quick to make, give it a try! Image source: Half Baked Harvest

Perfect for people with a busy schedule during the week, or someone who just wants to eat and take a nap on the weekend. Tieghan explains the recipe over at Half Baked Harvest, while telling a great story about her family’s Thanksgiving. Make sure to check it out!

Broccoli, Carrots, and Sundried Tomatoes

Broccoli, carrots, and sundried tomatoes for a light meal.
A healthy, light meal for the whole family! Image source: Pampered Chef

This is a healthy, light meal anyone can make and the best part is your kids won’t complain about eating their veggies! You’re going to need:

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 jar sundried tomatoes
  • 3 cans vegetable broth
  • 1 lb uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 2 carrots
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

And you can find the directions here.

Did you know that eating broccoli can help you sleep better? That’s because it helps increase your calcium levels. Learn more about Foods To Help You Sleep Better.

One-Pot Lasagna

It's a lasagna! In a pot!
It's a lasagna! In a pot! Image source: The Little Kitchen

It’s lasagna! In a pot! Have you ever thought you could make a lasagna without using more than one pot? This recipe allows you to do just that. Check out the full recipe with images at The Little Kitchen.

Vegan Pasta

An option for those who don't eat meat.
For those who don't eat meat, there's still delicious options! Image source: Crazy Vegan Kitchen

Now an option for those who don’t eat meat. First of all, you’ll combine in a pot:

  • Linguine
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Slice onion
  • Minced garlic
  • Capers
  • Dried parsley
  • Red-Pepper flakes
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Artichoke
  • Black olives

Then add vegetable broth, olive oil, and a little bit of sugar and bring the pot to a boil over high heat. Reduce to medium heat and stir frequently for about 15 minutes until the broth has nearly evaporated and the pasta is al dente. Turn off the heat and season the pasta to taste with salt and pepper. Then it’s ready to serve!

Corn, Beans, and Peppers

Super easy to cook and combining corn, beans, and peppers!
Super easy to cook and it takes less than 15 minutes. Image source: The Wholesome Dish

This pasta is also a healthy option for people who don’t eat meat, and it’s super easy to cook! Amanda, from The Wholesome Dish shares the ingredients and a great explanation on how to make it. It takes less than 15 minutes!

Pesto Pasta with Chicken Parmesan

One of the easiest recipes, enjoy it!
The easiest recipe of all! Image source: The Wicked Noodle

This is probably the easiest recipe of all, the only things you need are:

  • Linguine
  • Pesto
  • Chicken
  • Parmesan

And the steps you need to follow:

  1. Heat the water in the pan for about 7 minutes, until it’s almost boiling and add the chicken. Cover the pan and let it cook for 3 - 5 minutes.
  2. Add your noodles and stir constantly for about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the pesto.
  4. When it reaches a creamy texture turn off the heat.
  5. Top it with parmesan and serve.

Related: Delicious Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

Protein Pasta

It's full of protein and delicious!
Full of protein and delicious, you must try this recipe! Image source: Fresh Off The Grid

Adding protein to your vegetarian diet can be difficult sometimes, but this recipe will help you with that! It’s full of protein and delicious! Find the ingredients and instruments needed plus the instructions on how to make it at Fresh Off The Grid.

Enchilada Pasta

For a busy week or a lazy Sunday, this is one of the best!
For a busy week or a lazy Sunday, this recipe is just perfect! Image source: Number 2 Pencil

Doesn’t this pasta look amazing? It’s definitely tasty, and a great option for that quick lunch during a busy week - or for a yummy lunch on that lazy Sunday. See the ingredients and instructions here.

Seafood Pasta

Seafood with tomato sauce, just so good!
Whatever seafood you choose will taste amazing with this tomato sauce! Image source: Rasa Malaysia

If you enjoy seafood, this is the one for you. You can use shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops, or even squid. Whatever option you want will taste amazing with this tomato sauce. Visit Rasa Malaysia to check the recipe.

How many of these delicious recipe will you try this week? Share your thoughts and favorites in the comments below, and make sure to check our page for more Food & Recipes Inspiration!

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