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!
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
- Heavy Cream
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
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
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
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.
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.
Now an option for those who don’t eat meat. First of all, you’ll combine in a pot:
- Diced tomatoes
- Slice onion
- Minced garlic
- Dried parsley
- Red-Pepper flakes
- 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
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
This is probably the easiest recipe of all, the only things you need are:
And the steps you need to follow:
- 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.
- Add your noodles and stir constantly for about 5 minutes.
- Stir in the pesto.
- When it reaches a creamy texture turn off the heat.
- Top it with parmesan and serve.
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.
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.
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!