Quick & Delicious One-Pot Pasta
Picture this: you walk into your kitchen after a long day, craving a satisfying meal but lacking the energy for an elaborate cooking session. That’s where our Quick & Delicious One-Pot Pasta comes to the rescue. This recipe is a symphony of flavors that harmoniously mingle in a single pot, giving you a wholesome dinner without the hassle.
- 8 oz penne pasta
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 3 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- Place the penne pasta, cherry tomatoes, onion, garlic, spinach, red pepper flakes, and dried oregano in a large pot.
- Pour in the vegetable broth and heavy cream.
- Cover the pot and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 15-20 minutes, or until the pasta is tender, and the liquid has thickened.
- Stir in the grated Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Once the cheese is melted, remove the pot from the heat.
- Garnish with fresh basil leaves before serving.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Creamy pasta with a burst of tomatoes, all cooked in one pot. This Quick & Delicious One-Pot Pasta is a weeknight savior, offering convenience without skimping on flavor.
Nutrition information: Calories: 380, Total Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 12g
Picture yourself enjoying a plate of this mouthwatering pasta—each bite a medley of textures and tastes. The velvety sauce clings to the penne, while the tomatoes add a touch of sweetness. The slight kick from the red pepper flakes dances on your palate, and the fragrance of basil completes the experience.
In just a single pot, you’ve conjured up a dish that would make any Italian nonna proud. It’s not just about the flavors; it’s about the memories you create as you savor each forkful. Whether you’re a busy parent or a student tight on time, this recipe is your ticket to a delightful dinner without the fuss.
So next time you’re in need of a quick and satisfying meal, remember our Quick & Delicious One-Pot Pasta. It’s not just a recipe; it’s your secret weapon for conquering weeknight dinner dilemmas.