Quick & Easy One-Pot Pasta Dish

Quick & Easy One-Pot Pasta Dish

One-pot pasta dishes are a lifesaver on busy weeknights. This Quick & Easy One-Pot Pasta Dish is not only delicious but also a breeze to make. It’s the perfect recipe for when you want a satisfying meal without spending hours in the kitchen.


  • 8 oz penne pasta
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish


  1. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium-high heat, breaking it into crumbles as it cooks. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the skillet and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. Stir in the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, water, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  4. Add the penne pasta and stir to combine. Cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the pasta is tender, stirring occasionally.
  5. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese on top and cover the skillet until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve hot.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Quick & Easy One-Pot Pasta Dish is a family favorite that’s ready in no time. With savory ground beef, tangy tomatoes, and melted mozzarella cheese, it’s a hearty and satisfying meal that everyone will love.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 480, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 49g, Protein: 30g

One-pot pasta dishes not only save you time on cleanup but also infuse every bite with flavor as the pasta cooks right in the sauce. Try this recipe for a stress-free dinner that’s big on taste!

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