Easy One-Pot Pasta for Busy Nights



Easy One-Pot Pasta for Busy Nights

Picture this: it’s a hectic weeknight, and you’re craving a delicious homemade meal but don’t have the time or energy for an elaborate cooking session. That’s where our Easy One-Pot Pasta for Busy Nights comes to the rescue. This recipe is a lifesaver for those moments when you need a quick and satisfying dinner without the fuss.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces of your favorite pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes until translucent.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, dried basil, dried oregano, and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and black pepper. Stir well.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the pasta. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the pot.
  6. Cook for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the pasta is tender and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and garnish with fresh basil leaves before serving.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4

Our Easy One-Pot Pasta for Busy Nights is a simple and flavorful dish that’s perfect for those evenings when time is short. With minimal prep and cleanup, you can enjoy a satisfying meal with the whole family in no time. The combination of pasta, tomatoes, and aromatic herbs creates a mouthwatering flavor that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Nutrition: Calories 320 | Fat 7g | Carbs 54g | Protein 12g

Picture yourself savoring this delightful one-pot pasta dish, knowing that you’ve whipped up a fantastic meal without the hassle. It’s a recipe that will become a regular star in your weeknight dinner lineup. So, when you’re in need of a quick and delicious solution for busy nights, turn to our Easy One-Pot Pasta – it’s a game-changer!

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