Our Fastest Ever One-Dish Pasta Recipes
What's better than an easy pasta dish for a weeknight dinner? A one-dish pasta recipe! With these one-dish pasta suppers, dinner can be on the table quickly, and cleaned up even quicker. Many of these recipes also use the leftover starchy pasta water to add extra flavor and to thicken the sauce. Pasta dishes are also a great and delicious way to sneak a few additional veggies into your family’s diet. Instead of opting for the usual spaghetti or Alfredo dish, give these one-dish pasta dinners a spot on this week’s dinner menu.
Chicken Caprese Pasta
Recipe: Chicken Caprese Pasta
Showcase fresh summer tomatoes in this pasta dinner dish.
Cabbage, Mushroom, and Bacon Pasta
Recipe: Cabbage, Mushroom, and Bacon Pasta
Reserving pasta water ensures that you end up with a smooth, creamy sauce.
Penne with Mushrooms, Corn, and Thyme
Recipe: Penne with Mushrooms, Corn, and Thyme
This light, but creamy dish will become a new weeknight family favorite.
Sweet Pepper Pasta with Sausage
Recipe: Sweet Pepper Pasta with Sausage
This 30-minute recipe will allow you to spend more time around the dinnner table than in the kitchen.
Shrimp Boil Pasta
Recipe: Shrimp Boil Pasta
All the flavor of a summertime shrimp boil in just 35 minutes.
One-Pan Pasta with Chicken Sausage, Mushrooms, and Collards
Recipe: One-Pan Pasta with Chicken Sausage, Mushrooms, and Collards
This one dish dinner cuts down on clean up time and is ready in under 30 minutes.
Bucatini, Ham, and Asparagus
Recipe: Bucatini, Ham, and Asparagus
The recipe calls for bucatini, but you can swap for you favorite long pasta like spaghetti or linguine.
Farmers' Market Pasta Salad
Recipe: Farmers' Market Pasta Salad
Toss all of your Farmers' Market finds in with penne pasta and dinner is served.
Barbecue Mac and Cheese
Recipe: Barbecue Mac and Cheese
A toasted crumb topping and barbecue sauce are the finishing touches on this cheesy dinner dish.
Spring Pea Pasta with Ricotta and Herbs
One-pot primavera coming right up.
One-Pot Pasta with Tomato-Basil Sauce
You'll want to make this easy dish every week.
Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, and Basil
Recipe: Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, and Basil
Homemade Herb Vinaigrette give the pasta a fresh, light flavor.
Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Recipe: Southern Pimiento Mac and Cheese
Two classics come together for a delicious weeknight meal.
Lemony Broccoli Rabe Pasta
Recipe: Lemony Broccoli Rabe Pasta
You can't go wrong with this 30-minute dish that includes two types of cheese.
Pasta Shells with Spring Vegetables
Recipe: Pasta Shells with Spring Vegetables
A light but filling quick weeknight meal.
Tuscan Pasta With Tomato-Basil Cream
They'll think you spent all day in the kitchen, but refrigerated ravioli and jarred alfredo sauce help this dish come together in under 30 minutes.
Spinach Ravioli Lasagna
Recipe: Spinach Ravioli Lasagna
A delicous weeknight lasagna that only has to bake for 30 minutes.
Recipe: Tortellini Salad
For Tuna Tortellini Salad, substitute 1 (12-oz.) can albacore tuna for the chicken.
Recipe: All-In-One Spaghetti
This recipe allows you to cook the meat, sauce, and noodles all in one pot.
One-Dish Chicken Pasta
Recipe: One-Dish Chicken Pasta
Rotisserie chicken can be used to make prep time even shorter.