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15 Easy One Pot Pasta Recipes

Pasta is a student staple, but eating pesto pasta for months on end can get a bit boring (although, to be fair, pesto pasta with cheese is one of the best things ever. So maybe not). However, it is nice to switch things up a little every now and again – pasta pots are the best way to do that, too, as they take no time to make and require very few ingredients! We’ve gathered plenty of easy one pot pasta recipes, here, for vegans, veggies, and meat-eaters alike – a lot of them call for special types of pasta, but in all honesty, you can easily just use whatever you have lying around in your cupboard.

1. Bucatini Puttanesca

This super simple one-pot recipe has tomatoes, anchovies, and olives – if you can’t find bucatini, use a thicker pasta noodle! Recipe here:

2. Creamy Asparagus Pancetta Penne Pot

Asparagus is in season at the moment, so take advantage of it in this pasta pot with mushrooms, asparagus, and peas – get the recipe here:

3. Linguine and Clam Sauce

Don’t let the clams scare you (they only take 6 minutes to cook in water) – this pasta pot takes just a few ingredients and is bound to impress others:

4. Angel Hair Pomodoro

You can’t go wrong with a tomato sauce – substitute the angel hair for normal spaghetti if you can’t find it!

5. Lemon Spaghetti with Feta and Basil

This tangy, fresh pasta pot is perfect for summer and really easy to make – get the recipe here:

6. Fettucine Alfredo

You can’t go wrong with this simple, creamy classic:

7. Martha’s One Pot Pasta

This recipe is by YouTube chef Donal Skehan, and takes inspiration from Martha Stewart – all you need is some spinach, tomatoes, chilli, onion, basil, garlic, and pecorino!

8. Lazy One Pot Pasta

This is cheap, easy, and healthy (ish) – this tomato-y pasta is a great, quick, weeknight dinner!

9. One Pot Pesto Pasta

This dish only takes fifteen minutes to make, and is great comfort food!

10. Stove Top White Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is one of the best things in the world. Although the recipe calls for a roux, this isn’t nearly as difficult to make is it may sound, and the three different types of cheese will definitely be worth it:

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11. One Pot Vegan Pasta

A lot of these recipes call for creams and cheeses, so here’s a fully vegan option – it’s full of vegetables, too!

12. Spinach Artichoke Wonderpot

Artichoke is a great way to switch up a normal spinach and mushroom pasta:

13. One Pot Garlic Parmesan Pasta

I mean, if you ask me, garlic and Parmesan are really all you need with pasta – add some lemon juice and basil for a hit of freshness. These one pot pasta recipes are so delicious.

14. One Pan Spaghetti Njuda Fennel Olives

The spice you get from the sausage and fennel makes this dish is great for the colder months:

15. Italian Sausage and Pasta Pot

Replace the sausages with vegetarian sausages (the Quorn sausages would work well for this) for a meat-free version of the dish! This freezes well, too:

Let us know what you think of these one pot pasta recipes in the comments below!
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