Are you looking for a quick weeknight meal to serve the family? Try one of these one pot pasta meals. Quick to make and easy to clean up, these meals are perfect for busy families!
I try to meal plan. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.
Sometimes I stand in the open pantry staring at ingredients wondering what can I make with this stuff and still have dinner ready in less than 30 minutes??!?
Enter one pot pasta meals.
These are perfect for busy families, who need a quick and filling meal with minimal cleanup required.
So whether you want an old favorite like spaghetti and meatballs or DIY Lo Mein, these 13 one pot pasta meals are sure to help you simplify dinner and keep everyone full and happy!
Quick & Easy One Pot Pasta Meals for Busy Families
One Pot Italian Sausage Pasta
Want something different than just plain old spaghetti?
This Italian Sausage Pasta is made with garlic, onions, sausage, and tomatoes and drenched in a creamy sauce and topped with gooey cheese!
Plus it only takes ONE pot!
One Pot Skillet Lasagna
We love lasagna at out house, but it's a long process to make!
This Skillet Lasagna is the easiest, fastest way to make homemade lasagna! This stove top lasagna is cheesy and comforting just like lasagna should be, but it's made in one pot in just 30 minutes!
One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese - Contentedness Cooking
Is Chili Mac and Cheese a favorite at your family dinner table?
This One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese is ready on the table in 20 minutes. So quick and easy that it's great for a family lunch or dinner!
One-Pot Chicken Lo Mein Recipe
In the mood for Chinese food, but don't want to go out?
This recipe for chicken lo mein will have you skipping on take-out and opting for a family-friendly, home-cooked meal instead.
It's a great one pot pasta dinner that comes together in about 20 minutes!
Turkey Skillet Mac and Cheese
This one-pot turkey skillet mac and cheese is like a grownup version of hamburger helper and a much healthier option than that boxed stuff.
It's filled with veggies like spinach and peppers and uses real cheddar cheese, which makes it great for both kids AND adults.
It's also a quick meal that's on the table in just 30 minutes!
One Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs
Who doesn't love spaghetti and meatballs?? It's a staple weeknight meal for many families.
This One Pot Spaghetti and Meatballs is an easy recipe that cooks pasta and homemade meatballs together in a delicious tomato sauce- all in ONE pot!
Great for a quick dinner with an easy clean up.
One Pot Basil and Tomato Orzo Recipe
Are you on the run all week but still want home cooked family meals?
This easy One Pot Tomato Orzo Recipe is perfect for busy families! It’s flavorful, satisfying, and it’s ready in 30 minutes or less!
One Pot Pasta e Fagioli
Looking for more than just a plate of pasta? Try soup or stew!
Pasta e Fagioli is an Italian stew made from pasta and beans. It is a complete meal made in just one pot- so it gives you a quick clean up too!
One Pan Pasta
Want a frugal pasta dish to fill the whole family? Here's the perfect one pot pasta dinner.
This super easy one pot pasta, is filled with tomatoes, sausage and cost effective lentils. Sure to be a favorite meal for kids and parents!
Creamy Ham and Spaghetti Casserole
This Creamy Ham and Spaghetti Casserole is a delicious one-dish casserole dinner made with pasta, ham, butter, olive oil, and English peas in a creamy sauce.
A perfect kid-friendly weeknight meal for busy families!
Pasta with Peas (Quick, Easy, and Affordable) - Key To My Lime
Pasta with peas is the perfect quick and easy one pan dinner!
It's also super frugal and an affordable, last minute meal that you already have all the ingredients for in your pantry!
Instant Pot Chicken Parmigiana
IF you love one pot meals and using your Instant Pot, then this Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan (Light) is something your whole family is gonna love!
One Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta with Ground Beef - Bowl of Delicious
This easy Taco Pasta recipe is full of melty cheese in every bite, packed with flavor and healthy ingredients like lean ground beef, black beans, corn, and bell peppers.
This kid-friendly 30 minute meal is sure to make your menu plan every week. Plus it's made in one pot for fast clean-up!
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