One Pot Pasta Recipes
This simple, easy to follow, home cooking and short taking time –only 20 minutes-recipe for one pot pasta will give you delicious and a satisfying meal for all members of your family. Do try out!!
After the meal, you need to clean up only “one”, yes only 1 pot or pan, making this recipe the simplest homemade pasta for you. Pasta such as spaghetti and angel hair is the best for this one pot pasta recipe. And just make sure your pot is wide or large enough otherwise, your pasta will not be cooked decently if your pot is too narrow.
KNOWING MORE ABOUT SPAGHETTI AND ANGEL HAIR
Spaghetti. This word sounds familiar, right? This Italian pasta is very famous among many other kinds of Italian pasta. Spaghetti, which is a long, solid, cylindrical noodle pasta, is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Italian Spaghetti, which is typically made from durum wheat semolina, is white because refined flour is used. Spaghetti, which is the basic ingredient for various pasta dishes, is often served with tomato sauce or meat or vegetables.
How about Angel Hair? Why is it called Angel Hair? Angel Hair, which is rod shaped, in the form of long strands, known as Capellini, literally means fine hair. Angel Hair is a thinner variant that is usually sold in a nest like shape. For some people, Angel hair becomes their favorite pasta because it takes only minutes to cook and make it ideal for simple, quick dinner choice.
The end result of your homemade Italian pasta will be the best one if you just please, take the following tips :
- For this recipe, use a pot, pan or skillet. A non stick pot, pan or skillet is recommended to prevent the dried spaghetti or angel hair from sticking to the bottom of the kitchen appliance / cookware.
- To use a spatula is a must to flip up the spaghetti or angel hair, so the pasta will not stick to the bottom if you use a stainless cookware.
- Campari tomatoes, which are sweeter, less acidic, and juicier, are the kind of tomatoes recommended to be used for this one pot pasta recipe.
- If the sauce dries up or the spaghetti is not completely cooked, put more chicken stock into the pot.
HOW DO YOU MAKE ONE POT PASTA ?
Cooking pasta and sauce together in one large pot, is it possible? How can you do it?
There are only 2 simple steps to take to make one pot pasta.
- The following ingredients such as chicken stocks, garlic, onion, tomatoes, uncooked spaghetti and salt are put into the large pot.
- The pot is covered and the spaghetti is cooked until the spaghetti is firmed to the bite or al dente and the spaghetti is served quickly.
CAN YOU FREEZE THE REMAINING PASTA ?
Generally, there will no pasta left, but if you do, the leftover can be frozen in the refrigerator. Just use or wrap the leftover pasta in a plastic container, plastic bag or a pasta bowl covered with shrink wrap. The leftover pasta is first heated in a microwave for 1 minute before serving if you want to have it again.
HOW MANY CALORIES PER SERVING ?
This one pot pasta has only 223 per serving.
WHAT MEALS CAN YOU SERVE WITH ONE POT PASTA?
COURSE : MAIN COURSE ( DINNER)
CUISINE : ITALIAN
KEYWORD : ONE POT PASTA RECIPE
PREP TIME : 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME : 10 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 2O MINUTES
SERVING : 4 PEOPLE
CALORIES : 223 CALORIES
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 cup of chopped onion
- 6 cloves of minced garlic
- 14 oz of diced fresh tomatoes
- 2 cups of chicken stocks
- 1 tablespoon of chopped Italian basil
- 8 oz of spaghetti
- ¼ cup of shredded Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon of chopped Italian parsley
- ¼ teaspoon of salt or up to your taste
- Prepare a large skillet, pan, or pot. And then, the oil is heated in the pot, skillet or pan over medium heat. The onion and garlic are put into the pot and they are sauted for about 3 minutes or until they become brown. Tomatoes, chicken stocks, Italian basil and spaghetti are now put into the pot.
- To submerge the pasta in the liquid, the spaghetti is pressed with a spatula. Just remember, the spaghetti must be broken into halves before cooking if your skillet, pan or pot is not large enough. With the lid, cover the skillet, pan, or pot and then, the heat is reduced to medium low. Continue cooking for about 8 minutes or until the pasta is “al dente”. If after 8 minutes the pasta is not well cooked, a little bit more of chicken stocks are put into the skillet, pan or pot. And then, with the lid, cover the skillet, pan, or pot and keep cooking for another 1 to 2 minutes.
- The lid is uncovered and salt is added. The heat is turned off and your one pot pasta is quickly served after the pasta is topped with Parmesan cheese and parsley.
Note : al dente is Italian word literally means “to the tooth”. In cooking, al dente describes pasta that is cooked to be firm to the bite.