• Luis and JudyAnn

How to make One Pot Creamy Pasta!

Updated: Dec 31, 2018


Have you ever heard of cooking pasta without draining the water? What?!? You’re probably thinking, that’s crazy! Believe it or not, that is exactly what you’re going to be doing with this “#justonepot #creamy #pasta #recipe”. The inspiration came from the one and only, Martha Stewart, the ultimate American #foodie tv personality! Similarly, Donal Skehan, a Youtube #foodie published his very own one pot recipe, which gave us all the inspiration to give it a try and create our very own!


At first glance, you look at the title, and are intrigued by the word “One” right after reading the following words which is pot or pan. As you watch Martha Stewart’s video on Youtube titled “Martha Stewart's Famous One Pot Pasta Recipe” and watch Doanl Skehan’s youtube video titled “How to make... One Pan Pasta!” you can’t stop but think, we have to try this even though it sounds too good to be true! While we were giving it a go for the very first time, we told each other that if somehow this dish becomes botched or mismanaged, then it would be ok since we would be having fun in the kitchen and we would be trying something new and different! As we wrapped up whipping up this one pot pasta recipe by Martha Stewart and Donal Skehan, we were greatly surprised by the fact that it didn’t damage our cookware, and were flabbergasted by how delicious it was! After making this one pot pasta recipe, you would start questioning yourself why it took so long for you to ever make this tasty hassle-free recipe, and regretting all of those times you purchased frozen ready-made pasta in a bag from the frozen aisle in a supermarket when this one pot recipe is simple, no-fuss, and won’t cost a pretty penny! Take a look at the Ingredients list, one bag of pasta of your choice (we used spaghetti which usually costs $1 or so), cherry tomatoes which typically sells for $3, an onion, which is give or take $1, frozen spinach which is priced around $1, and olive oil which you can more often than not pick up for the amount of approximately $0.18!?! Compare this easy and hassle-free recipe to Bertolli® Chicken Alfredo & Penne - 24oz frozen meal that is valued between 5.99-7.99 depending on if you purchase the Bertolli® Chicken Alfredo & Penne frozen pasta meal from target or any other grocery stores like Albertsons or Vons. Another way of putting it is to stay away from the ready-made frozen pasta meals that require you to just heat up the package bag because it’s convenient. It’s more affordable to cook from scratch! This one pot pasta recipe is as quick and simple as heating up frozen ready-made pasta meals. Give this recipe a shot and you will see. Please let us know what you think of this one pot pasta recipe, and if you would recommend it to a friend. If so, make sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube and be a part of our email newsletter!



Ingredients:


1 lb. Spaghetti

1 Cup Half Sliced Cherry Tomatoes

1 Cup of Sliced Onions

¾ Cup of minced garlic

¾ Cup of frozen Spinach

2 TBS of Olive Oil

1 Cup of Milk

½ tsp of black pepper

1 tsp of salt

1 Cup of Mozzarella

3/4 Cup of Prosciutto (optional)



Directions:

1. Heat up the pan in medium to low heat and drizzle the 2 TBS of Olive Oil in the pan.


2. Sauté and caramelize your sliced onions.



3. Add in the sliced cherry tomatoes and Sauté the cherry tomatoes with your sliced onions.



4. Place your pasta with 2 1/2 cup of water



5. Add the minced garlic evenly in the pan and make sure all the pasta gets wet evenly



6. Place the lid and bring it to a boil



7. Stir the pasta to make sure it's not sticking to the pan



8. Add a ½ Tsp of salt to the pan.



9. Stir the pasta to make sure it's not sticking to the pan as the water is evaporating.



10. Place the butter in the pan and stir the pasta as the butter melts in the pan



11. Add 1/2 Cup of Milk and keep stirring the pasta as the milk evaporates



12. Add a dash of pepper to the pan then and the other 1/2 cup of milk and Keep Stirring the pasta as the milk evaporates




14. Add your spinach as you keep stirring the pasta.



15. Add your Mozzarella and prosciutto as you keep stirring the pasta



16. Wait for it to become creamy over medium to low heat



17. When most of the liquid has been evaporated, it’s time to dish up!


This one pot pasta recipe is as quick and simple as heating up frozen ready-made pasta meals. Give this recipe a shot and you will see. Please let us know what you think of this one pot pasta recipe, and if you would recommend it to a friend. If so, make sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube and be a part of our email newsletter!




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