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The 10 Easiest One-Pot Pasta Dinners You'll Ever Make

With these easy one-pot pasta recipes, you don't have to bother with boiling pasta in a separate pot. You're looking at a lot less clean-up and a lot more you time. Sound good?

1. Cheesy Salsa Mac

"Delicious gooey comfort food with a spicy kick. I used homemade salsa/pico de gallo and substituted Nacho Cheese Sauce in place of the Velveeta . Please excuse me while I go and have another bowl." bd.weld

Cheesy Salsa Mac

Cheesy Salsa Mac | Photo by bd.weld

2. Quick Weeknight Skillet Chicken

"This is exactly the type of recipe I'm looking for when I look for 'quick week-night meal'. I was a little nervous that it wouldn't cook completely, but it was awesome - absolutely love that was all prepared using one pan." joanneK

Quick Weeknight Skillet Chicken

Quick Weeknight Skillet Chicken | Photo by Bibi

3. Italian Chicken Skillet

"Added chicken broth as needed for pasta. Didn't put all the spinach in to cook, used the fresh spinach as a bed for the pasta & was great." tigger9982

Italian Chicken Skillet

Photo by Vivian Ortega

4. Broken Spaghetti Risotto

"AWESOME! Something different and delicious. Threw some prosciutto in for good measure. Will definitely make this again." purplekamel

5. Singapore Noodle Curry Shrimp

The rice noodles in this dish are soaked instead of boiled, but they still end up in the skillet along with all the other good things that go into this Asian-style one-pot meal.

Singapore Noodle Curry Shrimp

Singapore Noodle Curry Shrimp | Photo by Susheelover

6. One Pot Thai-Style Rice Noodles

"I loved the sauce! Switched the veggies for sauteed mushrooms, green peppers, green onions, and added a bit of tahini paste instead of using peanuts, but it was amazing." Tifani

One Pot Thai-Style Rice Noodles

One Pot Thai-Style Rice Noodles | Photo by Kim's Cooking Now!

7. One Pan Orecchiette Pasta

"Liked this much better than cooking pasta alone. Much richer. I made with kale as that is what I had." lnewman65

8. Italian Hot Turkey Sausage and Black-Eyed Peas

"DELICIOUS! I substituted hot Italian venison sausage for the turkey sausage, but otherwise followed the recipe as is. It was fantastic and the leftovers were even better!" crabbyJP

Italian Hot Turkey Sausage and Black-Eyed Peas

Italian Hot Turkey Sausage and Black-Eyed Peas | Photo by Sugarplum

9. Easy Classic Goulash

Not to be confused with authentic Hungarian Goulash, but an easy American-style skillet meal full of comfort all the same.

Easy Classic Goulash

Easy Classic Goulash | Photo by lutzflcat

10. Savory Hamburger Supper

Super-quick and satisfying way to beef up mac & cheese from a box.

Savory Hamburger Supper

Savory Hamburger Supper | Photo by Sugarplum

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