A Hearty Helping of One-Pot Pasta

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Picnic Recipe
All good things come in three! That’s why we’re rounding out our Ragú pasta-palooza with this hearty one-pot pasta recipe. On a plate, this one looks pretty fancy shmancy. But between you and me, it’s as simple as throwing everything into a pot, saying a quick abracadabra, wiggling your nose, and presto! You’ve made a delicious Italian dish fit for a candle-lit gondola dinner. Or you know, a Monday night around the kitchen table :)

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Recipe
You know what grandma always said – you’re only as good as the pasta sauce you use! Hmm, maybe that was just our grandma? Regardless, it’s a mantra we live by in our kitchen. For this hearty one-pot pasta, we used Ragú® Old World Style® Hearty Traditional Sauce. And let me tell you, the results were delicioso!

What You Need

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Mediterranean sea salt to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 jar of Ragú® Old World Style® Hearty Traditional Sauce
  • 1 box of spiral pasta
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 handful of slices mushrooms
  • 1 handful of diced cherry tomatoes

How-To

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Recipe
Step 1
Gather up all your ingredients and toss everything into the pot! This is a great recipe to prep in advance if you know you’ll be extra short on time.

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Picnic Recipe
Step 2
Cook on medium to medium-high for 20 minutes or until noodles are al dente and veggies are soft.

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Picnic Recipe
Step 3
Serve up and enjoy! This is the perfect dinner to eat outdoors. picnic style. We ran out on the porch for a meal al fresco!

Hearty One-Pot Pasta Picnic Recipe
Buon appetit!

If you’re hungry for more, both the Handmade Charlotte and Ragú Pinterest pages (with the help of some amazing food pinners) are spending this entire month collecting the most delicious One-Pot Pasta Recipes out there. Jump on over to find your favorites!

This post sponsored by Ragú.