Quick and easy

One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta

Are you looking for a quick and easy meal that's packed with flavor? Look no further than this One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta! With just a few simple ingredients, you can have a delicious and satisfying meal on the table in no time.

A Personal Story

I first discovered this recipe when I was in college and needed something quick and easy to make for dinner. I didn't have a lot of time or money, but I wanted something that was filling and flavorful. This One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta was the perfect solution! I've been making it ever since, and it's become a staple in my recipe collection.


  • 12 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large pot, combine the spaghetti, diced tomatoes, and chicken broth. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10-12 minutes or until the pasta is cooked and most of the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Add the heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, and chopped basil to the pot. Stir to combine and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened and the cheese has melted.
  4. Season the pasta with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Serve the One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese and basil if desired.

Serving Suggestions

This One-Pot Creamy Tomato Pasta is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight meal. It's also great for feeding a crowd, since it can easily be doubled or tripled. Serve it with a simple side salad or garlic bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

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