One-Pot Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

One-Pot Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

  • Preparation 10 min
  • Cooking 15 min
  • Servings 4

This quick and practical way to spin your classic spaghetti sauce puts all the players in one pot. Dried pasta cooks in chicken broth and milk, which forms the basis for a divinely creamy sauce that kids will love and parents (and their guests) will relish. The grown-ups will especially appreciate how few pots and pans there are to clean.

Featured in RICARDO Magazine BACK TO SCHOOL 2017 (p. 82)
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free



    • 1/4 cup (50 g) oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
    • 1/4 cup (10 g) fresh basil
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil
    • 1 tbsp capers, drained
    • 1 garlic clove, peeled
    • 2 cups (500 ml) milk
    • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
    • 3/4 lb (340 g) pasta (such as penne, shells, spaghetti broken in half)
    • 5 oz (140 g) baby spinach
    • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, as desired


Note from Ricardo

For an even quicker option, substitute your favourite store-bought pesto (1/4 cup).

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