One-Pot Pasta One-Pot Pasta

One-Pot Pasta

One pot pasta is an easy family friendly meal you can whip up quickly on weeknights. Essentially the idea is that you don’t have to pre-cook the pasta. It's a no-fuss meal using only one pot – the pasta cooks with the sauce and other ingredients all together. This is a quicker cooking method (which means dinner on the table more quickly, and quicker clean-up) that results in tender pasta that soaks up all the flavors you’re cooking with. And that’s the kind of fail-proof weeknight meal that can makes anyone feel good!


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1, 8 oz. package of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2, 25 oz. jars of Pasta Jay's Tomato Basil Italian pasta sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon of dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1, 20 oz. package of refrigerated four-cheese ravioli
  • 1 cup (or 4 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese


STEP 1: Cook ground beef in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, stirring until it crumbles and meat is no longer pink; drain. Wipe Dutch oven clean.

STEP 2: Sauté onion and mushrooms in hot oil over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in beef, Pasta Jay's Tomato Basil Sauce, 1 cup water, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.

STEP 3: Bring sauce to a boil; add ravioli. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until pasta is done. Stir in the shredded mozzarella and you're ready to serve!


This Recipe Was Inspired By Southern Living


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