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    Updated on Mar 7, 2020. Posted on Mar 15, 2016

    19 Low-Stress Pasta Dinners You Can Make In One Pan

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    1. Pizza Pasta Skillet Dinner

    countrysidecravings.com

    You can add whatever pizza toppings you like best, although pepperoni is definitely a classic. Here's the recipe.

    2. Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

    Taking Alfredo up a notch. Get the recipe here.

    3. Rigatoni With Leeks, Zucchini, and Garlic Scapes in White Wine Lemon Sauce

    Chop, measure, and go. If you don't want to shell out for garlic scapes (or if they're out of season), you can substitute green onions, or a few sliced garlic cloves. Here's the recipe.

    4. Leftover Beef Noodle Soup

    dinneratthezoo.com

    Start with your carrots and end with your noodles, and it all takes just half an hour, assuming you have some leftover pot roast on hand. You could also use rotisserie chicken, if you want a chicken noodle soup. Here's the recipe.

    5. Chili Macaroni Skillet

    Warm and wonderful! Here's the recipe.

    6. Chicken Enchilada Rigatoni

    triedandtasty.com

    Olives optional. Cheese, not so much. Here's the recipe.

    7. Roasted Red Pepper Whole Wheat Spaghetti

    As the recipe suggests, you can cut the time it takes to make this by buying jars of roasted red peppers and chopped garlic. It can also be an easy vegan meal if you don't sprinkle feta cheese on top.

    8. Ants Climbing a Tree

    africanbites.com

    It's a Chinese dish with ground pork, vegetables, and chile sauce. Get the recipe here.

    9. Vegetable Pasta Primavera

    Featuring onions, broccoli, asparagus, tomatoes, corn, and whatever else you happen to have lying around your fridge. Get the recipe here.

    10. Soba Noodles With Edamame and Spring Veggies

    livingsweetmoments.com

    You do have to mix up the sauce in a separate bowl, but then you can just serve the noodles in that same bowl. Here's the recipe.

    11. The Best Damn Easy Skillet Lasagna

    You cook the meat. You layer in literally everything else (including uncooked lasagna noodles and a jar of pre-made sauce). You bake for 25 minutes. That's it. Get the recipe here.

    12. Cheesy Lemon Chicken Bow Ties

    yourcupofcake.com

    With optional roasted tomatoes (because you have to cook those in the oven). Here's the recipe.

    13. Chicken Sausage Tex Mex Orecchiette

    Bless you, Rotel, for all of your spicy tomato-ness. Here's the recipe.

    14. Garlicky Broccolini and White Bean Fusilli

    uprootkitchen.com

    Exactly what you want to eat on a spring evening, with a cool glass of white wine. Here's the recipe.

    15. Pasta Puttanesca With Olives, Tomatoes, Capers, and Artichokes

    So many flavors, so little time. Here's the recipe.

    16. Ricotta Fettuccine With Mint and Garlic Sauce

    dinnersdishesanddesserts.com

    Sounds fancy, but it's also fast. To make it even faster, skip the step where you make the sauce in a separate bowl: While the pasta's draining, make the sauce in the same pan you used to cook the pasta. Here's the recipe.

    17. Buttery Spinach Artichoke Mushroom Fettuccine

    Get the recipe here.

    18. Weeknight Cheeseburger Fusilli

    littlespicejar.com

    Ketchup and mustard in your sauce? Yes, actually. Get the recipe here.

    19. And (drumroll, please): RED. WINE. PASTA.

    Yep, you RED that right (if you're skeptical — apparently it's worth a try). Get the recipe here.