How to Make Vegetarian One Pot Pasta

A quick and easy vegetarian one pot pasta with fresh tomatoes, zucchini, and basil. And the rich and creamy mascarpone tomato sauce will keep you coming back for more. Perfect for when you need to get dinner on the table fast!

– Extra-virgin olive oil – Yellow onion – Garlic  – Dried oregano – Tomatoes – Zucchini – Tomato paste – Salt and black pepper – Rotini pasta – Mascarpone cheese – Fresh basil

Ingredients Needed

In a Dutch oven or large pot, heat olive oil over medium-low heat. Add onions and sauté until translucent, about 5-6 minutes. Add garlic and oregano, and cook for an additional minute.

Recipe Instructions

Add tomatoes, zucchini, tomato paste, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine. Cook for another 4-5 minutes.

Recipe Instructions

Pour boiling water and rotini into the pot. Give it a stir and simmer for 10-12 minutes. You may need to adjust the heat to low if it reaches a rapid boil and starts to splatter. Remove from heat.

Recipe Instructions

Add mascarpone and basil and stir thoroughly. If mixture is too thick, add an additional tablespoon or two of hot water. Garnish with additional basil. Serve immediately.

Recipe Instructions

* How to freeze: Transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for up to 3 months. To thaw, place in refrigerator overnight. * How to reheat: Place in a saucepan, add 1 tbsp of water, and reheat over medium-low heat on the stovetop for 8-10 minutes.

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