One-pot Mediterranean Pasta
One-Pot Mediterranean Pasta - an easy pasta meal with tomatoes, artichokes and wonderful Mediterranean flavor. A one-pot meal that comes together in a snap!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic minced
- 1/2 onion diced
- 3 cups broth chicken or vegetable
- 8 ounces angel hair pasta whole grain or vegetable-based - spaghetti also works
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes rinsed + halved
- 12 ounces artichokes
- 1/4 cup capers
- 8 ounces salmon ideally sustainably sourced and wild caught - fresh, canned or a pouch will also work
- sprinkle lemon juice
- handful watercress leaves + parsley for garnish - spinach, arugula or basil will also work
- feta cheese for garnish
Sauté: Heat olive oil in a dutch oven or large pot over medium heat. Add onions and garlic, sauté about 5 minutes or until onions are translucent.
Boil: Add stock and pasta, bring to a boil and stir occasionally to make sure pasta noodles are submerged. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low, cook for 7-10 minutes or until pasta is almost al dente. Add tomatoes artichokes, capers, salmon and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Finishing up: Remove from heat, garnish with watercress and parsley, sprinkle with lemon juice and top with feta cheese. Enjoy!
PREP AHEAD: This is a great meal prep recipe that can easily be doubled for lunch the next day or throughout the week.
LEFTOVERS/STORAGE: Store in a glass container in the fridge. Reheat in the microwave or on the stove.
MAKE VEGAN: Omit salmon and feta, add nutritional yeast or vegan cheese if desired.
MAKE GLUTEN-FREE: Use gluten-free pasta.
NUTRITION NOTES: This Mediterranean-style dish boasts many nutrients including lycopene (found in tomatoes) and salmon which provides healthy Omega-3 fatty acids. Overall, this dish is an excellent source of fiber and plenty of other nutrients.
Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Potassium: 1005mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7.5g | Vitamin A: 991IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 3mg