one pot Mediterranean pasta
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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
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: easy pasta recipe, mediterranean pasta, one-pot pasta
Servings: 4
Author: The Crooked Carrot

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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!

Notes

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.

Nutrition

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