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Creamy one pot pasta in a bowl topped with Parmesan cheese

Easy Creamy Pasta Recipe (one pot)

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 644kcal
Author: JB
A delicious creamy one pot pasta ready in minutes1


  • 12 oz Penne Pasta
  • 14 oz Italian diced tomatoes with juices
  • 3 cups water or chicken broth
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup parmesan cheese shredded


  • In a large skillet cook garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add penne, water, seasonings, and tomatoes to the skillet and bring to a boil.
  • Once boiling turn it down to a simmer and let cook for 10 minutes or until liquid is mostly absorbed and pasta is al dente.
  • Stir in heavy cream and parmesan and simmer for 2 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the sauce has thickened.


Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 1215mg | Potassium: 584mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1185IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 394mg | Iron: 2.6mg