Easy One Pot Penne with Salami and Cream Sauce

Easy one pot penne pasta recipe with salami and cream sauce. A 30 minute dinner for only $1.22 per plate.

Sometimes it gets hard to find easy and frugal dinner recipes. Some of you need to fix a quick dinner or some of you need to find cheap dinner recipes.

One Pot meals are such a time saving dinner idea. With one pot cooking you will have easy recipes and less dishes to clean.

Today I want to share with you an easy one pot recipe with hard salami and a cream sauce. The garlic and basil give the recipe a great flavor.

The penne pasta is a great meal for toddlers since they can pick it up easily and snack on it. This makes a simple and cheap go-to recipe for families.

Save money with this easy one pot penne recipe

  • Onion and Garlic ($0.30)
  • Basil, Salt, Pepper ($0.10)
  • 1 Box Penne Pasta ($0.99)
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream ($1.00)
  • 1 Pack Hard Salami ($2.49)

The one pot meal costs around $4.88 that makes $1.22 per plate.

one pot penne pasta recipe with salami and cream sauce. This recipe is prepared under 30 minutes and makes a great frugal recipe with only $1.22 per plate.

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3 Easy steps to prepare the easy one pot penne recipe

Here are your 3 simple steps: 1) slice, 2) add and 3) cook. Easy right?

I sliced the salami and diced the onion. Then I pressed the garlic through the press and added all ingredients to one pot. The salami gives the meal a salty taste so make sure to be easy with the salt at first.

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one pot penne pasta recipe with salami and cream sauce. This recipe is prepared under 30 minutes and makes a great frugal recipe with only $1.22 per plate.

Set the stove on high until the water boils. Then reduce the heat to medium and let it simmer until the pasta is soft, about 15-20 minutes.

Depending on your pasta you might have to add some more water. Check and stir your meal and adjust water and cooking time if necessary.

Super simple recipe in less than 30 minutes. You can try this recipe now or PIN IT FOR LATER.

one pot penne pasta recipe with salami and cream sauce. This recipe is prepared under 30 minutes and makes a great frugal recipe with only $1.22 per plate.

 

Easy One Pot Penne with Salami

Easy one pot penne pasta recipe with salami and cream sauce. A 30 minute dinner for only $1.22 per plate.

Yields: 4

  • 1 box penne pasta
  • 1 pack hard salami
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 t basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Slice the hard salami, dice onion and garlic
  2. Add all ingredients to one pot
  3. Turn to high and let it boil. After that turn it to medium heat and let it simmer 15-20 minutes.
  4. Depending on your pasta you might have to add some more water. Check and stir your meal and adjust water and cooking time if necessary.
  • Total time: 30

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Lisa
 

Hello, my name is Lisa Goodwin and I am the author of 2sharemyjoy.com. I am a christian, wife, mother, and I have a passion for simple food and fitness. I managed to lose 9 lbs. and 6 inches (waist) in 30 days and today I am here to help you reach your health and fitness goals.
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