One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Yeah, you know just looking at it it’s gonna be good. One Pot Hawaiian Pasta is quick & easy to make. It’s also incredibly delicious, which helps! Squished around those beautiful tubes of rigatoni are chunky pieces of ham, pancetta & pineapple. All swimming in a garlic tomato sauce with melted mozzarella. Phwoaaaar, yes please!

Here is what you will need to serve 4

(Recipe adapted from Taste and Tell)

  • 200g Diced Pancetta
  • 200g Ham, cubed *
  • 1 x 500g Jar of Tomato & Garlic Sauce
  • 475g Chicken Stock
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 225g Dried Rigatoni Pasta
  • 225g Pineapple Chunks, drained
  • 100g Grated Mozzarella
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Parsley, optional

*Fresh or tinned, either is fine.

Essential Equipment

  • Large Lidded, Non Stick Frying Pan


Firstly, heat the frying pan over a medium/high heat. When the pan is hot, add in the pancetta and fry until golden & crispy. (About 10 minutes.)

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Remove from the pan and set to one side.

With the pancetta oils still in the pan, fry the cubed ham for a few minutes until golden.

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Add the tomato sauce, chicken stock, onion salt, basil and black pepper and give it all a good stir.

Bring it to the boil then add the pasta. Reduce the heat to a simmer then pop the lid on and cook for about 15 minutes, until the pasta is al dente. Stir occasionally.

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Turn off the heat, add in the pineapple & the cooked pancetta and give it a good stir.

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Top with the grated mozzarella and pop the lid back on. No flame required, the heat from the pan alone will melt it. (Should take approx 5-10 mins)

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

Sprinkle with a little chopped parsley (optional) then divide between four bowls and serve immediately.

One Pot Hawaiian Pasta

And there you have it. This One Pot Hawaiian Pasta dish is a perfect family treat meal. Ok it’s not the healthiest thing on the planet but it’s much better than a takeaway AND it’s insanely delicious! The best thing? There’s only one pan to wash, hurrah!

I hope you enjoyed the post my lovelies, until next time.

Miss KitchenMason

2 thoughts on “One Pot Hawaiian Pasta”

  1. Yep, definitely drooling here. One pan pastas are my cup of tea, but I’ve never tried one like this! These flavors are insane. Can’t wait to try it out!

    1. Miss KitchenMason says:

      Fantastic! I’m so glad you like it Karly 😀 Let me know how you get on when you try it!

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