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easy One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta dinner

One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta

This One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta is a quick and easy summer dinner recipe that uses fresh zucchini, yellow squash, and tomatoes to make a simple pasta dinner that is ready in 30 minutes or less!
Course Main dish
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute meal, one pot meal, vegetable pasta, zucchini pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 356kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 cup Onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 8 ounces Penne pasta
  • 2 Zucchini thinly sliced
  • 2 Yellow squash sliced
  • 1 pint Grape tomatoes
  • 4 cup Water cold
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Basil fresh
  • 1 cup Parmesan grated



  • Add olive oil and onions to a 12 inch skillet and cook over medium high heat until softened.
  • Add the pasta, zucchini, yellow squash, and tomatoes to the skillet.
  • Pour 4 cups of cold water and salt into the pan.
  • Turn the heat up to high bring the water to a boil cooking everything together until the pasta is al dente and the water is absorbed.
  • While the pasta cooks whisk all of the vinaigrette ingredients together.
  • When the pasta is ready pour the vinaigrette over it and add the fresh basil and Parmesan. Toss together and serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 726mg | Potassium: 678mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 1.6mg