Hawaiian Pasta Skillet


 I came across this recipe, and it is now my favorite go-to recipe for those busy days. It’s easy to make, tastes amazing, and you’ll be lucky if there are any leftovers for lunch the next day! Enjoy your small taste of paradise with this Hawaiian Pasta Skillet!

Serves: 6

Hawaiian Pasta Skillet

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups cubed ham
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups rigatoni noodles
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks (drained)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves (chopped)


  1. Heat stove to medium-high heat.
  2. In a large skillet, add olive oil and cubed ham and cook until the ham starts to brown.
  3. Add the tomato sauce, chicken broth, onion powder, garlic salt, pepper, and mix until well combined.
  4. Add the noodles to the mixture and continue stirring until all the ingredients are mixed.
  5. Bring the pasta to a boil, and cover with a lid.
  6. Let the pasta boil, covered for about 15 minutes or until the noodles are soft.
  7. Remove lid, and stir in pineapple.
  8. Remove the skillet from the heat and top with mozzarella cheese and until it melts into the pasta.
  9. Sprinkle with cilantro before serving as garnish and for extra flavor.

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