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Hawaiian Pasta Skillet Recipe

This Hawaiian Pasta Skillet is easy to make, tastes amazing, and you'll be lucky if there are any leftovers for lunch the next day!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meal, 30 minute recipe, hawaiian pasta, skillet dinner
Servings: 6
Calories: 336kcal


  • Large Skillet
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked cubed ham
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce 1 can
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups rigatoni noodles
  • 20 ounces pineapple chunks 1 can, drained
  • 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro leaves chopped


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


Calories: 336kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 1295mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 348IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 2mg