~ Easy Spinach & Ricotta Pasta ~

Cassie *


So easy and delicious! I make this when in a hurry! The time it takes to boil your pasta, the rest is ready. Twenty minutes tops, you have a wonderful dish! My family loves it.



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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 8 oz
    tri color pasta - shape your choice - or any pasta for that matter
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    chunky garlic paste - or 2 cloves, minced
  • 10 oz
    fresh baby spinach, chopped - i buy it and freeze it, easier to chop when froze
  • 1 1/4 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • salt
    & fresh cracked black pepper to taste

How to Make ~ Easy Spinach & Ricotta Pasta ~


  1. Cook your pasta according to directions. Drain. While pasta cooks, prepare sauce.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, add oil, when hot add the spinach, garlic, pepper flakes - salt & pepper. Cook and stir for for about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the broth and ricotta cheese and 2 Tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. Heat through.
  4. Now, stir in the pasta and toss to coat with sauce. Season more with salt and pepper if needed.

    Serve hot with additional Parmesan cheese.

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About ~ Easy Spinach & Ricotta Pasta ~

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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