Spaghetti with Lemon & Ricotta

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Daily Inspiration S

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@DailyInspiration

Delicious and fresh tasting. Feel free to spice it up with some red pepper flakes. : )

Recipe from Good Housekeeping.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 12 oz
    spaghetti noodles
  • 3/4 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 2
    lemons

How to Make Spaghetti with Lemon & Ricotta

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a large pan of salted water to boiling. Add pasta, cook 6 minutes or until tender, but still firm to the bite (stirring occasionally). Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ricotta, oil and 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper. Finely zest 1 lemon; stir into ricotta. Season with kosher salt.
  3. Add pasta to ricotta mixture; stir well, adding reserved cooking water if needed. Season to taste.
  4. Divide the pasta among 4 plates. Finely zest remaining lemon over pasta; serve immediately.

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About Spaghetti with Lemon & Ricotta

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Diabetic, Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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