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Ricotta Spinach Pasta

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Ricotta Spinach Pasta

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Ricotta Spinach Pasta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 461kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 ounce fettuccine pasta, dry
  • 1 medium lemon
  • 2/3 cup ricotta cheese, part skim milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 3 cup spinach

Serve With

  • 2 medium orange

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.  Drain and reserve the liquid; set aside covered.
  • Grate 1 teaspoon of lemon rind and add to ricotta cheese, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside covered.
  • In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat.  Chop pepper and add to skillet; saute for 2-3 minutes.  Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and chopped walnuts.  Slice or mince garlic, add to skillet and saute for 1-2 minutes.  Stir in 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tablespoon juice of lemon; add pasta, 1/4-1/2 cup of reserved pasta water, spinach, and the ricotta cheese; cook for 1 minute while stirring and allow spinach to begin wilting and cheese to be heated through. Remove from heat.
  • Serve with orange wedges on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 357mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g

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