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Spinach & Ricotta Pasta

Spinach & Ricotta Pasta

Tasty spinach mixed with creamy ricotta and a lemony, zesty pasta underneath. A simple and delicious vegetarian dish.

Spinach & Ricotta Pasta

Spinach & Ricotta Pasta

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Course: Main Course, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian, Italian
Keyword: Spinach
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 226kcal
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  • 400 g pasta
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 fresh leaf parsley

Ricotta mousse

  • 250 g ricotta cheese
  • 150 g frozen spinach fresh is also fine
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ tsp white pepper


  • Put a pan of water almost full and bring to the boil. Add a generous amount of salt – there should be plenty of salt in the water to flavor the pasta.
  • Thaw and heat the spinach in the microwave. If you are using fresh spinach; shred and boil in a small amount of water.
  • Mix the spinach into the cheese. Season with honey, salt and pepper.
  • Boil the pasta until firm, or “al dente”. Pour off all the water. Drizzle generously with olive oil and stir. Squeeze the lemon to taste.
  • Swirl the pasta on a plate, top with the ricotta mousse, shreds of parsley and a drizzle of olive oil.

Nutrition (values are an approximate guide)

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 1136mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 5132IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 2mg
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Last Updated on May 25, 2022 by Flavorado

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