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Lemon Ricotta Pasta

by Christina Cherrier – Jul 10, 2019 - Updated Jun 1, 2020  |  4 servings  –  Prep: 5 Min  –  Cook: 10 Min
Lemon Ricotta Pasta
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Lemon Ricotta Pasta – Only 5 ingredients and ready in 10 minute or less! This super quick and straightforward lemon ricotta pasta recipe brings together a host of delicious flavors and textures, especially ricotta mixed with lemon zest. Add some rotisserie chicken and make it a complete meal. A sure-fire winner of a dish – Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Lemon Ricotta Pasta

    • 1lb (450g) macaroni pasta
    • 1-1/2 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
    • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
    • 4-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 lemons, zested

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Directions

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add macaroni and cook al dente, according to package direction. Drain pasta, reserving 3/4 cup of the cooking water.

2. In the same pot, stir together ricotta, olive oil,  garlic and zest of 1 lemon. Add cooked macaroni to the ricotta mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Add reserved cooking water if needed to thin up the texture.

3. Divide the lemon ricotta pasta among 6 bowls or plates. Zest remaining lemon on top of pasta, add a drizzle of olive oil and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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